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Indian food
IndustryFood manufacture
FounderLakshmishankar Pathak and Shanta Pathak
HeadquartersLeigh, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Key people
Chairman, Kirit Pathak.
ProductsReady meals, Indian sauces
ParentAssociated British Foods

Patak's is a brand of Indian-style curry pastes, sauces and spices. It was founded by husband-and-wife team Lakshmishankar Pathak and Shanta Pathak, a Gujarati-British entrepreneur. The company is now owned by Associated British Foods.

A Patak's bread company

The company supplies 75%[1] of British curry houses with sauces and mixed spices, and sells ready meals to all the major UK supermarkets and other major retailers throughout Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. Patak's was sold to Associated British Foods on 30 May 2007 for £200 million.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Founding family sells Patak's, The Guardian, 29 May 2007
  2. ^ Wallop, Harry (30 May 2007). "Family sells Patak's curry firm for £200m". The Telegraph. Retrieved 22 February 2013.

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