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Top 80 Food & Beverages Startups In India

The food & beverages industry in India has grown as a high growth & profit sector due to its huge potential for value addition, mainly due to the food processing industry. Moreover, India has experienced an astonishing growth in the F&B sector over the past few years. Along with this, healthy food habit is turning to be the way of life and people are constantly making good food choices that are tasty, healthy and help them stay fit. With all the transformation and increase in population, no wonder that the Indian food & beverage market which is contributing major revenue for the country. While food processing is slowly extending itself as an industry of its own, the government is recognizing the need to encourage this sector. Top 80 are listed below-

  1. Chaichun

Chaichun was founded by Rajeev Baid in the year 2015 with the headquarters in Shiliguri, West Bengal. Chai Chun is a celebration of the rich, diverse, and many-splendored culture of tea drinking. Sourced from India’s finest tea gardens, we offer tea in all its varied flavours, aromas, and hues.

2. Tea Trunk

Tea Trunk was founded by Snigdha Manchanda in the year 2011 with the headquarters in Goa, Goa. Tea Trunk artisanal teas combine the finest Indian tea leaves with all natural ingredients to create one-of-a-kind tea blends. No artificial colors. No additives. No tea dust. Just good old whole-leaf tea. Made with tender loving care, our teas taste best when shared.

3. Udyan Tea

Udyan Tea was co-founded by Parvez Gupta in the year 2012 with the headquarters in Siliguri, West Bengal. Pioneers of e-commerce for tea in India, we’re an award winning premium tea brand & tea consultancy based in Darjeeling district, aiming to bring back Freshness, Authenticity and Quality in your cuppa. Started up by tea tasters, tech minded and business oriented duo Parvez Gupta & Punit Poddar, along with Soveet Gupta, Udyan Tea boasts of a rich legacy that few can claim – they all belong to the land of tea. Which means, they intrinsically know what good tea tastes like. We source our Tea directly through the finest estates in the country, and through an experience oriented tea tasting process, we bring only handpicked teas to your cup, making you fall in love with Tea all over again !

4. Spice Story

Spice Story was founded by Soumyadeep Mukherjee in the year 2019 with the headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. A food company that offers a range of sauces, dips, chutneys and condiments. We being to you a range of authentic and curated flavors from diffrent regions of the country.

5. Rage Coffee

Rage Coffee was founded by Bharat Sethi in the year 2018 with the headquarters in New Delhi, Delhi. Rage Coffee is a digitally native FMCG company that manufactures, markets & distributes innovative coffee products. The company has created craft coffee that is instantly consumable, affordable, comes in a variety of flavors – is ready to mix – and is convenient to carry in biodegradable tube shots. Rage Coffee products are retailed through their own website, all leading online platforms, and over 600 touchpoints offline PAN India through a network of distributors. Rage Coffee products are US FDA, FSSAI, ISO registered and manufactured at a GMP compliant facility

6. Postcard: Foods of India

Postcard: Foods of India was co-founded by Ashish Nichani in the year 2019 with the headquarters in Bangalore, Karnataka. Postcard is an omnichannel FMCG brand focussed on bringing India`s local flavours to you. We have launched our new brand Postcard to make your daily snacking an authentic treat with a true flavour of India`s diversity. All our products are made in their place of origin, with locally sourced ingredients and traditional heirloom recipes – all ensuring that you get the local flavour in every bite! Check out our assortment on www.thePostcard.in today ! Whether in the aisle of your local store or through ecommerce, we believe that you should only have the most authentic foods available to you.

7. Latambarcem Brewers

Latambarcem Brewers was founded by Aditya Ishan Varshnei in the year 2017 with the headquarters in Bicholim, Goa. Latambarcem Brewers is a greenfield craft brewery based out of Goa, India. Our company is born in Goa and has adopted the name of its birthplace, in true Indian tradition. We specialise in craft beer and small-batch craft kombucha production.

8. Kimaya Himalayan Beverages

Kimaya Himalayan Beverages was founded by ABHINAV JINDAL in the year 2015 with the headquarters in New Delhi, Delhi. Kimaya Himalayan Beverages is a pioneer beverage alcohol company, manufacturing bespoke beverages for the world. Established in November 2018 and headquartered in New Delhi, has come a long way nurturing a dream to create bespoke products which would be all about pure, authentic ingredients and the craft process. Where the idea of a flavorful brew of unblemished purity, made to consistent quality standards would be brought to life, bottled and served to our discerning audience

9. Kati Patang

Kati Patang was co-founded by  Shantanu Upadhyay in the year 2017 with the headquarters in New Delhi, Delhi. At Kati Patang, our mission is to bring the real deal to people who enjoy drinking beer…an authentic beer worthy of them. We brew it with the the purest Himalayan spring water and all-natural ingredients. But more importantly, we brew it with passion and utmost love. For nothing matters to us more than our love for beer. We are committed to business ethics and sustainability, and have pledged to contribute towards preservation of the world’s (and beer’s!) most precious resource: water. Happy to invite all who bring in the same passion and commitment – beer geeks, beer enthusiasts and brewtastically talented people – to join us in brewing deliciousness. For more information on Kati Patang, visit our website below.

10. Forbidden Foods (BRB Popped Chips)

Forbidden Foods (BRB Popped Chips) was co-founded by  Abhishek Agarwal in the year 2018 with the headquarters in New Delhi, Delhi. Forbidden Foods aspires to delight the new-age Indian consumer with innovative and contemporary snacking products. The company is introducing a range of packaged snacks under a fun, exciting and quirky brand identity that resonates with young and discerning consumers.

