Kandhari Beverages Private Limited Nabipur, Fatehgarh Sahib
Biotechnology Department of CCP,CGC, Landran organised an Industrial Visit for a group of 60 students of M.Sc. Sem 3 and B.Sc. Sem 3. During this visit, students visited Coca Cola plant of Kandhari Beverages Private Limited at Nabipur (Fatehgarh Sahib). The objective of the visit was to familiarize the students with the manufacturing procedures, sterilization techniques, safety precautions, quality control procedures, Filling, bottling of beverage and working of industrial organisations.
Kandhari Beverages Private Limited (KBPL) is biggest bottler of Coca Cola in India. The complete visit was facilitated by Mr Vipan Kumar KBPL. KBPL has adequate infrastructure including 3 state of the art manufacturing units in 3 states and distribution network for sale of products. Kandhari beverages private limited is a Manufacturer of soft drinks like Coke, Fanta, Maaza, Limca, Minute Maid, thumbs up, Marinda, Diet coke, etc. Students visited the bottling plant of Coca Cola and were given detailed presentation about the working plant by the authorities of Kandhari Beverages. The staff of KBPL explained the manufacturing of carbonated and non carbonated soft drinks. The students got a chance to learn about water treatment, filtration, various disinfection techniques, bottling and capping. Students were also told about the various physical and biological tests performed on the treated water for sterilization. Students were also briefed about the international quality control measures followed by Coca Cola. The staff at KBPL also familiarised the students with their training and placement procedures for biotechnology students in KBPL. The students posed a lot of queries to the staff of KBPL regarding safety precautions, quality check and also related to entrepreneurship in this field and many others. Such industrial visits develop professional attitude among the students and also help them to gain rich practical information.
The visit proved to be very successful and students had a wonderful experience at KBPL.