About Us

An Indian Touch To World Of Coffee

CCL Products (India) Limited, a listed public company limited by shares was founded in the year 1994 with the vision of creating only the finest and the richest coffee in the world.

At CCL Products, we have taught ourselves to do business with integrity, commitment, customer orientation and unwavering effort to maintain the highest quality standards in the industry. Our strong infrastructural backbone and a global client repertoire in over 90 countries have led us to evolve into the largest instant coffee exporter in private labeling in the world.


CCL will become a significant FMCG organization providing
convenient, innovative, and affordable products to customers and consumers. CCL will imbibe values of trust and enrich the lives of all stakeholders, thus in the process be a world-class organization – in Thought and Deed.



Executive Chairman

Mr. Challa Rajendra Prasad is an Engineer-Technocrat-Entrepreneur having more than 25 years of industrial experience and more than 25 years of experience in the International Coffee Industry.

CCL Products (formerly known as M/s. Continental Coffee Ltd.) was promoted by Mr. Prasad in 1995. Mr. Prasad is reckoned as a Pioneer and First Entrepreneur in India to have placed Indian Soluble Coffee in the hard currency world markets. Mr. Prasad was the Promoter Managing Director of Asian Coffee Ltd., set up in 1989, which was the first Indian non-multinational owned company engaged in the business of producing instant coffee. He was instrumental in Asian Coffee Ltd. achieving the distinction of being the first recipient of assistance in India from the Commonwealth Development Corporation, United Kingdom. Mr. Prasad has been, in the past, also closely associated with two other coffee projects, one in Singapore and the other in Dunstable, UK. In recognition of his eminence in the Coffee Industry, Mr. Prasad was appointed as a Member of the Coffee Board of India by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India for three consecutive terms from 1990 to 1999. He was also appointed as the Special Invitee to the Coffee Board of India in the year 2004. Mr. Prasad is currently a member of the Coffee Board of India. Mr. Prasad also holds Directorship in several companies, engaged in diverse businesses.

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Managing Director

Mr. C. Srishant is a lawyer by education, having graduated in Law from the National Academy of Legal Studies And Research (NALSAR), University of Law, Hyderabad.

He also holds a Diploma in Information Technology Laws from the Asian School of Cyber Laws. He was awarded a gold medal in Corporate Law at the NALSAR, University of Law and was also Andhra Pradesh State topper and gold medalist in Mathematics prior to that. Mr. C. Srishant has more than 10 years experience in the coffee industry alone and he also holds Directorships in several national and international companies across the world, engaged in diverse businesses ranging from manufacturing to construction and Information Technology. Mr. Srishant is the Chairman of Risk Management Committee and member of Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.

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Executive Director

Mr. B. Mohan Krishna is a Civil Engineer from JNTU, Hyderabad with more than 17 years of varied experience in the field of implementation of Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Projects.

He is acquainted with the latest technological innovations in the field of Civil Engineering and Building Materials Mr. B. Mohan Krishna is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.

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Mr. Ambati Sudhakar holds an M.Sc. and M.A. (Social Work) from Delhi University, along with an LL.B. He also possesses a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations and is a certified International Coach. 

With a rich professional journey, he has served as the Head of Human Resources at Dabur India Limited, where he rose to the position of Senior Executive Director during his thirteen-year tenure. He continued to contribute significantly even after his superannuation, serving as a Professional Advisor overseeing Dabur's HR functions and CSR. Additionally, he excelled as Vice President - Human Resources at Owens Brockway India Limited and as the National Director - HRC at Ernst & Young. His expertise lies in strategic Change Management, Compensation & Benefits, HR Due Diligence for M&A, adept HR Consulting, and adaptability to diverse roles. His commitment to excellence is evidenced by his active participation in international HR Conferences, a global HR mobility program, and his contributions as a presenter at prestigious forums and educational institutions.

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Kata Chandrahas studied M.Sc. (Physics) in India and MBA from the United Kingdom.

He was selected for the Indian Revenue Service in 1976 and served the Income Tax Department at Hyderabad, Delhi, Chennai, Pune, Allahabad and Nagpur in various positions until his retirement as the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Chennai in September, 2009. He served as Under Secretary in the Finance Ministry, New Delhi during 1984-85 and as Personal Secretary to the Union Minister of State for Finance during 1985-88. Mr. K. Chandrahas is the Chairman of Audit Committee and Member of Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.

