Saladbaba, known as Janardan Khorate, is a young entrepreneur, organic farmer, philanthropist, and millionaire. Born in a village, Janardan began working at the age of 16, built an organic farming empire with David Gower (the founder of Ambrosia Organic Farm), and now retires at 32 after achieving his goals. Khorate’s family came from a simple background and faced problems even for basic necessities. Janardan built his educational background to give his parents a fulfilling life. He completed his graduation, MBA, and diploma in an economics and imports/exports, respectively.
In 2008, when David Gower handed over Ambrosia Organic Farm to Janardan, he applied his skills to make the Ambrosia Organic Farm a brand famous all over India and internationally. Today, Ambrosia Organic has a brand value of more than 40 crores. “My biggest achievement is organic farming knowledge. I have a 135-acre farm that produces red rice, brown rice, black rice, and other grains and vegetables. I never had to spend any money to buy vegetables,” says Janardan Khorate. Khorate’s unshakeable willpower, diligence, and passion to achieve reflect in the success of Ambrosia Organic Farm and his growth.
Khorate became India’s first rice cake and organic fitness food manufacturer in India. He was also recognized as the youngest organic farmer in 2015. Khorate introduced an organic fitness foods for the fitness buffs, bodybuilders, and people who are weight conscious. White rice cakes, ragi rice cakes, multigrain cakes, and a lot more options are available to choose from. Here are a few more achievements and rewards Ambrosia Organic Farm and Saladbaba have been felicitated with:
- 2016 Entrepreneur of the year
- 2017 Rising Brand of Asia
- World’s first fruit-flavored peanut butter manufacturer in 2018
- 2019 India’s first organic fitness food manufacturer
- Times of India Iconic Organic food of the year, 2019
- Times of India Iconic Organic food of the year, 2020
- Times of India Iconic Organic food of the year, 2021
After receiving mind-blowing returns on crypto and bitcoins, Salababa announces his retirement. Janardan Khorate is the first person to take retirement on bitcoin gains. He is now much focused on the mission to provide the children of farmers with education. “Every farmer’s child will get free education from the Saladbaba team who is poor and can’t afford the fees of schools” expresses Saladbaba. 20% of Ambrosia Organic Farm profits go towards educating farmers’ children. He also desires to travel the world, and offer his expertise as an organic farmer advisor to emerging organic product-based companies.