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Anmol targets Pan India by FY18'

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

City based Rs 1200 crore FMCG major, Anmol Industries today said though biscuits industry remains neutral in the new taxation regime, the company was moving ahead for pan presence by the current fiscal ending March 18.

"Goods and services tax is neutral for the biscuits industry. We are going ahead with plans to have our footprint in West and South by this fiscal to have pan presence," Anmol managing director Bimal kr Choudhary said here.

The company said they are currently restricted in the east and northern markets of the country and enjoys seven per cent market share in these markets.

"We have seven per cent market share in the markets we are operating but on national ranking we are fourth with 4.8 per cent of share in the Rs 28,000 crore industry," chief marketing officer Ranendra Nath Ojha said.

Andea Pradedh, Telegana, and are the states were the company will foray in the next few months.

The company that began its journey in 1994 from Dankuni in West Bengal has now seven plants with the latest one in Bhubaneswar in Odhisa ramping its production capacity to three lakh tonne per month.

The Rs 135 crore plant in Odisha will help us to expand in the state and foray into southern states, Ojha said.

Buoyant with entry into newer market, Choudhary said the company was targeting Rs 2,000 crore turnover by 2020 The company did not ruled out an initial public offer in future.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 20:42 IST