Introducing MSME
Startup Retort
(Micro retort)

In 1921 Louis Lagarde founded Lagarde Autoclaves in France and invented the first Steam Air retort in 1972. We have adopted the European Steam Air Technology under the Make in India initiative and offer it at very competitive prices.


Louis Lagarde started first Lagarde Autoclave retort (autoclave) in 1953 for textile industry and made horizontal retort for tuna industry. In 1972 Lagarde Steam and Air Retort offering energy savings and stunningly efficient thermal treatment. Mr. A.K. Kohli of Neelkanth retorts started Steam Air technology retorts following the footsteps of Louis Lagarde since 2006.

Neelkanth Retorts (Autoclave), Asian Leader of Retorts using European Technology

Today we are the Asian leading premium retorts manufacturer, proven by decades experience of Louis laagarde of thermal treatment innovation research, improvements and customre experience enhancements. Safety, reliability and productivity are and have always been Neelkanth retorts DNA

Furthermore, our expert teams are by your side throughout your project, from choosing the right solution to providing remarkable service.

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Why we support Steam and Air technology over others

  • Latest Technologies

  • High Standards of Quality

  • Value for Money

  • Tailor-Made Options Available

  • Precision & Homogeniety

  • Accurate Pressure Control

  • No Thermal Shock

  • No Direct Water Contact

Steam Air Retort, Hot Water Spray, Water Cascading - Hot Water Spray, Full Water Immersion or Tailor Made Solution. We got you covered!


Food Industry

From rigid containers to flexible ones, Neelkanth Retorts (Autoclaves) has qualified over the years as a specialist in retorted packaging treatment thanks to the accuracy of its technologies and the variety of its processes. Our product range is a perfect fit for the food industry, whether in terms of sanitary aspects, batch traceability, energy savings… Neelkanth Retorts (Autoclaves) enhances your production with rich innovations, for a minor investment consideration!

  • Meats
  • Fish and seafood
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Ready meals
  • Pet food
  • Baby food
  • Milk and dairy products
  • Pouches PP/PE/PVC
  • Metal Cans
  • Glass Jars
  • Plastic Bottles
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Pharmaceutical Industry

With years of experience in the medicinal field, the Company has come up with many solutions on a wide range of products requiring sterilization or pasteurization.

  • Steam & air,
  • Saturated steam,
  • Steam vacuum,
  • Dry steam sterilization,
  • Dry heat sterilization.
  • Solutions IV
  • Pouches PP/PE/PVC
  • Glass & Plastic Bottles
  • Glass/PP/PE ampoules and phials,
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NK Control System

N.K. Control System is our premium control and supervision system for Steam & Air retorts (autoclaves), fully developed by Neelkanth Retorts(Autoclaves). It operates from an industrial PC, and is tested and approved by our R&D team.

We are the first manufacturer in Asian market to have developed an automatic regulation system based on an industrial PC, in full accordance with our sustainable development involvement. N.K Control system combines the functions of an automation, recorder and control interface. This software is a proud creation of Neelkanth Retorts ( Autoclaves ), and we guarantee it will offer you a flawless user experience and direct support from the Control System manufacturer.

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  • “The retort is very user-friendly and we have been using it for sterilizing cooking cream without any complaints”.

    – Rivi International

  • “We specialize in ready-to-eat products.The machine is fully automated and we are satisfied with the retort and their after-sales service.”

    – Shades Food Products Pvt Ltd

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