As restaurants start shuttering, some entrepreneurs are trying to reinvent their business
The lockdown has also brought many high-end outfits down to the business of food delivery—fine-dining brands like Masque and Bombay Canteen, and hotel chains like Accor, Hilton, and Conrad, and Sheraton have started home delivery.
Food delivery companies share staff’s temperature readings
The move comes as these companies have started taking a series of measures to scal...
Covid-19: Hygiene tops menu for Swiggy, Zomato
Customers have also expressed concern about the health of delivery partners given their exposu...
Behrouz Biryani's parent company targets $1bn valuation
Rebel runs over a dozen virtual restaurant brands where it sells directly through its own application besides platforms like Zomato and Swiggy. The new funding follows less than six months after the Mumbai-based company raised its previous round of $125 million.
Swiggy, Zomato, others reach out to governments, offer last mile delivery assistance
Paytm said it will also contribute up to Rs 10 for every payment transaction using the Paytm app, and also give Rs 5 crore for innovators who are developing medical instruments or medicines to combat the virus.
Zomato, Swiggy renegotiates exclusivity contracts with restaurants
While each contract was negotiated with different terms, it could range from a flat onboarding one-time payment, monthly assured payments, lower commissions, and higher visibility on the app for the restaurants.
Uber Ex-CEO Kalanick grabs slice of Behrouz biryani parent
Food is prepared through a network of tightly-packed kitchen spaces in affordable locations, far from the bustling high streets that restaurant brands favor.
Rebel Foods to expand beyond cooked meal brands, brews a new food kits plan
The idea is to extend cases beyond restaurants and create products for customers for use in homes.
Goldman Sachs, Gojek bet on India's Behrouz Biryani
Rebel Foods says its 235 kitchens in 20 cities produce 2 million orders a month. Most are located in industrial complexes, first floor walk-ups or side alleys where rents are low and capacity is not a constraint.
Biryani By Kilo raises Rs 30 cr in series-A round
Investors say building restaurant supply is a huge opportunity in India since the number as well as density of restaurants is limited compared to other economies.
Swiggy, Zomato, other food delivery cos growing appetite for a healthier bite
Swiggy and Zomato said they are doubling down on the health food segment while cloud kitchen operators such as Rebel Foods and Freshmenu have introduced new health brands on their platforms.
GV Ravishankar's advice helped Rebel Foods create Faasos, Behrouz for diverse palates
In 2016, Rebel found that the average order value was stagnating around the Rs 200 mark as wraps.
Faasos’ owner wants $100 million to expand
Sequoia Capital will put $10-15 million in the latest round of $35-m equity financing, which is just closing.
Ola Foods has plans for its Khichdi Experiment
The company plans to scale up these brands from six cities to tier 2 cities in the next year. Barring Khichdi Experiment, other brands include its rice bowl brand Lovemade, North Indian food brand Grandma’s Kitchen and dessert brand FLRT.
Faasos parent Rebel Foods gets $125m from Coatue, others
The Series-D, which reportedly valued co at $500-525m, saw participation by Go-Jek, Goldman Sachs.
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