P.J. Kunjachan believes in harnessing science and technology to improving the health of the common man. An entrepreneur at the age of 20, he became an independent organic fertilizer manufacturer by starting ‘Arjuna Fertilizer Industries’ in Coimbatore, following which he launched ‘Arjuna Aromatics’, a brand that produced and marketed essential oil of mustard across the world. He has lived his ideology of using technology and botanicals to make a better life for people by focusing on producing natural extracts from plants and marine sources.
His contributions have been extensively recognized, the latest being the 2012 award for excellence from the Spices Board as ‘Highest Exporter’ for an innovative product.