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The Lucid Group manufactures markets and distributes natural, modified and derivatised hydrocolloids, gum blends, emulsifiers, food stabiliser systems, nutritional ingredients, food additives and ingredients, foodstuffs, agro commodities and fine chemicals.

Born out of the restructuring of the erstwhile Indian Gum Industries Ltd. in 1999, Lucid has since then not only consolidated but expanded its operations and activities.

Indian Gum Industries Ltd. (IGI) was established in 1958 as a financial and technical joint venture with Cesalpinia S.p.A of Italy and then later with Hercules Inc. of USA. In 1987, IGI became a fully Indian owned and managed company.

The Lucid Group consists of

Lucid Colloids Ltd.

Taiyo Lucid Pvt. Ltd.

Lucid Flavitalia Pvt. Ltd.

Lucid Agro Pvt. Ltd.

Lucid has production sites at Jodhpur, (Rajasthan) and Aurangabad, (Maharashtra).New production sites are under construction at Jhagadiya (Gujarat), Meglasiya (Rajasthan) and Bikaner (Rajasthan). Lucid also has an Agri Farm and Research Station at Mokheri (Rajasthan) to conduct RND on Guar and other Arid Zone crops. Lucid's strong thrust on Research, Design, Development and Applications Technology, has enabled the flagship company - Lucid Colloids Ltd. to achieve ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000 and FPA-SAFE certifications whereas Taiyo Lucid has ISO 9001, ISO 22000, ISO 14001, BS OHSAS 18001 and AIB (Superior) certification.

Taiyo Lucid Pvt. Ltd. is a Joint Venture between Lucid, Taiyo Kagaku Co. Ltd (Japan) and CBC Co. Ltd. (Japan) and manufactures water soluble dietary fibres.

Lucid Flavitalia is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of food ingredients, food additives, food stabilisers and pre-mixes for the food industry.

Lucid Agro markets various spices and agri commodities like black pepper and Agro Commodities.

Delighting our customers with the quality and consistency of our products and services, being innovative and proactive, maintaining a leadership position and committing the necessary resources to Research & Development are values that are enshrined in Lucid's Mission Statement and Quality Policy and Objectives.

A combined senior executive level experience of 200 man years in hydrocolloid production, chemistry, application and technology, strategic partnerships and alliances for manufacture, distribution and marketing and a wide customer reach through its own offices and a worldwide network of agents and distributors has enabled Lucid to establish itself as a premier supplier of repute.

Our greatest asset is our skilled, knowledgeable and experienced Human Resources. Combined with state-of-the-art production facilities, Quality Assurance Laboratories, Research, Development and Applications Centre, Pilot Plants and a substantial knowledge pool, Lucid is able to offer the optimum products, services, solutions and technology to its vast and growing worldwide customer base.

Administration, marketing and logistics are centrally controlled from Lucid's Head Office in Mumbai - India's premier business city. Lucid also has domestic offices in New Delhi and Bangalore and overseas Subsidiaries in the UAE – Lucid Colloids Middle East FZE in Sharjah and USA – Lucid Colloids America Inc. in Houston, Texas. With agents and distributors in over twenty countries covering over thirty territories and Sales Offices in India, Lucid can effectively deliver product to most destinations and countries the world over.