The Desai Group was founded in 1901 and has diversified business operations with interests in Tobacco Products, Food Processing, Specialty Chemicals, Health Care – Hospitals, Logistics, Finance and Hospitality – Hotels.
Shri Haribhai V. Desai founded the Tobacco business in 1901. The Company enjoys the reputation as one of the largest producers of quality tobacco products. It is also recognized as one of the largest employers of the country, employing more than 125,000 people. Strong emphasis in networking with tobacco cultivators and equally strong distribution network has made Desai Bidis the largest in the country.
Desai Brothers Limited, diversified into the Indian Ethnic Food business in 2001. Desai Brothers Limited owns & manages the 'Mother's Recipe' brand. We have a national presence across all regions in India as well as in 40 countries around the world. We are committed and looking to expand both geographically as well as strategically.
Mother's Recipe, the market leader in Indian Pickles has a Product range that now consists of Pickles, Condiments, Blended Spices, Papads, Appalams, Curry Pastes, Curry Powders, Ready to Cook Spice Mixes, Ready to Eat meals (Canned and Retort Packing), Mango Chutneys, Ethnic Chutneys, Canned Vegetables, & Mango Pulp.
The Distribution for our products reaches more than 150,000 retail outlets covered by 500 distributors across the country. We cater to diverse formats ranging from Mom & Pop Stores (General Trade), Modern trade outlets, Multi-functional outlets, Cash & Carry outlets, Fruit & Vegetable stores, Defense Canteens, Police Canteens, Indian Army and to HORECA.
The Company also has strong presence in international markets covering regions like Middle East, Far East, Africa, Australia, UK, Canada and US. Its Indian Ethnic Foods are exported to more than 40 countries under the Mother’s Recipe Brand.