Our History

Legacy of JK Foods, UK

Our history is a tale of passion, dedication, and a love for exceptional cuisine. It all began with a vision to share the delightful flavors of our cultural heritage with the world. As a small, family-owned enterprise, we started this journey decades ago, rooted in the belief that great food brings people together.

"From Heritage to Household Name: Our Flavorful Journey Through Time"

Founded with a passion for flavor and a commitment to quality, JK Foods has a rich and vibrant history that spans several decades. Our journey began as a humble family-owned enterprise, driven by a deep-rooted love for culinary traditions and a desire to share the exquisite tastes of our heritage with the world.

Over the years, we have evolved and expanded, but our dedication to authentic, delicious food has remained unwavering. Join us on a journey through time as we explore the milestones, stories, and milestones that have shaped JK Foods into the household name it is today.

2012
Introduced Frozen Dine in Range
Frozen Dine In Range of Asian Tapas

Tiger Tiger unveils its Frozen Dine-In Range featuring delectable Asian Tapas, bringing restaurant-quality flavours to homes.

2022
An Era of Tiger Tiger Foods
A Roaring Tiger Tiger Foods Year

We're embarking on our inaugural consumer advertising campaign, PR initiatives, social media strategies, packaging redesign, and more exciting ventures!

1970
Initial Stage
Pioneering a Local Market in Nottingham, UK
Mr. Khera laid the foundation for a distinctive local market stall in Nottingham, UK, dedicated to supplying specialised ethnic products. The inception of this venture marked the beginning of a unique journey in bringing diverse and authentic offerings to the local community.
1976
Launched
Foundation of JK FOODS UK
Collaborating with his father-in-law, Mr. Khera, Mark Johal co-founded JK FOODS UK. Their shared vision was to supply the Chinese Restaurants and Takeaway market across the entire UK.
1981
Wholesale Distribution
Rapid Growth
Rapid expansion led to growth in Wholesale distribution.
1992
Milestone Achieved
One of the Leading Importers
JK Foods moved to a purpose built site, becoming one of the largest importers and distributors of premium ethnic foods in the UK.
1998
Launch Of JK FOOD UK’S brand
Launched Tiger Tiger
The Tiger Tiger Foods brand emerged and debuted in the UK, responding to the escalating demand for genuine, premium-quality ethnic foods.
2000
Successful Venture
Growth of Tiger Tiger Foods
Tiger Tiger's triumph in the UK sparks expansion into European markets, marking a journey of continued success.
2002
Expansion of Tiger Tiger Foods
Launch of Tiger Tiger Foods in the USA
Tiger Tiger was introduced to the US market.
2007
Expansion in the Middle East
Launch of Tiger Tiger Foods in the Middle Eastern Market
Tiger Tiger made its entry into the Middle Eastern market, bringing its unique offerings to a new and diverse audience.
2012
Introduced Frozen Dine in Range
Frozen Dine In Range of Asian Tapas
Tiger Tiger unveils its Frozen Dine-In Range featuring delectable Asian Tapas, bringing restaurant-quality flavours to homes.
2022
An Era of Tiger Tiger Foods
A Roaring Tiger Tiger Foods Year
We're embarking on our inaugural consumer advertising campaign, PR initiatives, social media strategies, packaging redesign, and more exciting ventures!
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