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Shri P.K Chandran, native of Kerala has over 50 years of experience in the field of Madras Pappadams (Appalam, Pappads and Pappadams) industry.

Being an office bearer in the Union of Appalam Manufactures in Chennai, he has been recognized for his contribution to the industry and has also won several prestigious awards for the same.

The experience gained
in addition to the able management, from being in the business for more than 50 years, Second-generation Managers: P.C Sunish & P.C Subish, we have emerged as an eminent Madras Pappadams (appalams) manufacturers and exporters. The range includes garlic papadums, Black Pepper Poppadoms, punjabi masala pappad / papadum and others. Holding immense knowledge in the respective domain, we have reached an unmatched position in the market, owing to the vision, experience and dedication of Shri P.K Chandran, the founder who was efficiently assisted by his sons.

The Partnership Firm was the brainchild of
Shri. P.K Chandran

He holds around 50 years of experience in production and marketing of Madras Pappadams (Appalam Pappads and Pappadams).

He started the business in 1970 as a cottage industry near Kanchipuram. He established himself as an owner of retail shop in 1985, as Arul Appalam Depot at Triplicane, Chennai. The firm was extended into a partnership company post the enhancement of product demands from the market. Since then, we are in the path and after years of work, his dream was a tangible reality by 1995, when, we were able to supply our products world wide. In 1995, we started direct as well as deemed export of Pappadams and appalams to almost all parts of the world through Arul Appalam Depot with a capacity of more than 5 lakhs Pappadams per day.


Since 75% of the products manufactured by the Firm are exported abroad, mainly to the UK; the products are subjected to 100% quality tests before shipment is done. The Firm obtains a laboratory report before shipping the goods.


  • FIEO
  • ANAB.
Production Type Automatic
"We are mainly serving in countries like Europe, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Canada, India and Gulf Countries.