Startup Name: The Butternut Co.
Founders: Sahil Kukreja, Ankita M Kukreja
Year of Start: 2016
Celebrating the festive season with sweet treats has been a custom in every Indian household. This is the time when everyone likes to eat as well as gift each other rich, delicious & nutty-flavoured mithais. But at the same time, it is also a time of major concern when it comes to maintaining health and weight.
Understanding the need to substitute sweets with an equally sumptuous, yet healthier alternative, The Butternut Co.– “Nuts About Health” has come up with a new range of natural nut butters for this festive season.
Created with simple ingredients and without any added refined sugars, hydrogenated oils or preservatives, their nut butters make an excellent gifting option in today’s health-driven times.The brand offers its products in varied options – from vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free to unsweetened and keto-friendly – for one and all. You can also get these as singles, or as sets of multiple flavours packed in chic gift boxes.
Co-Founded by Ankita Maniktala Kukreja and Sahil Kukreja (Former Indian Cricketer) in the year 2016, The Butternut Co. is the first company to introduce Almond Butter to the retail shelf in India.Since its inception, it has created a variety of nut butters that have become a grocery staple for many.
The Butternut Co. was born out of curiosity, experiments and a firm desire to create good food. The people at The Butternut Co. are as passionate about healthy food just as they are about bringing every single product to life. We aim to provide products that marry great taste with good health.
To enhance the joy of gifting this festive season, the brand has introduced three new delectable products in its range of nut butters and nut mixes – the Flaxseed Almond Butter, Chocolate Peanut Butter and Honey Peanut Butter.
The Flaxseed Almond Butteris the perfect blend of almond, honey and carefully curated flax seeds that creates a delicious melody for the taste buds. Priced at Rs. 450 for a 200 gm jar, this nut butter is one of the best accompaniments to your breakfast and also makes a wonderful gift option for your loved ones.
Containing peanuts chosen from the finest fields churned into an aromatic paste, TheChocolate Peanut Butter is a perfect alternative to your sugary chocolate spreads.
Dairy-Free and refined sugar-free, this nutritious nut butter comes in a 200 gm jar, available for Rs.160 and makes the best gift for your chocolate loving friends and family.Also children love this one! As it is a healthy chocolate spread and would make a perfect gift for mothers.
“Humans as a species have the unmistakable ability to taste, touch, and smell authenticity, which is why we never add anything unnatural to our products. We are a clean label company” Say’s Ankita.
The Honey Peanut Butter is exactlylike your classic peanut butter, but without the unhealthy additives, refined sugar and artificial flavorings. Made with finely sourced peanuts, a 200 gm jar of this nut butter comes in three different variants: Creamy (Rs. 160), Crunchy (Rs. 160) and one with pure Organic Honey (Rs. 190).
Speaking on the new launches, Ankita Maniktala Kukreja, Co-Founder, The Butternut Co. and a Certified Nutritionist said “Nut Butters make for the perfect gift for people of all ages. We’ve used the simplest of ingredients to create something versatile that marries great taste with good health.”
She also added, “Nuts are an under rated ingredient. They are superfoods which add protein, heart healthy fats, vitamins and minerals to your diet. Everyone needs a spoonful as part of their day!”