NAFED to contribute and promote ‘International Year of the Millet’ 2023 on global scale
The company is in active discussions with customers from other countries to leverage the
demand for Indian Traditional Plant-Based and Vegan products
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has announced that GREENEST, NewDelhi-based startup, has shipped India’s first plant-based meat export consignment to the USA from Gujarat. The 5,000 Kg consignment consists of GREENEST products (Plant-based Mini Samosas, Hot and Spicy Strips, Momos, Spring Rolls, Nuggets, Grilled patty, and other Vegan products).
GREENEST is backed by investors like Better Bite Ventures (a New Zealand based dedicated Alt Protein VC fund), Magnetic, and Sachid Madan (the former Chief Executive of ITC’s frozen snacks business).
“This is just a beginning, and we hope that India with its rich vegetarian heritage will become a hub for the growing global demand for plant-based Vegan products” said Dr M. Angamuthu, IAS, Chairman, APEDA (Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development
Harpreet Singh, Regional Head, APEDA Gujarat said “Plant-based vegan food is a burgeoning
category with a strong international potential and we see it as one of the key contributors to our packed foods export portfolio from Gujarat.”
“The team at Wholesome Foods is delighted to partner with GREENEST to open up international markets for their unique array of products”, said Jeet Hirpara, Managing Partner of Wholesome Foods.