About Us

The Karunya Story

What started as an undying passion for the sea, passed down from one generation to the next, has been transformed into a global company.

V. A. Abraham

The company’s origin begin with the pursuit of a single person Mr. V. A. Abraham who in the late 60’s did his education in Food Processing and left his native in Kerala and came to the small town of Ratnagiri, Maharashtra to pursue his job in the field of canning seafood. Later in 1978 he quit his job and established himself as an ethical and a major supplier of seafood to different companies across the Western coast of India. He had a vision to put up the processing plant in Ratnagiri with the highest quality standards.
He oversees the entire group operations as a mentor.

Kurian Abraham
Managing Director.

Started his career in seafood with putting up the first Independent EU approved preprocessing plant in India. Later He became instrumental in establishing this modern processing plant in Ratnagiri with the best systems and processes. Recognizing that vertical integration is essential to quality Karunya Aqua Farms was set up by him to farm Vannamei with close proximity to the factory.

He oversees the administration of the entire group and is also responsible for key management decisions.
He has completed his Masters in Business Administration from Glasgow UK, holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Foreign Trade , had executive training at  Harvard Business School and has also done his Bachelors in Engineering. He also served as a Board Member in a Christian Apologetics Evangelistic Organization.

Our Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision

Our vision is to be a processor to be identified by its products that would deliver trust, reliability and consistency produced in most safe, hygienic and environmentally sustainable manner.

Our Mission

Our mission is to be a global seafood processor in India that delivers quality products with the right value to our customers in most safe, hygienic and environmentally sustainable manner.

Our Values
• Trust and Integrity
• Health and Safety
• Accountability
• Quality
• Continuous Improvement and Growth
• Environmental Sustainability

Awards and Recognition

The company was nominated among the top Five Finalists in 2011 among 50,000 companies in the agro/food/ marine sector for the “LEADERS OF TOMORROW” award organized by ET-NOW- the news channel of “The Economic Times” a prestigious business daily in India.

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