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Vardhman Jain

By 21st August 2023August 23rd, 2023No Comments4 min read

From Kitchen Dreams to Bottled Brilliance, let’s take a look at Vardhman Jain‘s Cold Brew journey. This is his coffee story.


In the vibrant landscape of India’s coffee culture, Vardhman Jain stands as a coffee entrepreneur and the visionary creator behind his own brand. From humble beginnings, where the aroma of home-brewed coffee filled his small kitchen, Vardhman’s unwavering passion has transformed into a bottled sensation now in the hands of coffee enthusiasts nationwide. Let’s delve into the inspiring tale of Vardhman and his remarkable journey in crafting the ready-to-drink cold brew coffee.

Vardhman Jain and his dog Cookie

Vardhman Jain and his dog Cookie

Vardhman’s journey into entrepreneurship took an unexpected turn when his love for coffee ignited the spark to bring his dreams to life. Hailing from the bustling city of Bangalore, India, where tea often overshadowed the coffee culture, Vardhman was undeterred. His fervent pursuit of specialty coffee led him to embark on a mission to create a brand BONOMI that would champion the consumption of premium, ready-to-drink coffee, with a specific focus on cold brew.


The challenges were abundant, and Vardhman found himself confronting the arduous task of introducing the masses to the pleasures of ready-to-drink black coffee. Undeterred by the uphill battle, Vardhman’s journey began in the heart of his kitchen. With no prior experience, he transformed a corner of his home into a brewing lab. Armed with a determination to source only quality beans, he took his first steps into the world of coffee, ultimately finding his calling in the realm of cold brew.


As the journey progressed, after countless trials and tribulations, Vardhman honed in on his coffee recipe. Batch after batch of meticulously brewed cold brew was crafted, and it wasn’t long before the demand for his creation surged. The community’s response was overwhelmingly positive, compelling Vardhman to expand beyond his kitchen. The experiment had evolved into a full-fledged enterprise, propelling him into uncharted waters and shaping the future of his business.


Vardhman’s definition of success transcended financial metrics; it was defined by the smiles on his customers’ faces. From close friends and family to local coffee shops, restaurants, and specialty stores, Vardhman’s cold brew rapidly gained a following. It was during this period that his vision crystallized into an aspiration: to make his cherished cold brew accessible far beyond his immediate surroundings and to explore diverse flavor profiles.

Vardhman Jain and the BONOMI team

Vardhman Jain and the BONOMI team

With a dedicated team by his side, Vardhman meticulously curated the coffee sourcing process, crafted the menu, and ensured the bottling and packaging of his creation. In 2020, his business emerged into the world as a living testament to Vardhman’s unyielding commitment. Today, it continues to flourish, broadening its cold brew offerings and securing shelf real estate in various grocery stores and cafes across India.


 I am in Bangalore. Anyone can drop by to our brewery and see how we make magic.


Vardhman Jain’s journey is a true testament to the power of dreams nurtured with passion and resilience. He not only shares the richness of his cold brew creation but also extends an invitation for all to savor the experience of quality coffee. From the intimate corners of his kitchen to the bustling aisles of grocery stores nationwide, Vardhman’s story is one that inspires, proving that dedication and a love for craft can transform aspirations into sparkling, bottled reality.

Andrew Fiel

Technologist by trade, Coffee by life.. Sharing the stories of those who deserve it most in this wonderful coffee community..