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Happilo: Farmer's son and a nutty biz selling good health in small packs

Vikas Nahar's enterprise does Rs 40 cr a month on average, selling exotic and local nuts processed at 16,000 sq ft of processing space that he now plans to scale up by another 100,000 sq ft

Vikas Nahar, founder, Happilo, with some of the firm's products
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Vikas Nahar, founder, Happilo, with some of the firm's products

Namit Gupta New Delhi
The name of the enterprise is essentially a portmanteau of the words 'Happiness' and 'Love'. Add heaps of good health to that, and you have a six-year-old enterprise called Happilo, set up by someone who grew up 250 km from Bengaluru in a family engaged in growing coffee and pepper.

Vikas Nahar isn't the quintessential foreign-educated techie who came back to contribute to his nation. An MBA from Pune, he was just about 31 when he started a business selling nuts from all across the world as a health food, after previous stints in an export-import company and at Yes

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First Published: Sep 21 2022 | 4:48 PM IST

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