11. InnerChef

InnerChef was founded by  Rajesh Sawhney, Sanjeev Singhal and Bal DiGhent in the year 2015 with the headquarters in Gurugram, Haryana. InnerChef is one of the fastest growing food experience companies in the country. Not only are we obsessed with our customers, but we are also passionate about our food and our technology. InnerChef is bringing good food to the hands of many and creating culinary experiences worth remembering. With a wonderful balance between the cuisines of modern Indian, authentic European, delicious Mediterranean and flavourful Asian, InnerChef is a truly global brand, reaching for the skies while still deeply rooted in India. Our food is fresh, delicious, good-for-you and delivered right to your doorstep and our stunning packaging can make heads turn easily. The best way to a person’s heart is through their stomach, which is why each and every dish is prepared with the best ingredients and tons of love and care.

12. FoodyBuddy

FoodyBuddy was founded by  Rachna Rao in the year 2014 with the headquarters in Bengaluru, Karnataka. FoodyBuddy is a platform that connects people who are passionate about food and interested in buying or selling home-cooked food. It provides a platform for expression and recognition for home chefs, who can now share their mouthwatering delicacies with not just their family members but also their neighbours! For a foody, if you are wondering where to get authentic homemade Bihari Litti Chokha, Kerala Puttu Kadala, Andhra Gottu Vankaya, Rajasthani Daal Baati Churma or Gujarati Undhyu – FoodyBuddy is the solution for you. You just want simple Dal Chawal, Roti Subzi and Idli Sambar? We have you covered as well.

13. Masalabox Food Network Pvt Ltd

Masalabox Food Network Pvt Ltd was founded by  Harsha Thachery in the year 2014 with the headquarters in Kochi, Kerala. Masala box is a homemade meals delivery service working within the premises of Bangalore and Kochi. We leverage a network of home chefs who are passionate about cooking and would love to make an extra income from home. Home chefs are the most underutilized resources in the country, and we leverage them by upskilling and empowering them. Our food is 100% homecooked and is prepared using the freshest ingredients, with no sorts of additives or preservatives. Our meal plans range as Classic, Treat and Relish; we also offer a 3-in-1 meal plan which comprises meals from all the subscription plans. Masala Box uses a cutting-edge technology and also focuses on extensive methods of digital marketing to grow the business in the online platform. Partner with us as a chef and get recognized as a homechef now!

14. RailRestro

RailRestro was founded by  Manish Chandra in the year 2015 with the headquarters in Patna, Bihar. RailRestro is a platform with an initiative to offer delicious and hygienic food on the Train. In India, approx. 23 million people prefer travelling by trains. But, something was always missing, that is tempting food at your train seat. We established RailRestro to make your journey memorable and a better one. Our motives and efforts are to serve you, your favourite and best quality food on train which was impossible earlier.At RailRestro, we offer multiple cuisines. We have done an extensive R & D to develop comprehensive menu items. Apart from that, we have empanelled with the best vendors and restaurants to make your travelling experience interesting.

15. Alpino Health Foods

Alpino Health Foods was founded by  Chetan Kanani in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Surat, Gujarat. Alpino Health Foods base in Surat, India with a vast vision of providing range of Healthy Food Products. Alpino Alpino Health Foods offers a range of Healthy Food Products under the Alpino Brand in India while exporting same as well. our name, Alpino Health Foods, is synonymous with our love And passion for the Food that we make. our Product range includes Peanut Butter, Almond Butter and Peanut Butter Powder and we are wisely-rapidly growing our product range with more Healthy Food Products.

16. Zappfresh

Zappfresh was started in June 2015 by Deepanshu Manchanda and Shruti Gochhwal who distinguished an enormous business opportunity in offering prime quality meat products that were initially overpowered by the unhygienic and problematic local wet market which has been later taken over by frozen meat choices which is not preferred workaround for Indian consumers.We have a deep reverence for the people, businesses and products that make up our industry. It has inspired us to create a new way of doing business, founded on the idea that by creating meaningful relationships with our customers and farmers we can improve the quality of life for everyone not only that but Zappfresh is a full stack business where our meat delivery process starts from procuring the fresh produce to processing, storage and delivery.

17. Chai Kings

Chai Kings was founded by  Jahabar Sadique and Balaji Sadagopan in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Chai Kings, offers you a sumptuous range of chai in exotic flavours, in the most hygienic ambience, and at perfectly justifiable prices. Every Sip is loaded with natural ingredients sourced from some of the finest tea plantations in Assam, Darjeeling and Nilgiri. Every Cup of Chai is assured of great taste and good health making Chai Kings a cut above the rest. At Chai Kings, there is so much to choose from. Be it Chai with Milk, Black Chai, Herbal Chai, Ice Chai, Milk Shakes, Hot Chocolate and Badam Milk. Along with Chai, we also serve a variety of snacks like Puffs, Samosa, Brownies, Cakes, Cookies, Khakhras and 7 varieties of Maggi.

18. 4700BC

Founded by Mr. Chirag Gupta & Mr. Ankur Gupta in 2013, 4700BC Popcorn continues to remain India’s No.1 Gourmet Popcorn Brand and gain enthusiastic support across the country. Our unique name comes from an interesting fact- It is believed that the oldest evidence of popcorn was found in the ancient caves of Peru, nearly 6700 years ago, in 4700BC! With over 30 Unparalleled Flavours and 50+ product assortments, we prepare the best Popcorn using authentic techniques which ensure richness and freshness in every kernel. At 4700BC, we believe in delivering a perfectly heartcrafted popcorn experience to our customers. The brand received its first round of major investment in the year 2015 and has been growing exponentially since then. The brand has been able to establish an international presence in 9 different countries. 4700BC has been ranked 1st on Amazon Marketplace in India. The brand has received numerous accolades from various industry experts and media editors, and has been awarded as the “Most Innovative Product of the Year” by Restaurant India. 4700BC popcorn continues to innovate, expand and pursue its growth domestically, online and on the ground with its brand outlets & its presence in the country.

