Fresh Produce

Aggrigator signs on leading Organic Fresh Produce supplier, Duncan Family Farms, to e-commerce.

SALINAS, Calif., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggrigator™ signed Duncan Family Farms to its fresh produce B2B e-commerce marketplace today. The Arizona-based certified-organic producer is among the top three producers of certified-organic salads and fresh produce in the United States.

"Aggrigator is working to connect the fragmented world of fresh produce supply and demand for businesses with e-commerce. We are excited to sign leaders like Duncan Family Farms to our e-commerce marketplace, creating value for buyers and suppliers alike. The benefits of quality and scale that Duncan Family Farms provides, leveraged via the e-commerce marketplace will be a win-win for both companies, as we bring our unique demand-supply-fulfillment model to the local ecosystem," said Gerard Rego, Aggrigator's cofounder & CEO.

Aggrigator's B2B e-commerce marketplace for fresh produce is the next step in aggregating demand-supply and fulfillment not just for Duncan Family Farms but also for the whole agriculture industry.

"Duncan Family Farms' roots are to add value by providing produce that is organically grown, with the best processes and quality, enabling us to fulfill our mission of providing healthy food, making a strong contribution to the environment and giving back to the community," said Will Feliz, President of Duncan Family Farms. "The Aggrigator marketplace technology and business model enable us to access markets and expand our supply chain footprint to keep pace with growth, while reducing friction in the market for everyone."

Aggrigator is a B2B "farm-to-shelf" marketplace:  Our technology provides a platform for the buyers and sellers of fresh produce to access markets across the entire fresh produce transactional pipeline. We bring participants in food buy/sell/fulfill transactions together to create viable economies of scale and a fresh produce supply chain capable of servicing large demand markets. Learn more at www.aggrigator.com.  

Duncan Family Farms is a multi-regional certified organic farm founded in 1985 on the premise of bridging the gap between urban and rural life through agricultural tourism. Today Duncan Family Farms has multi-regional operations located in Central Arizona, the Imperial Valley, on the Central Coast and its inland valleys in California. The geographic diversity of these organically certified growing locations positions Duncan Family Farms as one of the leading organic growers in the United States. Learn more at www.duncanfamilyfarms.com.

 

Former GE veteran, Analytics and BPO pioneer Pramod Bhasin joins Aggrigator's Board of Directors.

SALINAS, Calif., Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggrigator™ today announced that Pramod Bhasin was elected to the Aggrigator's board of directors.

Pramod is an angel investor in Aggrigator's mission as the world's first aggregated marketplace platform. "We look forward to Pramod's bold leadership in enabling create the foundation for strong governance, organization building experience and his vision to create and transform whole industries as he did with the BPO and analytics industry he created". In addition, this is where we move from our Series Seed1 to our Series A round and start what is our next phase of growth as a startup and Pramod's leadership for the future is most critical where analytics, insight and technology will add value off-line to the fresh produce industry and $700B food economy", said Gerard Rego, Aggrigator's cofounder & CEO.

"I share Aggrigator's mission to connect aggregated markets to small farmers globally. The ability of true aggregation has the potential to truly transform the agriculture and general produce space by aggregating demand-supply and fulfillment for such a critical industry where technology, analytics and marketplaces are the key to solving the challenge of fragmentation", said Pramod Bhasin.

Pramod Bhasin a former GE executive currently serves as the Vice-Chairman of GENPACT and the founder of the Business Process Management industry in India that employs millions of professionals. Prior to GENPACT Pramod as an GE veteran for over 25 years in markets that spanned US, Europe andAsia, before taking over as head of GE Capital India where he created and lead pioneering initiatives and JVs in the market. Pramod is a Chartered Accountant from Thomson McLintock & Co., London and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Delhi University.

Aggrigator is a B2B "farm-to-shelf" marketplace:  Our technology provides a platform for the buyers and sellers of fresh produce to access markets across the entire fresh produce transactional pipeline. We bring participants in food buy/sell/fulfill transactions together to create viable economies of scale and a fresh produce supply chain capable of servicing large demand markets. To learn more please visit our website.