Direct with Manufacturer
We are the overseas representative office, so sales and invoicing are direct with the manufacture
Better pricing intelligence
By obtaining, filtering and analysing market information
One point communication
Due to our total understanding of Indian culture, market ethos and direct access to manufacturing facilities
No time zone difference
With local European and Indian office, we work with the customers and the manufacturers at the at respective working hours
Based on real experiences as we have the right experience & exposure to provide holistic view
Variable: traveling expenses, management time, etc. Fixed: less need for additional staffing and infrastructure.
We have personally audited all the manufacturers that we work with. They have the required quality accreditations for exporting products to world.
Apart from the accreditations all companies have in-house labs that are equipped to test all the parameters issued by Specifications/COA. For specific requirements, samples may be sent to independent international labs or to the Spice Board of India.
The firm’s team intends to provide exceptional levels of service that guarantee very high client satisfaction. Most of our clients are based in Europe, mainly in Spain. Nonetheless, our portfolio also includes clients from South America and North America.
Our client base consists of all sizes of companies with international experience. In many cases, our clients have been in India for years and are informed about the market, relying on Agora for growth or other business needs.
While our clients reach across industries, a large percentage come from the flavour & fragrance industry as a result of the nature of wide range of product availability in India. But increasingly, we have experienced growth of demand for the products that we deal in for application in other industries, viz., agriculture, animal feeds, nutraceuticals, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
About Agora Alliance
Business Development - EU & Latin America
Her experience, which extends for over a decade, in procurement and project management, managing the instalment of new Heparin plants in Brazil, Poland and Nebraska on behave of Bioiberica S.A. In 2010, she was posted in Gujarat, India to explore the feasibility to install an API Plant in India. In 2011, she launched the new project, AGORA Professional, with her Indian counterpart Mr. Ravi Yadava. Her vast international work experience also includes USA & Ireland. Iratxe visits India regularly for auditing Indian Pharma & API Plant for sourcing and manages business development in EU and Latin America.
Operations - India
With a MBA in Marketing & Finance, covering sourcing, trading (commodities at LME) for over a decade. He established a strong network of contacts with many leading Indian Pharma companies who are leading producers of Intermediates/API and formulation. He worked in the Indian Corporate Sector for a UK-Swiss Company, Trafigura, in the commodities sector returning after five years to set up a consultancy firm – M/s TELOS. TELOS specialises in sourcing from India for overseas clients, product development, contract manufacturing, business partner search and turnkey project co-ordination. In 2011 he founded Agora Professional, along with Ms. Iratxe Pazos, to expand his services to EU and Latin America.
Operations - Spain
Qualified MBA in Marketing & Economics, with over fifteen years of professional experience and since 2015 in charge of development of EU market and operations (Spain) at Agora Professional. Prior experience includes a leadership role at Kotak Securities Ltd., a leading Indian financial conglomerate, working as Vice President, Business Development in 2012 while he stepped out to set up Nodare, a digital marketing company in Mumbai, India. Having successfully streamlined operation in India he moved to Barcelona (Spain) in February 2013 to set-up office. In August 2014 Nodare was integrated into Synoverge, an IT consulting company focusing on providing Enterprise Solution.
Operations - China
Mainly charged for purchase & trading since 2013. She worked in one of the biggest Chinese menthol company Greenleaf, managing sourcing between India and China. In 2016, she set up a consulting company — Shanghai Dechu. Dechu specialises in sourcing from China for overseas customers and market research, meanwhile co-cooperated with Telos India and Agora Alliance SL, Spain to explore business globally.
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