19. WIMWI Foods

WIMWI Foods was founded by Srishti Shaw and Kanupradeep Subramanian in the year 2014 with the headquarters in Bangalore, Karnataka. WIMWI Foods is a funded FMCG startup founded by two IIM-Ahmedabad Alumni looking to introduce healthier food choices from across the world into Indian kitchens and homes. ASAP bars is the flagship brand of WIMWI Foods. ASAP is a range of healthy and tasty snack bars made from simple ingredients and is already forming a part of lifestyle of time pressed but more conscious millennials. We are a rapidly expanding our core team mainly in sales and brand marketing to take ASAP bars to the next level. We are looking for independent, self motivated, ambitious individuals who can take ownership of teams and thrive as a leader. ASAP bars has recently signed up Chennai Super Kings as the licensed energy bar partner.

20. Zama Organics

Zama Organics was founded by Shriya Naheta in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Zama offers fresh organic produce sourced from farmers and artisans around India. We have tied up with farms that uphold and offer the same values as our brand – clean, fresh, and pesticide-free produce and products.

21. WINGREENS FARMS

WINGREENS FARMS was founded by Arjun Srivastava in the year 2011 with the headquarters in Gurgaon, Haryana. Wingreens Farms is a fully integrated (farm to retail) Food Company in the business of making and selling a range of fresh, healthy, tasty and innovative food products. It is the market leader in fresh dips and pita chips, and has pioneered this product category in the country. It believes that consumers today are looking for healthy, fresh, ethically made food products. Its products are sold through all leading national supermarket chains and local gourmet food stores in Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune. The products are also retailed online on www.wingreensfarms.com and through leading online market places. It is a fast growing professionally managed company led by well qualified professionals who have decades of experience in the food and FMCG business in India and internationally. The company employees over 150 people. The products are handmade by underprivileged women and are retailed through a unique sampling sales model that is a first in the market.

22. NÜTY – Nutritious & Tasty

NÜTY – Nutritious & Tasty was founded by Ray Nathan in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Bengaluru, Karnataka. NÜTY (Pronounced “New Tea”) short for Nutritious & Tasty is on a mission to make healthy eating, convenient and affordable. Every NÜTY Farm Fresh Kit and Chef-Prepared Meal Kit is boxed with care and follow stringent testing and strive to offer 100% freshness and food safety. • Sourced responsibly from independent farmers • Tested by the best Food Technologists and Engineers • Every product has a clean-label so you know exactly what you are eating. • Manufactured and packaged using modern ISO 22000:2018 certified HPP food production technology. • Delivered every week by following the best safety protocols

23. Hoi Foods

Hoi Foods was founded by Indrajeet Roy and Pawan Raj Kumar in the year 2017 with the headquarters in Gurgaon, Haryana. Meet Hoi. We have a range of super yummy multi-cuisine meal combo for offices and homes. Every dish is beautifully seasoned with the best ingredients. Whether you are craving butter chicken, chili chicken or daal makhni, our gravies are distinctly flavoured and very tasty. With Hoi, you experience the joy of eating comfort food that makes your heart happy; at prices that make you even happier.

24. Samosa Singh

Samosa Singh was co-founded by Shikhar Veer Singh and Nidhi Singh in 2016. Samosa Singh is an exciting start-up with an objective of reinventing the king of Indian snacks–our very own humble samosa and present it to the customers in very different and innovative way. As our tag-line says, “Who says only aaloo goes into a samosa! Experience the change at Samosa Singh.” Samosa Singh addresses the current gaps that exist in the Indian Samosa market. It offers convergence of varieties with regional preferences at one place in a hygienic, fresh and exciting manner, thereby creating a huge mass-appeal.

25. TGL Co.

TGL Co. was founded by Bhuman Dani in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. At TGL Co., we have committed ourselves to keep evolving and re-imagining bold, new, exciting blends made from the best origin teas and botanicals from across the world. What’s also really important to us is celebrating how healthy our teas are, and that is why we work long and hard to deliver great health without compromising on taste. What sets us apart is our sophis-tea-cation (pardon the puns) when it comes to sourcing (both for teas & ingredients) and blending. We source our teas from where they grow best, which gives a high quality brew that sings with distinctive aroma and flavour. We then surprise these teas with infusions of real fruits and flowers as well as natural flavourings that create a sensational harmony on your palate.

26. CharcoalEats Food Tech Pvt. Ltd.

CharcoalEats Food Tech Pvt. Ltd. was co-founded by Anurag Mehrotra (Co founder & CEO), Krishnakant Thakur (Co founder & CFO) and Mohammed Bhol (Co founder & head of product) in the year 2015 with the headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. CharcoalEats FoodTech Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian restaurant chain that delivers high quality, consistent, authentic, modern Indian flavours to its patrons, across the country, across snack and meal times, at affordable prices.We believe that food should be a celebration of life, flavour and taste. With that in mind, we have carefully curated modern, yet authentic Indian flavours that we believe appeals to the pan-Indian palate. We prepare our food in best-in-class, modern, hygienic kitchens; use best-in-class ingredients; and we do not use any preservatives, artificial flavours, artificial colouring or MSG (Ajinomoto). The food we serve to patrons is the food our children eat! Consistency of Taste and Experience at all our outlets is a key pillar of our business. As is enabling patrons to enjoy our food as per their convenience, wherever they are – at home, at work, or on the move.

27.Biryani Blues

Biryani Blues was founded by Raymond Andrews in the year 2011 with the headquarters in Gurgaon, Haryana. An amalgamation of Arabic, Turkish and Mughlai flavours with a burst of Andhra and Marathwada spices, Hyderabadi food is always associated with royalty. And this serves as palates of the Nizams of Hyderabad. Biryani Blues as the name suggests, brings forth the most delectable Hyderabadi dishes with a special biryani. Started by the two, who are not just passionate for food but are pedigree in Hyderabadi delicacies, the brand promises richness of flavors. With experienced chefs from the land of biryanis and korma, authenticity is the top priority of the food menu. We have options of visiting our restaurant for a casual dining experience or have it delivered straight to your doorstep. We are driven by the motive to spread happiness with our food and we work hard to achieve customer satisfaction.

