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The Manorama Group traces its origins to the mid-1940s, when its founder Jankilal Gangaram Agarwal (Saraf), used to extract oil from oil seeds, at home. Saraf and his family used a manually operated machine, to manufacture oil from home. In a couple of years, this was upgraded to a semi-automated piston expeller oil mill, and after that, there has been no looking back. The company expanded into specialty fats, commodities, feeds, green energy, international trade, infrastructures and other activities.

Having started from such humble beginnings, the Manorama Group has gone on to become a legend today, with a global footprint, and a customer base that includes several Fortune 500 Corporations of the world. As early as the 1970s, Saraf’s Manorama group had made its mark on the global good industry, with the Netherlands Government publishing a special feature on the Indian entrepreneur in a leading Dutch journal in 1974.

However, what has made Manorama reputed today is not just its wide range of high-quality agro products and its impeccable records of integrity, honesty and commitment. The company is recognized as a pioneer in the concept of ‘sustainable manufacturing’. Several decades before the phrase “Corporate Social Responsibility” was even coined, the company was already involving millions of tribal, forest dwellers, farmers’ and village communities in collecting and supplying raw material for its business - without even a single tree being uprooted, or a single family displaced!!

Recognized by government of india as a 'star export house' Manorama Industries Pvt Ltd.