MTR Foods has been renamed as Orkla India after its current owner Orkla ASA decided to reorganize the sales operations and digital play of MTR Foods
The change is part of the global restructuring at Orkla ASA
MTR Foods owns food and curry powder brand, MTR, and Eastern.
Orkla forayed into India in 2007 through the takeover of MTR Foods.
In 2020, it picked up a majority 67.8% stake in Kerala-based spice maker Eastern Condiments Pvt. Ltd.
As part of this reorganization, Sanjay Sharma, erstwhile CEO of MTR has been appointed as Orkla India, CEO.