28. Happilo International Pvt Ltd

Happilo International Pvt Ltd was founded by Vikas D Nahar in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Happilo is a gourmet healthy snack brand from Bangalore. Our wide range includes nuts, berries, trail mixes, roasted and salted mixes, Chick peas, Peanuts, Corn & flavorful seeds all of which are tasty & nutritious. Happilo has built its reputation from serving its customers with a premium range of gourmet healthy snacking options since 2016. The specialty of the company lies in the innovative flavors coupled with dry roasted technology with no added oils. The trail mixes are naturally sweet, and our roasted variants are dry roasted with no added oil and come in multi flavours like jalepeno, peri peri, Cheese, tomato, Salted, Pepper etc. The products have zero cholesterol and are also gluten free. We are an FSSAI certified company. We have worked a lot on the packaging to keep the product tasty and crispy for a longer period & for carrying on the go or store at home. We pack the products in strict hygienic conditions after carefully sourcing from the finest farms across the world with automated sorting, untouched processing and fully automated packaging lines. We strive to give one of the largest and best collection of healthy snacks for quick fix to the mid meal hunger pangs. We deliver close to 1 million packs every month.

29. Yumlane

Yumlane was founded by  Hitesh Ahuja, Rueben Ghosh and Rahul Kumar in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Incorporated in March 2016 with a vision of being India’s first Freshly Packed FMCG Food Brand that leverages proven distributed channels. We have been backed by proven entrepreneurs and angel investors such as Binny Bansal (Co-founder of Flipkart) and Orios Venture Capital

30. Maverix Platforms Pvt. Ltd.

Maverix Platforms Pvt. Ltd. was founded by  Shripad Nadkarni and Shree Bharambe in the year 2015 with the headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. We are building tomorrow’s fresh food network with our multi-cuisine, multi-occasion fresh food options. We create delightful experiences for our consumers with our evocative offerings, innovative packaging, and highest standards of hygiene through our brands, Canteen Central, Meal Studio and Biryani Journey.

31. Simba

Simba was founded by Prabhtej Singh Bhatia in the year 2015 with the headquarters in New Delhi, Delhi. We set up Simba so we could brew the kind of beer we wanted to drink – authentic, flavorful and made with only the highest quality ingredients. Unlike beers produced at large scale, our beers are made in small batches, using finely crafted recipes (not formulas!). Our brewery is run by a small team of beer lovers, who care about quality and authenticity, much more than efficiency or scale. We’ve spent months scouting for the finest malts and hops, created experimental batches to perfect the flavor and thrown out all conventional wisdom. We hope you love our beers as much as we do.

32. Teabox

Teabox Tea Brewing Co. was founded by Kausshal Dugarr in the year 2013 with the headquarters in Siliguri, India. Teabox is a vertically integrated premium tea brand that delivers delicious teas to the tea-curious. Everyday, Teabox delivers the freshest, most delicious teas from Darjeeling, Assam, and Nilgiri to the entire world. We’re a culture that’s changing the way tea works. By sourcing the highest-quality Indian teas directly from the most capable and most interesting growers and estates, Teabox makes it easy for anyone—from tea experts to complete novices—to experience all the freshness, aroma, flavor, and authenticity fine tea has to offer.

33. BrewHouse Tea Brewing Co.

BrewHouse Tea Brewing Co. was founded by Siddharth Jain in the year 2017 with the headquarters in Delhi, Delhi. Positive Food Ventures is an India-based entrepreneurial venture under the Food Empire umbrella, with a focus on developing better-for-health, new-age food & beverage products. The company’s first product is a range of bottled ice teas marketed under the brand name Brewhouse. Positive Food Ventures is part of the Food Empire Group, an SGX-listed global branding and manufacturing company in the food and beverage sector. Food Empire’s products are sold in over 50 countries, with 24 offices worldwide and nine manufacturing facilities in India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Russia, Ukraine and Vietnam. Forbes Magazine has twice named Food Empire as one of the “Best under a Billion” companies in Asia and the company has also been awarded one of Asia’s “Top Brand” by Influential Brands.

34. I Say Organic

I Say Organic was founded by Aakanksha Kapoor in the year 2012 with the headquarters in New Delhi, New Delhi. I Say Organic is a social enterprise that was established to make organic farming profitable for small farmers by providing a direct market link to customers in New Delhi, Gurgaon & Noida. We offer customers fresh organic products at affordable rates & at the convenience of free home delivery.

35. Goodwyn Tea – Blend For Good

Goodwyn Tea – Blend For Good was founded by Rohan Sirohia in the year 2011 with the headquarters in Kolkata, West Bengal. At Goodwyn Tea, we want to inspire the world to blend for good. We don’t just sell India’s finest premium health teas but Goodwyn prides itself in being one of the pioneers in the customized corporate gifting section having shipped over 50,000+ customized gifts till date. Goodwyn is also the country’s leading producer owned hospitality tea brand catering to 300+ hotels and cafes, serving 6+ Exclusive Stores and 500+ Departmental Stores in over 5+ countries. Blend in for the finest tea affair.

36. Teamonk

Teamonk was founded by Nalin Sood in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Bangalore, Karnataka. Teamonk is India’s first tea venture offering exclusive quality pure and natural specialty teas sourced from the finest tea plantations in Darjeeling, Nilgiris and Assam. The teas include exquisite range of Black, Green, Oolong and White specialty teas curated by tea connoisseurs at Teamonk. Most of these teas are exported around the globe and are normally not available in India. Teamonk leverages its strategic alliance with the best tea plantations in India to exclusively source these specialty teas. Our exclusively curated products deliver an unmatched authentic tea taste and after taste experience. Teamonk repositions tea as an exciting and refreshing beverage underpinned with the category benefit of looking good and feeling good.

