About

Who we are

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GS Farm Taaza Produce Pvt. Ltd.

Is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gram Suchana Solutions Pvt Ltd. and is a B2B (Business to Business) entity focused on increasing the value to both the farmers and our business Customers (Retail/eCommerce/Hotels,Restaurants,Corporates,Institutions). The company is founded by Silicon Valley veterans and funded by Silicon Valley angel investors.

 

benefits

  • 1 Freshness Freshness of the produce is assured by making the produce available to the customer within 8-22 hours of harvesting it from the farm.The produce is optimally packed and innovative transportation methods are used by Farm Taaza . Grading is done at the source that reduces spoilage by segregating quality produce.
  • 2 Reliability Farm Taaza provides expert advice to the farmers on improving the yield and improving the field operations of the farmer.We have multiple sources of procurement which will assure consistent good quality produce to the customers.
    We have tie-ups with various agricultural universities who act as knowledge partners and help us taking improved farm technologies to the field.
  • 3 Convenience Farm Taaza gives its clients a simple and effective interaction tool in form of a mobile app to carry out hassle free transactions in placing the order, tracking the status of the order and various other features.We also provide a provision for individual produce packaging for the convenience of the customers.

our team

Management Team

Kumar Ramachandran
Kumar Ramachandran - CEO

Serial Entrepreneur who successfully started and sold Vignani Technologies in Product Design Services and Vignani Solutions in LED lighting in past 9 years.
Past experience includes Senior Director for Service Business at Applied Materials USA, Managing Director at Applied Materials India, Director for Process Improvement for Hitachi data Systems and Program Manager at EDS (now a division of HP).

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Alok Arora - Strategic Advisor

National Role of Managing end-to-end business in Retail & Distribution. Core Strength has been in setting up of New Business, Business Turnaround and National & International procurement. Sanyo Landmark Group & BPL are where sufficient time has been spent.

Balakumar K B - CFO

An accomplished professional with 28 years of experience in Financial Accounting, Business Finance & Taxation functions in Consumer Electronics, Durables and Multi Brand Retail industries. Past experience includes AVP – Finance & Accounts with Landmark Group of Companies in India and DGM – Finance with ABRL

 

H Madhava Prakash - VP - Operations

SCM Professional with over 32 years of Experience including International Exposure in Optimizing in the field of logistics and supply Chain Area of Retail Industry. Worked in Retail Industry and having Retail Supply Chain Management experience over 21 years, held senior positions in Spencer’s, Food World, METRO Cash and Carry, SPINACH, Aditya Birla Retail Limited, Heritage Foods Limited and Last assignment as Regional Head – Supply Chain Management in Supermarket Supplies Private Limited ( Bigbasket)

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Sunil Padacheril - GM - Technology Operations

Direct selling/marketing industry background with internship experience in Investment Banking; Sunil holds a Finance degree from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He also specializes in social media development.

Arvind
Arvind - GM - eCommerce, Chennai

Graduating from the College of Engineering Guindy, a Mechanical Engineer by qualification. Aravind helped launch the Chennai wing of FarmTaaza from ground up. An aggressive person with his mind always closing loops and finding solutions, fully immersed in sales and operations.

Balaji Ramesh – GM – eCommerce, Bangalore

An entrepreneur who has worked with multiple startups across e-commerce, retail, healthcare, education, beauty, fashion tech and conceirge services industries and helped build sustainable businesses in these sectors. Balaji is an engineer from Delhi College of Engineering and has a background in consulting working with Deloitte US.

Board Directors

Kumar Ramachandran
Kumar Ramachandran - Managing Director

Serial Entrepreneur who successfully started and sold Vignani Technologies in Product Design Services and Vignani Solutions in LED lighting in past 9 years.
Past experience includes Senior Director for Service Business at Applied Materials USA, Managing Director at Applied Materials India, Director for Process Improvement for Hitachi data Systems and Program Manager at EDS (now a division of HP).

Sudheer Kuppam
Sudheer Kuppam - Director

Sudheer Kuppam is Founder and Managing Partner of Epsilon Venture Partners, a pan Asian VC and growth equity firm with a technology focus.Over the years, Sudheer held multiple board positions in Intel Capital's global portfolio. Currently, Sudheer is a director on the boards of FarmTaaza (India), Pi Datacenters (India) & Zebi (India).

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VVR Babu - Director

During the last 15 years in ITC, he held the positions of Senior Vice President and Management Committee member of ITC Infotech India Limited (a 100% subsidiary of ITC Limited) and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the ITC GroupSenior Vice President ITC Infotech India Limited (Retired in April 2015)