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KASHMIR WALNUTS as an entity is a dream become reality with immense resilience, hard work and perseverance. A legacy carried forward since 3 generations, as a small scale Walnut trading unit in 1955 to a key market player, in the large scale, domestic and international markets at present. The legacy started with our great grandfather "Mr. Mohammed Abdullah" in 1955, when he ventured to establish a business set up in 1955, dealing with the small scale trading of walnuts and walnut kernels.

In 2000, the 2 brothers Mr. Sheeraz Ahmad Hafiz and Mr. Rais Ahmad Hafiz, envisioned a new strategy, mission and goals for the existing business and formed the trading company in the name of "KASHMIR WALNUTS" - under the registration of DIC ANT, APEDA, and DGFT. With a 60 years+ walnut trading expertise under the belt, last 15 years has witnessed a steady business growth and augmented client base in domestic and international markets. Few more exquisite products like Morels and Saffron have been added to our product portfolio.

Mr. Rais Ahmad Hafiz – the key players, took the family vision to a new horizon by adapting to the ever increasing competition and demand in the market. They created a phenomenal transformation in the processing area by implementing the state of art equipment’s and modern machinery to increase the
production whilst maintaining the quality standards. Our current processing unit has an annual production capacity of 1000 metric tons of walnut kernels, 500 metric tons of Shelled Walnut and about 50 metric tons of Morels.

Our USP is our strong and sustainable purchase network that enables us to buy directly from the farmers topped by a start of art processing infrastructure capabilities. The business relationships carried forward for years together has also been of our key strengths, sustained by our core values; Honesty, Transparency and Trust

Our Footprints

Our clientele includes domestic clients across India and export houses across Europe and Middle East Asia. We process an average of 1550 metric tons of dry fruits annually, catering to the domestic, international and retail markets. We have a wide array of vacuum packaged Walnut- Kernels and Shelled Walnuts catering to the retail market across Northern India. The brand names are Pakeeja, WOW, Milky Nut to name a few.

Vision

Become one of the world’s leading Import and Export brands providing the highest quality natural products globally

Goal

To expand the company’s footprints globally by increasing our client base, widen our product portfolio, retention of our customers and be recognized as one of the leading Walnut Processing companies in the Dry Fruit Market. Top of the quality, fresh from the tree, the natural Walnut Kernels available to people from any part of the world

Core Values

Values that make up our code are: honesty, transparency and trust to face different challenges, and the rigor to perform duties diligently. We understand that good results are the sum of multiple small contributions, executed as a team by people that work diligently and passionately. Maintaining honesty and transparency with our clients, creates a contract of trust, thereby paving the way for a healthy and sustainable long term business relationships.
Honesty: - We grade honesty as one of the core values driving our business strategy with utmost Integrity and sincerity, for our customers and consumers to come back to us time and again
Transparency: - At Kashmir Walnuts, we strive hard to try and ensure transparency while carrying out the business with our clients to ensure our clients have visibility and confidence in doing business with us.
Trust: - Trust is a key element that goes in to building and nurturing the long term business relationships, thereby establishing a reliable business network of recurring customers.

Affiliations

APEDA (Agricultural & Processed Export Development Authority of India)

Accreditations

  • ISO 9001:2008 QUALITY Management System
  • ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management system
  • HACCP
  • FSSAI certified company