37. The Beer Cafe

The Beer Cafe was founded by Rahul Singh in the year 2012 with the headquarters in Gurugram, Haryana. The Beer Café has successfully revolutionized the beer culture as we know it. It falls under PBCL- Pubs, Bars, Clubs and Lounges category which means a big chunk of the revenue comes from liquor. Currently, the brand has presence across India- with majority outlets being company owned and operated. In 2012, we took our baby steps and today, we are India’s largest and fastest growing alco-beverage chain in the country. Boo-yeah!

38. Nao Spirits & Beverages Pvt Ltd

Nao Spirits & Beverages Pvt Ltd was founded by Anand Virmani in the year 2016 with the headquarters in New Delhi, Delhi. We make craft spirits in India, for India and for the World. We are a group of enthusiastic people from various parts of this Industry who feel we can bring quality to the beverage experience in India. The startup has two gin brands under its umbrella – Greater Than and Hapusa. Nao Spirits sources its bottles, labels, and a few botanicals from abroad. However, most of the botanicals, along with the neutral wheat spirit, are procured from various parts of the country and distilled in Goa, in a copper pot still. The price varies for both the gins from state to state, based on the differing tax and distribution structures.

39. Tea Post

Tea Post was founded by Darshan Dashani in the year 2013 with the headquarters in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Tea Post is the brain-child of Rajkot based businessman who fell in love with tea first and then came up with the idea of setting up tea cafes to sell tea. With over 180 outlets spread across Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra & Madhya Pradesh , Tea Post is one of the fastest food startups to make its mark across the region. The idea behind starting a tea cafe or a tea kisok was simple – we wanted to serve good quality tea and snacks at competitive rates and cater to the out of home tea craving for students, office goers, senior citizens and families. Our aim is to facilitate the availability of hygienic tea, food along with a nice and inexpensive place to hang out. We wanted to become a part of everyone’s day-to-day life and we did.

40. Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters

Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters was founded by Matt Chitharanjan and Namrata Asthana in the year 2012 with the headquarters in New Delhli, Delhi . Our mission since we started has stayed simple: introduce our customers to the estates we directly buy our great tasting coffee from, roast the beans with care, and make high quality coffee more accessible through our cafes and our website. All our coffee is roasted in small batches, 5 days a week. It is also packed in-house and shipped the next day to ensure it reaches customers, while it’s at its freshest. The coffee we roast is the coffee we like to drink, and we hope you like it too.

41. Cheesiano Pizza

Cheesiano Pizza was founded by Kiran Thorat in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Pune, Maharashtra. Cheesiano, is the home to some of the best tasting fresh pizzas with an Indian Twist. We create oven fresh, fulfilling and delightful pizzas to cure your random pizza cravings. We offer an exciting range of toppings that will be an experience in itself. Sick of the same old pizza chains? Craving some gourmet pizzas? Cheesiano is here for your rescue! We make pizzas that are visually appealing and pleases your tastebuds. A complete delightful pizza experience is guaranteed at Cheesiano. Visit us now and keep coming back for more wholesome and pizzas that are loaded with flavours. An absolute celebration pizza!

42. Burgerama

Burgerama was founded by Kabir Bose in the year 2018 with the headquarters in Gurgaon, Haryana. There are not many experiences that are as satisfying as digging into a good burger. For some people it practically becomes a spiritual experience as with each bite the symphony of flavours dancing on their taste buds ignites deeply fulfilling pleasure centers like a nice tight hug. What sets Burgerama apart is the ‘outta-this-world’ amount of flavour packed into every bite of their burgers, a direct result of using the very best ingredients, keenly balancing the flavours of each and presenting them in the most uncompromising, true to form manner possible. 

43. Third Eye Distillery

Third Eye Distillery was founded by Sakshi Saigal, Rahul Mehra and Vidur Gupta in the year 2018 with the headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Third Eye Distillery Goa, is home to Stranger & Sons Gin. The spirit of India captured in a spirit from India. Starting as they mean to go on, the Third Eye team have been working hard to reduce their environmental impact from the get go. The women who help them with fruit peeling take the fleshy citrus home, turning them into traditional jams and pickles which are then sold at local markets.

44. Goa Brewing Co.

Goa Brewing Co. was founded by Suraj Shenai in the year 2017 with the headquarters in Sangolda, Goa. GBC is housed inside an old Indo-Portuguese house that’s got a lovely, sunny courtyard in the middle, enveloped by rooms dedicated to storing barrels and malts, brewing, bottling, labeling and getting all that beer ready for dispatch. The star beer we’ve been loving at our favourite bars, Eight Finger Eddie tasted just as divine at the brewery, with the winter sun warming our back. The beer itself, we learnt, is a tribute to the famous hippie from the 60s whose stories put Goa on the hippie tourist’s radar. It is an oat cream India Pale Ale (IPA) with a wonderful aftertaste. With a whiff of mangoes, citrus and even some pineapple, it’s indeed a great beer to take to the beach. 

45. Biggies Burger

Biggies Burger was founded by Biraja Prasad Rout in the year 2011 with the headquarters in Bengaluru, karnataka. The brand, BIGGIES BURGER , was conceptualised as a Cafe and Fast food retail enterprise. We are a multi-location, professionally managed food retail venture which exclusively focused on Indian’s futuristic prospects of fast food products. We started our operations in Bangalore, with a very small Kiosk concept outlet (50 sq Ft), but now the Brand has expanded to 1800 sqft outlets with 27 outlets, seeing the positive response and recognition garnered from customers.

46. Svami – Foxtrot Beverages Private Limited

Svami- Foxtrot Beverages Private Limited was founded by Sahil Jatana in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Svami is a progressive drinks company. Made in India, Svami offers the most relevant range of non-alcoholic drinks for a world consumed with premium living and premium consumption. Our current portfolio of all-natural alternative beverages features the country’s finest tonic waters and ginger ale.

