Lemon Chillii Farms, strategically located near the thriving city of Hyderabad, has emerged as a trailblazer in the adoption of cutting-edge and eco-friendly hydroponic farming practices within India. With a robust presence in Hyderabad's B2B landscape, serving renowned establishments, and major food chains, they have successfully secured a significant market share within the supermarket sector.
As Lemon Chilli Farms expands its horizons into the realms of D2C (Direct-to-Consumer) and B2C (Business-to-Consumer), championing nutrient-dense produce, unrivaled farm-to-table transparency, and sustainable agriculture techniques, they have entered into a groundbreaking partnership with the 'NLHortiRoad2India' cluster, including Dutch Greenhouse Delta, Koppert, Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects, Hoogendoorn, Meteor Systems, Lumiforte, Priva, Broekman Logistics, Ridder, De Ruiter (Bayer) and Viscon supported by the Dutch government.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed in the esteemed presence of the Dutch Prime Minister, Mr. Mark Rutte, and the founder of Lemon Chilli, Mr. Janardhan Rao Yalamanchili alongside Mr. Desh Ramnath, who serves as the Director Business Development of Dutch Greenhouse Delta and NLHortiRoad2India track leader.
Desh Ramnath is a visionary leader with a track record of fostering international agricultural collaborations, driving innovation, and creating sustainable ecosystems in the farming sector. His extensive experience spans diverse aspects of agribusiness, from research and technology to strategic partnerships.
Together, Lemon Chillii Farms and Dutch Green House Delta share a vision of revolutionizing the realms of food diversity, quality, safety, sustainability, and health. Their joint effort focuses on cultivating high-value, residue-free crops in India, thereby promoting local production, boosting employment within the Indian Agri-tech sector, and reducing the need for transporting and importing fresh produce.
Through this dynamic partnership, both entities are committed to accelerating the creation of a clean, secure, wholesome, and profitable food production ecosystem tailored to India's unique needs.
Mr. Rithish Babu Velkur, CEO, Lemon Chillii Farms Pvt Ltd commented "This collaboration marks a significant stride towards transforming India's agricultural landscape. We are dedicated to fostering a greener, healthier, and more sustainable future for our nation. Mr. Desh Ramnath's exceptional dedication and expertise in negotiation were instrumental in bringing this transformative initiative to fruition. We extend our heartfelt thanks to him for his invaluable contributions.”