, India

Rebel Foods takes minority stake in Indian dumpling chain Zomoz

The partnership will help Zomoz scale to more than 300 retail and cloud outlets pan India over the next 30 months.

Online restaurant company Rebel Foods Rebel Foods now has a minority stake in Indian momo (dumpling) chain Zomoz after the latter raised an undisclosed amount in pre-series A funding.

Founded by Shouvik Dhar, Zomoz aims to deliver dumplings across India through a scalable business model with robust backend systems supported by simplified plug and play outlets. It aims to differentiate itself by serving a variety of dumplings within a minimal time maintaining consistency in taste across all servings.

Zomoz currently has 40 retail and cloud outlets spread across five locations including Hyderabad, Bangalore and Mumbai. The partnership with Rebel Foods will help the company scale to more than 300 retail and cloud outlets pan India over the next 30 months.

LoEstro Advisors acted as an exclusive financial advisor to Zomoz for this raise.

“We are elated with having Rebel Foods as a strategic investor in Zomoz. The model that we operate in fits right into their operating system. This will enable us to grow quickly and profitably across the country,” Dhar said in a media release.

“Through the Rebel Operating System, our goal is to address every food mission of a consumer. The momos/dumplings category is witnessing high demand in the delivery space and we have an excellent offering in terms of taste and quality. Looking forward to rapidly scaling Zomos and making it the category leader in the next 2-3 years,” Rebel Foods co-founder Ankur Sharma added.

Earlier this month, Rebel Foods signed a five-year virtual brands partnership with Foodpanda, Rebel Foods, which will see both companies aiming to launch more than ten virtual brands in over 2,000 outlets across Asia.

Follow the link for more news on

Join QSR Media Asia community
Since you're here...

...there are many ways you can work with us to advertise your company and connect to your customers. Our team can help you dight and create an advertising campaign, in print and digital, on this website and in print magazine.

We can also organize a real life or digital event for you and find thought leader speakers as well as industry leaders, who could be your potential partners, to join the event. We also run some awards programmes which give you an opportunity to be recognized for your achievements during the year and you can join this as a participant or a sponsor.

Let us help you drive your business forward with a good partnership!


2021: Year In Review
We look back at the highs and lows of the Asian multi-site restaurant industries these past twelve months.
Subway APAC president: regional growth can match U.S. foothold
In his first-ever interview with QSR Media, Eric Foo details the chain’s expansion targets and stressed their ongoing investment in digital engagement.
How EFG is rethinking its brand portfolio to turbocharge post-COVID growth
Managing director Martin Darby elaborates on the company’s omnichannel strategy and reveals key advantages of handling brands from various franchisors.