47. GOURI’S GOODIES

GOURI’S GOODIES was founded by  Gouri Gupta in the year 2012 with the headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Let’s start by giving you a little background on how these wholesome goodies came to be. It all began when Gouri decided to turn to naturopathy, bringing about a lifestyle change for her family towards healthier living. This shift, coupled with her passion for good food and creativity, gave birth to some delicious and convenient foods, rich in nutrients and unique flavours.

48. Tipping Mr Pink Pvt Ltd

Tipping Mr Pink Pvt Ltd was founded by Kabir Jeet Singh and Nitin Rana in the year 2013 with the headquarters in
Gurgaon, Haryana. “The best ideas generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch” (… or something to that effect), says Michael Arrington, TechCrunch founder and co-editor The Itch – Good craft burgers are too few and ‘way far’ between. Other than a trek to Galleria Market, Gurgaon doesn’t have much to offer in this department. Leaving a burger enthusiast hapless and dejected; having to settle for convenient alternatives that hovered over the itch but never quite scratched it.

49. Veeba

Veeba was founded by Viraj Bahl in the year 2013 with the headquarters in Gurgaon, Haryana. Veeba is one of the leading Condiments & Sauce company in India. Our strong focus on Quality, Innovation and ‘Better for You’ products have helped us stand out in a very cluttered retail market. With a Pan India distribution network reaching both General Trade and Modern trade shops we offer our consumers the freshest and the most authentic flavours in the comfort of their homes. Extreme focus is put on procuring the finest and most authentic ingredients from across the globe and then manufactured in a world class ISO 22000 certified manufacturing facility. We are a very proud Indian company, manufacturing world class food products in India.

50. Biryani By Kilo

Biryani By Kilo was founded by Kaushik Roy, Ritesh Sinha and Vishal Jindal in the year 2015 with the headquarters in Gurgaon, Haryana. We at Biryani By Kilo (BBK) believe that “Biryani” will be the biggest Food Services & Delivery category from India. Biryani is a complete meal, filled with aromas & flavors, recipes both authentic & versatile, and it caters itself to delivery very well. BBK uses the best ingredients including one of the most expensive branded rice, spices handpicked from Kerala and most stringently selected meats & vegetables for its Biryanis & Kebabs. BBK is committed to making BBK pan India premium Biryani Chain and making Biryani category popular worldwide.

51. FreshMenu

FreshMenu was founded by Rashmi Daga in the year 2014 with headquarters in Bangalore, karnataka. They ‘Believe in good’​. When they say good, they don’t just mean good food. They also mean the goodness that good food leads to. Good memories, a good temper, a good day, a good burp. And they know that when their food leaves their kitchens, they are creating all that. It’s rewarding, this belief in good. They’ve known ‘insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results’. At Freshmenu, they actually see it happen. They are insanely crazy about ‘food’ and do it differently – a new selection of menu everyday, curated by their in-house star Chefs.

52. The Belgian Waffle Co

Belgian Waffle Co. founded by Shrey Aggarwal with the headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Owned and operated by Bloombay Enterprises LLP, The Belgian Waffle Co. was an idea born out of passion and with a mission to spread taste and delight. Founded in 2015, the company strives to constantly innovate while staying true to its values of excellence, simplicity and affordability. The Belgian Waffle Co. is one of the first Waffle Specialty stations in India that offers a unique, on-the-go waffle sandwich created fresh at their waffle stations with their specially formulated egg-less batter and premium fillings. BWC pride itself on providing a continuously innovating yet consistent top quality product with a warm and dependable brand identity.

53. Drunken Monkey

Drunken Monkey was founded by Samrat Reddy in the year 2016 with headquarters in Hyderabad, Telangana. The monkey believes that nature has a lot to offer to us and strives in creating unique and delicious smoothie blends that are both functional and fun-ranging from detox to meal replacements, from hydrators to protein smoothies, and from healthy veggie smoothies to hangover warriors. Every single smoothie at drunken monkey is specially crafted with precision and love, delivering you a perfectly blended smoothie which is delicious, yummy and of great nutritional value. Every sip leaves you feeling light, happy and ‘ naturally high’ , and the only secret to it is simple and straightforward – embrace life, embrace nature and ‘stay naturally high’.

54. Munchbox Frozen Foods Private Limited

Munchbox Frozen Foods Private Limited was founded by Pranshul Yadav in the year 2017 with the headquarters in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Frozen Bottle is a brand owned by Munchbox Frozen Bottle Pvt Ltd. Our corporate is based out of Bangalore and established in the year of 2017. Frozen Bottle serves premium thick milk shakes, cake jars and ice creams. We operate across 21 cities with 165 stores serving over 5000 bottles of memories every day. With the employee strength of over 700, we are looking at emerging as India’s No.1 food tech platform serving premium food through multiple brands.

55. GoodDot

GoodDot was founded by Abhishek Sinha in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Good Dot is a food tech start-up bringing plant-based proteins to India that can be distributed anywhere and bought by everyone. Our products give you the protein and taste of meat at an affordable price but provide a healthier and cruelty-free option.

56. Sleepy Owl Coffee

Sleepy Owl Coffee was founded by Ajai Thandi, Arman Sood and Ashwajeet Singh in the year 2016 with the headquarters in New Delhi, Delhi. Sleepy Owl Coffee aims to redefine the in-home coffee experience. We want consumers to have the best quality coffee, in the most convenient way possible. All our coffee is made fresh, every day and shipped across India, to your doorstep or stocked at retail stores across Delhi NCR.

57. FabBox

FabBox was founded by Devang Shah in the year 2015 with the headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. They are a startup that excels in combining the two aspects of food that rarely go together – taste, as well as health. Our freshly-served, non-preservatives based food have impressed and delighted the palates of more than 20,000 people (and counting!). Our motto is simple – Healthy Can be Yummy. And throughout the course of our journey, all our endeavours have always been directed to achieve this very goal – to give our consumers the best of both the worlds.

