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The Exotic fruit has healing powers

Scientifically known as Artocarpusheterophyllus, jackfruit may have an unusual name and appearance, but it is an incredibly nutritious tropical fruit that has it’s fair share of popularity I the native India. These unique fruits, which grow up to 80 pounds in weight, are known to be the largest tree-borne fruits in the world.  The sweet taste and pleasant aroma of Jackfruit adds to its popularity, along with the versatility in many different meals. The best part of the fruit is that no only the flesh of the fruit is nutritious but also the seeds.   GODESi has come up a great idea of blending the nutrients of the fruit into something interesting like Jackfruit Bars which are sweet and delicious...

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From Scratch to Hatch - The Journey of Establishing a Micro Unit

Sira, a small town located 120 kms away from Bangalore, has its own eventful history with tales of warfare, rise and fall of kingdoms and empires. A politically and militarily important region of south India during the 17th century, Sira was to be our next destination to manufacture IMLI POPs. What worked in Sira’s favor to be the place for our next micro unit was the city’s proximity to Bangalore and the place being totally aligned with ethos of GODESi- sourcing and processing the food at farm gate and creating economic centers in rural areas. Before we dwell further into the story of setting up a micro unit, let’s first understand the factors that hinder investment in manufacturing in rural...

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