7th February 2024

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Chairman and Managing Director of Godavari Biorefineries Honored with Philanthropist of the Sugar Industry Award at SEIA 2024

We are thrilled to announce that our Chairman and Managing Director, Shri Samir Somaiya, has been honored with the prestigious Philanthropist of the Sugar Industry award at the Sugar & Ethanol International Awards 2024, organized by This recognition is a testament to Shri Somaiya's unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and social responsibility within the sugar and ethanol industries.

The Sugar and Ethanol International Awards (SEIA) 2024, held at Andaz by Hyatt, New Delhi, on 1st February 2024, brought together leaders, experts, and innovators from across the globe to celebrate outstanding achievements in these vital sectors. Among the distinguished recipients was Godavari Biorefineries Limited, a pioneering entity in the industry.

Godavari Biorefineries has earned acclaim for its contributions to ethanol production, ranking as one of India's largest ethanol producers. Moreover, it has distinguished itself as one of only two global producers of natural 1,3 butylene glycol and stands as India's fourth-largest ethyl acetate manufacturer, with the unique distinction of being the sole domestic producer of bio ethyl acetate.

Under the visionary leadership of Shri Samir Somaiya and his dedicated team, Godavari Biorefineries has become synonymous with expertise, innovation, and sustainability in the sugar and ethanol industries. With a diverse product portfolio encompassing bio-based chemicals, sugar, rectified spirits, ethanol, various alcohol grades, and power, the company continues to serve a multitude of industries while prioritizing environmental stewardship and social welfare.

As a proud member of the Somaiya group, with over 80 years of experience in the sugar industry and nearly 60 years in bio-based chemicals, Godavari Biorefineries epitomizes our collective commitment to excellence and societal impact.

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