58. Chai Sutta Bar

Chai Sutta Bar was founded by Anubhav Dubey in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Chai Sutta Bar or “CSB” the name by which our lovely customers remember us is on the journey of revolutionizing the Beverages Industry. We have delivered the unexpected form of a Chai-focused brand taking over the industry.Our Kulhad Chai not only provides an aromatic taste to its customers but also has been a symbol of happiness & a ray of hope for the needy. The Kulhad besides serving flavorful Chai has also been providing employment opportunities to the people of the country thus promoting an eco-friendly environment. This has enabled us to deliver a strong message across the borders. CSB, spread over 100+ Cities in 3 Countries, is currently operating over 200+ outlets. We are committed to serving a delightful experience to millions of people. 

59. MBA CHAI WALA INDIA

MBA CHAI WALA INDIA was founded by Praful Billore in the year 2016 with the headquarters in Ahmadabad, Gujarat. Journey of how an MBA dropout became India ka Chaiwala by forming a company that not only makes millions in revenue but is a reason behind millions of people to smile every day by its noble deeds, versatile vibes, and Garma-Garam Maseladar Chai.

60. VAHDAM® India

VAHDAM® India was founded by Bala Sarda in the year 2015 with the headquarters in New Delhi, Delhi NCR. Backed by some of India’s most prolific investors, VAHDAM is among the world’s first vertically integrated online-first tea brands. It sources premium garden fresh teas direct from over 150+ tea plantations & door delivers to consumers across the world. Established in 2015, Vahdam Teas have been already shipped to 80 countries with USA, Russia & Europe being it’s top markets. The team shares a passionate vision to create India’s first home-grown global tea brand by leveraging technology.

61. Chai Point

Chai Point was founded Bangalore, Karnataka, India by Amuleek Singh Bijral in the year 2010 for Chai Point is an omnichannel beverage brand. They serve a perfectly brewed cup of chai which is made of fresh and natural ingredients. They also have coffee options. Its anchor beverage offering is Chai but increasingly coffee is becoming very strong in its portfolio. The Shark team has 50+members based out of Bangalore. The overall employee base is 1500+

62. SLAY Coffee

SLAY Coffee was founded in 2019 by Lakshmi Dasaka and Chaitanya Chitta in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. SLAY Coffee deliver a handcrafted, gourmet cup of coffee in a spill-proof & temperature-controlled packaging giving the consumers a hassle-free experience. They not only promise a gourmet coffee experience for people on the go, but making premium coffee affordable for consumers across the country. With an uncompromising focus on quality and convenience, every cup of SLAY is guaranteed to be a delight.

63. Snackible

Snackible founded by  Aditya Sanghavi in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It was incorporated in 2015, with the aim to revolutionize the snacks industry, Snackible introduced a premium range of healthy, tasty and reasonably priced snacks which are conveniently accessible across the country.Snackible was started by just another working guy who faced what most other people were facing i.e. the problem of the “Snack Crunch” – that formidable hour between lunch and dinner, where our stomachs grumble for a simply delicious snack, and yet more often than not the most conveniently available snacks we reach out for land up being the unhealthiest, and the healthiest of snacks land up being rather too expensive and not the most easily accessible.

64. Urban Platter

Urban Platter was founded by brothers, Chirag Kenia and Dhaval Kenia in 2015 and is Privately Held as of 2021. It’s headquartered in Mumbai, with a vision to deliver Simply Good Food for people who seek a personal connection with what they eat. Their vision is to become your go-to destination for everyday essentials and gourmet edibles from around the world. They are passionate about food and we sincerely put a ton of research behind every product available on our platform. Their team curates what’s good from what’s not-so-good and makes choices simple for you. Sit back, relax and whip up delicious delights!

65. To Be Honest

To Be Honest founded by Mayank Gupta in NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh in the year 2014. To Be Honest Crunchies are a delicious range of snacks made with 100% real fruits & veggies. The team aims to deliver unique products to the customer that are great tasting yet nutritious.These snacks are made with vacuum-cooked technology that retains their natural colour, nutrients and fibre content of the raw fruits & veggies. What’s more is that To Be Honest uses 50% less oil compared to other deep-fried chips, making indulgence a bit more tasty.

66. Slurrp Farm

Slurrp Farm was founded by Shauravi Malik, Meghana Narayan, and Umang Bhattacharyya in Gurgaon, Delhi in the year 2016. At Slurrp Farm, they are building the most loved health food brand for children. Their food is made of supergrains like millets – ragi, jowar, bajra, foxtail millet, amaranth – that have lots of essential micronutrients! Combined with natural flavours, our products feel light in the tummy and taste yummy as well!

67. Open Secret

Open Secret founded by Ahana Gautam in the year 2019 at Mumbai, Maharashtra. Open Secret believe in less junk, more food. Who said un-junking can’t be fun and eating healthy shouldn’t be tasty? Say goodbye to boring snacking and hello to a new world of wholesome tasty goodness. This brand is a love letter from a daughter to her single mother. A mother who showed her daughter that nothing in this world is impossible. Who championed health, nutrition and to reach your full potential and beyond.It is an Open Secret that we are who we are because of our Mothers.

68. The Whole Truth Foods

The Whole Truth Foods founded by Shashank Mehta in the year 2019 at Mumbai, Maharashtra. This is the simple philosophy with which we make our products. We believe simple, homely ingredients, minimally processed, are the secret to nutritious, tasty food. So we take premium dry fruits like cashews, almonds and dates, mix them with pure cocoa for taste, and add raw, unadulterated whey for that extra boost of protein – to make these bars.

