Advanta India Limited is the first Indian multinational seed company with global footprints. It is a group company of United Phosphorus Limited, a large Indian group in the global agrochemical sector with a turnover over Rs. 2,000 crore. Advanta India Limited is the holding company for the global business of Advanta. At UPL, we are a company with a strong presence in the domestic and international markets. We have been steadily investing in research, development and technology.

With a unique, superior and proprietary germplasm and intellectual properties which gives us a robust platform for growth. A global leader in plant breeding and application of biotechnology, we develop value-added new hybrids and variety of field crops. Advanta is committed to drive sustained growth with world-class genetics and innovative technology.

Our aim is to become a global hub for creating products which are used worldwide. With a portfolio of total crop solution products, we will strive to improve the profitability of the entire farmer fraternity.

Our Presence Across The World



Field Crops

Advanta uses genetics to leapfrog into the future and innovation to usher in prosperity. It utilizes value addition to seed with Molecular Market technology in some crops, and added biotech traits.

Across the globe, we enjoy leadership position in Sorghum, Sunflower and Tropical Corn. In India, our strengths also lie in Hybrid Rice, Pearl Millet and Mustard with the brand "Advanta" and in Cole crops and Vegetables with "Golden Seeds". Our brand `Uniphos Seeds` participates in the Cotton market with its new-age technology.


Advanta India Ltd., has just acquired the vegetables seeds business of Golden Seeds Pvt. Ltd., one of the top vegetables seeds companies in India. The products of Golden Seeds are well-known by their name "Golden" and "Vigro" brand among the vegetable farmers in India.

This gives Advanta a platform in the upcoming vegetables seed arena in the tropical markets of the world. Advanta's sweet corn and baby corn business will be combined with the vegetable seed business of Golden to create a vegetables seed business unit within Advanta which will take up growth strategies in this market segment.

Advanta India recently also acquired the vegetables seed business of Unicom Seeds Limited. The products of Unicorn are known by the brand names of "Grower's Choice" and "Prestige" among the vegetable farmers in India.

With this acquisition Advanta's platform in vegetable seeds will become stronger with added crops to its current vegetable product portfolio. With the added products like Melons and Cucumber from Unicorn, the combined vegetable product portfolio (Golden and Unicorn) will make Advanta a significant player in the Vegetable Seed Market.


Major Crops

Cabbage, Cauliflower, Hot Pepper, Tomato, Gourds, Okra, Melons, Brinjal, Cucumbers, Beet Root, Peas Sweet Corn, Baby Corn.

Cabbages, Meions, Cucumber, Okra, Flower Seeds, Hot Pepper, Tomato and all other leading crops.


More than 650 Dealer & Distributor across the country.

More than 300 Dealer & Distributor across the country.

R & D

Delhi and Kullu:
Brassicas, Leafy, Root crops, large seeds.

Solaneceous, cucurbits, melons and minor crops.

Hyderabad :
Screening station.

Hyderabad :
Solanneceous, cucurbits, large seeds.

Production & Processing

Domestic in Northern and Southern parts of the country.
Processing :
Sri Ganganagar, Ranabennur.

Packing :
Bangalore & Delhi.

Domestic in Northern and Southern parts of the country.
Processing and Packing :