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WayCool Foods produces fresh & healthy products by helping more than 35000 farmers


Introduction

WayCool operates an end-to-end digitally-tracked and continually-monitored supply chain system for agricultural products.

Product or concept

Efficient and sustainable supply chain management system for agricultural products.

Problem being solved

Reduces wastage of agricultural food products – right from harvesting to sale.

Process or technology involved

Makes a fragmented supply chain for agri products efficient by:

  • An end-to-end digitally-tracked and monitored supply chain.
  • Uses Machine Learning Algorithms for forecasting.
  • Automation to minimise product handling & damage in transit.

Sustainability benefits

  • Significant reduction of food crops' wastage
  • Enhanced awareness for farmers on efficient farming and farm product commercialization practices

User segments that will benefit

  • Farmers
  • Agriculture Research Institutes

People or organizations involved

  • Co: WayCool Foods and Private Limited
  • People: Karthik Jayaram, CEO; Sanjay Dasari, Business Development

Innovations or USPs

  • WayCool goes beyond supply chain management and provides guidance on overall farming and commercialization practices.
  • Better monetization for farmers through elimination of middlemen

Related engineering, science or business topics

  • Agriculture Technology
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Information Technology

Awards & recognitions

Sanjay Dasari was featured in Forbes Asia 30 under 30 and Entrepreneur 35 under 35 in 2019.


Office located at:

Virugambakkam

Videos

AI and the future of agriculture

WayCool Foods - Reimagining India's Food Supply Chain

How training smallholder farmers can improve livelihood and sustainability

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Farm fresh produce anywhere anytime: WayCool Foods and Products Pvt Ltd : How did the founders help reduce fresh produce wastage through their business model? The article delivers insights on the supply chain management practises of WayCool Foods and Products.

Why farm-to-fork supply chain startup WayCool Foods decided to pivot from B2C to B2B : The article talks about the journey of WayCool Foods' services over the years.

Make a visit to get a first-hand experience

WayCool Foods and Products Pvt Ltd : Their office is located at Virugambakkam. You can contact them through the details on the website.

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Purchase the product/solution

Sunny Bee : WayCool's produce is available through their branded retail outlets (Sunny Bee Outlets), branded sales trucks (Bees), store-in-store partnerships with other supermarkets, corporate wholesale, and through home delivery. You can contact them to know more.

Connect with experts

Sriram Rajagopal : He has 19 years of IT industry experience and is currently a professor in Great Lakes Institute of Management. You can contact him via the institute's website.

National Agro Foundation : They offer agricultural technology and analytical services. You can contact them through their website.

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Learn more

How Automation is Revolutionizing Agriculture : The article provides insight on how current agri-technology automation is progressing beyond smart machines.

Smart Farming—Automated and Connected Agriculture : The article delves into the agricultural industry's automation buzzwords, providing information on the current smart technology trends.

The Hands Free Hectare harvest : The video explores how an agricultural company in the US will be the first in the world to plant, tend and harvest a crop with only autonomous vehicles and drones.

How can Digital Agriculture Feed Nine Billion People | Jim Ethington | TEDxUCDavisSF : The TED talk examines the various possibilities in combining automation, artificial intelligence and agriculture.

Enabling precision agriculture with AI - Microsoft's FarmBeats Program : The video provides an explanation on how tech giants such as Microsoft help reduce food wastage by enabling precision agriculture.