69. The Mumum Co. (Faraway Foods Pvt Ltd)


The Mumum Co. (Faraway Foods Pvt Ltd) founded by Farah Nathani-Menzies and Shreya Lamba in Mumbai, Maharashtra in the year 2017. They are two mums who are trying to raise healthy and happy children, and the mumum co. is our baby step towards a healthy and nutritious life for not just our little ones, but yours too. The “very, very, very real”​ nature of our snacks comes from our conscious effort to feed our kids with 100% natural and nourishing foods to help their little bodies grow better and faster – with no preservatives or additives!

70. The Green Snack Co.

The Green Snack Co. was founded by Jasmine Kaur in the year 2015 at Mumbai, Maharashtra. The biggest hurdle in leading an active, healthy lifestyle comes when it is time to snack or curb hunger pangs. Lack of healthy snacking options in the market today leaves us with very few options. Tasty, yet authentically healthy snacks are not easily available. There is a definite need for a snack that is all natural, filled with nutrients and delicious at the same time. The Green Snack Co. started to delight taste buds and fill this need gap in the market – for tasty and healthy snacks. Creating a snack that is both delicious and authentically healthy is the code we live by. And it is what our consumers love about us. Each pack of our snacks is 100% Gluten Free, low on calories and cholesterol free.

71. Aibono

Aibono was founded by Vivek Rajkumar in Bangalore, Karnataka. Aibono is India’s first AI powered Fresh Food Aggregator, pioneering the Seed-to-plate™ platform, a next generation disruption that synchronizes Real-time Production with Real-time Consumption of super perishable Fruits & Vegetables by using Predictive Analytics, Precision Farming, and Just-In-Time harvests.

72. All That Dips

Founded in the year 2017 by Deep Lodhari, All That Dips provide the best quality dips in India. This Vadodara-based dips and sauces maker startup is known for the best quality hummus and freshly cooked salsa. They make gluten-free, natural, preservatives-free, and MSG-free dips.

From selling dips at a street market to India’s essential retailers, Allthatdips has come a long way. In three years, the company had made its presence in Vadodara, Pune, Mumbai, Goa, Hyderabad, Surat, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, and Bengaluru. All That Dips received an award of ₹12 Lakhs. It was one of the top startups at the Vibrant Gujarat Startup summit 2018.

73. Coolberg

Brand Coolberg was launched in 2016 by Pankaj Aswani and Yashika Keswani. This Mumbai-based startup offers beer that has authentic taste and some magical flavors to tantalize your taste buds.

The company has its presence in tier-I and tier-II cities. In the coming years, this four years old startup aims to cover more cities across India and deeper market penetrations and then slowly explore international markets.

74. Osome Foods

Anand Dharsandia, Founder &, Kirit Hadiyal, Co Founder of Osome Foods started in Rajkot, Gujarat.The manufacturing facility is spread over an area of 10,000 sqft at Rajkot, State of Gujarat, India; with a capacity to manufacture 500 kg per hour of roasted peanuts, chickpeas, popcorn and other healthy food with fully automated packaging machines.

Osome provide alternative healthy snacking option for modern lifestyle. So, don’t indulge in unhealthy snack, grab our Guilt Free range of snacks. We follow basic and traditional process so that we can be sure that everything we make should be nearest to mother nature.

75. Pipal Tree Beverages

Satish Negi, Founder & Director and Jasmeet Khanna, Co-Founder incorporated it in 2017. This startup has experienced nutritional experts to help customers with any questions related to products and assist customers with their orders.

Pipal tree Beverages Pvt Ltd intends to supply its customers with a broad range of food products specially designed to help them live healthier and happier lifestyles.Good nutrition is essential in this fast-growing modern lifestyle. Hence, to address urban shopper health issues, the company is on a mission to provide adequate nutrition to the customers.

76. Licious 

Licious, owned by Delightful Gourmet Pvt Ltd., was founded in July 2015 by Abhay Hanjura and Vivek Gupta and officially launched in October of the same year. It’s headquarter is in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. The company operates on a farm-to-fork model, owning the entire back-end supply chain and cold chain.Licious is a consumer food company, focussed at delighting the world with an unmatched range of meat & meat products. Present in raw & fresh meat and seafood, marinades and ready-to-eat categories, Licious is set to disrupt every food category that needs a meaty intervention!

77. RAW Pressery

Raw Pressery, founded by Anuj Rakyan in June 2013 , is India’s largest cold-pressed juice brand. The company is headquartered in Lower Parel suburb of Mumbai, India with the production factory operating in Panvel.
RAW Pressery is a clean-label beverage brand. They deliver cold-press juices, smoothies, soups, and nut milk to customers. Working directly with farmers, Raw Pressery ensures that its customers get the best quality fruits, vegetables, and nuts from across the world. All of this is packed in the goodness in a bottle, and delivered the customers’ doorstep.

78. Box8

Founded in 2012 by two IIT graduates Anshul Gupta & Amit Raj, BOX8 started as a small outlet in a corporate cafeteria. The idea was to serve irresistible desi meals in a convenient & easy-to-carry box. Box8 is an on-demand food delivery company. Focussed on taste, tech, and logistics, they aim to ensure a delightful end-to-end experience every single time. It has revolutionized the way Indians order food.

79. Chaayos

Chaayos was founded in 2012 by Nitin Saluja in New Delhi, Delhi, India. Chaayos is a contemporary version of the locally found tea stalls in India. The tea franchise is popular throughout India and has gained a lot of attention for the sheer number of varieties of tea the brand has to offer.

80. Bira 91

Established in the summer of 2015 by B9 Beverages and headquartered in New Delhi by Ankur Jain and Sameer Brij Verma, Bira 91 has quickly become the rage amongst urban millennials owing to its delicious beers, bold identity and a strong draft network. Bira 91 is a modern beer brand. They sell flavorful beers and have built a strong portfolio of essential beers and drives the global shift in beer towards more colour and flavor.


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