NRI PATEL GROCERY STORE EMPIRE

  • Mafat and Tulsi bought an old, dilapidated shop on Devon Avenue in the Windy Chicago City and sourced ingredients like spices, lentils, chickpea flour, pickles, mangoes etc from Ahmedabad.Thus, in September 1974, Patel Brothers was born……………………………CLICK

  • hen he was 23, Mafat Patel headed for America. It was 1968, and he had just received a visa to get his MBA at Indiana University.

    This trip would mark his first time outside his home country of India. Born the eldest of six siblings, three sisters and two brothers, he’d spent most of his life on a farm in the village of Bhandu, nestled in the Mehsana district of the state of Gujarat. He’d never traveled beyond the neighboring district of Patan, where he went to school to get his degree in Mechanical Engineering………………………………… CLICK