Wakao Food's Innovating Plant-Based Meat with Jackfruit

Wakao Foods Overview:

India's first brand making plant-based meat substitutes from jackfruit, mimicking meat taste and texture, offering healthier and eco-friendly options.

Product Line:

Offers plant-based alternatives for pizza, burgers, and other meat dishes. Products are high in fiber, vegan, gluten-free, and limit GMO use.


Sairaj Dhond, a former criminal lawyer, founded Wakao Foods after a year of trials with chefs, driven by a passion for sustainable entrepreneurship.


Wakao aims to provide naturally grown, plant-based products that are good for customers and the planet, promoting cruelty-free food and a vegan lifestyle.

Market Focus:

Operates in the B2C market, selling directly to customers. Active in the high-tech industry and food and agriculture technology sectors.

Legal Entity:

Associated with Dhond Group Green Infra LLP, a limited liability partnership with a revenue of $1.32 million and a net loss of $1.13 million as of March 31, 2021.


Raised $100,000 in an Angel round on January 27, 2022, with participation from Namita Thapar, Ghazal Alagh, and Vineeta Singh.

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