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Bhanu Choudhrie Establishes Himself As Global Businessman

by Chris Holden - September 6th, 2019

Bhanu Choudhrie is a good example of a global businessman. He was born in India, earned his college degree in the United States, and established a venture capital firm in the United Kingdom. C&C Alpha Group is a high-profile company that invests in businesses around the world. It has investments in myriad industry sectors.

Summing up his investment strategy, he says they build strong management teams at the companies he invests in. They support and grow these businesses for the long-term. He has also created a great team at C&C Alpha Group that works well together. He says his team is invaluable when an idea needs to be put into action.

C&C Alpha Group’s offices are in London, New Delhi, and Abu Dhabi. Bhanu Choudhrie has built a team that consists of executives, project developers, project managers, financial analysts, and consultants. It has a strong presence in India and looks to invest in other emerging markets. It has Bollywood production studios, fine restaurants, an airline, healthcare centres, hotels, real estate, and a utility company.

Bhanu Choudhrie started C&C Alpha Group in 2001. His father was an entrepreneur in India who imported products and bought real estate. He felt that it was a natural progression for him to become an entrepreneur as well. His company is a family business. His brother, Dhairya Choudhrie, is C&C Alpha Group’s executive director. His father, Sudhir Choudhrie, is one of his consultants. The Asian Business Awards gave his dad a lifetime achievement award.

He loves all the industries his company is in. Bhanu Choudhrie enjoys real estate because it is exciting for him. Opening a hotel is an amazing experience. In the United Kingdom healthcare industry he has met many people, in part due to how regulated it is.

C&C Alpha Group has 24 hotels. One of them is Nira Alpina which is in Switzerland. He has resorts in India including Nidra Hotels, Starwood Hotels, Nira Hotels & Resorts, and Ananda Hotels. He also owns a water desalination plant in the United Arab Emirates which is helping the country meet its freshwater needs.

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Maurício Mendonça Godoy Shares His Thoughts on Success

by Chris Holden - September 3rd, 2019

Maurício Mendonça Godoy is an astute businessman who is the CEO of EBR. His company is a Brazilian shipyard located in Southern Brazil. The company does business in the offshore sector in engineering, module manufacturing, and integration. EBR recently finished a project for Petrobras. Petrobras produces 150,000 barrels of oil per day. It was a giant project that completed two months ahead of schedule. The platform’s oil production also started 80 days before the actual contract date. For more information about Mauricio Mendonca Godoy, visit his crunchbase profile.

Maurício Mendonça Godoy loves what he does. He especially likes the idea of being able to create job opportunities for others along with training new employees who can acquire new skills. During his company’s major project phase, the company hired more than 7,000 employees. Many of those worked in EBR’s industry for the first time. His company promoted a number of employees to positions that included supervisor and coordinator.

Developing a shipyard is nothing less than challenging. To make it one of Brazil’s most dependable offshore yards requires a great deal of mental and physical skill. This is one of the reasons that Petrobras chose EBR to serve as its construction supplier. Mauricio Maurício Mendonça Godoy and his company met the challenge by investing in top technologies and placing focus on improving health and safety conditions. His staff also underwent massive training.

Maurício Mendonça Godoy shares that his success has also been the result of being able to ask questions. Before making up one’s mind, the right questions can reveal facts that otherwise might not have come to light. People generally make better decision with access to facts. Success is also a result of having the right management team in place. Success, for any field, is also the result of putting in time and effort. A person must also have confidence in their own abilities.

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Organo Gold’s Products Embraces Reishi Mushrooms

by Chris Holden - September 1st, 2019

Coffee culture in the United States stems from three different waves. The first wave took place in the 1800’s and lasted until the late 1980’s. Evocative of this period is Americans starting their day with Folger’s and Maxwell House, diners brewing coffee with the classic coffee pots, as well as instant coffee. The second and third waves are about good tasting coffee and coffee bean quality, respectively. Visit Bizfluent to know more about Organo Gold.


Organo Gold is a provider of high-quality organic coffee drinks and teas with reishi mushroom, which distinguishes its products from all others in the market. Organo Gold arose in 2008 and recently rebranded itself to simply Organo. For those interested in making some extra money on the side, consider being an independent distributor of Organo’s products.

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by Chris Holden - September 1st, 2019

When a person is looking to learn how to conduct business and become a successful retailer they can check out the blog from This blog contains a great deal of information about business and how to get ahead. is the top largest retailer in China and they are looking to expand their shipping. They are ready to import kiwi and apples from New Zealand so that the people of China can enjoy them.

With the importing of the fruit they are also developing a professional relationship with other major companies including Zespri and Rockit Global Limited. JD also over 300 million customers and now they can begin to add additional high quality products including fruits that are not easy to get in China.

They have seen an increase in the amount of overseas fruits by 20 percent in just two years. The importing of fruits to China is big successful business. The company makes over $606 million in fruit sales alone. JD has increased the sales of fruit to Chinses customers and the New Zealand company has seen an 80 percent increase in sales. This number is still growing. is allowing the people of China to have new food options for fruits and other products.

