Myanmar’s Food Delivery Boosted by COVID-19 Restrictions

Coronavirus has boosted demand for food deliveries with some entrepreneurs starting to sell home-cooked meals through delivery services. But deliveries still risk infection between customers and delivery staff. In Yangon there are five main food delivery services, Food2u, Yangon Door2Door, Foodpanda, Hi-So Mall and Grab Food, but there are also smaller operations setting up. Demand […]

Plenty of Food Delivery Options for Yangon Residents Practicing Home Quarantine

Schools, cinemas and some work places were ordered closed indefinitely last week due to the coronavirus outbreak. The regulation has left the city quiet as people opt not to go out and start to observe social distancing and self-quarantining. Self-isolation at home is advisable to keep yourself and your family safe, and to help limit […]

Food delivery app Hi-So looks to expand in Myanmar with a six-digit investment round

Hi-So Co. is a spin-off of Hi-So Mall, an e-commerce platform owned by Myanmar’s Htun Khaing International Singapore-registered company Hi-So Co., which owns a food delivery app under the same brand name in Myanmar, has secured “six-digit funding” from several unnamed individual investors. Hi-So Co. is a spin-off of Hi-So Mall, an e-commerce platform owned […]

GrabFood offers food delivery services in Yangon

Grab, the transport network company, will offer food delivery services to Yangonites in nine townships, according to the Country Head of Grab Myanmar, Cindy Toh. The company announced that the new service will be called GrabFood at a press conference held on November 26. “Grabfood will deliver food to customers with bicycles couriers in the […]

The many battlefronts of Grab versus Gojek in Southeast Asia

The term ‘super app’ became a popular buzzword in Southeast Asia after Grab and Gojek, the region’s two biggest tech startups, began using the term to describe themselves. It’s meant to signal their ambition to become the one-stop app to offer services and solutions that help people address their daily needs–from transportation to food, to […]

Yangon Door2Door – Food Delivery growing from Strength to Strength

Delivery man on bike outside a restaurant The viability of a food delivery service in Yangon has been doubted in the past, but Yangon Door2Door and CEO Shady Ramadan are growing more popular. Traditionally, for a city to be suited to a food delivery business, it needed a few things. Firstly, a large, defined central […]

Food Delivery Business in Yangon – is it Viable?

Now that the monsoon season has started in Yangon it might be easier to eat-in during lunch or dinner time. Unfortunately, for Yangonites that are trying to avoid getting drenched during the wet season, few restaurants offer delivery and there are little to no choice when it comes to food delivery services that are of […]