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Aiming to assist the government in doubling of farmer's income by 2022, Bank of Baroda on Tuesday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lawrencedale Agro Processing India Pvt. Limited. With this, Bank of Baroda will help finance the farmers, companies and other associated parties involved in supply of vegetables and fruits procured by LEAF, a well-established...

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...

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...

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 (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) 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 (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...

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, (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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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,...

Direct sale of farm produce, pricing freedom, digitisation and traceability in poultry, livestock and fisheries segments will go a long way in accelerating the farm economy One of the problems that agri-business major ITC faced during the initial weeks of the Covid lockdown was labour shortage...

Agriculture services company aligns with new partners to deliver credit to struggling farmers Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (Leaf) will bring Rs 500 crore (US$67m) credit to India’s small-holder farmers as they battle a devastating wave of Covid-19. The agriculture services provider has aligned with new-age financial technology...

Partnership with Japan-based Sagri will bring solutions to help develop sustainable farming ecosystem Indian agricultural services company Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (Leaf), has partnered with Japan-based Sagri improve harvest estimations and productivity using satellite technology. Leaf and Sagri are aligning to disrupt the field of information sourced...

Mastercard partners LEAF to digitise agri-value chain Helps connect farmers with buyers Our Bureau Mastercard has partnered with Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (LEAF) to launch LEAF Farmer Network (LFN), a digital platform to improve financial assess and inclusion among the farmers in the country. LFN will empower farmers across...

To improve financial access and inclusion for more than one million of farmers in India, Mastercard today announced a partnership with Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (LEAF), India’s premier agriculture value chain enabler, to launch LEAF Farmer Network (LFN). To improve financial access and inclusion for more...

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...

International consortium to join the Japan International Cooperation Agency in helping Indian farmers The Sagri-Leaf consortium has partnered with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in a project designed to improve the livelihoods of small and marginal farmers in India. Sagri, a Japan-based satellite technology services provider,...

Horticulture officials, NGOs visit fields in Agency areas Tribal farmers of various hamlets in Chintapalli mandal were an excited lot when officials of the Horticulture Department and representatives of NGOs, supply chain companies and banks visited their fields in the Agency areas recently. Most farmers seemed to...

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...

Led by its experience-rich agriculture technical services, LEAF works with farmers to enrich the soil, engage them on bio-alternate inputs, leading to substantial increase in the quality of the fresh produce. Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (Pvt) Ltd, (LEAF) Indian fresh produce supply chain major, has raised...

Expanding scope of operations; to hire a mix of fresh and experienced agri professionals While most organisations are looking to lay off workers, agri-value-chain major Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (LEAF) is on a hiring binge. Its founder and Chief Executive Officer, Palat Vijayaraghavan, told BusinessLine that...

State government ties up with several national, global companies Andhra Pradesh has signed an MoU with the Government of Netherlands for collaboration in food processing, interior architecture, design packaging and containers to provide value addition and boost exports of banana, mango, tomato, chilli, and other horticultural...

மாஸ்டர்கார்டு LEAF உடன் இணைந்து நிதி உள்ளடக்கத்தை விரிவுபடுத்தவும், 1 மில்லியனுக்கும் அதிகமான விவசாயிகளின் வருமானத்தை அதிகரிக்கவும் செய்கிறது. 2018 ஆம் ஆண்டு ஆந்திரப் பிரதேசத்தில் அறிமுகப்படுத்தப்பட்ட ஒரு பைலட் திட்டமான மாஸ்டர்கார்டு ஃபார்ம் பாஸ் இன் விரிவாக்கமே LFN இன் வெளியீடு ஆகும். ஃபார்ம் பாஸ் என்பது சமூக பாஸின் ஒரு முக்கிய அங்கமாகும், இது கிராமப்புற மக்களுக்கான பகிரப்பட்ட, இயங்கக்கூடிய டிஜிட்டல் உள்கட்டமைப்பு ஆகும், இது முக்கியமான...

Sagri, Japan-based satellite technology services provider, and Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (LEAF), an agri-tech major, will implement a Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) project to improve the livelihoods of small and marginal farmers. A press release said the Sagri-LEAF consortium will deploy agri-tech solutions on a...

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation, and foster innovation. This is an extract from Finextra's The Future of ESGTech 2022 report. Focus target 9.3: Increase the access of small-scale industrial and other enterprises, in particular in developing countries, to financial services, including affordable credit,...

Lawrencedale Agro Processing, an agri start-up, has urged the Union Government to announce measures in the Union Budget that will ensure the agriculture sector is commercially viable to all stakeholders, boost adoption of easy-to-use technology, and promote agri business start-up ecosystem. Coimbatore MP P.R. Natarajan has...

Agro-based companies here have welcomed the budgetary announcements for the agriculture and allied sectors. According to Vignesh Soundararajan, Executive Director of Suguna Foods, the Finance Minister has announced several pro-farmer measures. These will boost agriculture economy and accelerate benefits to allied sectors such as poultry,...

LEAF is driving transparency through its tech-enabled platform LEAF Farmer Network (LFN) which brings in the complete visibility and makes the farmers credit-worthy for organised financial services Ooty-based Lawrencedale Agro Processing (LEAF), India’s leading full-stack agriculture technology services major, is enabling much-needed organised financial services...

Lawrencedale Agro Processing (LEAF), India’s premier full-stack agriculture technology services major, is enabling the much-needed organised financial services to marginalised farmers. The access to organised and structured financial services is among the key gaps which the Indian agriculture sector is facing. As a result of dependence...