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Chariman Sheldon Lavin Innovates Company

by Chris Holden - August 31st, 2019

Sheldon Lavin works for OSI Group as the CEO and Charmain. His journey to leadership took several decades. His loyalty and commitment to OSI Group can be seen in his goals and strategies he has introduced to OSI Group while he has been their chairman and CEO.

Back in the 1970s, Sheldon Lavin worked as an investment manager. He worked in the banking world. OSI Group’s name was still Otto & Sons, the name the original owner named his business. At that time, OSI Group was searching for financing to expand their business. Sheldon was able to guide them with the financial aspect of expanding into a bigger business. He was actually offered somewhat ownership of the company. He refused and decided to work as a consultant for OSI Group.

Otto & Sons allowed Sheldon Lavin to grow. In 1975, the name changed to OSI Group. This was the same year Sheldon became partners in OSI Group. He was on board when the company began to do more business with their biggest client McDonald. Sheldon was selected to be the chairman and CEO because McDonald’s needed assistance. OSI Group knew that Sheldon had what it would take to allow OSI Group and McDonald’s experience international growth together.

OSI Group has always been a risk taker. Taking risks allows this company to flourish and to do well. From expanding overseas to creating partnerships with clients, OSI Group has always been willing to grow, develop and innovate. Sheldon Lavin has been influenced in the evolution of this food manufacturing company. Sheldon has been one of the main members of the company that has worked to introduce sustainability strategies to the company. These strategies require research and development. But if done correctly, these strategies can bring more innovation to the company’s facilities in the U.S. and in China. He is working to open Culinary Innovation Centers to research sustainability in the food sector.

These centers will create the techniques needed for OSI Group to have impactful and positive effects on the environment around us. These centers do require a hefty investment. Yet, the investment is greatly worth it. The company surely needs to work on creating g a supply chain and products that are friendly with the environment around them.

The Sustainability Vision of Sheldon Lavin, CEO of OSI Group

OSI Group and Impossible Foods Strike a Deal to Collaborate and Offer the Impossible Burger at McDonalds

by Chris Holden - August 30th, 2019

One plant-based burger that is presently rocking the meatless industry is the Impossible Burger. This meatless option is truly one-of-a-kind as it is the Only veggie burger that boasts the same texture and taste of a juicy hamburger that has been expertly cooked on a grill. The Impossible Burger is so delicious that even meat eaters have fallen in love with it which is not the norm when it comes to plant-based products. Sales of the Impossible Burger have skyrocketed so much that supply, and demand have become unbalanced. Even shortages of the revolutionary burger have been reported. Impossible Foods, knowing something must be done quickly have struck a deal with OSI Foods in order to increase production.

OSI Group and Impossible Foods Strike a Deal to Increase Production

Impossible Foods know that they have a significant problem on their hands as consumers are disappointed in the fact there has been a major shortage of the Impossible Burger. Because Impossible Foods wants to ensure complete customer satisfaction, they look into partnering with a quality company in order to make up for the shortage that has occurred and do their due diligence to keep the supply stable, so impossible burgers never run out again.

After conducting a search for which company will help with meeting business goals, Impossible Foods decides to partner with OSI Group. Both companies strike up a deal to collaborate. As a result of this collaboration, production of the Impossible Burger more than doubles, and this burger will be sold in more locations. One major development that results from this partnership is that the Impossible Burger will be offered at McDonalds in about one month’s time. In addition to the Impossible burger being offered at McDonalds, there will be offerings in restaurants as well as in grocery stores.Impossible Foods Partners with McDonald’s Meat Supplier to Increase Output of Plant-Based Burgers


Bernardo Chua: it is easy to get the right weight

by Chris Holden - August 27th, 2019

Living a healthy life is not easy. You need the help of an expert so that you can practice the right habits. Bernardo Chua, the chief executive officer and founder of ORGANO Gold, loves helping all his customers maintain the best weight. People struggle with weight for so long, but when they keep in mind the advice given by Bernardo Chua, they get their lives in the perfect shape. The coffee made by Chua has the best medicinal properties and is an ideal ingredient to the people who have too much weight. These secrets from Chua have helped millions of his followers to get weight. See more about Bernardo Chua on Slideshare.

Your day should start with an ideal breakfast

Make some breakfast every day. The food you are having does not have to be complicated. This is the right meal to fuel your body and mind. The right foods will make your brain remain focused throughout the day. The proper breakfast makes you energized, regardless of the work you are doing. There are many healthy options from Bernardo Chua in the food stores. His direct selling professionals sell the product at the most affordable rates, enabling you to start your day with a healthy option.

Work out every day.

