Saucy siblings convey style to sisterly endeavor

Daphne Khairo, Diane Zoura, and Darlene Khairo (Courtesy)

Based in August 2022, three sisters from Bonita have efficiently turned their home made recipes of sauces which can be dairy free, vegan, gluten free, soy free, Paleo diet-friendly, and Complete-30 diet-friendly.

With a warehouse in Chula Vista, their Jalapeno Cilantro, Ranch, and Chipotle Chili sauces are already in Sprouts areas in Chula Vista and Eastlake, the Little Italy Farmer’s Market on Saturdays, Harvest Ranch Market in Encinitas, and Farm Stand 57 in Ramona, on Amazon, with plans to develop their enterprise all through the county, and finally nationwide.

Daphne Khairo, Diane Zoura, and Darlene Zoura created the sauces due to a number of allergy symptoms, lactose intolerance and vegan life with both themselves, their kids, or their members of the family, and created Sistry Meals.

Diane Zoura stated they began the corporate as a result of Darlene is lactose illiberal and began making the chipotle chile sauce at house. She stated she has sensitivity to gluten, and Daphne’s two daughters have an egg allergy.

“That’s one more reason why we create this product as a result of there are all these meals which have these merchandise that we can’t eat,” she stated. “We created Sistry so we may all take pleasure in these sauces. And we all know there are a lot of people who have allergy symptoms and sensitivities, so we needed to create one thing that most individuals can take pleasure in.”

Diane Zoura stated it was exhausting for Darlene to search out merchandise that had been in shops that had been dairy free and tasted good, so she started making her personal at house.

“All of us immediately liked it,” she stated. “We’d make it on a weekly foundation and whoever tried it additionally fell in love with it. I instructed Darlene that now we have to share this with the world. It’s too good to not share it with different individuals. It was an concept we had, then we simply put it off to the aspect. In 2019, Daphne requested what do you consider making this right into a enterprise, and we introduced it again.”

The sisters held a fundraiser, making hamburgers and hotdogs, bringing the sauce to see individuals’s reactions, and it was an enormous hit.

“So, in 2020, we determined to convey Sistry to life and that’s after we began engaged on growing the merchandise in order that they might be bought in shops and launched in August 2022,” she stated. “We did a Kickstarter in 2021 and met our objective of $50,000,” she stated. “Now we have a co-packer that we work with. They ship the merchandise to our warehouse, after which we distribute it from there.”

Darlene Khaira stated she started with the Chipotle Chile Sauce at house.

“With all of our meals sensitivities, it was a whole lot of trial and error,” she stated.

“I had began making the unique product with a retailer product mayo-based but it surely didn’t match by way of all of our meals sensitivities, so I began making my very own almond milk at house. I began making completely different variations of the chili chipotle till all of us agreed on the identical model. We then created three sauces to have a sauce for every sister. The Jalapeno Cilantro was Diane, Ranch was for me, and the Chili Chipotle was Daphne,” including that it took her 4 to 5 months to get the recipe down for all three to have the ability to agree on.

“We took it to a meals scientist that helped us make it shelf secure, to take it to a co-packer,” she stated. “The co-packer makes the formulation for us and offers us the ultimate merchandise.”

Daphne Khairo creates all content material for social media and their web site.

“I do a whole lot of recipes,” she stated. “Many individuals who buy our merchandise ask the best way to use them, so I make enjoyable, fashionable recipes on our social media platforms. A few of our recipes are vegan, however now we’re transitioning to including like meat to the recipes. However we commute between vegan and non-vegan.”

Diane Zoura stated being in enterprise for about six months now, they’re already in shops, getting constructive suggestions.

“We hope to get into different retailers and unfold this product to as many individuals as doable,” she stated. “We really feel there are such a lot of merchandise in shops that aren’t clear or wholesome, and our merchandise are that, plus extra. Many individuals are transitioning into extra wholesome diets and turning into extra conscious of what they devour.”

The sisters at all times talked about having a household enterprise, however by no means knew what it will be.

“When the pandemic hit and we spent extra time at house, that’s when the chance got here for us to do that,” stated Daphne Khairo. “It undoubtedly has its challenges but it surely has made us a lot nearer and we’re so completely satisfied we did this.”

Diane Zoura stated they ship nationwide and are working to get the product out, develop, and get the product out to as many shops as doable.

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