Flipkart launches pilot project for delivery of fresh fruits and veggies

Walmart owned Bengaluru-based e-commerce Company, Flipkart has launched a pilot project in Hyderabad for delivery of fresh vegetables and fruits in partnership with vendors on its marketplace, according to ET Report. Sources told that the company has applied for a food retail consent for its newly registered enti...Read more

StePac introduces sustainable packaging solutions for pomegranate  

  StePac L.A., Ltd., who have been pioneering advances in pomegranate packaging since 2003, introduces its latest range of sustainable packaging solutions, perfect for preserving the freshness and extending the shelf life of pomegranates and their extracted arils.  StePac has expanded its range to ...Read more

WayCool Foods’ Outgrow Program Celebrates first Anniversary on Indian Farmers’ Day

WayCool Foods and Products Pvt. Ltd. celebrated the first anniversary of the ‘Outgrow’ program at Bagalur, Hosur, Tamil Nadu. On this occasion, WayCool launched its flagship Outgrow Agricultural Research Station (OARS) aimed to improve farm productivity and profitability in a sustainable...Read more

Amazon launches Farm to Fork pilot project in Pune

 In order to provide fresh produce to its consumers, the ecommerce giant Amazon Retail India (ARIPL), recently  announced that it is running a farm-to-fork pilot project in Pune, where it will be directly working with farmers to source fresh produce. According to an ET report, two sources familiar with ...Read more

 Walmart and Flipkart invest in Agri-supply chain start-up Ninjacart

Walmart and Flipkart recently announced a joint strategic investment in Ninjacart, a fresh produce supply chain start-up. The three partners aim to help ensure better access to high-quality fresh produce for more retailers and consumers across India while also creating economic opportunities for farmers, a joint s...Read more

Indian table grapes exports are expected to rise despite weather setbacks

According to Indian Grape Forum, the Indian table grape industry could see record exports this season, despite expected lower production from recent weather challenges.The forecast follows a sharp rise in Indian grape exports over the last few years.  The inaugural ceremony of Indian Grape Forum, took place ...Read more

Agri Supply chain start up Kamatan Farm Tech raise Rs 30 crore

 Kamatan, formed after the merger of the two agri technology start-ups, LivLush and Sabziwala in the year 2018, which works with more than 70 farmers produce the organizations to source produce for the direct supply to the agri enterprises, modern and processors retailers such as the ITC, Gujarat Ambuja and C...Read more

Innovations required for successful Indian agriculture in future

By the year 2050, annual food grain production would need to grow to 333 million tonnes. Despite the fact that the contribution of key food grains in acreage terms in India is 15 per cent, the production contribution is mere 8.7 per cent. This indicates that the use of innovative technology is necessary to meet th...Read more

Around 62 per cent of the existing cold storage in Odisha are disused

      According to a written reply submitted by Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Minister Arun Sahoo, there are 128 cold storages in the state of which 80 (62.5 per cent) are lying defunct.  Sahoo also told the House that the state government has been extending its support to the ...Read more

UAE to invest USD 7 billion in Indian food sector

 “UAE entities are expected to invest up to USD 7 billion in India's food sector in the next three years as part of the UAE-India food corridor project that aims to secure the UAE's food security” , said  Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal in recent visit of UAE . These entities, coordinated by ...Read more

Eight Indian Agri-start-ups receive recognition at International platform

Rabobank, a leading global bank in food and agriculture and sustainability, recently shortlisted 15 agri-tech startups and innovators. Out of 15 start-ups, eight agri-start-ups  from India would to go to the Pitch day of its SustainableAg Asia Challenge. The platform is aimed at creating a sustainable agri-fo...Read more

Walmart pilots block chain project to trace seafood from India

 The pilot project is the first known use of block chain to track shrimp exports from the farmer in India to an overseas retailer. Ultimately, it will help seafood farmers in the region to strengthen the shrimp supply chain and reinforce customer trust in the product, helping promote India as a preferred sour...Read more