NESSO: Pioneering Essential Oil Market by Creating Best-in-Class Practices to Offer Top-Notch Products

Anirudh Ranga,CEOThe essential oil providers market is one industry in India that has been mostly considered as a niche with most companies operating in the industry having insufficient consumer exposure. With that said, things are looking much better for essential oil providers now owing to the fact that the brands are now getting more visibility and traffic owing to the internet and social media penetration that has happened in India over the last decade. One Indian essential oil provider that is a pioneering name in the sector is NESSO.

Established in 1979 and headquartered in Mysore, NESSO operates four individual manufacturing facilities to support the growing requirements for quality extracts in the global market. NESSO believes in providing science-based effective solutions for various health indications through plant extracts and essential oils and the company has been able to create a niche for themselves in the market owing to the quality of their products.

NESSO's foundation is built on these three pillars - Respect of human rights and fair working conditions to improve the well-being of workers across the supply-chain, Respect for the ecosystem and promotion of bio-diversity and sustainable agriculture practices by taking responsibility for environmental impacts, and finally, Respect and betterment of sustainable impact by creating local jobs and developing the local anchorage of the company.

"Adding about the various operations of NESSO, Anirudh Ranga, CEO says, "We manufacture Botanical Ingredients for
nutraceutical, Food & Beverage and Personal Care industries, as well as, Essential Oils like Davana Oil, Cardamom Oil, Turmeric Oil, Fenugreek Oil, Geranium Oil, and Rosemary Oil to name a few. NESSO is known for its Floral Extracts that comprise of Tuberose, Jasmine Grandiflorum, Jasmine Sambac, Mimosa as well as Frangipani.

Apart from that, we are also a well-established brand when it comes to Herbal Ex-tracts like Green Coffee, Green Tea, Bacopa, Senna, and Turmeric. When it comes to Personal Care products, NESSO supplies natural ingredients as the intermediary products for Cosmetic & Toiletries, Hair Care, Skin Care, and Memory enhancer just to mention a few".

NESSO is the only company to have `FOR LIFE' Certification for most of its products on the fine fragrance line, and this certification endorses the company's responsible and ethical sourcing of raw materials with complete traceability. This combined with their philosophy which imbibes innovation in every product that the company makes has helped them to evolve with the changing dynamics of the industry and stay on top of their game. "All the raw materials used for the production of Essential Oil or Botanical Extracts are 100 percent natural sources.

NESSO is the only company to have `FOR LIFE' Certification for most of its products and this certification endorses the company's responsible and ethical sourcing of raw materials with complete traceability

We control the raw material supply of almost all botanicals that we extract either in our own farms, joint ventures or through direct contract with farmers and the manufacturing process doesn't involve any harmful chemicals. At NESSO, we use prudent distillation technology for the extraction of essential oils to safeguard the potency of the volatile aromatic compounds. Since the production of essential oils doesn't involve any kind of solvents and chemical compounds, we maintain our company status in the environment safe belt of industries", says Anirudh when asked about their manufacturing process and how their products differ from the rest of the competition.

NESSO's facility is certified GMP, Carbon Neutral, and FSSC22000. NESSO follows strict quality practices in compliance with international standards. All its products are Kosher & Halal certified and also comply to EU/USA standards for pesticide or other contaminant limits. NESSO also has a fully equipped New Product development lab to test the essential oils in the finished products like cosmetics, food & beverage, aromatherapy and toiletries. As of now, the company has got collaborations with customers in the US as well as Europe and going for-ward, NESSO is aiming to increase their geographical presence and develop into an essential oil provider which is recognized globally.