Skippi Ice Pops – India’s first ice popsicle brand received funding of a whopping 10 million INR for 15 percent equity in the first edition of Shark Tank India aired on Sony Entertainment Television on Monday, 27 December 2021.
Led by Kabra Global Products, India, Skippi Ice Pops launched with an aim to introduce a fun new product in the food and beverage category by husband and wife duo, Ravi Kabra and Anuja Kabra.
Skippi Ice Pops created history becoming the first brand on Shark Tank India to receive an ALL SHARK DEAL
Impressed by the pitch and the product, SkippiIcepops received backing from all 5 sharks- Ashneer Grover, managing director and co-founder, Bharat Pe, Anupam Mittal, founder and chief executive officer, Shaadi.com, Aman Gupta, co-founder and chief marketing officer, boAt, Vineeta Singh, chief executive officer and co-founder, SUGAR Cosmetics, Namita Thapar, executive director, Emcure Pharmaceuticals.
Skippi Ice Pops is here to bring back a part of our childhood while allowing parents to introduce one of the most loved treats to their children with a product that is 100 percent natural and created with stringent hygiene standards.
On receiving funding from Shark Tank India, Ravi Kabra, co-founder of Skippi Ice Pops said, “We are delighted to receive funding from Shark Tank India, it is a testament to our idea of creating disruption in the food and beverage industry with innovation and research. We plan to invest this amount to drive more innovation and introduce more refreshing flavors to the Indian market.”
Currently available for purchase in six exciting flavors — raspberry, orange, cola, mango twist, bubblegum and lemon, and across all major online marketplaces such as Amazon, Flipkart, Qtrove and at several states with distributor chain.
Skippi Ice Pops is currently available in over 660 outlets in Hyderabad alone, 2200 outlets across India and continues to grow. It is priced at INR 240 for a paper box of 12 pops with 6 flavors and INR 666 for a bag of 36 pops.