Ramesh Doraiswami: Redefining the Future Of Indian Agri-Ecosystem | CEOInsights Magazine
  • Ramesh Doraiswami,   Managing Director & CEO, NBHC

    Ramesh Doraiswami, Managing Director & CEO, NBHC

  • National Bulk Handling Corporation (NBHC) is India’s leading integrated service provider in the agriecosystem. Established in 2005, Mumbai-based NBHC is wholly owned by True North, a private equity major. The story of NBHC is also the story of the evolution of the agriecosystem in the subcontinent. Over the past 15 years, the company has been instrumental in organizing and modernizing the country’s unorganized agriecosystem by expanding its activities and services, constantly following the dynamic needs of the industry. Today, NBHC is India’s leading fully integrated post harvest service provider of services ranging from warehousing, collateral management, procurement & supply chain management to other allied services such as quality inspection & testing & pest management.

  • Ramesh Doraiswami: Redefining the Future Of Indian Agri-Ecosystem

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Top 10 Leaders in Tea & Coffee - 2022

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  • Top 10 Leaders in Tea & Coffee - 2022

    There’s not a man, woman or child on the face of the earth who doesn’t enjoy a tasty beverage. One sip of this will bathe the drooping spirits in delight, beyond the bliss of dreams. While coffee is the official beverage of culture, tea is the spirit for peace, comfort, and refinement. Tea and coffee are among the oldest organized sectors in India. Indian tea is amongst the finest in the world due to the heavy investments and innovations in the processing units and the care taken during harvest and processing, owing to the importance the citizens give to ‘chai’ in their everyday life. Main tea cultivation areas in the south Asian country are in Assam, Darjeeling and the Dooars region. Almost three fourths of the produce is consumed locally within the nation. However, a lot of value is also generated through exports. The value of tea and coffee exports from India was over Rs.115 billion in fiscal year 2018.

    Coffee is also a popular commodity that is produced extensively in the country. India is the third largest producer of coffee in Asia, followed by Vietnam and Indonesia. The global coffee and tea market had grown to $143.08 billion in 2021 from $140.2 billion in 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.1 percent. The market is further expected to reach $193.78 billion in 2025 growing at a CAGR of eight percent. The 46 percent of the market accounts for Asia- Pacific, which is the largest global coffee and tea market, followed by Western Europe.

    The coffee and tea market consists of sales of coffee and tea by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that produce roasting coffee, blending tea, coffee & tea concentrates, herbal tea, coffee extracts, flavorings and syrups. Keeping in mind this flourishing industry, this issue of the CEO Insight magazine introduces you to a list of 'Top 10 Leaders in Tea & Coffee – 2022’, highlighting the individuals who have helped in the transformation and growth of caffeinated drinks or beverages sector of the country. The list has been crafted by a team of industry veterans, CEOs, VCs and the CEO Insights editorial board, thus delivering inspiring stories of their journey and the contributions & roles played by them in the creation and empowerment of a powerful nation.

Top 10 Leaders in Tea & Coffee - 2022

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Black Baza Coffee Arshiya Bose, Founder Black Baza Coffee Contributes to agricultural production with biodiversity conservation and implementing growth for coffee landscapes in India with eco-friendly farming practices
Teasana Biswajit Tripathy, Founder & CEO Teasana Specializes in leading & managing technology organization, innovation, operational distinction initiatives, transformation in multi cultural and multinational organizations
ARAKU Coffee Manoj Kumar, Co-Founder ARAKU Coffee An enthusiast of India grown coffee and social entrepreneurship with inclusion of 100 percent organic single-origin coffee in his practices
Roastery Coffee House Nishant Sinha, Founder Roastery Coffee House A graduate from the Institute of Hotel Management (Jodhpur) having vast experience in the coffee industry with a strong family background in the food and beverage industry
Cherise Tapri Parimal K Shah, Founder, MD & CEO Cherise Tapri Leveraging six decades of unparalleled experience in diverse areas of tea business
Caffena Coffee Pranav Mehta, Founder Caffena Coffee A passionate entrepreneur who started his journey with coffee, the second most traded commodity in the world, to give his customers the experience of its best flavors
Chaayos Raghav Verma, Co-Founder Chaayos Incepted Chaayos in 2013, prior to which he worked with McKinsey & Company and Opera Solutions, and even co-founded a company named PrepSquare
The Infused Kettle Shalini Sinha, Founder The Infused Kettle Has close to a decade of experience in the beverages industry
Maharani Chai Shyam Bansal,Partner Maharani Chai The epitome of generosity focused on giving back to society and leading the new generation with compassion and humility
Classic Coffee Tapaswini Purnesh, Director Classic Coffee Highly skilled and experienced in marketing and promotions of coffee plantions, and export & retail of coffee

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