Searching for to money in on burgeoning advertising and marketing alternatives within the MSME sector, girls entrepreneurs are making their presence dominantly felt on the ongoing ‘Vyapar 2022’ meet right here, displaying a variety of merchandise and their enterprise acumen that’s catching the eye of each home consumers and world e-commerce giants.
Among the many 300-odd exhibition stalls on the expo, 65 of them belong to girls enterprise leaders, whose palpable confidence and professionalism convey that they purpose massive of their respective enterprises, organisers mentioned in a launch right here.
Starting from meals merchandise to handicrafts, they’ve displayed riveting merchandise for consumers, together with world e-commerce firms like Amazon and Flipkart.
Minimol Mathew, proprietor of natural mushroom farm Nahomi, has displayed a raft of value-added merchandise constructed from mushroom together with, oyster mushroom powder, oil, chocolate, cleaning soap, pickle, and cake.
“It has been confirmed that oyster mushroom powder is helpful for curing thyroid. We convert unsold mushroom into value-added merchandise, that are being offered by means of main gala’s,” says Mathew, a local of Vithura in Thiruvananthapuram, who has been attending main gala’s throughout India.
Geetha from Kalpetta has arrange a stall for her enterprise West Mount Caffe. She mentioned her agency sells premium espresso powder Arabica, which is legendary for its superior high quality, flavour, style and aroma.
“We’re primarily exporting the Arabica espresso powder to Dubai. Our main market in Kerala is five-star motels, high-end eating places and branded supermarkets,” she added.
Kasaragod-based Arunakshi M launched her enterprise Viflowers, a pillow and mattress-making enterprise, throughout the pandemic. Inside no time, the micro-fibre pillows which can be useful for lowering neck ache gained a distinguished place available in the market and the agency registered a turnover of Rs 50 lakh final yr.
“Our main market is Kerala and Karnataka. I’ve employed round 10 employees and all are girls,” she mentioned.
Hailing from Pathanamthitta, Suma Reji, Managing Director, Style of Travancore, has a pickle model, Mummy’s Secret, which provides round 25 kinds of vegetarian and non-vegetarian pickles.
Reji says she prepares these pickles in a traditional means with out including any preservatives. She believes that it’s the high quality and style that helped the natural merchandise discover a place within the hypermarkets of LuLu Group.
“At Vyapar 2022, we acquired enquiries for exporting the merchandise, in addition to supplying them to the home market. Discussions are happening with manufacturers like Reliance and Extra to showcase the merchandise of their supermarkets,” says Reji, who can be a politician.
Vandana Jubin, Founding father of MinyM, is adept in making sweets, and has already scripted her success as an entrepreneur. An engineering graduate from Chalakkudy, she is specializing in making wholesome and sugar-free sweets utilizing pure components.
She makes greater than 25 forms of sweets, together with sugar-free sweets utilizing stevia, a pure sweetener.
“Other than home consumers, I’ve acquired an excellent variety of enquiries relating to the export of sweets at Vyapar 2022. Now we have a web based platform to promote the merchandise, however I am concentrating on a tie-up with main e-commerce corporations for getting extra visibility,” Jubin factors out.
Showcasing an array of engaging luggage, masks and stationery objects made from jute, Sujatha Ok from Palakkad exudes confidence that Vyapar 2022 will assist scale up her enterprise model Tiddy Baggage.
She has been making jute merchandise for the final 9 years and has round 12 employees working beneath her. Even COVID-19 couldn’t snuff out her entrepreneurial spirit as she made the a lot of the glum state of affairs by lapping up bulk orders for making cotton masks.
Organised by the Division of Industries and Commerce to offer an enormous enhance to the MSME sector hit exhausting by the pandemic, the three-day ‘Vyapar 2022’ within the metropolis will conclude on Saturday.