We are the largest private planters in Andaman & Nicobar Islands since 1926 cultivating Coconut, Arecanut, NONI, Black Pepper , Cloves, Cinnamon and Mango Ginger. Andaman Plantations area in excess of 12,00 acres spread over 5 plantations – Minnebay, Mithakhari, Bambooflat, Chunnabhatta and North Bay. All our plantations are accessible by road and sea and are in close proximity to the Port Blair.
Our team of agricultural and management experts have long term experience in plantation management and processing of allied value added products. Around 500 experienced and trained field workers and supervisors are engaged on andaman plantations. Given our competencies in agriculture, our managerial capabilities.
- We are are committed to supplying the best quality produce using scientific agricultural practices for both production and post harvest operations. We take pride in being recognized for the supply of quality products and maintaining valuable long term relations with all our suppliers.
AGRICULTURE ON THE ISLANDS
Spread over a distance of about 800 kms in the Bay of Bengal and covered with lush green forests all over, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of 527 islands, islets and rocks. A Union Territory of India, the islands are located in the Bay of Bengal at a longitude of 92 – 94 degrees East and at a latitude of 6-14 degrees North. Only 38 of the 527 islands here are inhabited with human population. The two islands, Andaman and Nicobar, are separated by a distance of 300 kms. Situated near the Arakanmayo mountain range of Burma, Mother Nature has endowed all it’s features over the islands which make it a centre of attraction for andaman tourism. The scenic beauty of the islands equates it with the ‘Paradise on Earth’. 92% of the islands are covered with lush green forests. While Andaman consists of cultured and literate people, Nicobar is still inhabited by primitive tribes. The people here speak Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, Nicobarese and also English. The peace loving people of the islands have turned it to a tourist hotspot. andaman tourism has been on it’s high from the last few decades. All the above features make it a invincible tourist destination. Andaman and Nicobar islands have proved to be the best place to sooth a busy lifestyle. No other place can serve better in providing apt conditions to relax and become up close and personal with the nature. The climate of the region is typically tropical. Situated in the Hot or Torrid Zone, the capital city of the islands, Port Blair experiences a minimum temperature of 24 degree Celsius and a maximum of 30 degree Celsius. The mean relative humidity is around 80%. The rainy season in the islands usually starts from the month of May and continues till November . The island is visited by South-West and North-East monsoon. A rainfall of about 3200-3250 mm annually is the average monsoon flavour that the island experiences. There are three kinds of soil found on the islands – Entisols, Inceptisols and Alfisols. The primary agricultural soils are found in the valleys of the region. The soil in the valley are of alluvial and colluvial origin. The climatic and soil conditions of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are highly conducive for the growth and development amongst other things of Coconut, Arecanut, Noni, Vanilla , Black Pepper, Clove, Cardamom , Coco, Pineapple, Dragon fruits, Pineapple, Papaya, Banana , Orchids and other Intercrops. So, apart from andaman tourism, agriculture too holds a bright future for the economy of the islands.
Soil – All our plantations have rich in organic soil and high in nutrients. The soil type is mostly clayey loam.
Topography – The plantation is at an altitude with an undulating topography . This allows for drainage of excess water and inhibits stagnation of water.
Accessibility – All our plantations are accessible by road and sea and are in close proximity to the Port Blair.