History
 
From small catering services which started in 1991 to a Kanaka Group of companies today, KANAKA’s commitment to service excellence continues to meet and exceed customer needs and client goals.

The beginning
Like every business, Kanaka Group started as a small activity in Mumbai. Mr. Jagdish Shetty, having completed Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Mysore University, a dynamic and an enthusiastic young person, inspired to become a businessman. He started canteen services with the name KANAKA catering services with small canteen of Maharashtra Agro Private Ltd., followed by B. S. E. S currently named as Reliance Energy. His journey stated with full of energy with acquisitions of industrial canteens with growth of the business on and on.

Form KANAKA catering services to partnership firm.
The year 1998 was turning point for his business as Mr. Nagraj Shetty another dynamic and an enthusiastic young person graduated from Mangalore University in commerce and was working with hotel TAJ was inspired to become a businessman joined Mr. Jagdish Shetty and both the young and energetic persons have formed a partnership firm by name KANAKA CATERERS AND HOSPITALITY SERVICES.

Form partnership firm to private ltd. company.
The year 2008 brought exploring change in their dream. Both the partners became promoters and formed a private limited company as KANAKA FOOD MANAGEMENT SERVICES PRIVATE LIMITED.

The incorporation of Private Limited Company has boosted the morale of the promoters and its employees. The business has spread over from one state i.e. Maharashtra to four states in the country i.e. Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Orissa, today.