Other investors in the round includes names like GrowthStory and High Networth and individuals like Apurva Salarpuria of Salarpuria Group, CEO of Naukri Hitesh Oberoi, and Nirupa Shankar of Brigade Group.
Backed by Valley-based P39 Capital and other angels in its previous funding round in 2015, DropKaffe has partnered with National Dairy Research Institute for its new line of fruit-based smoothies which have a shelf-life of 30 days and does not contain preservatives.
The DropKaffe has established a unit with potential to produce 20,000 units per day at the cost of Rs 25 lakh. The focus has shifted from fizzy drinks in the India markets to innovative products.
The one-year-old firm manufactures its line of cold coffees and bottled dairy beverages including milkshakes and markets them across 100-plus modern-trade stores in Bengaluru including More, Foodhall, Godrej Nature’s Basket and others.