Dr. A.V. Anoop, Managing Director, AVA Group of Companies is an entrepreneur par excellence having interest in reaching consumers world-over with diverse products and services having excellent quality. Being a part of the successful journey of World’s largest selling Ayurvedic Bath Soap “Medimix”, for 40 years has gained immense knowledge in Soap manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals and Food Industry.
The success of the brand “Medimix” initially with Soap and then extending the product range to Handwash and shampoo has enabled the group to venture into health sector through “Sanjeevanam” Ayurveda. Sanjeevanam is a one of its kind holistic healthcare service centre which integrates the principles of Ayurveda, Naturopathy and Yoga. The motto is to promote the most ancient and effective form of medicine of all mankind, for which a state-of-the-art world-class Ayurvedic hospital has been opened in Kochi in addition to the existing Sanjeevanam center.
One of the most popular household Kerala brands in spices and condiments for three decades “Melam” has been acquired since 2015. The focus is to market quality products, pan India and in the international market. “Melam” range of products includes spices, masalas, breakfast products, pickles & desserts.
A dedicated state-of-the-art R&D Centre equipped with modern equipment is constantly involved in lining up new products covering both Ayurvedic and Cosmetics ranges. The in-house R&D Centre is approved by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India and has also received accreditation from Department of AYUSH (Govt of India) to carry out Research in Ayurveda.
The international market will also look forward for the expansion of soap and personal care products from AVA group in the brand name “Divine” apart from “Melam”.
The passion towards art has resulted in acting in movies which includes Indian regional languages of Malayalam & Tamil apart from Hollywood movies. Being a stage artist with dedicated efforts in staging drama on various subjects had an overwhelming support from a wide diaspora of Kerala population settled in Tamilnadu.