Iftekhar Ahmed & Co
GROWER, PACKER, PROCESSOR, EXPORTER OF FRESH FRUIT, VEGETABLE ,FRUIT PULP ,PUREE & CONCENTRATE

about us

Vision:
To be the region’s leading supplier of fresh fruit, vegetable and related ingredients to local, global food and beverage brand.
Since 1960’s – Bearing fruit for over five decades:
Established in 1960, IAC is a family run business having grown over 57 years to become one of Pakistan’s largest exporters of fresh fruit, fresh vegetable, fruit pulp/puree/concentrate & clarified fruit juice concentrate. We have a proficient supply chain management system, operating comprehensively as a grower, packer, wholesaler, processor, exporter & cold storage facility provider. Our experience is not in export alone. We are equally skilled in orchard management and pre and post-harvest treatment application. Our vast experience in the field of fresh fruit handling and supplying motivated to us to diversify towards fruit & vegetable processing by setting up state of the art plant in 2004 at Karachi. The plant procured from Italian fabricator which is capable of processing fruit with capacity of 10 MTS/hour. In 2008, we installed another Italian and German multi fruit processing plant for clarified apple juice concentrate, mango juice concentrate including tomato paste. The juice separation and filtration systems are from world’s famous brand Flottweg Germany and Della Tofolla respectively. The plant concentrator operates on four effects and equipped with high efficiency aroma recovery.
 
A new fruit in the basket:
Inaugration of new processing plant:
In 2015, IAC established a new fruit processing plant in Sargodha with the capacity to process 14 tons of fruits and vegetables per hour. The processing plant procured from Italy.  
 
Our Product Range:
IAC’s core business line comprises of the following products. Fresh Fruit
  • Mango
  • Kinnow (Mandarin)
Fresh Vegetable
  • Onion
  • Potato
Pulp / Puree & Concentrate
  • Clarified Apple juice concentrate
  • Aseptic Chaunsa Mango Pulp / Puree
  • Aseptic Sindhri Mango Pulp / Puree
  • Aseptic Desi Mango Pulp / Puree
  • Aseptic Desi Mango concentrate
  • Aseptic Apple Puree
  • Aseptic Guava Puree
  • Aseptic Tomato Paste
State Of The Art Facilities:
 
  • Plant for fruit pulp/paste with capacity of 10 mt/hour in Karachi (BERTUZZI, ITALY).
  • Plant for fruit concentrate with capacity of 10 mt/hour in Karachi (ING.A.ROSSI, ITALY & FLOTWEG, GERMANY).
  • Fresh kinnow (mandarin) grading automated plant with capacity of 10 mt/hour in Sargodha.
  • Fresh mango grading automated hot water treatment plant with capacity 5 mt/hour in Karachi (AWETA B.V HOLLAND).
  • Banana ripening facility with ethylene fumes
 
Brand:
We deal in two brands, IAC and Lush.
The IAC & LUSH brands are available across the globe for the following fresh fruits. 1) Fresh Mango 2) Kinnow (Mandarin)
Competitive Advantage:
Largest Fruit Processing Plant:
The first and largest plant installed in Pakistan for processing (Aseptic) Mango, Apple, Guava pulp/concentrate, Tomato paste and clarified Apple juice concentrate to fulfill domestic and export requirement. We are the only Company who launched Clarified Apple Juice concentrate brix 70 in Pakistan in 2012
Fully Integrated Supply Chain Management System:
The first company having well integrated Supply Chain Management system working as grower, packer, processor and exporter of fresh fruit, vegetable, fruit pulp and clarified juice concentrate in Pakistan.
New variant of Mango pulp:
The first company to introduce two new variants of mango pulp (Sindhri and Chaunsa) to both domestic and international markets.
First of many fresh Mango exports:
First company to introduce fresh mangoes to:
  • Bangladesh (Formerly East Pakistan) & Saudi Arabia in 1960
  • Dubai, UAE in 1965
  • United Kingdom in 1968
  • Germany in 1979
  • Malaysia in 1981
  • China in 2004
First company to export mango by sea in REEFER CONTAINER to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 1994 while Dubai, Bahrain, London, Paris & Rotterdam in 2002.
Kinnow and Potato Export:
First company to introduce Pakistani kinnow (Mandarin) to:
  • United Kingdom in 1979
  • Russia in 2002
  • Malta in 2002
  • Hong Kong in 2002 – selling directly to the public through Welcome Supermarkets
  • Sudan in 2009
Introduced Pakistani potato to Russia in 2011 building a market of around 870,000 tons per season.
100% export share of Clarified Apple Juice Concentrate to the international market:
IAC is a pioneer and only company to have installed a state of the art apple juice concentrate processing plant in Pakistan.We hold 100% share to feed apple juice concentrate to international market from Pakistan. IAC was the only Company who exported Clarified Apple Juice concentrate and Chaunsa Mango Pulp to Lebanon in 2010.
75% export share of Mango Pulp:
IAC has privilege to hold 75% export share of mango pulp from Pakistan.
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