Vanan Pharma Private Ltd, one of the group companies of Apex Laboratories Private Ltd, a market leader in Neutraceuticals, has understood the demand of the hour and has installed an integrated programme by partnering with Rentokil Initial for pest management. To find out its IPM methodology, Clean India Journal visited its sprawling premises located in Kunnam village at the outskirts of Chennai.
Food processing industry by its very nature is susceptible to attacks from various pests. The entire chain of processing from raw material to the finished product which reaches the end consumer is critical and needs to be evaluated for pest hot spots. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is the way to deal with the management of pests in this industry. By addressing the underlying causes of pest infestations – access to food, water and shelter – IPM can prevent infestation before pesticides are even considered.