Whether you’re looking for food, fashion, or pet accessories, there’s something for everyone.
By Rhea Gandhi
With the seemingly never-ending coronavirus lockdowns, many of our community members are making use of their creativity to make the best out of this situation. Whether it’s through cooking, drawing or designing, there’s a business for whatever you’ll need while you weather this latest lockdown. Since our catalogue of businesses borne out of lockdown last year, the number has only grown, so check out our updated list below to support these hardworking, small business owners.
Are you conflicted between being healthy and enjoying some treats? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Healthy Delites offers homemade nutritional confections such as Khajoor barfi and Coffee energy bites. The best part is, they are all refined sugar-free, gluten-free, and lactose-free, so you can now enjoy some treats without feeling guilty! These snacks are great if you’re looking for a healthy pre/post-workout snack, and they also accept mass orders for special occasions.
Foodzilla serves snacks that are premium quality, fresh, and homemade. Their menu includes a wide variety of options including Chilli con queso, Chicken Tandoori Wrap, Green curry salmon, Spinach nachos, and many more. They offer both non-vegetarian and vegetarian snacks.
CravYng (for more)
CravYng specialises in salsa sauce and their signature Crunchy delish mixes (comprised of cashews, peanuts, cranberries, and peanuts). They offer four different types of salsa sauces (THB 159 per jar), and their crunchy delish mix (THB 199 per jar) comes in three different flavours: original, spicy, and tom yum. All of their products are made with fresh premium ingredients.
If you’re looking for affordable yet stylish earrings, Madamemeher is the place to order from! Madamemeher was started by 11-year-old Meher Kulpakdeesinghworn, who’s designed a range of earring styles for you to choose from, from Indian-inspired options to those with Bohemian flair. Her earrings start from THB 199 per pair.
Charming charms offers handmade phone charms that are perfect to add a little personalisation to your phone! Their products are all handmade and come in different styles, and you can also customise them completely by sending them a picture of what you’d like. Prices start from THB 70.
We know summer can get pretty warm, especially in Bangkok, so what could be better than a nice, cold drink of lassi? Lassi Land serves four different flavours of homemade, fresh lassis to help you beat the heat: Strawberry, Mango, Banana, and Original/Sweet.
Fusionistar by Piastar
Fusionistar by Piastar offers fancy, one of a kind, fusion accessories, ranging fromearrings, to bangles, hatpans, rings, chokers, and more! They are also offering handmade rakhis that are perfect for the upcoming Raksha Bandhan season. Their accessories come in many different colours and styles.
Tifara is a natural organic cosmetics brand thatoffers chemical-free and long-lasting products, such as their popular natural organic lip mattes that come in ten different shades. Their lip matte is enriched with vitamin E to protect your lips from discolouration, andthey also have limited edition colours from time to time, so check out their Instagram so you don’t miss out on any!
Instagram: @tifaracosmetics, and @tifara.co
If you’re looking for healthy treats that are filled with protein, then look no further. Cleanergy Bites serves vegan, no sugar, protein-packed energy bites that come in different flavours such as red velvet, chocolate, thai tea, peanut butter, and a lot more. Check them out and enjoy a guilt-free snack.
Wooftify offers hand-stamped pet tags for your furry friends, in three different styles, starting from THB 225. They also sell bone charms for only THB 20 to add more flair to your pet’s accessories. Who said pets can’t be stylish?
If you’re a skincare enthusiast, then you should check out Saphira. They offer skincare products such as scrubs, milk cleansers, and body masks, that are all homemade and organic. You can also choose from a variety of enticing scrub scents, such as ocean blue and cherry blossom.
Queen Bee Activewear
Workout in style with Queen Bee Activewear, which offers trendy activewear for women of every body type. They have a range of sports bras, leggings, and t-shirts in different colours, and their products can also be worn as an everyday look since they’re all made with comfortable and soft materials.
Ronika Bakes sell fresh vegan cookies, bread and doughnuts that have no preservatives, no soy, and are made from nutritious ingredients. They specialise in soft-baked, vegan, lactation cookies (to help nourish new mums who are new to breastfeeding), and banana bread. If you prefer your baked goods to include eggs, you can also customise them to your liking.
Khong dee sells baked granola snacks for you to enjoy as a healthy snack alternative. Their products come in two sizes: 150 grams (THB 100), and 450 grams (THB 280), and are made from premium quality ingredients that have a lot of nutritious value.
Juice Kingdom offers 100% natural fresh juices, with no added sugar. You can choose from many different flavours, including orange, guava, avocado and beetroot. Their juices come with a lot of healthy benefits, as they use fresh, premium-grade fruits that are both refreshing and nutritious.
Single Mom Handmade
Single Mom Handmade specialises in premium caramel cornflakes. You can choose from a variety of flavours which include original caramel, caramel banana, sour cream, and rich mocha (THB 130 for 150 grams). Their products are made from fresh ingredients, and have no MSG.
If you’re looking for melt-in-your-mouth morsels of artisanal, handcrafted chocolate, look no further than Zen Melts, who sell freshly-made boxes of chocolate bites starting from THB 350. Their most popular flavours include Nirvana (dark chocolate), Ananda (milk chocolate), and Hojicha (green tea).
Tired of the never-ending gift hunt? Turn your favourite memories to art with The Bucketeers, who provide custom illustrations crafted just for you, so you can add that personal touch to any occasion.
A purveyor of soft and buttery eggless cookies in a range of flavours, Sashas Cookies claims to be “the perfect cure to your midnight cravings.” Their prices starting at THB 180, and are best paired with a refreshing glass of cold milk!
If you’re looking for made-to-order Indian ethnic wear, whether for casual or festive occasions, Nazakat is accepting orders now. They also offer customisation on the fabric they sell, with eye-catching prints in a variety of colours.
This is by no means the full list of new and exciting home businesses started by community members, so if you’ve recently started one, email email@example.com to be featured as part of our web article.