Epigamia grabbed the creamy layer, can it hold on to it?

The yogurt brand’s survival strategy in the face of legacy dairy firms holds lessons. But it now faces its toughest test yet.

Epigamia has had a good run.

It’s been five years since the Drums Food-owned yogurt brand launched and, since then, it has added smoothies, artisanal curd, spreads and mishti doi to its portfolio. In these five years, Epigamia has proven to be a bit of an outlier. It has taken on the large, traditional dairy companies and built a business that now generates more than Rs 100 crore in annual revenue.

Of the niche food and beverage companies in India—fresh fruit juices, sauces, ready-to-cook packaged food, nutritional bars and snacks—that started out with the ambition of disrupting and challenging legacy …


Harveen Ahluwalia

Harveen is a co-founder at The Morning Context, and leads our Internet coverage, overseeing a team of reporters writing on startups and tech. She has previously worked as a media, consumer and tech reporter at The Ken and Mint. At The Morning Context, she writes on startups, venture capital, consumer and media businesses—from e-commerce to healthtech to streaming.

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