Category: Supply Chain

Sourcing of Fruit & Vegetables – Let’s put first things first

Decades back, when I was taking strategic sourcing decisions for large corporates, I was often told by top managers that what’s the big deal about purchasing fruit and vegetables, even kids can do it. Housewives do it day in day out. I used to get offended by such caustic, casual and derogatory remarks, but I always kept my cool but did contemplate later on. Is f+v procurement job so easy and inconsequential? Time passed by,

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एवोकैडो – परेशानी किस बात की है और किस प्रकार आप स्वयं की एवोकैडो खेती आरंभ कर सकते हैं !

एवोकैडो या बट्टर फ्रूट वस्तुतः स्वास्थ्यवर्धक होते हैं और आजकल प्रचलन में हैं। यह अत्यधिक पौष्टिक होते हैं, इसमें केले से अधिक पोटेशियम होता है, और थोड़ा सी स्वास्थ्यवर्धक वसा, बहुत अधिक मात्र में  रेशा और भी बहुत कुछ।लेटिन और दक्षिण अमरीका के पकवानो में, एवोकैडो बहुत से व्यंजनों में प्रयोग किए जाते हैं: इनमें कुछेक व्यंजन हैं :  गुयाकमोले, टोमेटिल्लो सूप, चिपोतले चिलीस और चोरीज़ों ब्रेकफ़ास्टस। भारतीय, हाल ही में इस फल से बनाए

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Avocados – What’s all the fuss about and how you can start your own Avocado farm!

Avocados or Butter fruits are really healthy and they’re all the rage nowadays. They are extremely nutritious, have more potassium that banana, and have the healthy kind of fats, loads of fiber and much more.In Latin and South American cuisines, avocados feature in several recipes: Guacamole, tomatillo soup, chipotle chilies and chorizo breakfasts, to name a few. Indians, however, have only recently became aware of the fruit’s culinary and marketing potential in savory shakes, dishes

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What FPOs and farmers’ Coops can learn from Mandies – 7 important learnings from a brief case study on Onion Trade in Maharashtra.

Non availability of economic loads at farm location. – Availability of onion is widely scattered in Maharashtra. Land holding of onion growers is very less. Most of the farmers own less than 1.5 acre land and due to unfavorable weather conditions even one vehicle of 15 MT is not available with a single farmer field at a given time. Non-availability of full truck load of fresh onions at a farm has led to concentration of

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