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Sri Kode Durga Prasad is a Commerce Graduate, who joined Indian Police Service in 1981 in the undivided Andhra Pradesh Cadre.

He served with distinction in various fields, such as Law and Order, Training, Provisioning, Anti-naxal operations, Vigilance in Energy Sector, Intelligence in the State Police and in VIP protection and Para Military Forces in the Central Government. He served in several departments of the Government like Law and Order, State Intelligence, Anti Naxal operations, Training and Administration, Vigilance, Special protection Group and Central Reserve Police Force. He was rewareded with :- a) Indian police Medal for Meritorious Service – 2002. b) Antrik Suraksha Seva Medal – 2002. c) Presidents Police Medal for Distinguished Services – 2010. d) S.P.G. Medal - 2014. Presently he is serving as Advisor, Home Government of Andhra Pradesh for laying roads in interior Naxal affected agency areas and heading a Committee for advising Government on Inland Waterways in Andhra Pradesh.

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Mr. K. K. Sarma is a Commerce Graduate from Osmania University, having more than 30 years of experience in the fields of setting up various projects and administration of Companies.

He played an active role in implementing and setting up an Instant Coffee Manufacturing Unit for Asian Coffee Ltd, in Andhra Pradesh. He also served as General Manager, Administration of CCL Products (India) Ltd. for a period of more than 20 years, prior to his retirement. He was also actively involved in the administration and management of all the CCL Group Companies during his tenure. Mr. K.K. Sarma is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.

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Mr. G.V. Krishna Rau, did his Masters in Geology from Osmania University, Hyderabad and worked in the Geological Survey of India for 4 years from 1978, and joined the Karnataka cadre of I.A.S. In 1982.

Being the member of Indian Administrative Services served at the Top Management levels of the Organizations and held various responsible positions with the Government of Karnataka in several Public Sector Undertakings, including: Deputy Commissioner of Dharwad District Chief Secretary of Bellary Zilla Panchayat Director Social Welfare Commissioner Food and Civil Supplies Commissioner Health and Family Welfare Executive Director JSYS CMD Mysore Paper Mills Principal Secretary to Governor of Karnataka Principal Secretary Cooperation Department Additional Chief Secretary and Development Commissioner cum Agriculture Production Commissioner in Karnataka Land and Development Officer under the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, New Delhi Chairman Coffee Board, Bangalore under the Ministry of Industries and Commerce, Government of India Mr. G.V. Krishna Rau is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.

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Ms. Kulsoom Noor Saifullah born in Delhi in 1956. She completed her high school education with a GCE "O" level from London University.

She went on to study BA ( English Honours) at the prestigious LSR College, New Delhi. As an entrepreneur exporter she has exported leather products to both East and West Europe. In 1998, she established UCC India, an International Trade and investment Consultancy, mentoring foreign multinationals wishing to invest in India. In 1999, she was appointed as advisor and sole representative of the Donetsk Regional Administration, Government of Ukraine in India. During her tenure she has facilitated large scale multi million dollar investments in both India and Ukraine. She was also principal advisor in India to Xstrata Plc ( one of the largest mining groups in the world)as also other well known clients in the mining and infrastructure sector. She has been actively involved in social welfare projects. Together with the well known journalist Swaminathan Aiyar, she established the Small Farmers Development Foundation in 1992 and became its first President. The Foundation worked in the arid Mewat region of Haryana introducing dry land farming in the region and organizing drinking water to local villages which had only brackish water unfit for human consumption. In 2010, she retired from active professional assignments to co found The India Harmony Foundation together with her husband, Mr Zafar Saifullah who shared the firm belief that true economic development could only take place in India if social justice and harmony prevailed in the country.She designs and edits the Foundation's in house journal. " India Harmony" which is circulated to all Chief Ministers, Governors and Members of Parliament in India. Ms. Kulsoom Noor Saifullah is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.

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Ms. Shantha Prasad Challa has done master's in Anthropology from Delhi University. She is one of the Promoters of the Company and had been on the Board of the Company up to 18th July 2005.

