The South India Flour Mills Private Limited
Royapuram , Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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The South India Flour Mills Private Limited


Basic Information
Year of Establishment
Nature of Business
Rs. 100 - 500 Crore

About The Company

About The Company
  • Southern India's first wheat milling plant -situated near the harbour in the metropolis of Chennai, in India
  • Since establishment in 1937, the company has grown to be the third largest flourmill of India.
  • Annual grinding capacity - milling of 79000 mts. of wheat
  • Annual turnover inr 240.00 millions [$ 5.7 millions]
  • The only flour milling plant in India to have celebrated it's golden jubilee and now passing through it's diamond jubilee era heading towards platinum years of service to the nation.
  • The only plant in southern India to have wheat silos of 2500 mts. Storage capacity.
  • Largest exporter of wheat flour from India since 1991-92.
  • The First company in India to install fully automatic imported plant for pulses Grinding which is so far done in conventional method.
Distribution network

As the concept of marketing the products in small consumer packs is fast growing in India and the demand for the company's products in small consumer packs is encouragingly increasing, we have installed an automatic nitro flush pouch pick-fill-seal machine with dust collector and auger filler worth Rs. 2.25 million to improve the quality of packaging & distribution network for company's products.

A part from the channel of wholesale customers,our sister concern is looking after the distribution of products of the company in retail outlets and is also taking care of our stability in finance, procurement of raw materials.

The South India Flour Mills Pvt. Ltd.," among the Indian Flour Mills

The Flour Milling Industry is the oldest and largest agro based industry in the country with an annual turnover of Rs. 25 billion. There are nearly 712 roller flourmills in India with an installed capacity of 17 MMT in the country producing various milled products.

The South India Flour Mills Pvt. Ltd. was the first flour mill in South India and is the third largest flour mill in India. SIF started milling operations in 1937 and were pioneers to introduce wheat products in South India to cater to the needs of housewives and bakeries. Apart from the wholesale the company was also the first of the flour mills to enter the retail market, selling wheat products in small packages in 6000 outlets in Chennai. SIF is the second to have wheat silos with a storage capacity of 2500 Mts., manufacturing one of the finest qualities of wheat products in the country. The two units of the mill are capable of processing 79000 MTS. of wheat per month, equipped with the most modern machinery and continually upgrading the plant to meet national and international standards. The South India Flour Mills Pvt. Ltd. is one of the biggest exporters of wheat flour from India.

Financial Status and Turnover

The company has a very sound and effective financial system adopted for its growth. With an annual turnover achieved at Rs. 269.15 million for 2001-2002, with higher goals as future vision.The entire operations of the Company are computerised for efficient control.

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Board of Directors

Mr. Rajendra M.Shah, B.E. (Mech.) Managing Director A Qualified Mech.Eng., he had I.G.P. Advance milling course at Kansas University & Flour milling mgmt. Course at Northern Crops Institute, U.S.A. He is a committee member of C.F.T.R.I., Mysore, former committee member of I.S.I., Dev.panel for flour milling industry by D.G.T.D.- Advisory committee, Company Law Board Ex- President of Roller Flour Miller Federation of India & Tamilnadu Roller Flour Millers' Asso. has played a significant roll in developing export markets for company's products.
  • Mr. Hemant M.Shah, B.Com. Jr. Managing Director
A commerce graduate having expertise in sales promotion & in marketing of various consumer products. Entire retail operations of the group are managed by him and he also looks after the financial matters.
  • Mr. Gaurang R.Shah, B.Com., M.B.A. (Aus.) Director
A commerce graduate and MBA from Edith Cowan University, Perth, he is also doing a degree course in Flour Milling with NABIM, London. He is looking after Company's Exports business.
  • Mrs. Bharti R.Shah, Dip.H.S. Director
A diploma in Home Science, she has flair for marketing and she has associated herself with launching and marketing of Company's products.
  • Mrs. Naina H.Shah, B.Com. Director
A Commerce graduate and lower diploma in French Literature, she has attended short courses on Baking & Confectionery at Food & Craft Institute, Pune. Being interested in marketing she has associated herself with launching and marketing of Company's products.

Our Sister Concerns

Roopchand Chabildass & Sons, established in the year 1934, is one of the oldest and the leading Trading Houses in Chennai City & has grown from strength to strength making tremendous strides in the perfection of the quality of its service to the customers for over six decades. Apart from the distribution of SIF products the firm is also a distributors cum stockiest for the followings in Tamil Nadu & Selected cities of Karnataka.

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The South India Flour Mills Private Limited No. 19- 20, Royapuram Beach Road,
Chennai-600013, Tamil Nadu, India

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