On Monday, cloud kitchen startup Curefoods completed the purchase of Yumlane, a foodtech firm, along with its patented technology. Yumlane plans to improve its in-house pizza technology by utilising Curefoods’ network as a result of the acquisition.
The business lists companies like Curefoods, Barbeque Nation, Frozen Bottle, and 7-11 among its clients and says to have grown its reach over 15 Indian cities. Notable investors including Anupam Mittal, Binny Bansal, Orios Ventures, and RB Investments have all contributed to it.
Commenting on the acquisition, Gokul Kandhi, chief business officer, CureFoods, said, “Their extensive B2B client network and their positioning as a value leader in the pizza category align strategically with our brand portfolio. we are excited to harness Yumlane’s potential as we work toward enhancing the pizza category as a whole.”
Yumlane, a cloud kitchen brand and B2B business, was founded in 2016 by Hitesh Ahuja, Rueben Ghosh, and Rahul Kumar. The company has developed an exclusive software stack for pizza.
2020 saw the launch of Curefoods by Ankit Nagori. It is home to several brands, including Frozen Bottle, EatFit, CakeZone, Nomad Pizza, and Sharief Bhai Biryani. The business claims to run more than 200 physical storefronts and online kitchens in 15 Indian cities, serving more than 10 different cuisines.
Yumlane is a cloud-based food brand platform that caters to single consumers looking for budget-friendly, high-quality meals. The brand aims to become India’s first Freshly Packed FMCG Food Brand by utilising established distribution channels. Proven businesspeople and angel investors like Orios Venture Capital and Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal have supported them.
A platform for cloud cooking that provides food on demand. It creates and nurtures food brands and goods, such as restaurants, QSRs, and cloud kitchens. In addition to pizzas, it also serves cakes, biryanis, parathas, rice dishes, ice cream, and other items.