ZooFresh Foods Pvt. Ltd.

ZooFresh Foods is disrupting the fish & meat industry in eastern India by creating an integratedaggregation and distribution model, with farms, farmer networks, logistics, storage points, rural hubs, and state-of-the-art FSSAI certified urban retail outlets.

Incubated since: 2019   HQ: Bhawanipatna,Odisha   Sector: Food      Sub-sector: Food-Tech

The Entrepreneur

Sadananda spent over eight years at the DGQA, Ministry of Defence. He was responsible for inspecting defence suppliers across 8 North India States and International purchases. Since his childhood days, he was motivated to uplift the tribals in his area and the idea of ZooFresh Foods was born. Ambika is an Economics graduate from Miranda House, Delhi University, and a Young India Fellow. She is a food consultant and previously worked with zomato. She is passionate about bringing innovation in the food value chain

The Challenge

-Farmer ratings

-Disintermediation

-Specialised logistics

-Minimal wastage

-Quality control

-Digitization & optimisation

-Lower prices

-Modernize retail

The Solution

– INCENTIVIZE BETTER FARMING

– DIGITIZE VALUE CHAIN

– OPTIMIZE DISTRIBUTION

– MODERNIZE RETAIL

Impact

ZooFresh Foods works with local producers, micro-entrepreneurs, tribal youth and women. Most producers are small-scale farmers, often tribal, with average production capacity less than 5% of the large producers in neighboring states.