FarmersFZ operates as an online marketplace connecting farmers and customers. It focuses on rural farmers and urban customers and provides fruits and vegetables to the users. FarmersFZ was founded in 2015 and is based in Kochi, India.
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Latest FarmersFZ News
Jun 6, 2023
A Kerala-based startup, Farmers Fresh Zone (FarmersFZ), has been selected for the 'Accelerator Programme by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN 1x 1.5x A Kerala-based startup, Farmers Fresh Zone (FarmersFZ), has been selected for the 'Accelerator Programme by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN. FarmersFZ has figured in the list of 12 agri-food startups around the world for the UN body to develop business. The Kochi-based multichannel marketplace platform, which functions under the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), is one among India's two startups to qualify for the 'Accelerator Programme'. Its ultimate aim is to attain the UN Sustainable Development Goals. KSUM is the nodal agency of the Kerala government for entrepreneurship development and incubation activities in the state. CEO AgriTech D2C P.S. Pradeep will attend the UN function in Rome next month. He said that the UN programme will enable FarmersFZ to present its model before countries across continents. Also Read Global food prices in 2022 hit record high amid drought, war: FAO Humanitarian aid priority to ensure people's recovery in Ethiopia: FAO Iran blames US sanctions for causing environment, health problems Gender equality in farming could add $1 trillion to world economy, says FAO StartUp20 engagement group meet ends, asks G20 to invest $1 trn by 2030 Ola Electric likely to cross $1 billion revenue-mark: CBO Ankush Aggarwal Deloitte flags sourcing from inappropriately approved vendors at BharatPe Less than 1 in 3 startups manage to raise follow-on funding: Study Investors mark down 'unicorn' tag for start-ups, chase real deal "The model would require alterations based on the nature of the markets in each economy. For that we need funds, which will come through the Accelerator," said Pradeep. FarmersFZ, which bridges the gap between rural farmers and urban consumers by providing healthy, premium-quality and pesticide-free vegetables from fields to the table within 24 hours of harvest, connects more than three lakh consumers and 2,000-plus farmers in Kerala. --IANS sg/daanish/bg (Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
FarmersFZ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was FarmersFZ founded?
FarmersFZ was founded in 2015.
Where is FarmersFZ's headquarters?
FarmersFZ's headquarters is located at Fort Athani,Kakkanad, Kochi.
What is FarmersFZ's latest funding round?
FarmersFZ's latest funding round is Incubator/Accelerator.
How much did FarmersFZ raise?
FarmersFZ raised a total of $1.3M.
Who are the investors of FarmersFZ?
Investors of FarmersFZ include SDG Agrifood Accelerator, Indian Angel Network, Nativelead Foundation, IAN Fund, Malabar Angels and 3 more.
Who are FarmersFZ's competitors?
Competitors of FarmersFZ include Woolly Farms and 4 more.
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