PUNE Have you ever ever questioned the place the meals we eat comes from? Is it contemporary, nutritious and wholesome to devour? What sort of practices are adopted throughout farming, harvesting and eventually transporting the produce to your close by mall, retailer, vendor or residence? Pondering this, two professionals – Ganesh Nikam, an agri-finance marketing consultant from Pune and Sanket Mehta, a banker from Mumbai – got here collectively to construct agricultural startup ‘Nutrifresh’ in 2019 with the thought to supply wholesome, pesticide-free and residue-free meals to customers at massive.
Mehta was working as a supervisor at Central Financial institution of India, Pune when Nikam met him for a number of agri-financing-related proposals in 2012-13. The duo constructed a robust rapport as they interacted recurrently concerning their work.
Says Nikam, “I got here from a farmer household background and needed to do one thing for farmers. After my MBA, I did a job in an organization. I used to be working as a funding marketing consultant with a particular deal with agriculture and agriculture-related actions. I helped a number of dairies, agro-processing industries, and meals items to boost funds.”
“Once I met Mehta, he stated he was being