Many people say that working out scares them so much. The process of working out often is tough. This might not be your favorite activity, but Bernardo Chua says that it is time to embrace it. Do something that will make you moving and active. You can go jogging or cycling, and you will love the outcome. When you continue doing this for a more extended period, you will get amazing results on your body. Invite your friends and close family for the activity. When you work out as a team, you will not get tired quickly and you will love the experience. Rest well too every day so that your body can be healthy. Connect:

Sudhir Choudhrie a Legendary UK-Indian Businessman

by Chris Holden - August 27th, 2019

Sudhir Choudhrie is a legendary UK based businessman who has roots in India. Choudhrie was born and spent the better part of his early and career life in India. It is in India that Choudhrie entrepreneurship business began to flourish. Choudhrie in 2010 became a full UK citizen. He currently resides in London where he oversees several businesses in the hospitality, real estate, aviation, and banking sector.

For more information about Sudhir Choudhrie, visit his crunchbase profile.

Sudhir Choudhrie currently serves as a visionary and a strategic business consultant to C&C Alpha Group. C&C Alpha Group is a private equity firm that has investments in diverse industries in the UK and emerging markets in India and Asia. The firm is family-owned, and Choudhrie uses his over three decades worth of experience to nature the business. Choudhrie has been quite pivotal in helping the business expand in the healthcare, aviation, banking, and real estate sectors, among others. Some of the notable recent expansions that Choudhrie has helped guide the firm in includes the establishment of Alpha Aviation Group, a subsidiary company of C&C Alpha Group that provides training to pilots in both the Philippines and the Middle East. Choudhrie at C&C Alpha Group is significantly involved in things such as client acquisition, venture funding, identifying investment opportunities, and brokering strategic partnerships, among other things. At the Helm of the company is his son Bhanu Choudhrie, who serves as the Managing Director.

Sudhir Choudhrie besides business has continued to take a keen interest in UK politics. He has been a long-time member of the UK Liberal Democrats Party and has supported the party for over a decade now. Sudhir Choudhrie is a Democrat Party lifetime member and serves as an advisor on India and reports to the Party Leader. Since assuming the position, Choudhrie has helped bolster strategic relations between India and the UK.

Sudhir Choudhrie besides business and politics, has an impressive track record of philanthropy work. Choudhrie philanthropic activities are mostly in the field of education and health. He has helped support several philanthropic activities in the UK, US, and India. Sudhir Choudhrie, for so many years, has been battling a heart condition. In 1999 he underwent a successful heart transplant operation and since then has become a significant benefactor of the Columbia University Medical Center that successfully operated on him. Connect:

Gumps Launching Online Store In Time For Christmas 2019

by Chris Holden - August 27th, 2019


Gumps is a nationally recognized luxury brand that is based in New York City, NY, and San Francisco, CA. Founded in 1861 at a retail location in San Francisco, it has been delighting people for over 150 years who are looking for a gift or something for their own home.

Gumps was recently acquired by the Chachas family. Diane and John Chachas have been investing in this company for a dozen years. Their three children, Christopher, Anne, and Jack Chachas, are the new owners. They bought a majority interest in Gumps and took over the leadership positions. They are relaunching this upscale brand in both North America and Europe. See Related Link to learn more.

Antoinette Gump, the great great grand-daughter of the founder Solomon Gump, said that she and her relatives were very happy that the Chachas are the new owners. They like that it is now owned by a family, just like it had been for most of its history. Get More Information Here.

Gumps imports luxury goods from Asia and Europe. Among the items that they sell are collections of jewelry, crystal, china, homewares, and furnishings. Generations of families have shopped at their location in San Francisco to find goods they couldn’t buy anywhere else.

Anne Chachas said that her family intends to uphold the rich traditions that Gumps is known for. She is the new executive vice president and said that they are relaunching a physical store in San Francisco in the fall.

They are also opening an online store. She was happy that the online store will be open in time for holiday shopping.People can follow the journey toward opening day at Gumps and on its Twitter and Instagram accounts.


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Empiricus Produces Global Newsletters

by Chris Holden - August 27th, 2019


Empiricus is a company that specializes in selling newsletters. It is based on an agreement between an American company called The Agora and three Brazilian enterprenuers. They are Caio Mesquita, Felipe Miranda, and Rodolfo Amstalden. They have over 180,000 subscribers for their newsletters.

Empiricus received attention after producing a video called “The End of Brazil 2014”. It was produced to be used on social media and Google advertising. Their film predicted a bad outcome for the economy of Brazil under the policies of Dilma Roussef’s. Their promotional or marketing strategies uses ads from Google and social media outlets. They often use themes about politics to attract customers.

Empiricus free newsletters and monthly subscriptions. The Agora company was founded in 1978 and is based in Baltimore. They have publications in health, business, travel, and other topics. The Empiricus Research company has 200 to 500 employees and is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The Agora Company has more than 40 businesses around the world with openness to alternative ideas. They produced this year over 300 publications or newsletters. These publications have reached over 4 million people around the globe. Some of the categories of these newsletters covered are investing, energy, international living, and retirement. Find More Information Here.

The owners Caio Mesquita worked in the financial field before creating this company. Felipe Miranda was a professor at FGV a higher education institution in Brazil. Rodolfo Amstalden worked at International Paper as a consultant.They are partners at Sextus a company that works with the The Agora Company and Empiricus Research in the financial newsletter markets.


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