Who we are

Kinjin Food Pvt. Ltd - India’s favourite, trustworthy & leading exporter and manufacturer of compounded Asafoetida (Bandhani Hing).

Conceptualized in 1932 under V. N. Thakkar Hingwala & Co. (now V. N. Thakkar Hingwala & Sons), we are India’s favourite and most reliable manufacturer and exporter of asafoetida for almost 90 years. The company was incorporated into Kinjin Food Pvt. Ltd. in 1989 under the leadership of Mr.Mahesh Thakkar who comes with a lifetime of experience having taken the ropes of the family business from his late father Mr.Naranji Thakkar.

The goal behind starting this business was to supply superior quality compounded asafoetida by using high quality ingredients and hygienic infrastructure for manufacturing. Maintaining global business standards and quality has helped us to create a niche in the global market along with a reputed goodwill worldwide.

Kinjin Food Pvt. Ltd. is HACCP 2003 and ISO 22000:2018

We, Kinjin Food Pvt. Ltd manufacture and export different qualities of compounded Asafoetida under the brand name of Vandevi, Laxmi Narayan & Gouri. We have a state of art manufacturing facility with tamper-proof-packaging of compounded asafoetida. Our manufacturing facilities have a capacity of 90 metric tons per month which is spread over 30,000 square feet.

Kinjin, which consists of two words – ‘kin’ meaning ‘gold’ and ‘jin’ which is a suffix to a ‘nationality’ is symbolic of the variety of asafoetida that is provided by Kinjin Food Pvt. Ltd.

One of our main motto is to ensure high consistent quality and a savoury taste to every tongue.

Kinjin Food Pvt. Ltd. is currently one of the oldest leading exporters of asafoetida in India and is also a niche manufacturer of Vandevi brand Asafoetida. The legendary Vandevi Brand is 90 years old and is one of the most widely consumed brands across India and around the world. We continue to supply the best quality Hing in almost every possible retail store in the country. Our product is exported to more than 25 countries and has a very strong hold in the Indian market.

Asafoetida (hing) is one of the natural ingredients added to your meals that stir up a luscious flavour to your dish and can also be called the Supporting Star of your kitchen!

We offer Vandevi Yellow Powder, Vandevi 2001 Brown Powder, Vandevi 2001 Brown Khada and Vandevi 751 Kabuli Khada (Granules). Customers can choose the best suited hing as per their requirements as we offer hing with different concentration. The different quantities comes in different packaging ranging from 10 gms to 1 kg. We also customise packaging as per overseas customer requirements.

Asafoetida – What is it?

Extracted from dried sap of the stem and roots of the Ferula plant which is then crushed in a traditional manner between heavy stones or even a hammer, asafoetida is a resin like gum.

It is a species of the herb which is found in the desserts of Iran and the mountains of Afghanistan and is also cultivated in India; mainly in Kashmir and Punjab. It is known for its pungent smell and is added to dals, kadhis and vegetarian dishes. It is one of the popular additions to most of the dal tadkas across the country.

It is a great substitute for garlic and onion.

Types: Brown powder, yellow powder and red-brownish small balls.

Allergen information, "our products contain wheat".

To be processed to cook before consumption.

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