In 1982, Mahesh Advani left his hometown in Ajmer, India and came to Dubai. He
started working at a clerical level with a textile trading company and rose to become
the Sales Manager. In 1988, having mastered the nuts and bolts of the textile trade in
Dubai, he started Blossom Trading. Blossom Trading is now a large and diversified
conglomerate with interests in textiles, e-commerce, food and healthcare.
The textile arm of Blossom Trading is currently the market leader in the GCC market for the import and distribution of kandora fabric. The fabric is mainly imported from Far East Asia and is sold in the UAE. It is also re-exported to other countries in the Middle East and North Africa region.
The food arm of Blossom Trading began in 2001, with the launch of an innovative Indian restaurant, My Govinda’s. The restaurant serves satvic Indian vegetarian food that is healthy and wholesome. The success of MyGovinda’s rests on a foundation of exceptional food quality and outstanding customer service. The food business also includes an innovative vegan restaurant, Soul Santé and a natural, preservative-free ice creams marketed under the Trufrut brand.
Blossom Trading also has an upcoming e-commerce wing, MyThoby. It is an aggregator platform that connects the best tailoring houses across the UAE with Emirati and Arab men who want bespoke and fashionable kanduras.
Blossom Trading is also setting an Ayurvedic pharmacy and hospital in Jaipur, in the state of Rajasthan in India. The hospital is expected to start operations in the first quarter of 2021.
Besides being a successful businessman, Mr Advani is also an active philanthropist and a gifted motivational speaker. He is a member of the ISKCON movement, and takes a deep interest in Yoga and the Indian spiritual sciences. He is known for his insightful and engrossing talks on the Vedas, the Upanishads, Ramayana, Mahabharata and the Puranas.
Mr. Mahesh Advani is married and has three children