Mumbai:Tata Chemicals who recently formed the joint venture company Khet-se Agri Produce Pvt Ltd, with US-based fruit and vegetable distributors Fyffes is looking for a pan-India presence in next 5-7 years.
Under the joint venture we will set up agri-inputs shops for farmers and also establish collection centres to buy foodgrains and horticulture produce from farmers, Khet-se Agri Produce Head Guy Goves told PTI.
The company will open 30 distribution centres across the country at a cost of Rs 10 crore for each centre.
The company plans to expand to 20-30 cities in the next 5-7 years through a vast distribution network. The joint venture has charted out an investment plan of Rs 26 crore to set up two distribution centres, one each in Ludhiana and Kolkata by January 2008.