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Food processing industries generate a lot of wastewater due to the continuous washing and cleaning involved in the food processing lifecycle. Meat processing units, especially, use a large volume of water for in-house operations and release a substantial part of the total volume as effluent into their wastewater treatment plant. Our clients also have a meat processing [...]

Our clients – one of India’s most renowned confectionery and edible oil manufacturers – were dealing with several issues at their plant in Maharashtra. Traditional wastewater treatment solutions were resulting in high levels of COD. Excessive foaming in the aeration tank and high concentration of oil and grease were other concerns when they approached us for a solution.

Our clients – India’s oldest and largest dairy foods manufacturers – have a plant in Gujarat, manufacturing a wide range of products, including milk and milk derived food products like cheese, butter, ghee, ice creams and more. Their effluent treatment plant (ETP), using both aerobic and anaerobic digestors, was not able to efficiently degrade wastewater constituents. Frustrated, they asked us for help in making their ETP more efficient.

Our client’s factory in South India manufactures Pharma APIs. Most of the manufactured ingredients are antibiotics and the presence of these residues in the wastewater was adding toxic load to the generic microbial population in the biological unit. They turned to us for a solution to reduce COD levels and stabilize plant performance.