Advanta Ltd is an associate company of United Phosphorus Ltd (UPL), a large Indian agrochemical company with a group turnover of Rs 3,500 crores (US$ 573.27 million). Advanta Ltd is the holding company for the global business of Advanta. It is also the first Indian multinational seed company with a global footprint, which enjoys a strong presence in the domestic and International market.
The company has been steadily investing in research, development and technology. Today, Advanta Ltd enjoys a leadership position in crops such as sunflower, rice, corn, mustard, cotton, etc. Advanta uses the Molecular Marker Technology in some crops, while building up value-added biotech traits through seeds.
A financially sound company with the ability to invest in the future, Advanta with its strong network of collaborations is a preferred partner for technology providers. The company has a unique opportunity to capitalise on future potential benefits of innovation in the hybrid seeds industry. It has an outstanding base, both in terms of its market share in key crops and its proprietary products and expertise.
Advanta Ltd: A unique place where modern science co-exists with traditional values
|2012||Developed the first brand element to be applied across the brands – a modern packaging design defining a specific pantone colour to identify each of the brands and another one for each product category|
|2012||Crosses Rs 1,000 crore (US$ 163.83 billion) mark|
|2011||Market share in the Argentinean sunflower market reaches 13 per cent|
|2010||Market share in the highly competitive corn market reaches 15 per cent|
|2009||Establishes its own subsidiary in Indonesia|
Updated: March, 2014