October 9, 2006 – Mumbai, India - GCI Nutrients-India reports that has completed construction of a new warehouse in line with cGMP and HACCP guidelines. It is strategically located 70 km from Mumbai and its commercial Sea and Airports. Built on 140,000 sq ft of land, the building houses nearly 20,000 sq ft of storage area to stock 100 metric tons (MT) of ingredients. The warehouse also has a capacity to store 10 MT of ingredients under Cold Storage Room conditions. The warehouse has all of the facilities to handle export and import shipments through this warehouse. The storage section is built on a racking system in line with GMP/HACCP guidelines. In addition, the entire warehousing operation was audited by UKAS Quality Management System, U.K. and certified ISO 9001:2000 and HACCP, Registration No. 15527 (valid between July 2006 to July 2009).
GCI India Warehouse has developed a strategic alliance with Interport Global Logistics Pvt. Ltd. (www.interportindia.com) for total logistic support for export and import of shipments through Mumbai’s two sea ports (New Mumbai-JNPT Sea Port and Mumbai Sea Port) and one airport (Mumbai CST International Airport).
All ingredients coming from suppliers/manufacturers into this warehouse for export or import will get tested at M.J. Labs Pvt. Ltd. near the warehouse. This testing facility houses all the sophisticated testing equipment to do independent 3rd party testing. In addition to being approved by FDA-Gov’t. of Maharashtra, it is one of the few ISO accredited testing facilities. The testing is in line with international cGMP requirements for warehousing of food ingredients. GCI vendors also have an option of certifying their shipment through GCI’s stringent documentation and quality requirements of its Q-Max quality assurance program.
For more information, please contact David Pihlcrantz, Greater Continents WorldWide, Inc. Email: [email protected]
GCI Nutrients-India is a subsidiary of Greater Continents WorldWide, Inc., which is a holding company for various firms selling dietary supplement raw materials and providing contract manufacturing services throughout the world.