She has been actively involved with various social causes and has been part of great philanthropic efforts both on a personal level and as part of the Pranic Healing Foundation. She also holds office as a Trustee in various Organizations such as the MCKS Trust Fund, World Pranic Healing Foundation and AP Pranic Healing Foundation. She is currently actively involved in fundraising for the MCKS Food for the Hungry Foundation, Andhra Pradesh for undertaking various projects on an ongoing basis. Ms. Shantha Prasad Challa is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.

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Dr. Lanka Krishnanand is a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal.

He has done B Tech in Mechanical engineering from VRSEC, Nagarjuna University Vijayawada. M. Tech in Industrial engineering from NIT, Calicut University, Calicut and Ph. D in Automatic Feature Recognition from NIT, Kakatiya University, Warangal. He has written several articles which were published in International Journal of Supply Chain Inventory Management, Procedia Engineering, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India). He has attended several national and international conferences. Dr. Lanka Krishnanand has undertaken several projects and few among which are Development of Feature based CAD/CAM with reference of Machining Processes & Evaluation of Sculptured Surfaces, Development of Networked Digital Library as an online learning resource etc. Dr. Lanka Krishnanand is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.

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Kosaraju Veerayya Chowdary did his graduation in Mathematics from Loyola College Chennai in the year 1973 and Post Graduation in Mathematics from IIT, Chennai in the year 1975.

He started his career as a probationary officer in Andhra Bank from 1976 to 1978. He later joined Indian Revenue Service in September, 1978 through Civil Services Examination of 1977. On deputation, he went to the Department of Revenue as Under Secretary during 1985- 87 and to the Department of Company Affairs as Deputy Secretary from 1987 to 1989. He was Secretary to the Company Law Board for about one and half years and held several Executive Positions until he retired as Chairman of CBDT on 31 st October, 2014. On Superannuation, he was appointed as an Advisor to the Department of The Revenue on issues relating to black money. He was appointed as the Central Vigilance Commissioner from June, 2015 to June, 2019 by a warrant issued by The President of India. He is a Member on the Advisory Board of Comptroller and Auditor General of India. He was elected as a Member of The Executive Committee of International Association of Anti Corruption Agencies.

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Sri S V Ramachandra Rao was born in the year 1952 in Visakhapatnam. He holds a Post Graduate degree in Social Work with Personnel Management and Industrial Relations Specialization, LLB and Post Graduate Diploma in Labour and Administrative Laws.

He has worked with major industrial organizations both in Public and Private sector for over 25 years in senior management positions in HR, Legal and General Management functions before promoting the 23year old HR consulting company, Resource Inputs Limited. He was the founder secretary for National HRD Network Hyderabad chapter and contributed to its growth in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Currently, he is the Telangana State Council member of CII and Member Industrial Relations Committee of FTCCI, Chairman, Employers Federation of Southern India, AP&TS Branch, Regional Board Member Employees Provident Fund Organization (Government of India) Telangana Region, Advisory Committee Member National Board for Workers Education and Development and HR Consultant to Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam. He has authored several articles on productivity, human relations, labor laws, innovative approaches in People Management and the like. He has also addressed several conferences and seminars. His latest book is ‘Handbook on Social Security’ published in March 2023.

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Factory Details

Duggirala, A.P. - CCL Products’ state-of-the-art Soluble Instant Coffee Manufacturing. The plant is located at Duggirala Mandal, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India, with a current combined capacity of 35,000 MTs, per annum. CCL Products has the distinction of setting up India’s first Freeze Dried Instant Coffee Manufacturing Plant in the year 2005 at this facility.

Kuvvakoli, A.P. - With an emerging demand for our freeze dried coffee one more freeze dried unit has been put up at Kuvvakolli with a capacity of 5000MT’s per annum.

Switzerland - Continental Coffee S.A is engaged in the manufacture of Instant/Soluble Agglomerated/granulated Coffee, as well as the supplying of Spray-Dried coffee, and Freeze Dried Coffee. We have the ability to customize instant coffee, as per the customer requirements, from carefully chosen Arabica and Robusta coffee beans which are roasted and processed to perfection. In addition to 100% pure soluble instant coffee.

Vietnam - Ngon Coffee State-of-the-art Coffee Manufacturing Plant is located at Cu Kuin Industrial Complex, Cu Kuin District, Dak lak Province, Vietnam.