Natura Biotechnol: Standardized Botanicals, Cosmetics, Nutraceuticals and Personal Care Products

Pankaj Varshney & Shekhar Chaturvedi, DirectorsA corporate entity created and registered under the Companies Act 1956, Bangalore based Natura Biotechnol is best defined as a leading manufacturer of standardized botanical extracts, essential oils & oleoresins for personal care, cosmetic products, health supplements, finished formulations and food & beverage products. The company is the brainchild of Shekhar Chaturvedi, a business professional with over 15 years of experience in Indian as well as International, Agro & Healthcare industry at various levels in Contract Farming, Purchase, Marketing & Business Development, Strategic planning with an overall business perspective. He has been associated with the big names in the industry like Sami Labs, Bangalore, Seawater farm east Africa and sterling Agro Bangalore. His excellence lies in developing and streamlining systems with proven ability to enhance operational/ administrative effectiveness and meet operational goals within the cost, time & quality parameters.

The primary thought behind establishing Natura Biotechnol was to provide a complete Herbal solution for a healthy living. Being in the business of preparing extract from herbs and manufacturing AYUSH medicines, the team is conscious of the fact that the
products are to be used in health products. “Human and animal health is our prime concern. We are committed to providing the best quality products with the highest degree of purity. Quality, customer delight and timely delivery system are the hallmarks of our business strategy,” says Shekhar.

As a full scale contract manufacturer of quality nutritional supplements and Herbal medicine, Natura provides a varied, yet comprehensive array of products and services covering all aspects of private labeling from product formulation to manufacturing to custom packaging solutions. It also develops customized formulations in the form of capsules, tablets, creams and gels to pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical industries globally. “We offer a wide range of products, primarily extracts of more than 150 variants of medicinal plants,” he asserts.

The company has a separate unit to help and develop farmers, widely spread in few states, to grow a wide range of crops and herbal products used extensively for producing extracts and other Ayurvedic medicines. It provides consultancy in the area of contract farming. The farmers are assured of the quality of their production and marketing of their produce at remunerative prices, thus advancing the social cause of preventing their exploitation.

A Quality – Conscious Organization
Devoted to providing quality products with quality services to its clients at every level, team Natura believes in strictly following Product and Process SOPs and sticking to quality standards from the stage of basic raw materials to final products. The company houses a team of highly qualified and experienced research professionals to constantly monitor quality at every stage from procurement to delivery. “Adherence to quality is one of our core business values which have helped the company to develop and retain dedicated customers across a wide range of industrial users. All sourced raw materials and products go through a stringent quality test to assure the right products into the process of manufacturing and all processes are calibrated to maintain the highest level of efficacy. Furthermore, our laboratories are NABL accredited,” mentions Shekhar.

Starting from the source, the dedicated team of procurement at Natura looks into the right source bearing in mind the corporate responsibility. Recognizing the importance of the suppliers to ensure business success, the team partners with every supplier irrespective of the size and location and provide advisory and consultancy services.

The Growth
With a promise to consistently deliver high-quality botanicals every time, Natura caters to Ayurveda, Food & Health care companies both in the public and private sector. Currently, it supplies the products to Brazil, China, Europe and the USA. “Looking forward to the future, we are continuously innovating new products towards better health considering affordability sustainability with originality,” he concludes.