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How Chaayos got its brew right

January 4, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on How Chaayos got its brew right | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

How Chaayos got its brew right

In 2008, while he was living in Houston in the US, Nitin Saluja and his wife were craving a cup of tea after dinner but they couldn’t find a place that served a freshly-brewed cup of strong tea. That’s when the idea of starting a tea cafe came to him. Two years later, Saluja returned to India and discussed the idea of starting a chain of tea cafes with his colleague and friend Raghav Verma…READ MORE

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Chaayos raises $2 million from Tiger Global Management

October 13, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Chaayos raises $2 million from Tiger Global Management | FOOD SERVICE | , , ,

The funds will be used by parent firm Sunshine Teahouse for expanding the chain of tea cafes, which it runs under the Chaayos brand…READ MORE

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Chaayos founder Nitin Saluja on his eureka moment

October 9, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Chaayos founder Nitin Saluja on his eureka moment | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Saluja says he missed finding the perfect cup of chai in the US, and when he returned to India in 2012, he saw a need for chai cafes. Coffee vs chai consumption is 1:30 yet there was no place serving chai. India has a unique tea drinking culture, and everyone has a unique way of brewing chai…READ MORE

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You say coffee, I say chai

August 9, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on You say coffee, I say chai | FOOD SERVICE | , , , ,

Outlets such as Chaayos, Chai Point, Chai Story and Chai Thela are giving stiff competition to coffee biggies like Starbucks and Cafe Coffee Day…READ MORE

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Chaayos eyes partners to double stores

June 27, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Chaayos eyes partners to double stores | FOOD SERVICE |

Café chain Chaayos is looking to step on the gas as it aims to double its store count in the next six months. The Tiger Global Management-backed homegrown tea café chain is currently present in 37 stores across Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad, Chandigarh and Mumbai…READ MORE

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Chaayos in talks with Tiger Global, SIDBI Venture Capital to raise fresh funding

March 22, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Chaayos in talks with Tiger Global, SIDBI Venture Capital to raise fresh funding | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Tea cafe chain Chaayos is in talks with existing investor Tiger Global and new investor SIDBI Venture Capital Limited (SVCL) to raise a new round of funding, according to two people privy to the development. The company is likely to use the fresh fund for expanding its cafes in the country…READ MORE

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Can the chai lounge take on the cafe?

February 8, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Can the chai lounge take on the cafe? | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Playing to a different script are Chaayos and Chai Point, trying to woo a more middle class audience with a mix of recognisable chai and traditional Indian snacks…READ MORE

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