FOOD DELIVERY APPS
Sauces beat slump using price cuts
Top cos are reporting double-digit growth figures of 15-20%, with sales taking off during this festive season.
Zomato washes hands off arrested delivery boy
The anti-terrorism squad of the Gujarat police arrested Moinuddin Pathan near the state border ...
McDonald's relaunches online food ordering service in North and East India
Connaught Plaza Restaurants Pvt Ltd would now serve the food order...
SC seeks report from states on implementation of Food Security Act
During a brief hearing, the bench observed that though the allegation of starvation death is an "explosive issue" but it would wait for the response of state governments on steps undertaken by them to set up grievance mechanism to deal with complaints of people with regard to non-delivery of food items under the law.
8000-strong hotels body to shun Zomato Gold delivery
Gold was extended to delivery by Zomato in September, amidst the stalemate on dine-in services.
Uber to offer subsidised healthcare for drivers, delivery staff
Through this partnership, driver and delivery partners will be able to get medical assistance at a nominal cost for self and up to five family members.
Primary healthcare is failing 80 crore Indians. An app may be the antidote
Rural India suffers from the paucity of primary healthcare centres. By taking doctor consultations online through an app and providing safe record keeping of patients, MedCords wants to address one of the key issues for patients in rural India.
Food services entrepreneur sets up Ghost Kitchens for startups
The hospitality chain will recruit a chief executive for the same while founder Karan Tanna will remain a shareholder, a statement by the company said.
Agritech startup Bijak raises $2.5 million from investors
Omnivore is a venture capital (VC) firm, based in India, which funds entrepreneurs building the future of agriculture and food systems. Omnivore has backed over 20 agritech startups since 2011.
Passengers can now get food served near boarding gates at Delhi airport terminal 3
"The food is delivered by delivery personnel on electric scooters at designated pick-up points, for passengers to collect it, in up to 20 minutes. Passengers can enjoy food at the piers while waiting to board the aircraft, or carry the packed food with them into the plane to have a bite during the journey," a release said on Friday.
How a number of initiatives are breaking the language barrier in teaching science
These initiatives include Bigyan, an online platform with articles by scientists in Bengali; The Jigyasa Project, a series of talks on science in Tamil, Kannada and Hindi, organised by the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster in association with Mandram and Sea of Science, a podcast series with episodes in six languages.
Uber Technologies will not dial down on its food delivery service-Uber Eats in India
Earlier this month, ET reported that Uber’s food delivery service has seen a significant churn in leadership, with two top executives — India chief Bhavik Rathod and head of central operations, Deepak Reddy — resigning.
UberEats to ride with its main app in India
The move will give customers an option to pick Rides or Eats with equal visibility — a prominent way to direct a rides customer to order food.
Jubilant FoodWorks to spend up to Rs 250 crore on setting up 120 stores this year
Jubilant FoodWorks plans to set up over 120 stores in both existing and new markets this year, compared with its earlier estimate of 100 outlets, spending Rs 200-250 crore on capacity expansion.
Plastic ban may leave bitter taste for food delivery
Modi government's ban on single-use plastic will drive up operating costs for food delivery businesses.
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