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Bangalore, Karnataka, India (NewsView)
Source Natural Foods and Herbal Supplements Ltd., a subsidiary of Sriveda Sattva Pvt. Ltd. (Sri Sri Tattva), which manufactures a full line of Ayurvedic, health and dietary supplements and food products, has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Verstegen Spices & Sauces BV, one of the leading spice and sauce brands. most reliable of the EU.
The objective of the MOU is to set up a verified and safe food supply chain of regenerative spices (agroforestry and natural agriculture) and to explore together new market opportunities. The two companies have agreed to launch a red pepper agroforestry system in Andhra Pradesh, India, and to promote it widely with other spices in the future. The peppers, coming from a regenerative source, will be purchased directly from the farmers and processed into the final product. Sustainability and traceability form the basis of this business relationship. Verstegen has been a leader in sustainable business and has been voted the most sustainable company in the Netherlands. Source Natural has collaborated with the Sri Sri Institute of Agricultural Sciences & Technology Trust and has done considerable work to train farmers in sustainable farming methods such as natural and organic farming. Having good relationships with local farmers in the area, the company would be able to source high quality produce and ensure that farmers earn a premium over the market rate for their high quality harvest. , thanks to the special cultivation methods they apply. .
Mr. Arvind Varchaswi, Managing Director of Source Natural, said: “Sustainability and environmental protection is a cause that is close to our hearts. We are happy to enter this relationship with a like-minded and esteemed organization like Verstegen. We will leverage our network to source the highest quality Indian spices from farmers implementing sustainable farming practices. We are sure that this will encourage more farmers to adopt such practices and benefit from the effort.
Mr. Michel Driessen, CEO of Verstegen said: “We are very proud to sign this MoU with Source Natural. This collaboration allows us to extend our sustainable global ambition with a project in India. Finding a partner with a common goal, namely successful entrepreneurship with farmers and biodiversity, is wonderful. We are more than excited to start this project with Source Natural and we really hope that many people will benefit from this effort. ”
About Source Naturelle
The company aims to promote health and well-being in every home. Its prestigious certifications and compliant with international standards such as WHO cGMP and COPP, ANMAT PIC / S GMP, Ayush Premium Mark, ISO 22000: 2018, HACCP and product capabilities for vegan, Indian (NPOP) USDA (NOP) and EU certified organic make its portfolio offering very strong for national and global markets. Source Natural offers products under the Sri Sri Tattva brand in the categories of Ayurvedic Medicines, Health Care, Supplements, and Food Products.
Source Natural’s standards of excellence combining traditional and modern scientific research, product innovation, quality systems and technology-driven manufacturing and rigorous control systems are part of Sri’s 360-degree approach. Sri Tattva for a holistic approach to health and wellness.
Verstegen has been a family business since its founding in 1886. We believe that herbs and spices are the starting point for great flavors. That’s why we provide the highest quality herbs and spices. We are very proud of our long standing and mutually beneficial relationship with local farmers all over the world. Thanks to advanced technology and an optimal quality control process, we ensure a fair, transparent and sustainable chain from producer to consumer. At Verstegen, the customer comes first and that’s why we always respond to changing customer needs. With this approach, we can continue to offer inspiring and surprising innovations to everyone, to enjoy responsible and healthy food, but above all delicious.
Image: Online signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Source Natural Foods and Herbal Supplements Ltd. and Verstegen Spices & Sauces BV PWR