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June 2013: NESSO, Hosts IFEAT Study Tour


Mysore June 14, 2013: NR Group hosted a 31-member delegates’ team from The International federation of essential oils and aroma trades (IFEAT) at their incense-producing unit and Natural and Essential oils Private Limited (Nesso) Plant at Mysore on June 13th and 14th as part of their 10 day Study Tour to India.


The delegates team comprised of Senior Level Managers mainly CEO’s, Chemical Engineers, BDO’s, Flavour Chemist & Technologist, Marketing Managers from different Flavour and Fragrance Companies from countries like South Africa, France, USA, Spain, Egypt, Hungary, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Srilanka who are involved with the essential oils industry.


According to Mr.Anirudh Ranga, Member, Local Organizing Committee and MD-Nesso “The objective of the visit to India is to aim to offer more in depth study of a particular region and its production. The Team is here to gain an intimate knowledge of the field, production and processing facilities of floral extractives, oleoresins and essential oils in the flower belt and spice extraction farms of South India. Participants will visit facilities producing Jasmine (Grandiflorum /Sambac), Mimosa, Tuberose, Champaca, Rose, Palmarosa, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Rosemary, Marigold, Sandalwood, Oleoresins and Essential Oils. June being the harvesting season for flowers is a perfect time to see the fields.

Mr. Arjun Ranga, Managing Partner, NR Group, welcomed the delegate team and said “It’s a proud moment that the IFEAT delegates’ team has chosen Mysore and NR Group in particular as part of their study tour. NR Group has always encouraged learning and education and we are happy to take the team to our Incense and Essential Oils Manufacturing facility. He spoke about the traditional business in India. He also highlighted the team on the large marketing and sales network of NR Group and how over 20,000 families are indirectly dependent on NR Groups business.

The tours are restricted to a low number of delegates – 40 people – thereby providing the kind of participation and attention levels that come with a smaller group. The Team will be visiting cities of South India during their 10 day Study Tour.


About NR Group:  The Mysore Based NR Group was founded by Shri N. Ranga Rao in 1948.Sri. Ranga Rao who was a true visionary launched Cycle Pure Agarbathies which today is the world’s leading incense brand. From a home-grown enterprise, NR Group has grown to become a successfully-run business with established presence in India and abroad. NR Group has diversified into other business categories, such as functional air care products (Lia brand of room fresheners and Car-fresheners) and wellness home fragrance products (IRIS) under Ripple Fragrances; floral extracts (NESSO) and Rangsons Electronics. The group is also very passionate about several Social Initiatives which they run through their arm ‘The NR Foundation’ The NR Group today, is managed by the third generation of the Ranga Rao family.


About Nesso: Natural and Essential Oils Pvt. Ltd., A part of N R Group was established in 1979 and is a Global Market leader in floral extracts. It has done pioneering effort in extraction of natural flowers and herbals in the fragrance, flavours and nutraceuticals industry. NESSO, for over two decades, is the largest manufacturer of Natural Tuberose (Rajnigandha) and Natural Jasmine. It has placed strategic Sourcing initiatives to ensure consistent quality raw materials through joint ventures, contract farming and in-house cultivation


About IFEAT: FEAT embraces the interests of the global flavour and fragrance industries worldwide. The principal aim of IFEAT is the advancement and protection of the interests of its members in all parts of the world through international collaboration, the encouragement of good practice, the dissemination of information and provision of forums for discussion. A major activity is the annual IFEAT international conference, which has developed into the most important annual meeting of all stakeholders involved in the sectors, affording incomparable business and social contact opportunities. IFEAT Conducts study tour annually to different regions of the world.


For Further information please contact: Neelu Sharma, Public Relations-9880233054

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