Price 2 Million Kilos, Moms’ Dabba Biz in London Saved 2L+ Plastic Packing containers

Moms Anshu Ahuja and Renee Williams run a tiffin service ‘Dabba Drop’ offering home-cooked meals to 1000’s in London.

Rising up in Mumbai, meals was a giant a part of Anshu Ahuja’s life. Certainly one of her passions was to recreate a meal that she would have at a restaurant.

Over the previous few years, the London-based former TV producer observed that folks began ordering in numerous meals, which led to numerous plastic waste. She discovered the packaging wasteful, greasy, and unrecyclable.

A quest to discover a higher option to order led to her beginning Dabba Drop together with her neighbour and fellow mother, Renee Williams, in 2018.

Their enterprise is an eco-friendly supply enterprise impressed by Mumbai’s well-known Dabbawalas, serving home-cooked Indian and South Asian meals in dabbas (tiffins) to Londoners.

Ranging from Anshu’s home, they slowly moved right into a kitchen. Having grown by way of phrase of mouth, their enterprise went from having 150 subscribers in November 2018 to round 1,500 now.

Because the mannequin works on a subscription foundation, the duo is aware of precisely how a lot meals to arrange and prepare dinner, thus guaranteeing zero wastage. The dabbas are then delivered on bicycles, e-bikes or different emission-free autos.

Up to now, they declare to have saved 2,03,370 plastic containers and prevented 2,500 kg of meals waste by way of their enterprise.

Edited by Pranita Bhat.

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