AVT NPL’s Centre for Research and Development was established in 2000 and is recognized by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India.
R&D focuses on both market driven and technology driven products to meet the continuous market changes.
Scientists with doctoral and masters degree in the fields of Natural Products, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology, with rich industrial experience contribute to the growth of R&D
R&D centre is well equipped with an array of sophisticated modern analytical instruments like GCs, HPLCs, HPTLC, GC-MS, Spectrophotometer etc.
To scale up new processes and products from lab to commercial scale, company has invested in pilot plant facilities for extraction/isolation, crystallisation, column chromatography, reverse osmosis, specialised tea processing machinery, spray drying, microencapsulation etc.
Current focus is on carotenoids , natural antioxidants , speciality colours and flavours , value added teas , dietary fibres, phytochemicals and beadlet technology.