Tata Chemicals Ltd is setting up a prebiotics plant to manufacture fructo-oligosaccharides and galacto-oligosaccharides powders classified as nutritional biotechnology products. The Rs 400 crore plant is coming up on a 40-acre site in the APIIC Industrial Park of Mambattu Village, Tada Mandal, Nellore district.
The plant is expected to be completed in two phases with first phase production likely to start in December 2018. When completed, it would provide direct employment to 150 people and indirect employment to 80 members. The company hopes to realize a turnover of ₹183 crore from the plant by 2021.