Mr. Anuj Rakyan is the founder and Managing Director at RAW Pressery – India’s first cold-pressed juice company. RAW Pressery aims to be India’s leading clean-label food & beverage company, by creating honestly healthy products using superior technology and unique distribution methods.
Under the leadership of Anuj Rakyan – RAW Pressery has grown into a national beverage brand over the past 18 months, spanning five cities and available across modern trade, general trade, horeca, institutional and direct-to-home. Recently, it attracted a seed investment from Sequoia Capital and became the first company in India to acquire the unique HPP technology, which increases shelf-life and maintains nutrition in natural products.
Prior to founding RAW Pressery, Anuj spent the past decade building operations and growing brands in the diamond and jewelry industry with Gitanjali Gems and Nirav Modi Jewels. Anuj began his career as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley and moved from the financial world to brand consulting at FutureBrand in New York. He graduated in economics from Duke University in North Carolina and finished his schooling at Cathedral & John Connon School in Mumbai.