INDUSTRY VISITED: UNIBIC FOODS, INDIA, BENGALURU

Date:26-03-2019

The 6th and 4th semester BBA students went on a factory visit to the popular cookies manufacturing unit UNIBIC located off Tumkur road.

The students had a glimpse of the state of the art facility at the factory. They observed that the Unibic cookie factory brought the science of food technology in the art of creating delicious cookies. The production house has the largest integrated cookie manufacturing plant in the country with 5 production lines and a capacity of 30,000 tonnes per year.

The cutting edge technology used by this foods company was wire cut technology, the first of its kind in India and it boasts the usage of rich ingredients to give tasty and quality cookies.

This factory has received certification from global bodies for their technology, exports and quality.

The entire shop floor is a beehive of activity that houses different and sophisticated machines for mixing, dough making and rolling out as many as 30 different types of cookies. Other products include protein bars that are high on nutrition and low on calories which provide a healthier option for the people. The ambience is clean with safety precautions and round the clock monitoring. The wastage is recycled to keep it at a bare minimum. The students also got an insight about the company through a powerful presentation on the company’s origin, description of its facility, achievements and clients.

The noteworthy takeaways for our budding managers to be were the meticulous handling of operations, maintenance of quality standards and intermingling of various production activities that brought about seamless execution.

Some of the moments at the factory are captured for the viewer’s benefits.

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