Sukra Greens in R. A. Puram is a new store where the specials are the organic fruits and vegetables. This is the second outlet in this neighbourhood. The first one is located at 119, 2nd Trust Main Road, Mandaveli.
Sukra has been in the business of packaged drinking water for the last 10 years and has recently branched into retailing of fruits and vegetables.
Sukra Greens sells fresh vegetables, fruits, dairy items, sprouts, vadams, ice creams, fresh juices and masala powders.
The organic vegetables and fruits list include ladies finger, watermelon, greens, radish and coriander. These organic products will be available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturday and Sundays.
These are grown at a farm near Pondicherry, says Suresh, store manager.
“We start as early as 3 a.m. in the morning,” he says. “We procure our goods from our godown in Koyambedu.”
He adds that the products are put through a three-grade sorting system. Customers can also get cut vegetables, greens and fruits. Home delivery is also available.
This business is run by M. Balasubramanian, a resident of MRC Nagar.
The shop is located at 41, 1st Main Road, R. A. Puram. Ph: 2434 5546.
Sukra Greens wants to reward shoppers who shun plastic. It will soon provide a 2% discount to those who don’t ask for a plastic bag to carry home their products. This is to promote environment awareness among the people, says Suresh.