Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

Namdhari’s Group, one among India’s main agri-production firms is anticipating to extend its exports enterprise from round 2500 MT in FY 22 to 3500 MT in FY 23. Namdhari’s has established its presence as a big participant in high quality seeds for worldwide and home markets and recent vegetables and fruit for exports.

The firm at present exports a spread of recent greens to Western Europe, Australia, and Middle East and shall be including new merchandise as nicely. With greater than 500 industrial forms of seeds in 20 completely different crops underneath our belt, Namdhari’s Seeds develops hybrids that go well with various market necessities, match regional preferences and are additionally illness resistant and yield tasty produce.

Today, Namdhari’s has seed-producing amenities unfold throughout India. Namdhari Seeds has additionally expanded its analysis and gross sales exercise in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia in South East Asia, and Middle East nations.  They are one of many only a few seed firms in India which have grown domestically and expanded internationally.

“The domestic market contributes 75% of our revenues and the remaining 25% is accounted for from exports. The total exports for the current financial year would be in the region of around 2500 metric tonnes and we are aiming to increase this to 3500 metric tonnes in the coming financial year. Our largest exports would be to Western Europe. All our produce conforms to the stringent quality norms of the countries that we export to. A lot of our produce makes its way to supermarkets across the world,” says Gurmukh Roopra, CEO, Namdhari Group.

“We have a certified packhouse from APEDA for the export of vegetables and fruits, we are certified by BRC & FSSAI.  With regard to the domestic market, we produce and handle more than 200 tonnes a day of fresh fruits and vegetables. We work closely with dedicated farmers and also grow a variety of domestic and exotic crops on our own state-of-the-art farms spread across the country. We are the largest producer of Baby Corn in India and grow off-season and exotic fruits and vegetables throughout the year. Crops like tomatoes, chillies, watermelon, and melons were a huge success and benefitted lakhs of farmers around the country.  At one stage, the seeds had to be sold under the supervision of the Government because of huge demand. We were able to achieve this success mainly due to the indigenous breeding program with most of the crop development programs being run in different parts of the country.” says Gurmukh Roopra, CEO, of Namdhari Group.

Namdhari’s develop strawberries, blueberries, personalised sized and seedless watermelons, a wide range of melons, specialty greens like lettuce, child greens, micro-greens, orange-flesh candy potato, butternut squash, a wide range of tomatoes, gourds, cucumber, chilli and okra amongst others. The firm has a 200-acre farm in Bidadi, close to Bangalore homes Namdhari’s R&D centre.

The R&D division in Namdharis homes molecular biology, tissue tradition, and plant pathology labs. Additionally, the corporate has analysis and trial stations in several elements of the nation.  More than 30 scientists are employed on this division. 

“India has become the second-largest vegetable producer in the world and the seed industry has contributed immensely through genetically superior seeds.  Among the Indian companies, Namdhari Seeds is one of the largest sellers and exporters of vegetable seeds in the country. Many small growers benefit by growing our seeds. We provide technology for seed production in different parts of the country. Presently there are more than 10,000 growers producing seeds for us, each grower will be creating employment of 5-10 persons. Today, Namdhari’s is India’s only true seed to plate company with an outward-looking approach having operations in India, Indonesia, Thailand, Mexico, Turkey and Bulgaria. We not only produce fruits, vegetables, and staples but also make them available to people via large format retail stores, which include kitchens that craft signature delicacies for patrons.” Gurmukh Roopra added.

Namdhari’s have 23 Namdhari’s Fresh shops and eight Simpli Namdhari’s shops. As an idea, the Namdhari’s Fresh shops are smaller in dimension, 1200-1500 sqft, with a restricted assortment, correlating with how fashionable retail in India started.

Namdhari’s Group is aiming to develop into a number one regional participant within the state earlier than increasing its operations to Hyderabad. The firm is planning an funding of Rs. 50 crores in Hyderabad over the subsequent 24 months to arrange 5 Simpli Namdhari’s expertise shops, rising amenities and stand-alone Simpli Food shops. The firm can be planning dairy subscriptions. Namdhari’s additionally had its personal home manufacturers which embody a baked vary of snacks, a much less fried vary of snacks, the ready-to-pick-and-go meals, ready-to-cook-at-home meals, and a dairy vary of merchandise together with milk.



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