The cause of the fire was attributed to a power outage at about 8 am in the morning. All fire trucks in Theni district are being used to fight the fire. The fire in one section of the factory was put out at 2.30 pm in the afternoon.
One part of the factory is still burning and efforts are on to douse it.
District Collector Pallavi Baldev visited the scene of conflagration earlier.
No one sustained injuries in the incident.
The factory is major supplier of spices within the state and to Kerala. (ANI)