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Lila Girls visits ‘Weikfield Factory’ followed by visit to Mushroom Farm


Pune (Dec. 11, 2014): Lila Poonawalla Foundation had organized yet another fun cum educational tour for Lila Girls to the ‘Weikfield Factory’ followed by a visit to its Mushroom Farm.

Weikfield Foods Pvt. Ltd started its operations in 1956 with the manufacturing of Custard Powder & Corn flour. Today, Weikfield brand is associated with a versatile range of processed food products like Custard Powder, Jelly Crystals, Baking Powder, Sauces and Natural Ayurvedic Health Foods. The company caters to the needs of consumers by packaging its goods in various sizes.

First visit was at Weikfield factory, Bakori Plant, where all types of sauces are manufactured and Mushroom farming is done. Lila girls received information on cultivation, uses, planting details, Quality control, marketing etc. It is very important to maintain hygiene in the production line & Mushroom Farm.  

Second visit was at the Lonikand plant where all types of crystal, baking powder, drinking chocolate, green tea are manufactured. Lila girls visited the actual production line & observed closely the manufacturing process of various food products, Quality lab & packing process etc.

LPF is always keen on giving girls the opportunity and exposure to the practical world. Weikfield factory visit has given Lila girls the valuable insight in various manufacturing processes, quality control and day to day functions of a factory.