Niraj Patel‘s family has a long history in the tobacco industry, and Patel’s venture to carry on the family legacy soon may create Central Florida jobs.
Patel in 2014 began developing technology that in 2019 was branded as Bidi Vapor. Patel’s company, Bidi Vapor LLC, manufactures a disposable e-cigarette called the Bidi Stick. The Melbourne-based company is on track for a major milestone since it is in the final substantive review phase of its Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. That is important because authorization of Bidi Vapor’s application will mean the company can continue to market and sell its products in the U.S. Read more here.