Gelatissimo, a globally acclaimed, premium award winning artisan Gelato brand was laucnhed in Hyderabad for the first time.
With over 66 stores across the globe and presence in 9 countries, Gelatissimo is expanding its footprints in India. The premium Gelato brand is bullish on the incredible India growth story to grab market share in the 8000 Crores Ice cream cum Gelato market.
Galatissimo through DKSYT its master franchise for India, DKSYT is a young vibrant company co-founded by young entrepreneurs Sangeetha Dumpeta and Manisha Mishra with plans to expand to 50 stores in South India by 2022 and 300 stores across India by 2025.
DKSYT philosophy is to bring the International quality & world class customer experience to Indian customer at affordable prices. As part of that huge plans are there to have significant foot prints of its in Indian market. Although gelato is a newer concept in India, the ice-cream and premium dessert categories have expanded quickly and are forecast to increase significantly over the next five years.
The brand has its India launch with a first Indian flagship store in Hyderabad on Thursday, 14th Feb at 3 PM in a mega launch program that will be attended by Felipe Barbosa - CEO Gelatissimo Global; Simon Cook - International business head; Sangeetha Dumpeta , Co-founder and Managing Director, DKSYT; Manisha Mishra, Co-founder and head of Marketing, Gelatissimo India; Jatinder Sharma: Gelatissimo India Sales & Marketing Head among others.
Speaking on the occasion Sangeetha Dumpeta , Co-founder and Managing Director says "Franchise sales and profitability are the key to rapid expansion in this ever growing market and we will showcase exemplary service and product standard in our flagship store for our franchise partners to witness"
Later speaking on the occasion, Felipe Barbosa - CEO Gelatissimo Global said that "Per capital ice cream consumption in India is still at 400 ml as compared to 22000 ml in USA and 3000 ml in China. With introduction of a much healthier options such as Gelato we see tremendous scope in taking per capita consumption to 1000 ml by 2025 doubling the market size, and therefore brand and product awareness is the key focus for Gelatissimo India" He also said that India being an emerging market thus providing huge opportunity for the growth of national and international brands. With infrastructure becoming much more advanced, we can plan stores across the nation through both company owned and also through franchise system, he said.