Our Journey by Umamaheshwari and Lakshmi Bhavani
Lakshmi Bhavani 8th March 2021 234Category: My Journey.(0)
Mrs Uma Maheshwari – Founder Mrs. Umamaheshwari holds B.Sc Agriculture degree from ‘Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University’ and has worked for around 30 years for Department of Agriculture, Government of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Throughout her service she strived for organic and natural farming and nudged hundreds of farmers to shift to organic farming. She also encouraged farmers to take up less water intensive and more remunerative Millet based cultivation. Post retirement she co-founded the food start up “Ancient foods” along with her daughter with a mission to bring nutritious and healthy Millet based ‘SMART Foods” closer to the common man.
Mrs. Lakshmi Haritha Bhavani, M.Tech- Co-Founder, MD and CEO A Professor turned women entrepreneur Mrs Lakshmi Haritha Bhavani was inspired by her mother’s dedication towards ‘Organic Farming’ and ‘Healthy food Consumption’. Determined to implement the ideas of her mother and to ensure the reach of healthy and chemical free food products to all sections of the people she co-founded the brand Ancient Foods along with her mother. She has immense passion towards developing ‘Nutritious and Healthy’ Millet based “SMART FOODS” and “NEXT GENERATION SUPER FOODS”. She holds an M.Tech Degree in Electronics and worked as an Assistant Professor and as a CRM Manager & Consultant for a Solar company for over 6 years before joining her mother’s dream.

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In today’s fast-paced world where everyone who wants to do their best and achieve big has greatly neglected the quality of food they consume, the Lifestyle pattern and its irreversible consequences. Due to time constraints people are opting for unhealthy snacking, frozen food and High Fat tongue tingling food options.
Ancient Foods aims to bring in those Lifestyle corrections for the young and old with a Blend of traditional age-old recipes with the “Super Foods: Millets” fusion into trendy tastes which are Ready to Cook and Ready to Eat – completely home made without any preservatives/soda/acids/flavors/Extracts/Enhancers. It’s packed with whole grains, whole nutrition and a whole lot of love and care!

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Smt.Uma Maheshwari (Founder) & Mrs. Lakshmi Haritha Bhavani (Co- Founder)
Mrs. Umamaheshwari holds B.Sc Agriculture degree from ‘Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University’ and has worked for around 30 years for Department of Agriculture, Government of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Throughout her service she strived for organic and natural farming and nudged hundreds of farmers to shift to organic farming and to take up less water intensive and more remunerative Millet based cultivation. Post retirement she co-founded the food start up “Ancient foods” along with her daughter as a mission to bring healthy food closer to common man. Mrs. Lakshmi Haritha Bhavani, Co-Founder of Ancient foods was a Professor turned women entrepreneur inspired by her mother, Smt. Uma Maheshwari determined to implement her ideas to ensure the reach of healthy and chemical free food products to all sections of the people. She has immense passion towards developing ‘Nutritious and Healthy’ Millet based “SMART FOODS” and “NEXT GENERATION SUPER FOODS”. She holds an M.Tech Degree in Electronics and worked as an Assistant Professor and as a CRM Manager & Consultant for a solar company for over 6 years before joining her mother’s dream.
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What was the inspiration for you to start your own business or take up the career you are in? *

In today’s fast-paced world where everyone who wants to do their best and achieve big has greatly neglected their Lifestyle pattern, the quality of food they consume or the irreversible consequences because of that. The easier solutions being unhealthy snacking, frozen food and High Fat tongue tingling food options

What have been some of your achievements in your professional life?

Mrs. Umamaheshwari holds B.Sc Agriculture degree from ‘Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University’ at the age of 56 years and has worked for around 30 years for Department of Agriculture, Government of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Throughout her service she strived for organic and natural farming and nudged hundreds of farmers to shift to organic farming. She also encouraged farmers to take up less water intensive and more remunerative Millet based cultivation. Post retirement she co-founded the food start up “Ancient foods” along with her daughter with a mission to bring nutritious and healthy Millet based ‘SMART Foods” closer to the common man.

The difference you have made to others

Ancient Foods aims to bring in those Lifestyle corrections for the young and old with a Blend of traditional age-old recipes with the “Super Foods: Millets” fusion into trendy tastes which are Ready to Cook and Ready to Eat – completely home made without any preservatives/soda/acids/flavors/Extracts/Enhancers. It’s packed with whole grains, whole nutrition and a whole lot of love and care!

What do you want to be acknowledged for

To develop chemical free food products and make the Indian kitchen’s chemical free.

How has eGrowth added value to your entrepreneurial / professional journey

A good networking platform

What support are you looking from eGrowth to build your business

It would be a great pleasure if our brand get’s a space to arrange a live counter at all your events.

Please share something for eGrowth

great platform for women entrepreneurs like us to develop a professional network.

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