TRADITION AND PASSION | Family – A deep-rooted value for the Indian community. One lives in the traditional large family with several generations under one roof. Living together should provide economic and emotional benefit. For it, the younger family members pay utmost respect to the elderly.
The Aggarwal family lives this tradition. For them it is self-evident to live, to eat and to work together and to control and direct the company’s fate for the past 35 years now. That time, Ghansham Aggarwal brought his products to Switzerland by himself. Packed them and sold them. Today, his employees help him at work. Employees, who have long been a part of the “family”. Just as business partners and friends have been.
1983 Import and sale of Indian products from home
1986 Sole proprietorship was founded by Ghansham and Francine Aggarwal
1986 Opening of the first store in Muri BE
1992 Relocation of the store to Berne
1993 Opening of a store in Zurich
1994 The Aggarwal corporation is founded
1994 Purchase of a warehouse and office space in Burgdorf
1994 - 1999 Restaurant in Wittigkofen
1995 - 1998 Restaurant in Olten
1996 - 2000 Store in Lausanne
2001 Eröffnung Laden in Basel
2004 - 2015 Restaurant in Utzenstorf
2007 Relocation of the warehouse to an own logistic center and own office space in Langenthal (around 5000 m2)
2015 Extension of the logistic center, additional 300 m2
LOVE AND PASSION | He followed his heart. It is out of love that Ghansham Aggarwal moved to Switzerland in 1980. The young man wanted to go out into the wide world and took a job in Germany. And then it happened. He met his present wife, who is from Switzerland, and moved to the Alpine country. Shortly thereafter, the couple began to import and sell Indian spices.
Later, his brother Dinesh moved to Switzerland. The families grew and now the two daughters Sangeeta and Chetna, son-in-law Karan, as well as nephew Amrit work in the family business. In a few years, Ghansham will retire and hand over the scepter to the next generation. Or not… it will take time to get used to doing nothing.
Francine Aggarwal, Amrit Aggarwal, Chetna Aggarwal, Karan Katoch, Sangeeta Katoch-Aggarwal, Ghansham Aggarwal, Dinesh Aggarwal
AMBITIOUS AND MOTIVATED | The 35 employees are from six different countries, are well educated and travelled far. They serve you with professional service in nine different languages. In order to ensure local quality, five other employees are working on site.
There is no difference made between employees and family members. All are integrated into the business processes and strategic planning. This does not only motivate, but also provides pleasure.
LOGISTICS AND OFFICE | To meet the highest quality standards is our goal. The modern logistics center in Langenthal in the Canton of Berne covers an area of around 5000 m2 that includes a dry storage, individually air-conditioned cooling rooms, a freezer compartment, offices and its own packaging facility. The truck docking station ensures a seamless process.
With our own transport vehicles we ensure prompt deliveries. 5 days a week, 52 weeks a year.
Dry storage and logistics center Langenthal
We are looking forward to your spontaneous job application. Ambitious employees are always welcome.
For questions, please contact Ghansham Aggarwal:
Store manager Basel (m/w/d) 100%
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