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Mincing Spice Streamlines Operations for Greater Success


Mincing Overseas Spice Company, owned and operated by the Ruparelia Family for over thirty years, has been a mainstay in the spice market since 1927. Offering a full complement of herbs and spices, Mincing Overseas Spice Company provides premium ingredients to clients across the world.
In 1978, Mincing entered the spice cleaning and manufacturing field to complement its trade business. In 1986, Mincing purchased Overseas Spice Company, a grinder and blender of spices, and long time supplier to the bakery industry with special expertise in cinnamon, ground nutmeg, mace and ginger.

The Challenge

Mincing continued to expand, concentrating its business activities to industrial users of spices. Along with growth came the need for a larger facility to accommodate their success. With the acquisition of more modern technologies, it became necessary for Mincing Overseas Spice Company to relocate into their current 50,000 square foot manufacturing facility.
Their rapid growth coupled with the increased facility size demanded a different way of doing business, and NJMEP was there to assist with customized training programs and practical industry improvements for success.
Mincing Spice Company and NJMEP’s relationship began in 1996. Since then, Mincing has grown to be globally recognized in the food industry, and contributions by NJMEP have been beneficial in Mincing’s growth.
— Manoj Ruparelia, President & CEO

MEP's Role

NJMEP utilized its resources to introduce Lean HR and Manufacturing concepts to streamline their business and internal development. Furthermore, NJMEP assisted in the acquisition of an ERP system to manage the increased need for supply chain management, sales order processing, and human resources support. Services provided included guidance in the Selection of an ERP system, Lean Manufacturing Training, and Lean Human Resource Development Training.
Created June 2, 2020, Updated October 25, 2023