Adventz Group and Envien Group to jointly develop and own Greenfield 150 KLPD grain based distillery
Zuari Industries Limited (ZIL) has entered into definitive agreements with Envien International Limited of Envien Group, headquartered in Slovakia on 15 March 23 to jointly develop, construct own and operate a 150 KLPD grain-based distillery in Uttar Pradesh and supply ethanol to Oil Marketing Companies under the Ethanol Blending Programme of the Government of India.
The distillery will be developed at Aira, Lakhimpur Kheri, UP and is expected to commence commercial operations by mid-2024. The distillery will provide direct and indirect employment to approximately 2000 people. The distillery is being implemented by Zuari Envien Bioenergy Pvt Ltd which will own and operate the project as a joint venture (JV) company. The JV will explore organic and inorganic growth prospects to scale up the production of ethanol to ~1000 KLPD in near future.