Profit with a Purpose

Zizira is not a non-profit. We are here to run a profitable business in order to serve a higher purpose.

Apiculture Mission - Helping Meghalaya Farmers Explore Beekeeping Profitably

Apiculture Mission - Helping Meghalaya Farmers Explore Beekeeping Profitably

You might be familiar with the word Beekeeping! In short, it is the practice of...

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Zizira's Home-made Solar Dryer Holds Great Promise for Farmers

Zizira's Home-made Solar Dryer Holds Great Promise for Farmers

Meghalaya’s farmers now have a great helping hand in their noble endeavour to bring to...

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A ‘Spice festival’ to Unleash Meghalaya’s Flavour on the World

A ‘Spice festival’ to Unleash Meghalaya’s Flavour on the World

Spices from India’s Northeast, especially from Meghalaya, are among the best in the world. That’s...

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How Zizira Sources Raw Materials For Its Healthy Products

How Zizira Sources Raw Materials For Its Healthy Products

Zizira is spearheaded by a single mantra: "to make a difference to farmers and Northeast...

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Super Easy to Track Trends in Farm Produce Prices!

Super Easy to Track Trends in Farm Produce Prices!

Farm Produce Prices Available Online! Whether you are a researcher in the food commodities sector,...

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Zizira Travels 3000km To Find New Solutions For Meghalaya Farmers

Zizira Travels 3000km To Find New Solutions For Meghalaya Farmers

As part of our continuing endeavour to bring the best, modern methods – that could...

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Peek into Pages from my Start-up Journal

Peek into Pages from my Start-up Journal

I was taking stock of the year 2016 gone by for Zizira and started to...

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Story of Zizira – Learn Why Chillibreeze Diversified into Agricultural Products

Story of Zizira – Learn Why Chillibreeze Diversified into Agricultural Products

Want to walk with me as I share with you the story behind Zizira? As...

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Story Of Zizira - Why We Need To Open Markets For Farmers

Story Of Zizira - Why We Need To Open Markets For Farmers

Will the Story of our Experiences Help? This story evolved as I sat down to...

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Story of Zizira – What was our Product Selection Strategy?

Story of Zizira – What was our Product Selection Strategy?

Creating unique products that would sell online was a crucial next step. Want to know...

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Story of Zizira – We Learn from Our Failures

Story of Zizira – We Learn from Our Failures

Here is the next part of the story of Zizira. We Learnt from a Failure...

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Story of Zizira – Plan to Process Small Batches

Story of Zizira – Plan to Process Small Batches

Yes, Zizira plans to source, process and sell small batches of products. This allows us...

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Story of Zizira - More on Product Selection Criteria

Story of Zizira - More on Product Selection Criteria

After a round of testing the market, a decision we took was that Zizira would...

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Story of Zizira – Learnings From Others

Story of Zizira – Learnings From Others

In my previous post, I had mentioned two websites – Pepper Joe and Zara that...

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Story of Zizira – Team Needs to be Humble, Hungry and Smart

Story of Zizira – Team Needs to be Humble, Hungry and Smart

In the last post, I talked about our learnings from looking at others and had...

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Starting A Food Business That Makes A Difference To Farmers

Starting A Food Business That Makes A Difference To Farmers

A few days ago, I shared a note with the Zizira team on Yammer, an...

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The First Golden Yardstick of our Organization

The First Golden Yardstick of our Organization

“I am here for a purpose”. We have all said this one time or another...

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Linking Food Startups to Govt. Schemes & Markets

Linking Food Startups to Govt. Schemes & Markets

Shillong hosted a National Conference on ‘Linking Food Startups and SMEs in Food Processing to...

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The Chicken Wagon - A Zizira Venture

The Chicken Wagon - A Zizira Venture

Zizira launches a Fried Chicken Outlet Did you know that Zizira had a fried chicken...

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7 Habits to Happy Healthy Ageing

7 Habits to Happy Healthy Ageing

No matter what your age, if you desire graceful ageing you can do so by...

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A Pune Girl Finds Her Purpose in Meghalaya

A Pune Girl Finds Her Purpose in Meghalaya

A Pune Girl Finds Her Purpose in Meghalaya I am Mrunmayi, originally from Pune and...

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Can we Create an Online Farmers Market in Meghalaya?

Can we Create an Online Farmers Market in Meghalaya?

It was a routine day for the Zizira explorers – one team busy writing up...

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Story of Zizira - Why the ‘Discovery’ Theme?

Story of Zizira - Why the ‘Discovery’ Theme?

This series of posts – called the ‘Story of Zizira’ are extracted from my 2016...

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The Second Golden Yardstick Of Zizira - Creating A Culture Of Excellence

The Second Golden Yardstick Of Zizira - Creating A Culture Of Excellence

"I come to work, not to do a job, but to create excellence” Pursuit of...

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