KOOK gives do-it-yourself (DIY) ready-to-cook meal kits that make cooking simpler for everybody by offering pre-portioned elements and easy-to-follow recipes. With a repute for catering to varied dietary preferences and cooking expertise, KOOK has a robust presence in Delhi and Mumbai.
“With KOOK’s sturdy target market and experience in meal kits, Pluckk is well-positioned to ship the very best quality contemporary meals to end-consumers on this thriving USD 15 billion market,” it stated.
Talking on the acquisition, Nelson D’Souza, CFO, Pluckk, stated, KOOK’s demonstrated experience in constructing a world-class product within the meal-kit house, coupled with Pluckk’s dedication to supply secure and chemical-free produce, will allow providing an unbeatable farm-to-fork expertise to prospects throughout India.
“Within the post-covid world, able to cook dinner meal kits have emerged as a wanted cooking development with prospects preferring to regulate the standard of meals consumed whereas having extra eating choices which we glance to leverage by providing this differentiator to our buyer expertise.
“Additional, from a unit economics point-of-view, this can be a welcome addition to our portfolio and can assist us speed up our journey in direction of constructing a worthwhile enterprise,” he stated.
Pluckk’s acquisition of KOOK is a strategic transfer to faucet into the big development potential of the meal equipment market and presents vital alternatives for Pluckk, the assertion stated.
The worldwide market is projected to develop from USD 15.21 billion in 2021 to USD 31.5 billion by 2025, representing a 20 per cent CAGR.
“The synergies between what we’re constructing at KOOK and the lifestyle-first strategy that Pluckk brings to the vegatables and fruits class appears very compelling.
“Our vary of DIY meal kits, mixed with Pluckk’s digital lifestyle-oriented model, will enable us to supply much more comfort and wholesome meal choices to the discerning prospects within the ever-growing markets Pluckk operates in,” KOOK, co-founder, Arpitta Jerath stated.
KOOK is a DIY meal equipment startup based by ISB alumni
Pluckk gives a farm-to-fork product line for health-conscious shoppers, that includes secure and chemical-free produce by way of their ozone wash and traceability program.
Clients can store based mostly on meals traits resembling intestine well being, coronary heart well being, and diabetes, and entry a variety of merchandise past the fundamentals, together with natural and unique produce.
Pluckk’s merchandise can be found on their very own direct-to-consumer (D2C) platform and associate platforms like Blinkit, Swiggy, Zepto, Dunzo, and Amazon.
Co-founded by Pratik Gupta and seed-funded by Exponentia Ventures (EV) with present operations in Bangalore and Mumbai, Pluckk gives a big number of particular choices of gourmand vegatables and fruits on to end-consumers, disposing of mediators.
The platform has already on boarded 500 plus farmers throughout Mumbai and Bengaluru and plans to achieve the 1,000-mark within the subsequent 6 months.
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