“Big Saver Foods”
Los Angeles , Nov 30, 2009
It was a beautiful morning on Thursday November 19, 2009 at Long Beach, CA. There was a lot of excitement for people who were gathered at 1313 East Artesia Blvd., North Long Beach, CA, for the Grand Opening of another super market “Big Saver Foods” A successful chain that is proud to add another new location 16th store in Southern California.
The chief guests were the Mayor of Long Beach Honorable Bob Foster and Councilman Val Larch. There were hundreds of other guests and shoppers waiting for the doors to open. The atmosphere was very pleasant and the music was going on.
NRI Uka Solanki of Big Saver Foods- added another new location- 16th store in Southern California
( Left- his son Himesh Solanki)
At 9 AM The Mayor performed the ribbon cutting ceremony and people started clapping. The cheers of joy went to the skies. Shoppers who were waiting eagerly for over an hour rushed through the doors for specials with excitement. Everyone started loading the baskets with fresh fruits, produce and other house hold items. The quality meats were very reasonable priced and people were lining up to place orders. The store was crowded with guests and shoppers. Free food and soft drinks were served and the consumers were having fun while shopping. The prices were really and truly much lower that other big chain food stores.
The store is very professionally designed and organized. It was clean like a whistle. In about half an hour the cash registers started ringing and the sound of the rings were constant.
This was another achievement of Uka Solanki and family. The proud Solanki family was full of joy and excitement. Mr. Uka Solanki purchased his first “Big Saver Foods” store in 1977. Since then he has been purchasing or building new stores in Los Angeles and Riverside counties. Today he is a proud owner of 16 large foods stores. His niche is Hispanic American communities and he understands their needs. His generosity and philanthropy is mind boggling. He usually donates for education and helps the needy. He has donated millions of dollars to various charities here as well as in India. He is a very kind human being and looks after his employees and their families very well.