KOCHI: This Onam, gift your dear ones a wide range of spices, dry fruits and Kerala homemade snacks like ‘ariyunda’,‘avalose podi’, banana chips and more, online. All you have to do is to visit www.essentialspices.in and place the order online using your debit or credit card. Apart from these, there are attractively designed gift boxes consisting of snacks and spices available on the portal.
The gift will be delivered at your dear ones door steps within two days in Kerala and four days across the country. www.essentialspices.in is promoted by Elate Business Ventures and supported by KITCO which is an engineering, management and project consultancy.
This is a first of its kind venture started by Anish Mathews, a former telecom professional and native of Pala. The portal will help you to choose the apt gift for your loved ones. Increased international travel and social mobility have created a demand for secure online platforms that family members can use to exchange gifts even when they are abroad, said Anish Mathews. The project attained shape under the guidance and mentoring of KITCO through its recently launched Business Leadership Program.
“ To start with, we have Kerala snacks like ariyunda, avalose podi, churuttu, kuzhalappam, and the like in the snack section and black pepper, cambodge, cardamom, dry ginger, cinnamon in the spices section. We target consumers across India with an exciting array of ethnic Kerala snacks and spices. We are happy to be a part in enhancing lovely relationships, and enabling friends and relatives to send gifts to their dear ones through Kerala online this Onam season, no matter where they reside individually,” said Anish.
“ All products listed on the site are sourced from farmers directly, processed, tested, and perfected manually to ensure that their freshness and flavor is well preserved. The stock of spices and dry fruits are bought regularly and in small batches to ensure that everything is as fresh as possible. On the logistics side, we have tied up with the Indian Postal Service to ensure delivery of goods anywhere in Kerala,” he said.
A processing and packing unit of 2000 sq ft which adhere to the norms laid down by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is located at Thidanad near Pala. For details, contact: +91 9142 46 46 00.