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Though an agricultural economy, Indian harvesting and post harvesting technology is quite outdated. Aspada  Investments-backed LEAF aims to correct this while simultaneously benefiting the farmers and the consumers Ooty-based Lawrencedale Agroprocessing (LEAF) provides end-toend service, from harvesting to packaging, distribution and logistics while ensuring freshness, taste,...

US-based venture capital fund Unitus Impact has joined a Series B round for Indian produce logistics firm Lawrencedale Agro Processing, operator of the fruit and vegetable brand Leaf. Other participants in the round include the Bestseller Foundation, a Denmark-based philanthropic organization, and existing investor Aspada Investments,...

It seems your neighbourhood veggie markets may soon be a thing of the past. Giving veggie-cart vendors a run for their money, companies like LEAF are now selling packed produce in stores. LEAF (Lawrencedale Agro Processing, India) is an end-to-end fresh produce-supply chain company that...

Though an agricultural economy, Indian harvesting and post harvesting technology is quite outdated. Aspada Investments-backed LEAF aims to correct this while simultaneously benefiting the farmers and the consumers. Ooty-based Lawrencedale Agroprocessing (LEAF) provides end-to-end service, from harvesting to packaging, distribution and logistics while ensuring freshness, taste,...

Lawrencedale Agro Processing has come out with a new concept of delivering fresh vegetables without losing their nutritional value under the brand ‘Leaf’ to retail outlets.  It has kicked off with carrots, freshly pulled from the gardens of Nilgiris. Procuring, processing, and selling the beta-carotene-rich vegetable...

For those driving up the picturesque Nilgiri range to Ooty, eating crunchy and juicy 'Ooty Carrots' on the way is a must. Ooty and its neighbouring areas are ideal for growing carrots. This region accounts for supplies of about 100 tonne a day to various states...

The farmers’ market creates a network of local organic farmers and consumers The smell of fresh vegetables, tang of pickles, the wafting scent of bread, croissants, cup cakes, the smell of clean-washed potatoes not just provoked the nose but all the senses. It was certainly inspiring. The...

Fresh produce aggregating company – Lawrencedale Agro Processing India has expanded its scope of partnership with Star, a Tata-Tesco enterprise, by launching co-branded packets “Specially Packed for Star”. These co-branded fresh produce packs will be available at Star Extra in Bengaluru. “Earlier, Star – a multi-format hypermarket...

Lawrencedale Agro Processing, (LEAF) India’s premier fresh produce supply chain major, recently signed a landmark agreement with the Government of Andhra Pradesh for the development of horticulture crops. This agreement for the development of horticulture sector is part of the Andhra Pradesh Government’s pivotal Farmers Producer’s Organization (FPO)...

Ooty-headquartered fresh produce supply chain major – Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (P) Ltd (LEAF) – has raised Series B equity capital from Denmark-based BESTSELLER Foundation and US-based venture capital firm - Unitus Impact. The financial details of the transaction are not known.With this fresh round of...

Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (Pvt) Ltd, (LEAF) Indian fresh produce supply chain major, has raised Series-B equity capital from Denmark-based BESTSELLER Foundation, a global foundation and United States-based venture capital fund, Unitus Impact. The financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. Kristian Sloth Petersen, Managing...

Lawrencedale Agro Processing India Pvt Ltd. (LEAF) has raised an undisclosed Series B round of funding from U.S.-based venture capital fund, Unitus Impact and Denmark-based BESTELLER Foundation. LEAF is a complete service provider along the entire agricultural value chain from field to retailer. The company embraces an integrated approach...

Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (LEAF), a start-up that provides supply chain solutions for fresh produce, has raised an undisclosed amount in fresh funding from Denmark-based BESTSELLER Foundation and US-based Unitus Impact, with participation from existing investor Aspada Investments. LEAF’s end-to-end supply chain solutions have helped it...

Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (Pvt) Ltd, (LEAF) Indian fresh produce supply chain major, has raised Series-B equity capital from Denmark-based BESTSELLER Foundation, a global foundation and United States-based venture capital fund, Unitus Impact. The financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. Kristian Sloth Petersen, Managing...

Look, these start-ups managed to keep heads over shoulders! Rather than falling for the easy lure of me-too digital models, these 10 enterprises took to breaking new grounds and even solving some unsaid problems These are the days of digital unicorns, when VC money is flowing in...

From soil preparation to harvest, many new ventures are sowing the seeds of a farm revolution Imagine farming in India and the picture that immediately comes to mind are wizened old men, bare-chested, oxen pulling ploughs and women bent over either planting saplings or helping harvest...