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‘CIFAL HERBAL Private Ltd ( formerly Southern Citrus Private Ltd )’ is the largest processor of citrus limes in Asia manufacturing almost all value added by-products like PECTIN, LIME OIL, LIME JUICE, DRIED LIME PEEL, CITRUS FIBRE, CALCIUM CITRATE.

Cifal bagged a prestigious National Award – 2007 ( MSME, Govt of India ) for Quality Products under ‘ Processed fruits and Vegetables category’ apart from AP state and APSFC awards. The CEO Mr Y VIDYA SAGAR received Best Entrepreneur award from AP state government in 2005.


The unit is strategically located in Gudur, 40 km from Nellore, the land of citrus limes in India. Cifal is the single domestic source for many MNC flavour / food companies in India like International Flavours & Fragrances( IFF ), Cargill, AMUL etc for products like Pectin/ Lime Oil. Cifal is also into exports, one of the special products being Dehydrated Black Limes which are in great demand in Gulf.

Apart from citrus products the company also produces herbal extracts, neutraceuticals, dehydrated fruits and vegetables, aqua/cattle/poultry feed supplements and spray dried fuit and vegetable powders.

Factory address:

CIFAL HERBAL PRIVATE LTD ( formerly Southern Citrus Private Ltd )
5th KM, Gudur-Venkatgiri Road
Nellore (Dist); ANDHRA PRADESH,
email :,
Phones: 91-8624- 222328 / 222428 (O), 91-8624- 251321 (R).
Mobile : 91- 98490 56145 Fax : 91-8624 252958

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