12-16 Bosma sits down with Promilla Mohan and Kunall Patel from Davidson’s Organics

Mohan, the president, has a Bachelors in Business Administration from Cardiff University, United Kingdom and a Masters in International Public Relations also from Cardiff University. She is a 3rd generation organic tea grower; her grandfather was the pioneer of the organic tea movement in India in the 1920s. Mohan has leveraged her family connections with Indian tea gardens to streamline ingredient sourcing and import/export operations. She has nurtured her international relationships with Harrods, Equal Exchange, and GAIA to identify business and product opportunity. Mohan’s extensive global tea knowledge lends itself to better understanding product dynamics, tea trends and packaging formats along with her extensive local market research and ability to identify and develop new avenues for organic tea products in the United States. Mohan is currently managing Marketing and Purchasing for Davidson’s Organics. She is a member of the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade and the National Restaurant Association.

 

Patel, the director, has Bachelors in Operations Management from Rutgers University, New Jersey. He worked as a commercial Baker at JP Morgan Chase in New York. Patel brings his extensive financial knowledge with him to Davidson’s Organics. He is well versed in business dynamics and financial management, along with market research and has the ability to predict and target new markets for organic tea products. Patel has leveraged his family connections with Indian tea gardens to streamline operations, expand product penetration, along with sales and market reach. Patel is currently managing Sales and Strategy for Davidson’s Organics. He is a member of the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade and the National Restaurant Association. He is also a board member for the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NOP Organic Advisory Council).