Desai Fruits and Vegetables (DFV), a Gujarat based contract farming organization, is commemorating its twentieth anniversary as India’s driving provider of quality bananas. With a volume of in excess of 80,000 MT and absolute exports of more than 2,500 containers in FY20, the organization has held the title of ‘Banana King’ throughout the years.
With almost two decades of development, the organization additionally reported its new methodology to turn into a vertically coordinated natural product organization with full traceability of its products for end-shoppers. To guarantee the best products for its customers, the organization is putting resources into tech, logistics and infra assets. Likewise, they are planning to launch highly inclusive ‘partnership farming model’ along with fully controlled production hubs. The aim is to introduce state of the art farming methods and providing educational and financial services to the surrounding farming community combined with secured off-take for their produce.
“We plan to reinforce infrastructure considerably. We will invest in pack-houses for processing & packaging of fresh produce and build state-of-the-art ripening chambers to provide safe and hygienic fresh produce for consumption,” Ajit added.
On its anniversary, the organization likewise reported its methodology to fortify its multi-natural product model upheld by a robust supply chain and distribution network. Although the firm will keep concentrating on bananas as their core and extend further into a wide scope of tropical and different natural fruits.