Making a better world through healthy eats
Leaf™ is India’s premier fresh produce supply chain company. With support from Leaf™, farmers can earn more by increasing their yield and bypassing intermediaries. While we assure the full safety for the customers, we also help the small hold farmers. Our modus operandi is designed to empower every stakeholder in the value chain. We are proud that we have the stability for doing things better. Leaf™ caters to health and environment-conscious consumers who seek safe, dependable, and sustainable Leaf™ products. Our business strategy is such that we are a one stop shop. Better margins for farmers, value-added services for retailers, and fresh & safe products for consumers
Dear StakeHolders - Doing Things Better
We strengthened our supply chain to replenish dealer shelves with speed and eliminate stock-outs. The result of all these initiatives was that we reported profitable growth during the year under review. We work with over “One Million” small-scale farmers. We‘re present in 10 key vegetable-growing regions across South India. We strengthened our supply chain to replenish dealer shelves with speed and eliminate stock-outs. The result of all these initiatives was that we reported profitable growth during the year under review.
community and advances in technology
Leaf Strategic Plan sets out the priorities established for the farmers and informs the public about our important work. This strategic plan summarizes key strategies that harness the collective wisdom of our farming community and advances in technology. It is designed to cascade better margins for farmers, value-added services for retailers, and fresh & safe products for consumers and serves as an overarching guide to achieving long-term economic and social outcomes.
Our farmers and businesses operate in a rapidly changing and increasingly competitive world. To address these challenges, we have developed bold new strategies to accelerate and promote our economic growth and opportunity.
LEAF has one overarching goal: To improve our country’s Economic Competitiveness.
Each of the LEAF’s four strategic goals advances our mission and supports this goal:
Corporate Social Responsibility
Enhancing people’s lives has been an integral part of Leaf progression. Keeping this in mind, we have remained committed to a wide range of agri activities.
Leaf Green Initiative
In a bid to promote awareness among farmers and the local community, Leaf Sustainable Agri initiated a program that incentivizes increased agricultural productivity. By rendering services to the forming community for enhancing crop production.
Training and capacity building activities
Farmer meetings were conducted frequently by producer organizations in Ooty, Mettupalayam and Masakal, Pallada, Sirumagai Districts. The objective is to educate the farmers on the latest :
Our Awards& Recognition
LEAF in addition to providing products and services is also a partnered and been recognized by government and other level entities linked to agriculture and other sectors of activity.
- ISO:22000 certified integrated system reduces supply chain wastage and uses margin gain for the benefit of farmers and consumers.
FICCI - YES Bank National Award for LEAF - November 2021
Lawrencedale Agro Processing India Private Limited was awarded the First prize in Sustainable Agriculture Development “The award is a testimony and a recognition of LEAF’s farmer engagement programs that promote sustainable agriculture development and those that focus on improving farmers’ income.”
Barclays and Unreasonable Group recognize LEAF for the generation of employment in agriculture during the COVID-19 crisis
London-headquartered multinational financial services major Barclays along with New York-based social impact platform Unreasonable Group awards LEAF in recognition of the exceptional work being undertaken by LEAF in addressing the immediate and long-term challenges resulting from the effects of the global pandemic. LEAF was among the ten companies across the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific regions chosen for this prestigious award. “LEAF has been recognized for their ingenious approaches to tackling almost impossible-sounding challenges, especially in some of the most challenged communities across the globe. We’re in awe of the speed with which LEAF is working to deliver social impact, and of the scale of the positive impact that they have already had. We’re honored to be able to extend our support through the Unreasonable Impact COVID-19 Response Initiative. We are humbled to be supporting the exceptional work of LEAF.
FICCI - YES Bank National Award for LEAF - November 2022
Lawrencedale Agro Processing India Private Limited was awarded the First prize in the Sustainable Farmer Income Enhancement. “The award is a testimony of LEAF’s long-standing efforts in areas of farmer income enhancement and responsible agriculture growth. While furthering the agenda of sustainability these practices also aim at scalability due to their feasible nature. We are confident that your organization will be amongst the trailblazers in the smart and sustainable agriculture domain.
LEAF awarded ‘Most Trusted Fresh Produce Supply Chain Company - India’ (2022)
“Despite the obvious hardships the last two years have brought to all industries, we’ve seen many from all over the APAC region work tirelessly to adapt and overcome a myriad of challenges, and we believe more than ever the incredible dedication by these individuals and businesses should be recognized. We are delighted to award Lawrencedale Agro Processing Private Limited as the Most Trusted Fresh Produce Supply Chain Company – India,” APAC Business Awards 2022.
LEAF is part of the New Vision for Agriculture - World Economic Forum
LEAF has been recognized as the core member of a select group of 20 companies in India for the ‘New Vision for Agriculture (NVA)’ which is a global initiative of the World Economic Forum. The core group under ‘New Vision for Agriculture works to strengthen food security, environmental sustainability, and economic opportunity through a market-based, multi-stakeholder approach.
Brief about Lawrencedale Agro Processing India Private Limited - (LEAF)
Lawrencedale Agro Processing (LEAF) is India’s premier agri tech farming company founded in the year 2009 by Palat Vijayaraghavan, founder and CEO. With a mission to bring sustainable positive impact to millions of marginalized, small landholding farmers. Deploying an integrated full-stack tech solution,spend over decades, LEAF embraces on-ground community farming interventions which are designed for:
LEAF strategic partnership with Mastercard , Sagri & Bayer
LEAF in a technology partnership with Mastercard has launched LEAF Farmer Network. LEAF Farmer Network digitizes marketplaces, payments, workflows, and farmer transaction histories by connecting buyers, farming inputs, suppliers, AgTechs, and banks with FPOs/farmers, helping to create a commercially sustainable ecosystem comprising all relevant agriculture value chain players with equitable commercial exchange mechanisms.
LFN supports the farmers through comprehensive training and capacity building in the entire lifecycle of the harvest, including post-harvest management to reduce wastage.LFN will empower farmers across Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu with digitization of harvest data.
Sagri, a Japan-based satellite technology services provider in strategic partnership with Lawrencedale
Agro Processing India (LEAF), India’s leading agri tech major, has joined a landmark project opportunity from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to improve the livelihoods of small and marginalfarmers in India. The Sagri-LEAF consortium will engage with the Himachal Pradesh government tobring in proactive actionable data which can predict the quality and yield of the produce.
The Sagri-LEAF partnership, by leveraging the strategic funding by JICA, will deploy Satellite Big Data,
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning solutions to predict harvest yields, improve nutrition
content and work on diversification of crops to mitigate the risks. The proprietary platform builds on
analysing satellite data using AI technology and by letting AI learn the characteristics of satellite data of
various states on the ground, it will create a state in which AI can make predictions.”
LEAF, Bayer working together for a sustainable food system
The future requires that we develop innovative new solutions — and we can’t do it alone. It takes a wide variety of experts, ideas, and perspectives to shape the future by shaping agriculture, which is why our Food Chain Partnership is such a critical endeavor. LEAF is in a strategic partnership with Bayer under its Food Chain Partnership which brings together farmers, food processors, retailers, traders, and others along the food value chain to work together for sustainable agriculture.
Food Chain Partnership from Bayer is an innovative platform to promote partnerships and address challenges throughout our food system. By sharing collective insights, goals, and resources, everyone contributes in tangible Food Chain Partnership initiatives to improved sustainability, food safety, quality, yields, and transparency – particularly in helping cultivate new opportunities for smallholder farmers.