Mumbai: Uppal Shah, the founder and CEO of eBuySugar.com, a leading online platform for sugar trading, along with Hemant Shah, the MD, were recently honoured with the prestigious ‘Business Titans of India’ international award. The award, presented by Jagran Group – Radio City, recognized eBuySugar.com as the top B2B sugar trading platform in the country. The award ceremony took place on June 10, 2023, in Dubai.
The ‘Business Titans of India’ award aims to acknowledge and celebrate successful entrepreneurs who have made important contributions to various sectors in India and globally. This year, the Shah Brothers from Kolhapur were deservedly acknowledged for their outstanding achievements. The star-studded event saw the presence of Bollywood celebrities such as Suniel Shetty, Karishma Tanna, Nimrat Kaur, Kainaat Arora, as well as esteemed members of Dubai’s royal families and business leaders.
eBuySugar.com is a digital platform to trade sugar and allied products. The platform enables a secure and simplified way for sugar trade across the value chain – sugar mills, distributors, CNF agents, re-sellers, traders and brokers. Irrespective of the trade size, the company offers a range of benefits such as assurance on fulfilment of trade, payment and support in logistics.
As an affiliate of the JK Group based in Kolhapur, eBuySugar.com has achieved tall heights under the leadership of Uppal Shah and Hemant Shah. The JK Group, founded by Shri Jitu K. Shah in 1981, has garnered international acclaim through its ventures, including eBuySugar, ChiniMandi News, AgriMandi.Live, and the Sugar and Ethanol India Conference (SEIC).
In 2020, Uppal Shah and Hemant Shah launched eBuySugar.com as an online platform facilitating sugar buying and selling and also aiming at the smooth functioning of the sugar industry. The platform has attracted a substantial user base of 2,800 buyers/sellers from across the country engaging in sugar transactions. The platform that began during the pandemic is growing by leaps and bounds.
Remarkably, in the last year, eBuySugar.com has facilitated business transactions worth Rs 1,600 crore, establishing itself as India’s most successful platform in sugar trading. This impressive achievement has earned eBuySugar.com global recognition, solidifying Uppal and Hemant’s position as torchbearers of their father’s, Shri Jitu K. Shah’s, entrepreneurial legacy.