Leadership & Management
Mr.Jugal Kishore Arora
Chairman, Kohinoor Foods Limited

“It is a pleasure to welcome you at our website! In continuation of our efforts to provide our patrons latest information about Kohinoor Foods - their most preferred food brand, we at Kohinoor have attempted to put together pertinent facts and figures for your ready reference.

I am proud to be at the helm of the mission called Kohinoor Foods – with devout determination and diligence of everyone associated with it, we have grown from strength to strength, year after year! I would also like to take this opportunity to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all those who have contributed to our success, and to those who continue to commit themselves to achieve greater heights for Kohinoor Foods.

With what started as a family business, we have garnered the stature of a multinational food giant which is recognized and appreciated globally. We have been able to leverage state-of-the-art technology for moving up the value chain and ensuring triumphs in all our key strategic endeavours – building global brands, penetrating international markets, creating world-class infrastructure, and riding high on the wave of retail trends.

Our team of culinary chefs, R&D and new product development experts armed with a relentless pursuit to excel have created a slew of innovative products. It is impossible to provide authentic Indian delicacies to millions worldwide without conforming to the highest standards of quality and food safety. We have world-class infrastructure with best possible technology in thermal processing and frozen foods. Our technology partners include world leaders; FMC Technologies US, Toyo Jidoki Japan, G. Mondini Italy, Romer Germany to name a few.

I would like to add that our factories at Murthal and Bahalgarh (Haryana, India) are amongst the largest in terms of size and scale in the country. Our factories conform to the highest international food safety and hygiene standards, viz., ISO 9001:2000, HACCP and BRC. In addition to these certifications, our Murthal factory is EUFSA and USFDA compliant, and our Bahalgarh factory is equipped with GMO as well as Kosher and Halal certification. Our zeal to innovate coupled with our customer centric approach and quality consciousness, gives me the conviction to commit to you all that in the times to come we will continue to be a force to reckon with in the global market space. Looking forward to your continued faith and trust in us!”

About Mr.Jugal Arora

"To achieve perfection in whatever I do…" With this motto in life, Mr. Jugal Kishore Arora, Chairman of Kohinoor Foods Limited has seen success in all the ventures in his career. He ventured into the family business of basmati rice trading soon after he completed his education. Since then he has been instrumental in setting right the basmati rice business of Kohinoor Foods Limited. Mr. Arora set up the first rice processing plant at Amritsar followed by rice processing plants at Murthal (Haryana) and New Delhi. True to his entrepreneurial spirits, he left no stone unturned to take the company to great heights. His major contribution is in the areas of quality standardisation. He has travelled extensively to all parts of the world for exploring opportunities in the rice category. He has pioneered the development of different quality parameters for Indian basmati rice by carrying out extensive interactions with the farmers, agro-scientists and research personnel for the betterment of basmati rice, the quality and output at the domestic level. Mr. Arora has actively attended numerous seminars and workshops on Indian basmati rice and other agro food products and provided valuable inputs to government agencies and research organisations for promoting Indian basmati rice. Today, he engages himself in providing strategic direction to the company’s business; taking the overall charge of procuring raw-material (paddy) and selecting the growing region etc.; and setting “QUALITY” standards for the company’s range of rice-offerings. Born on 15th June, 1943, he graduated from Punjab University. His interests lie in practicing spiritualism and pursuing pranayam and yoga.