Lalit Kalani is the co-founder of Bandar Foods. Lalit hails from Mumbai where he previously managed his family's liquor business and honed his love for regional cuisine.
While working towards his MBA at the University of Pennsylvania, he partnered with friend, classmate and co-founder Dan Garblik to develop Bandar Foods with the goal to create bold, delicious Indian flavors and make them accessible for all Americans.
Lalit currently lives in Philadelphia where he runs Bandar's production and East Coast Operations. Bandar Foods can be found at Whole Foods, Sprouts, Safefay, Albertsons and more.
June 22nd, 2015 | 34 mins 54 secs
On a tight budget, but with backing from retailers like Whole Foods, the Bandar Foods team's showing how lean startup ideas could help change how new products get to store shelves.