Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (MCF) is a subsidiary of Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited, an Adventz Group, led by Chairman Saroj Kumar Poddar which holds 54.03% equity shares. Adventz group, is an Indian conglomerate with global ambitions that participates in and contributes to India's economic growth and prosperity through transformational change. The Group is partnered by world leaders in various areas of enterprises and has significant presence in agriculture, engineering & infrastructure, real estate, consumer durables and services which are the key drivers of the Indian economy.
MCF is the largest manufacturer of chemical fertilizers in the state of Karnataka. The factory is strategically located at Panambur, 9 km north of Mangalore City, on the banks of the Gurpur River, along the National Highway 66, opposite to the New Mangalore Port Trust.
MCF is an ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 certified Company.
The main products are Urea, Di-Ammonium Phosphate (DAP), NP 20:20:00:13, Ammonium Bi-Carbonate (ABC) - Food grade, Sulphuric Acid, Speciality fertilizers and Nutrient products consisting of Water Soluble Fertilizers, Micronutrients & Soil Conditioners and Sulphonated Naphthalene Formaldehyde (SNF), an industrial product.
While fertilizers and Plant Nutrient products are marketed in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra, the food grade ABC used mainly in Confectionery Industry and SNF used in the construction industry are marketed Pan India as well as in the international market. The requirement of power for the production facility (process plants) is met by a Captive Power Plant. Ammonia & Phosphoric Acid, the raw materials required for DAP & NP production are imported.