Citurgia Biochemicals was incorporated in 1974 in Mumbai. The company manufactures citric acid, calcium carbonate and plasticizers. Citric acid is traditionally used in foods, soft drinks, confectionery and drugs. It is also used in textile printing and dyeing, where it provides stable pH conditions for polyester and nylon, acrylic print-curing and cotton-resist printing.
The company was promoted by John and E. Sturdia, UK; Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company; and Sturdia Chemical. In 1987-1988, it acquired two subsidiaries, Sodality Trading and Agencies and Himgiri Trading and Agencies. The company exports citric acid to US, Japan, Germany, Australia, Iran, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.
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Citurgia Biochemicals engages in the manufacture, sale, and export of calcium carbonate in India. The company is based in Mumbai, India. The company has expressed its full support for fixation of anti-dumping.