Bikaji’s Journey: Take a turn back to the 1980s when Bikaji took its initial steps in the vibrant city of Bikaner

Bikaji products are kept for sale in a store in Mumbai
Bikaji products. MeelBijendra/Nandini

Rajasthan, October 5 (Meel Bijendra) – From humble origins, Bikaji embarked on an ambitious mission to grow and strengthen its business, leading the company to reach an unprecedented milestone in 2022 when it took the significant leap of going public.

Take a glimpse of the captivating chapters that have shaped Bikaji’s remarkable journey so far:

1980: Bikaji founder, Mr. Shiv Ratan Agarwal conceptualised the idea of bringing Bikaneri Bhujia to the masses.

1986: A co-partnership business was established to give wings to this dream.

1993: The brand, ‘Bikaji’, was born. Over the years, Bikaji started initiating exports.

2006: Four group companies, i.e. Bikaji Foods Private Limited, Shivdeep Food Products Private Limited, Bikaji Marketing Limited, and Dipu’s Foods Private Limited, were amalgamated.

2008: Bikaji opened its first restaurant ‘Bikaji Food Junxon’ in Mumbai.

2014: Raised funds from Lighthouse Advisors (India 2020 Maharaja Limited).

2016: Commissioned new facility at Karni Industrial Area, Bikaner.

2019: The megastar of Bollywood, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan became Bikaji brand ambassador.

2021: Bikaji acquired Petunt Food Processors Private Limited and raised funds through private equity through an investment from Lighthouse India Fund III Limited.

2022: Bikaji acquired Vindhyawasini Sales Private Limited, Hanuman Agrofood Private Limited and also incorporated a new Company named Bikaji Maa Vindhyawasini Sales Private Limited. Bikaji realised its IPO dream with a successful listing on November 16, 2022.

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