This sets the foundation for a strategic upside in the future, through forward integration, by extending control of value chain to the wholesale ex-ripening chamber; as also backward integration by developing industrial farming options on own / leaded land.
DFV has long established links with farmers and is the benchmark for sustainable and socially responsible contract farming, offering a win-win situation for individual and small farmers. Currently, about 1000 farmers are under contract with a production volume of over 30000 MT. This is slated to double in the coming months. Its strategy is based on a unique trusted farmer aggregation platform based on a socially responsible "partnership farming" model in India, This model will be expanded to a wider range of agricultural produce in the years to come.