The SKM Animals Feeds and Foods (India) Limited has bagged the Highest Processor Award from the Solvent Extractors' Association of India for 2010-11.

The award was given to the company for processing 29,125 tonnes of copra during 2010-11, a release from the company said.

Union Minister of State (independent charge) for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution K.V. Thomas presented the award to SKM Group of Companies managing director M. Chandrasekar at the 40th annual general body meeting of the association that was held in Mumbai.

Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, V.N. Gaur, Principal Secretary of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department of Maharashtra Government, Bhagwan Sahai, Deputy Secretary, Union Ministry of Commerce, Ajit Chawan, association president Sushil Goenka and honorary secretary Pravin Lunkad were present.