29. Masala Masala

A range of fresh Indian cooking sauces which are currently stocked by retailers including Waitrose, Harvey Nichols and Ocado.com

Founder: Priya Lakhani
Website: www.masalamasala.co.uk

Barrister Priya had played around with several business ideas before taking the plunge with Masala Masala in 2008. The company produces a range of fresh Indian cooking sauces which are currently stocked by retailers including Waitrose, Harvey Nichols and Ocado.com.

After developing the sauce recipes with her mother, Priya had the product on Waitrose’s shelves less than a year after starting up. Keen to introduce a philanthropic arm to the business from the outset, Priya also set up the Masala Masala Project which provides a meal for a homeless person in India for every pot of sauce sold.

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