• Santosh Shinde, COO & Co-Founder, Farmerp

    Santosh Shinde, COO & Co-Founder, Farmerp

  • `Technology' as a broad concept has always had a large role to play when it comes to easing out tensions and crinkles in age-old systems. `AgTech' is a more specific category within the `technology' spectrum and provides broad assistance to the industry of Agriculture. The Agricultural Industry is one that supports around 43 percent of India's employment, hence it is also one of the most important economic sectors along with being our prime source for sustenance. Farmers have started to get educated, informed, and equipped with the inner workings and benefits of the virtual world with a digital integration in their daily agricultural tasks. There are multiple ways in which AgTech proves to be a supporting pillar for farmers, enabling them to be future-ready and exceedingly aware of the benefits technology can provide them with. Farm management cannot be considered an easy task. They require knowledge and understanding about the varying nature of different crops asevery crop has differed needs. They require inputs and advisory on practices to be followed. AgTech assists farmers in taking forward the best suited agricultural practices, in turn increasing efficiency.

  • Agtech Assisting Farmers Of The Future

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Top 10 Leaders in Food & Confectioneries - 2021

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  • Top 10 Leaders in Food & Confectioneries - 2021

    The Indian confectionery market is one of the rapidly growing in the world with achievements of strong revenue. According to the Statista report, the revenue generated from the Indian confectionery and snacks section is expected to witness heavy growth and reach US$72,263m in 2021. In the duration between 2021 and 2025, the market is projected to grow yearly by a CAGR of 6.4 percent. And as per a market research report by Euromonitor, chocolate confectionery is projected to witness INR 148 billion in 2022. As the instrumental steps by the Indian Government increase, the entire food market will be thriving with growth and development, contributing to the overall food processing industry. The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) is highly encouraging for investments in this business section and has also approved joint venture (JV) proposals, foreign collaborations, industrial licenses, and is focused on 100 percent exports of units. And now, in this era of food innovation, health, and hygiene, which have gained optimum importance, the leaders present in the different units of food and confectionery franchises in India are leading with experience and demands. Under the supervision of the leaders, the teams of the respective food and confectionery franchise units are exceedingly cautious about sanitization, gloves, and caps at the workplace and they are always creating an orderly and pleasant environment for the visitors. They also ensure raw materials qualify the norms and suppliers have qualified professionals for testing. In this issue of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of ‘Top 10 Leaders in Food & Confectioneries - 2021’ is provided to the readers to know the stories of success of the sector. The stories also state the journey of the leaders which are motivating and encouraging. The listing provides detailed information about the leaders who are selected by a panel of industry veterans, CEOs, and VCs, and the CEO Insights magazine editorial board.

Top 10 Leaders in Food & Confectioneries - 2021

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Bogatchi Aakriti Gupta,Co-Founder Bogatchi She is expertised in Category management, Brand Promotions, Media Planning, Data analysis and Business & Customer analysis and many more
ZUCI Chocolates Aparna Gorrepati,Founder ZUCI Chocolates She is the chocolatier with extensive overseas training and experience
Lal Sweets Gulab Athwani,Founder Lal Sweets He started this business in the year 2010 in Mumbai and then shifted base to Bengaluru
Chocotwisto Karan Kshatriya,Owner Chocotwisto He holds great experience in making home made chocolates, muffins and dry cakes
Expelite Sahil Mahendra,Founder Expelite He looked for the learning and exposer in marketing field so for making his future bright and to make networking with the potential personality he started his business
The Cake Shoppe Sandeep Grover,Founder The Cake Shoppe He created his heaven which is a cake shop and bakery and his shop uses the finest and the unique ingredients for baking
Papacream Tanvi Chowdhri,Founder & CEO Papacream She is a mechanical engineer from Carnegie Mellon University and has worked on Wall Street as an investment banker in New York
Amande Pastries Venkatesh Raghu,Co Founder Amande Pastries He moved back to Bengaluru after his graduation in MBA from UTS, Sydney Australia to take on the role of Marketing Manager in Sterling Developers until the entrepreneurial heritage in him soon took over
Sairam Sweets Vinay Nagpaul,Founder & CEO Sairam Sweets He is in traditional sweets industry from 1998, and he is also a manufacturer retailers wholesalers & exporters of Indian sweets
WS Bakers Vishal Agrawal,Director WS Bakers He is an experienced owner with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry and skilled in negotiation, business development, strategic planning and many more

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