Fragrance and Flavour Development Centre, Kannauj

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  About Fragrance and Flavour Development Centre, Kannauj

Fragrance & Flavour Development Centre (FFDC) has been set-up in the year 1991 by Government of India (MSME-DO) with the assistance of UNDP / UNIDO and Government of Uttar Pradesh.

FFDC aims to serve as an interface between essential oil, fragrance and flavour industry and the R & D institutions both in the field of Agro Technology and chemical technology. Main objective of the centre is to serve, sustain and upgrade the status of farmers and industry engaged in the aromatic cultivation and its processing, so as to make them both in local and global market.

Facilities available with FFDC in Various Divisions
  • Supply of planting materials/seeds.
  • Production/Processing Facilities on Jobwork/Loan Basis.
  • Quality Assurance & Analytical Services.
  • Creation of Fragrances & Flavours for various end uses.
  • Application of Fragrances in end-products.
  • Sale of Essential Oils and its Fractions resultant to development & training.
  • Training in various disciplines of essential oil and perfumery industry.
  • Field Surveys and Feasibility Studies.
  • Consultancy Services.

FFDC Extension Unit, Kanpur

FFDC is running an Extension Unit in Kanpur, U. P. to provide more services in more specified ways to get reach to more people.

Extension Unit of FFDC comprises:

  • Herbal garden comprising of more than 25 varieties of medicinal & aromatic crops
  • Land : About 0.5 acre
  • Two small rooms.
  • Summercible pumps for irrigation purpose.
  • Shed of area 20 ft. x 15 ft.

FFDC Extension Unit, Kanpur involves in following activities

  • Maintenance of Herbal Garden
    A herbal garden of aromatic and Medicinal Plants in 0.5 acres of land being maintained at Extn Unit, Kanpur for demonstration to farmers, entrepreneurs and visitors coming to the centre.
  • Semi Commercial Scale cultivation
    Semi Commercial Scale cultivation is carried out by Extension Unit, Kanpur.
    In 2010-2011, semi commercial cultivation of Lemon grass, Safed Musali and Aloe-vera each in 0.12 acres of land has been taken up for assessing suitability of agro-climatic conditions and extension of the crop in the area. The results are quite encouraging.
  • Consultancy Assistance rendered
    Entrepreneurs, Farmers and Students are assisted by unit to provided assistance on cultivation, processing, training and marketing of FFDC products. In 2010-2011 360 entrepreneurs and farmers have been assisted.
  • Motivation/ Awareness programme organized/ participated
    Officers of the centre coordinated and participated in motivations cum awareness programmes organized by different agencies.
    In 2010-2011 officers of the centre coordinated and participated in 4 motivations cum awareness programmes.
  • Training Programme Organized
    Extension Unit is involve in Organising of training/awareness programme for the benefits of all who are interested in aroma, flavour and fragrance industry. 2010-2011, three different training programmes with limited resources like Agarbatti & Dhoopbatti Manufacturing and Cultivation of Aromatic and Medicinal Crops & its primary Processing successfully organized at Extn unit , Kanpur. In which 63 participants were participated in the programme.
  • Marketing of F.F.D.C, Products -
    FFDC Extension Unit, Kanpur is involve in marketing services & different products of F.F.D.C. to various entrepreneurs. In 2010-2011 we marketed 73 Kg. Fragrances and 32 Kg. Flavours
  • Samples received for Analysis
    We assist in collection samples of various essential oils from different part of the country for the analysis. In 2010-2011 a total numbers of 20 samples of various essential oils were received from different part.
  • Participation and Paper presented in the National/International Conferences/Seminars.
    Time to time we participate & present paper in national/international conference/seminars. In 2010-2011 We participated & presented a paper on “Toxic Effects of Synthetic Chemicals on Human Body used in Perfumery Industry” at Green-Chem-2010 organized by V.S.S.D.College, Kanpur. and participated in the programme organized by U.P. Export Promotion Bureau (U. P.. Government) on “Export Marketing Procedure & Documentation”.

Distinguish Visitors - in 2010-2011
Hon’ble Sri Sri Prakash Jaiswal, Minister of Coal, Govt. of India visited Extn unit , Kanpur as Chief Guest of Valedictory function in which Sri Ramakant Harlalka, M.D.M/S Sugandhim & Hon’ble member of Governing council of the F.F.D.C. also preside over the programme. Hon’ble Sri Sri Prakash Jaiswal also appreciated the activities and training programme organized by the centre.

Sri. R.N.Trivedi , Retd I.A.S. & Director Coal India Ltd. also visited the centre as Chief Guest of the Valedictory function of the training programme.

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