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Pioneers in Commercial Plant tissue Culture In India


L.J. International Ltd., a part of the A.V. Thomas Group of Companies, is the pioneer in Commercial Plant Biotechnology in India.

The company has been in business since 1984.

The company ventured into Plant Biotechnology in order to increase the productivity on its own plantations by selecting & mass propagating elite clones of plantation crops.

In 1987, a state-of-the-art Plant Tissue Culture laboratory was set up in the Special Economic Zone at Cochin in Kerala, with a view to tap the vast export potential for Tissue Culture plants.

In 2004, another laboratory was built in order to expand capacities.

Today, the Company has the capacity to produce 10 million plants/annum.

Our product range covers more than 70 products comprising of Flower, Fruit, Forestry, Foliage and Medicinal plants which are exported to several countries in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Far East and Australasia.

70% of our work force is female.

Trust and Transparency form the bedrock of our customer relations and organization culture and our quality standards are the best in the business.