About Vaidika Global Trading UAE


Vaidika Global Trading UAE has been established in the UAE in 2016 as an autonomous commercial enterprise to leverage the international network in commodity trading specializing in food grain and a bouquet of horticulture products including processed and frozen foods.



Managing Director: Ketan Kashinath Mane

Ketan Kashinath Mane has a stable reputation and strong portfolio in doing general commodity trading at the international level. As an agronomist, he has over 14 years of diversified experience for procurement and export of commodities with quality control and commitments in the International Market. He is the Managing Director of The Vaidika Group (India), which is a reputed export-house for the export of food grains, vegetables, fruits and other food stuff. He has also worked as an Chief International Quality Assurance Officer for Sugar and Industrial alcohol for Société Générale de Surveillance, Geneva, and Senior Export Manager at Unliver, India. The Company, has a strong hold in the Indian market for procurement of the commodities.

Ketan Kashinath Mane is also empanelled with many nationalized Banks in India for apprising agriculture financing such as National Horticulture Board (NHB), India, The National Horticulture Mission (NHM), India, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), India etc. for policy decisions.

The other related appointments held by Mr Ketan Mane include :

  • President of “Bhartiya Krushak Samaj” (National Farmers Society) in India.
  • Member of Indo-Korea Trade Delegation of India.
  • Member of Indo-Colombia Flower Trade Delegation of India.
  • Member Indo-American Trade Delegation 2015
  • Consultant to Government of South Sudan - policy making in the agriculture sector. Subsidies like Green Houses, cold storages, Ripening Chambers, Packing grading Rooms, Refrigerator vans etc.


Middle East Partners: Hilary Da Veiga

Hilary Da Veiga is the Managing Director of Selective Marine Services Co. LLC specialising in shipping and commercial marine services based in the Middle East countries including oil and petrochemicals with a global reach. He is a techno-commercial member of International Institute of Chartered Ship-brokers (ICS) which inspires confidence in undertaking charters in the highest international & professional standards with a strong presence in the shipping and marine service industries. This will anchor the supply chain and shipping strength to Vaidika Global Trading UAE.


South East Asia Partner: Ms Lucy Heng Chak Joo

Ms Lucy Heng Chak Joo is a Director of Etam Mechandising Pte Ltd, Singapore, and has three decades of experience in general trading and importing and exporting commodities such as all kind of rice, coffee beans, cooking oil and spring water, worldwide.


Corporate Affairs Partner: Harshal Ramesh Wate

Harshal Ramesh Wate is a science graduate with a degree in Corporate Laws and associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has been a practicing Company Secretary in India and Asia since 2010 with experience in International Commercial & Corporate Law including Financial Accounting.