IIT Hyd deploys AI to study biofuels' supply chain network

Bio-derived fuels which is increasingly being considered globally as the alternative for fossil fuels to reduce carbon emission has caught the attention of Indian scientific community as well. Dr Kishalay Mitra and Kapil Gumte, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad are using computatio...Read more

Agritech start up Crofarm enters B2B2C via its platform Otipy

Gurugram-based agritech strt up, Crofarm, has entered business-to-business-to-consumer (B2B2C) space after four years of operations. The farm to retail agritech startup, has launched – Otipy – a community-based platform to connect consumers, resellers and farmers for bringing fresh produce to doorstep ...Read more

Institutional mechanism must for creating a robust agri value chain management: Dr Ashok Dalwai, CEO, NRRA  

Dr Ashok Dalwai, CEO, NRRA, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt of India  said that we need to build up an institutional mechanism both at the Centre and State levels to utilize the corpus of funds allocated to the agriculture sector so that a robust and integrated Agri value chain mana...Read more

Timely steps by HP Govt bolsters vegetables supply chain

Despite the nationwide lockdown due to Covid-19 farmers in Himachal Pradesh have fared really well in cultivation of off-season vegetables like tomato, green peas, beans, cabbage,Cauliflower, potato and cucumber. While the region is conducive to agricultural activity, the synergistic efforts of the state’s ...Read more

Agritech WayCool Foods receives $5.5 Mn debt financing from IndusIand Bank  

   U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has extended a 100% guarantee to WayCool Foods’ latest round of fund raise of U$5.5 Mn through debt financing from IndusInd Bank Ltd. It follows the Series C round of US$32 Mn led by Lightbox earlier this year. Setuka Partners LLP was the...Read more

Ninjacart launches ‘FoodPrint’, a traceability initiative for fruit and vegetable  

India's leading B2B fresh food supply chain company Ninjacart- the leading  has recently launched ‘FoodPrint’, a complete food traceability infrastructure that captures the end-to-end footprint traceability of fruits and vegetables which moves from farm to home. The FoodPrint initiative is la...Read more

Pioneering Ventures acquires Lateral Praxis for tech-enabled solutions 

  Pioneering Ventures announced newly closed acquisition of Indian agri-tech company Lateral Praxis today. The move is aimed at enhancing downstream reach of tech-enabled solutions for the food supply chain including information access, apps, data analytics and risk mitigation. The acquisition recognizes sig...Read more

Simply Fresh & Agrify Organics collaborates for home delivery services  

  Simply Fresh– India’s leading Agri tech organization that uses precision farming techniques to grow fresh produce & Agrify Organics a facilitator for green produce distribution has entered into a strategic alliance to enable home delivery of fresh produce in Mumbai. The tie-up will help i...Read more

Godrej Agrovet ties up with Zomato and Swiggy for smooth supply

Godrej Agrovet Limited (GAVL), a diversified agribusiness company, has announced partnership with food delivery applications Zomato and Swiggy. This move comes as a response to ensure uninterrupted supply of essentials to customers amidst the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak.  Under this partnership, Creamline Dair...Read more

KRBL partners with Zomato & Swiggy for rice delivery

KRBL Limited, India’s largest branded rice company has announced their association with Zomato and Swiggy to introduce INDIA GATE BASMATI RICE on the country's leading food delivery platforms. This service will be available on Zomato in 34 cities across 11 states-West Bengal (Kolkata, Durgapur, Siliguri), Or...Read more

CSIR launches 'Kisan Sabha App' for supply chain management  

  India’s ongoing lockdown has threatened the agriculture sector as it overlaps with the time of harvest. In the present situation of COVID-19, farmers are looking for help in taking their produce to the market, as also in procuring seeds, fertilizer, etc. from the market. A robust supply chain managem...Read more

Ninjacart launches ‘Harvest the Farms’ to connect farmers with consumers  

    With millions of farmers across the country left in the lurch, owing to the lockdown, Ninjacart - India’s leading fresh produce supply chain company has launched an initiative called ‘Harvest The Farms’ to help the farmers. Millions of tonnes of vegetables are rotting in the farms...Read more