It gives us great pleasure to inform you that, the French government has awarded Mr.Anil Chandhok, Founder & CEO of Chenab Impex Pvt. Ltd., with the title of Chevalier (Knight) de l’Ordre du Merite The Order of Agricultural Merit (French: Ordre du Mérite Agricole) is an order bestowed by the French Republic for outstanding contribution to Agriculture and Food industry. It was instituted in 1883.
The Order of Agricultural Merit rewards people who have rendered exceptional services to French Food and Agriculture whether in public duties or in the very practice of agriculture or Food business. It also rewards people who have distinguished themselves in scientific research such as eminent scientists Louis Pasteur of France and MS Swaminathan of India. This is a rare honour.
It is of great significance in France and well valued by the food & agriculture industry worldwide.
The award comes in recognition of the pioneering role of Mr. Chandhok in introducing a wide
range of premium French foods to India both to the retail consumer as well as the Hotel/Restaurant
Chenab started its imports of French foods in 2003 with the imports of the World famous Delouis
Mustards, followed in 2004 by dried wild forest mushrooms from Borde & typical French Olives
from Barnier (2005) and thereafter expanding rapidly to a large and varied range of gourmet foods,
from 17 leading French food producers.
Recently, Chenab has started a Wines & Spirits division and their first consignment of French wines has arrived, the famous Cotes-du-Rhone wines from the leader in this appellation,Cellier-des-dauphins. We wish Mr. Chandhok the very best in the future.
Seen below is a photograph of H.E. Francois Richier, Ambassador of France and Mr. Anil Chandhok.