Introduce Spices To Your Cooking, With A Holy Lama Spice Drop®
Holy Lama is a family business that was started by a 43-year-old Gouri Kubair’s grandfather in India 80+ years ago. Initially, it was called Holy Lama Naturals.
Holy Lama is a heritage brand – that goes all the way back to the 1940’s. In 2013, Gouri Kubair took over the reigns. NEXT UP: Holy Lama launched onto UK soil.
Gouri has since expanded the Holy Lama range of condiments and natural body care products – to include a unique line of highly concentrated extracts of herbs, spices, flowers, and fruits – in a product called Spice Drops®, as well as a natural body care line – based on the ancient principles of Ayurveda.
- The products are nasty-free,
- There are no artificial colourings, flavourings, preservatives, added salts or sugars,
- The products are SLS and paraben-free,
- They’re gluten-free, and:
- They’re vegan-friendly, too.
Spice Drops® boasts over 30 different flavours to choose from – to transform a recipe with an authentic taste and aroma (extra virgin coconut oil forms the base of the products).
The fragrances are distilled with a combination of superior essential oils – known to balance the mind, body, and soul, and each 5ml bottle comes equipped with its own dropper – to make accurate dispensing easy.
Gouri Kubair grew up in Kerala (a state on India’s tropical Malabar Coast) with her sister and her parents – who took over the family business from Gouri’s grandfather. Although Gouri was always interested in the family firm, in her early 20’s, she chose to spread her wings, instead.
Gouri trained to become a chartered accountant, and she worked as an auditor for more than a decade. During this time, she met her husband, Anirudha, and along came two children, Neha and Ashwin. In 2013, Gouri decided to leave her lucrative career in finance – to follow her heart, and her love for the family business.
“Spice Drops® are a simple, convenient way for even the most amateur of chefs – to introduce spices to their cooking. To make it even easier, we have included a recipe on every box to show how that Spice Drops® variant can be used, and exactly how many drops need to be added,” said Gouri.
The Spice Drops® range has scooped up stars at the Great Taste Awards. Nigella Lawson, Rachel Khoo, Tom Kerridge, and Cyrus Todiwala have recommended the products. In 2022, Holy Lama was announced as a SmallBiz100 company, and this year (in 2023), Gouri was named as an f:entrepreneur.
Find out more here: https://holylama.co.uk