About Us

The Lucid Group manufactures markets and distributes natural, modified and derivatised hydrocolloids like Guar, Tamarind and Cassia, Gum blends, emulsifiers, food stabiliser systems, nutritional ingredients, foodadditives and ingredients, foodstuffs, agro commodities and fine chemicals.


Born out of the restructuring of the erstwhile Indian Gum Industries Ltd. in 1999, Lucid has since then not only consolidated but expanded its operations and activities.


Indian Gum Industries Ltd. (IGI) was established in 1958 as a financial and technical joint venture with Cesalpinia S.p.A of Italy and then later with Hercules Inc. of USA. In 1987, IGI became a fully Indian owned and managed company.


Lucid Colloids has its primary production site at Jodhpur, (Rajasthan). New Production sites are planned at Meglasiya (Rajasthan), Bikaner (Rajasthan), Jhagadiya (Bharuch, Gujarat) and Aurangabad (Maharashtra).


Lucid's strong thrust on Research, Design, Development and Applications Technology, has enabled the flagship company - Lucid Colloids Ltd. to achieve ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 22000 and FPA-SAFE certifications.


Delighting our customers with the quality and consistency of our products and services, being innovative and proactive, maintaining a leadership position and committing the necessary resources to Research & Development are values that are enshrined in Lucid's Mission Statement and Quality Policy and Objectives.


A combined senior executive level experience of 200 man years in hydrocolloid production, chemistry, application and technology, strategic partnerships and alliances for manufacture, distribution and marketing and a wide customer reach through its own offices and a worldwide network of agents and distributors has enabled Lucid to establish itself as a premier supplier of repute.


Our greatest asset is our skilled, knowledgeable and experienced Human Resources. Combined with state-of-the-art production facilities, Quality Assurance Laboratories, Research, Development and Applications Centre, Pilot Plants and a substantial knowledge pool, Lucid is able to offer the optimum products, services, solutions and technology to its vast and growing worldwide customer base.


Administration, marketing and logistics are centrally controlled from Lucid's Head Office in Mumbai - India's premier business city. With agents and distributors in over twenty countries covering over thirty territories and Sales Offices in India, Lucid can effectively deliver product to most destinations and countries the world over.


Latest News
13 January 2016
Lucid Colloids achieves New Certification Standards
04 August 2015
Lucid to Participate at the FIE 2015 Paris
22 July 2015
Lucid is awarded Export Excellence Award by FIEO