Meet the Nuts Behind Nutty Gritties
Dinika Bhatia, CEO and Founder
Bachelors in Business administration from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
DRB Foods is, in most ways, the brain-child of Dinika Bhatia, a fifth generation member of a family whose legacy has inspired this enterprise. Her guidance and leadership have been the driving force behind the conception and sustenance of this enterprise. In recognition of her efforts, she received the award for “Upcoming Woman Entrepreneur” by Bharti Walmart, at the age of 23.
She holds an undergraduate degree from USC, in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management. And it was during this period that she formulated the business plan for Nutty Gritties, which was recognised as the ‘Top Undergraduate Business Plan’. Further, she has spent time honing her leadership and management skills through several courses – Effective Personal Productivity and, Effective Personal Leadership by LMI (Leadership Management International), as well as the EnParadigm Leadership Simulation Workshop.
Aishwarya Bhatia, Chief Content Strategist
Bachelor of Science in Management from University of Warwick, United Kingdom Master of Science in Strategic Marketing from Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Having joined DRB Foods in September, 2016, Aishwarya Bhatia has wasted no time in passionately spreading the message of health. She is primarily responsible for all of DRB Foods’ marketing activities; online, as well as offline. Possessing a strong educational background, and a keen eye for detail, she has also been a major factor in DRB’s sales growth over online platforms.
Further, she has developed her own management skills through the course for Effective Personal Productivity by LMI (Leadership Management International)
Raju Bhatia, Director – Finance
B. Com (hons) Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, Masters in Management Sciences, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Vast experience of over 30 years, and a deep understanding of the dry fruit industry have seen Raju Bhatia play a key role in said industry’s development in the country. Being the Ambassador of International Nuts and Dried Fruits Council, he is in the prestigious position of representing India in the dry fruits industry on a global level. Further, as a Founding Partner of California Agri Nuts Corporation, he is one of the most prominent and well respected importers of almonds in India.
Simi Bhatia, Creative Director
Psychology Hons from Sophia College, University of Mumbai
Simi Bhatia, the Creative Director and one of the co-founders of DRB Foods, is the backbone of the company. She ensures that the company functions smoothly, like clockwork. A partner of California Agri Nuts Corporation, she possesses innate knowledge of the Indian dry fruit industry. Further, being a strong proponent of Corporate Social Responsibility, she directs the company’s efforts towards community building.