Food delivery

Online food delivery is the fast route to junk food for millennials

- August 17, 2021 4 MIN READ

With the simple touch of a smartphone, online food delivery services conveniently offer takeaway food straight to your door. Contact-free delivery has surged in popularity as lockdowns have limited physical access to restaurants and food outlets. Industry reports suggest Australians are spending three times more on online food delivery than before the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally,… Read more »

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Providoor, the restaurant food delivery startup founded by chefs, has launched in Sydney

- July 22, 2021 2 MIN READ

When pandemic lockdowns hit leading Melbourne chef Shane Delia last year, he became a startup entrepreneur, launching Providoor, a restaurant meal delivery service taking on the tech giants and putting more money back into the pockets of struggling restaurateurs.  In the last 12 months Providoor generated more than $40 million in revenue for the Melbourne… Read more »

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The HR manager of food delivery startup Hungry Panda didn’t know they had to report when riders died doing their job

- February 24, 2021 2 MIN READ

A NSW parliamentary inquiry looking into the death of five food delivery riders within two months last year has unearthed fraught details about the state of the industry. Riders from Uber Eats, Door Dash and Hungry Panda died within two months of each other, prompting the parliamentary inquiry, which yesterday heard from the HR manager… Read more »

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Former Afterpay boss David Hancock serves up $500,000 investment in home-cooked meals startup

- February 2, 2021 2 MIN READ

A growing hunger for home-cooked meal delivery has led one of the founding members of Afterpay, David Hancock, to lead a $500,000 raise into a former chef’s meal delivery service on Sydney’s northern beaches. FoodSt is an online marketplace for home-cooked meals, founded by Lorraine Gnanadickam and her husband, Sanjay. The business has sold more… Read more »

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Food delivery

Online food delivery is turning into a massive environmental problem and burgers are the biggest culprit

- January 20, 2021 4 MIN READ

Over the past few years, Australians have embraced online food delivery services such as UberEats, Deliveroo and Menulog. But home-delivered food comes with a climate cost, and single-use packaging is one of the biggest contributors. Our research found Australians placed 27 million online food orders in 2018. By 2024, this number is projected to increase… Read more »