Started in 2000 as a Gujarati publication, Khadhya Khurak was the brainchild of Shri Prakash Mehta, a marquee name in the Gujarat Sweets Merchants Association. Khadhya Khurak was started to spread awareness among the businessmen involved in the Food industry.
It was after the success of Khadhya Khurak that Shri Prakash Mehta and Shri Himachal Mehta ventured into their first trade fair in 2003 called Khadhya Khurak Exhibition. The aim was to showcase the technology prowess and advancement in the food industry of India to the world.
Come 2006, the group ventured into reaching the readers pan India by starting its Hindi Edition called ‘Khurak”. The magazine saw wide subscription from businessmen of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra etc upon its very inception.
Meanwhile the Khadhya Khurak exhibition grew manifold every year by including behemoths from Food industry. After seven successful exhibitions, in 2010 Shri Himachal Mehta started the English edition “Food In Toto’ to provide insights to the Indian businessmen settled in USA, Canada, Europe and Australia.
Running for more than a decade, Khadhya Khurak has established a brand for itself that has stellar records like:
- The exhibition has seen more than a million footfalls in its 13 years of existence
- 2000+ brands have showcased their products
- Has found support and patronage from all regulatory authorities like FSSAI and govt. of Gujarat
In 2017, continuing with the vision of Shri Prakash Mehta to showcase the prowess of Indian Food Industry and our Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having Digital India, Himachal Mehta has executed his brain child “Food of India” a digital platform to support the Food Processing and other affiliated industries.