people of the district depends upon the Agriculture based economy. At
present the important industries of Hardoi district are as follows.
The Major industry in the district is M/s SAF YEAST Co. Ltd. at
Sandila tehsil of District Hardoi. The second plant of the Company
was established in 1990 in Sandila ( First Plant at Chiplun in Maharastra in
year 1981) with the collaboration of France(The
World's largest producers of yeast). This company is
the single largest producer of yeast in India. The Company apart from producing
baker's yeast also produces yeast for application like wine making, feed
yeast, probiotic yeast, yeast extract, yeast based natural flavors, distillery,
pharmaceuticals.The company has established Leon Research Center in the in the
year 1989 to develop appropriate technology for industrial technology for
industrial application of yeast in India. The Department of Science &
Technology, Govt. Of India have recognized this center as a Research Laboratory.