Top Seed Companies In India


Agriculture has been one of the mainstays of Indian society from ancient and prehistoric times, and even today, it is all-important. Over the last few decades, India’s agricultural output has increased because of modern technology, superior R&D, and state-of-the-art equipment. Many big seed companies in India are market leaders, and here we have listed down a few of the largest seed companies in India:  

Ajeet Seeds Pvt Limited

Ajeet Seeds Private Limited is a company founded in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, in 1986. The company creates hybrid seeds for various pulses, oil, cotton, and vegetables. It is known for its continued work in R&D centers to develop many kinds of hybrid seeds for the benefit of Indian farmers. To its credit, Ajeet Seeds Pvt Ltd possesses 55 high-quality seeds of hybrid type and 22 types of crops. This business works out of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada Unversity’s R&D center at Hanumantnagar, Gangapur.

Operating RevenueINR 100 cr – 500 cr
EBITDA-78.46 %
Networth1.32 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.31
Return on Equity1.29 %

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Agro Biotech International Exports Pvt Ltd.

This is one of the leading multinational seed companies founded in Kerala in 2010. This company’s activities are diverse, ranging from manufacturing seeds conforming to national and international market requirements., to producing herbal, agricultural, and spice items. This company has a direct sales network set up with the manufacturers and farmers and, as a result, has successfully created a good equation between quality, price, and delivery. The company stresses testing every parameter of seeds in their various R&D facilities around India. 

Operating RevenueUnder INR 1 cr
EBITDA45.92 %
Networth-7.90 %
Debt/Equity Ratio-1.31
Return on EquityN/A

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JK Agri Genetics Limited

This company was founded in 1989 to produce hybrid seeds. At present, it is one of the best seed companies in India. The company has created hybrid seeds for crops such as jowar, maize, millet, cotton, rice, and vegetables. The company has a presence in most of the states in India and is also known to export seeds outside, confirming international parameters. The company has a research a development facility in the Ranga Reddy district of Telangana. Some sources say this company’s annual turnover is 220 crore, with the profits rising yearly. 

Operating RevenueINR 100 cr – 500 cr
EBITDA578.27 %
Networth22.15 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.14
Return on Equity5.30 %

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Andhra Pradesh State Agro Industries Corporation Limited

Andhra Pradesh boasts seven agro-climatic zones and is considered one of India’s most diverse agricultural lands. It is a leading seed producer in India, with its Andhra Pradesh State Seeds Development Corporation Limited being founded in 1968. The corporation’s goals were twofold: enhancing the quality of producing seeds and implementing the National Seed Project in the state. It was responsible for creating a robust network among seed growers who could raise rare crops with a high yield percentage.  

Operating RevenueINR 1 cr – 100 cr
EBITDA-94.63 %
Networth-7.57 %
Debt/Equity Ratio3.09
Return on Equity-2.95 %

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Kalash Seeds Pvt Ltd

This company is one of the leading seed companies in India. It can even be said that it is among the top 5. Ths company has been leading in producing certain crops like onions, broccoli, muskmelon, and beets. The company was incorporated on 31 January, 2011. The company has reported a steady growth of turnover as the research products are giving very good results in the market.

Operating RevenueINR 100 cr – 500 cr
EBITDA31.86 %
Networth44.48 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.13
Return on Equity30.79 %

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Nirmal Seeds Limited

This company was founded back in 1988 and has, since the first, been considered one of the top seed companies in India. The company also has a tech center for R&D in seed technology. Nirmal Seeds produces up to 35 crops with 135 hybrid types, primarily for vegetables. 

Operating RevenueINR 100 cr – 500 cr
EBITDA4.67 %
Networth8.65 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.75
Return on Equity8.06 %

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Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited

This cooperative limited was founded in Noida, Delhi, in 1980. The company has its primary plant in Gujarat, where it is engaged in the development of hybrid seeds for the Indian market. Besides seeds, they also produce bio-fertilizers, argon, ammonia, and urea. 

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA23.28 %
Networth16.74 %
Debt/Equity Ratio2.55
Return on Equity15.06 %

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