INKO TEA has been recognized as Fastest Growing Tea Franchise Chain Business of the Year - 2023 by Business Mint
Srinivas P Mahendra hails from Karimnagar, a Telangana District. After completing his engineering with honors from JNTU University, Hyderabad, he worked with MNC companies like Accenture and HSBC as a Software Engineer for 14+ years. With his burning desire to build brands and a strong belief that businesses by design will be making a positive impact in societies, he left the high-paid Software Engineer Job, entered the Retails business, and established the InkoTea business organization. Even without a background and previous experience, Mr. Srinivas P Mahendra has greatly excelled in quickly adapting to this new environment and showing promising results. He is a visionary who is leading this franchise business with strong ethical and moral values suitable to both the market and the business model.
INKO TEA FOOD & BEVERAGES, based in Hyderabad was founded in the month of April 2021. He has taken one of his brothers, Naresh P, as a Co-Founder to take care of training and supervision of outlets. In Spite of multiple challenges posed by COVID during the early nurturing days, he overcame them all with his innovative planning and the business now has 20+ outlets in Hyderabad City alone. Started with just 20+ products, the menu now has 40+ products and the cafe has turned into a place where an entire family can visit, sit for a while, Savour each sip, spend a wonderful time, take selfies, and come back again the next day!
The founder of the InkoTea, Mr. Srinivas says,
“Your perfect tea time should trigger you to ask ‘InkoTea’ (One More Tea in ‘Telugu’). Also, it makes you feel the flavor and warmth of the moment even after you have completed your cup of tea. That's when InkoTea comes with hot kettles to let you have a cup of Positivi-Tea.
InkoTea takes care of everything that helps us deliver the handmade, authentic, and aromatic Indian beverage (Tea) experience to our customers.
We never compromise on the quality of our raw materials and source the highest quality teas from exclusive tea estates in Assam & Darjeeling etc to give you the best tea brews. We ensure that you not only get a fantastic taste but also good health with every sip with NO artificial colors and flavors.
With an attitude of social responsibility, aiming to give back to the nation he transformed himself into a self-made entrepreneur. His efforts got appreciated from the very beginning Best Emerging Start-Up (F&B) of the Year in 2021, Best Tea Franchise Of the Year in 2022, and Fastest Growing Tea Franchise in India award in 2023 are a few to name. He believes that his loved ones are the pillars of support in his life and says their confidence and trust in him made him stronger to achieve this! Looking at the way he has grown and the journey he made, many youngsters and business enthusiasts are taking inspiration and motivation to succeed in life. Wishing him the best in all his future endeavors and couldn't wait to see him shine brighter.