founder of the firm Nasik Hing Supplying Co.
Shri. Kanjibhai Nanjibhai Thakkar is
popularly known as Hingwala.
He hails from Anjar, a place in Kutch,
Gujarat. He lost his father in childhood, then
he came to Mumbai and started his business. Once
he visited Nasik as a pilgrimage place with his
wife Shrimati Muktaben Thakkar who fell in love
with Nasik and inspired him to settle in Nasik.
He found that none manufactures Asafoetida
i.e Hing in Nasik and so he decided to start it.
He then learnt the manufacturing and marketing
techniques in Mumbai worked hard and started
Nasik Hing Supplying Co. four decades ago. He
visualised the scope for Hing and started first
in Nasik a small scale industry with
registration no 11-16-00001-PMT-SSI date:
1-2-1968 He registered his trade mark as
"Annapurna" bandhani hing (compounded asafoetida)
and the business reached to heights soon. And
then is the history.