|Sakuma Exports started its operations as a partnership firm in fag end of
calendar year 1999, with the main object of trading and export of commodities
and merchandise domestically and in the international market. The firm was
converted under Part IX of the Companies Act 1956 as a public Limited Company
on August 31, 2005 and obtained certificate of commencement of business
dated September 05, 2005 from Registrar of Companies, Mumbai.
It started its operations with export of one commodity to one client in one country
in the first year of operations. Soon SEL multiplied export-mix, client and the desti-
-nations with its professional competence, hard work and unrelenting efforts.
During the first complete financial year 2000-2001, Company achieved turnover
of Rs. 300 lacs. Today, Company has an export mix of twenty five commodities,
with a client base of over 75 in countries across five continents. It has a reliable
supply chain with more than 400 suppliers spread over different parts of the
country and developed adequate and competitive logistic facility across the country.
It is exporting from a number of sea ports along the entire coastline of India like
Mundra, Kandla, JNPT, Nhava Shiva, Mumbai, Chennai, Kakinada, Vizag, apart
from the dry ports. This gives it competitive advantage by cutting transport and
freight cost. SEL has been continuously studying and analyzing international
markets and domestic production trends to keep pace with changing demand
and trends in the domestic and international trade market.
Milestones Achieved by the Company
Dec 1998 Sakuma Exports was established as a Partnership firm.
Jan 2001 Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
(Ministry of Commerce, Government of India) recognized the company
as a Merchant Exporter
2000-01 Sakuma Exports turnover of over Rs. 300 Lacs with first complete
financial year May 2002 Conferred Certificate of Recognition as an
Oct 2003 Federation of Indian Export Organisations granted registration cum
membership certificate 2003-04 Turnover crossed Rs. 7,500 Lacs
2004-05 Turnover crossed Rs. 15,000 Lacs
Aug 2005 Converted into a Public Limited Company under part IX of the Companies
-Sakuma Exports Ltd has informed that 'Ms Kanika Sharma, ACS, D/o Mr. Harish Sharma has been appointed as Company Secretary cum Compliance Officer of the Company w.e.f. 11th February 2008'.