Zytex group inception was on 17th April 1947 under the name Arun & Co. as a trading company. The group changed its path in 1996 with its first venture into manufacturing of textile enzymes. The name ‘Zytex’ was coined from Enzymes and textiles. Soon, the manufacturing facility was ISO certified and grew the business rapidly to be a known company in the field of biotechnology. Further, the fermentation research started in the company in 2004 with a focus on bacillus technology. In 2009, Zytex set up a world class fermentation plant. Zytex, today, is one of the leading producers of bacillus in India and poised to become a global player.
From the core technology of fermentation, Zytex started its Bio Agri division PlantbiotiX in 2015. In just a couple of years, PlantbiotiX has become a highly recognized brand for its high quality and performance-based products. Zytex also operates Unilever’s global enzyme lab for its detergent division supporting more than 90 factories globally and since 2009.
Zytex group also represents several global companies in the area of probiotics, prebiotics, oligosaccarides, food and nutraceutical ingredients, API’s, oenology
ingredients, brewing ingredients and diagnostic reagents.
Zytex has entered a joint venture in India with Meiji group of Japan. Meiji is the no.1 food company in Japan with leadership in Chocolates and Milk.
Zytex group comprises of Zytex Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Zytex Corporation, Rashesh & Co. and Arun and Company.