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Pattabhi Agro Foods Private Limited is one of the largest technologically advanced rice mills in India located in the heart of raising state of Andhra Pradesh India, has become one of India's leading Rice exporter. The great vision and strong management has made a goal as one of the world recognized and leading rice exporters from India. Over the years India exported more than nineteen million metric tons of non-basmati rice in the last five years.

Pattabhi Agro has a market share of point nine million metric tons that is ten percent of market share. the founder Mr. Pattabhi Chowdary started the firm and had humble beginning in rise in the streets in 1940, which was highly unorganized in the street in India. Mr. B Ramachandra Rao son of Mr. Pattabhi Chowdary had a vision to rise in the street into organized sector, so he was the first person to introduce imported colour sortexed machine in 1980’s and to make Indian rice acceptable all over the world.

In the early 1990’s Mr. BV Krishna Rao & Mr. BVVSK Govind joined hands with their father in their family business after completing their studies. they travelled extensively with the intention to further enhance the quality and commercialization of India rice. they first established high technique automated cost efficient independent and integrated power generating plant in 2009 but the company achieved a major milestone after commissioning the production. The plant was set up with the capacity 2400 metric tons Milling per day in 30 Acres land located very near to Kakinada port.

With the new high tech plant the firm assures international buyers of qualitied and shipment within agreed time. The quality paddy is procured from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Coastal states. The paddy which is transported to the plant by company owned trucks for processing is subjected to quality guessed to determine high grade quality in the firm’s quality testing lab. The quality inspectors and lab technicians analyse and oversee so that only quality paddy is procured. Quality paddy is reclaiming and stored in temperature control silos and ware houses for further processing. The pre-cleaned paddy is further sent to test and to whole machines to rub off excessing husk for clean paddy. Once husk removed rice separated by using paddy separator, brown rice is being ready for milling. The brown rice builds ready to remove bran later the rice to polisher for smooth and surface of the rice is lightening. The rice is passed through optic electronic colour soften to remove the rice pieces’ yellow and imaginal rice.

The plant’s machinery imported from Japan and Denmark & the plant is supervises and controlled by fully automated DCL system with minimal common invention to preserve rice quality. the finished rice is stored by overhead packing machines for packing. The packed rice is transported to final quality checks connected by international buyers and third party agencies such as BUREAU VERITAS and SGS. the rice is loaded on the vessel and exported to various destinations. Pattabhi Agro is produced the rice and exported to various destinations such as South east & west African countries. the dedicated logistics team has capability to fix the capability having 6000 to 40000 metric tons’ cargo. they have a strongest distribution network to market their house brand Lohitha.

Pattabhi Agro Foods Pvt Ltd is a leading company in the export of rice from India. The company exports rice to around 10 countries across the globe (viz. South Africa, Nigeria, Cameroon, Benin, Togo, Dubai, Yemen, Ivory Coast, Russia and Georgia) and Maize to 6 countries (Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Yemen). Our vision is to spread the area of operation to many more countries across the globe. Pattabhi Agro Foods Pvt Ltd is supplying rice to many of the worlds leading export trading companies like Nidera, Louis Dreyfuss, Olam, ADM, Voiest Alpine etc. offering them reliability, quality and delivery. Pattabhi Agro Foods Pvt Ltd is fully aware of its responsibility towards the community and the environment and strive to protect them in the countries we operate. Pattabhi Agro Foods Pvt Ltd has one of the Finest Grading and Sortexing Station boasting of some of the most Modern, High-tech and well Equipped State of the Art Technology and Machinery to maintain the Quality of the Rice for Exports. Gradually we became one of the top five exporters in India. Initially, the export operations started with white Rice and Broken Rice in small quantities, and the product range has grown considerably over the period of time and today covers various varieties of Rice viz. Raw Rice, Par Boiled Rice, Broken Rice, Sortexed / unsortexed, silky long/medium and short grain.

We have our local brand LOHITHA to cater to all south Indian states. From Andhra Pradesh 5 Lakhs tons of rice is moved to Kerala every year by road and rail.