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Indian Jute Industry
Jute is being cultivated in India for centuries. the landmark in the history of jute industry in India dates back to 1854 when the first jute mill as set up by George Auckland at Rishra in Hoogly district of West Bengal. Jute is predominantly a crop of eastern India. The major jute growing states are West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Orissa, Tripura, and Uttar Pradesh.

Currently the production of the fibre in India is around 100 lakh bales and about 73 jute mills are operating in the country at present. Besides, there are several small scale industries in the decentralized sector producing handicrafts, decoratives, twines, pulp & paper from jute and allied fibers and particle board from jute stick.

Industry Milestones
  • The largest producer of raw jute in the world.
  • The biggest manufacturer of jute goods in the world.
  • The capacity to manufacture the widest range of products, tailored to customers' requirements.
  • Comprehensive and world class research and development facilities in the area of jute agriculture , product development and machinery design.
  • Highly quality conscious employing most modern facilities for TQC .
  • Export history of raw jute and jute manufactures dates back to over 100 years.
  • Highly developed infrastructure like ports, shipping facilities etc.
  • A vibrant jute industry oriented to provide maximum customer satisfaction.
  • Indian Jute Industry has the capacity to produce and meet the International demand for food grade Jute bags and cloth.
  • Food grade Jute Bags and cloth manufactured in India - are a boon in the context of global environmental and ecological concern. Indian food grade jute bags have a twin edged advantage: preservation of food in the most natural way.


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