Founded by mother and son duo, Asha & Jai bring plant-based superfoods to the U.S. that Asha grew up eating in India, starting with popped water lily seeds.
Sana Javeri Kadri founded Diaspora Co. with just one spice — Pragati Turmeric — sourced from an idealistic farm partner, Prabhu Kasaraneni. The big, audacious dream was to grow a radically new, decidedly delicious and truly equitable spice trade and to push a broken system into an equal exchange... and to have fun doing it.
Delicious condiments and sauces inspired by Indian culinary traditions. The first line of products launched focus on an Indian pantry staple called achaar, sometimes referred to as Indian pickle. Achaar (pronounced ah-char; 'pickled' in Hindi) is a flavor-packed condiment made from vegetables and fruits, aromatic spices and chili peppers - think of it as India’s equivalent to Sriracha but with a more complex flavor and without all the sugar. Add a little bit to whatever you’re eating to give it a spicy, sour, sweet and savory kick!
Sashee Chandran started Tea Drops because she was looking for an environmentally friendly, convenient, yet high quality tea experience that simply didn’t exist. By making an assortment of bagless, organic, whole leaf teas, Tea Drops sheds 15% less waste than traditional tea bags. Tea Drops has become a favorite among new and experienced tea drinkers alike, and is proud to support a female forward supply chain as well as fair trade and organic harvesting.
Kolkata Chai started with a simple idea: How to extend the authenticity, respect and tradition behind a cup of masala chai? It all starts with the perfect cup. Chai has been repeatedly bastardized and appropriated in the Western world. We’re putting it all on the line to make sure our culture and traditions are represented accurately and honestly.
The Imagination Spot
The Imagination Spot is a stationery and gift shop in Goshen, Indiana that specializes in unique greeting cards, stationery, art supplies and gift items. Celebrate the ones you love, spread joy through our whimsical product selection and inspire creativity with arts and crafts. Most stationery items are designed and created by small makers and artists from all over the country including some designed by the founder, Jasmine Wall who is an illustrator and graphic designer.
Kulfi Beauty is a group of South Asians empowering community through representation. Kulfi was created as a celebration of culture and beauty. If you didn’t know, Kulfi is a type of delicious South Asian ice cream. The brand is an ode to the girl growing up in Delhi spending summers eating kulfi and to the woman of beauty today. It's sweet to be Kulfi.