FOOD & BEVERAGE | Staff Reporter, Hong Kong

Foodpanda expands partnership with OpenRice Hong Kong

Hong Kong users are in for a treat.

It has been noted that foodpanda, Hong Kong’s leading food delivery platform, announced its partnership with OpenRice Hong Kong, the city’s most comprehensive platform for sharing dining experiences through reviews and ratings.

According to a release from foodpanda, this cross-platform collaboration will benefit Hong Kong users as they will be given the opportunity to order directly from foodpanda’s partnered restaurants via OpenRice’s iOS, Android App or mobile-friendly website.

“The strategic partnership with OpenRice has begun in other markets in Asia and now it’s finally in Hong Kong. ‘’We hope to provide an enhanced consumer experience by leveraging the strengths of both platforms in this partnership”, said Alexander Roth, Managing Director of foodpanda Hong Kong

“OpenRice is the most popular dining guide in Hong Kong whereas foodpanda is well-known for being a global player in online food delivery and the market leader in Hong Kong. With foodpanda’s extensive coverage and services, up-to-date dining info and various dining services would be all-in-one in OpenRice, which greatly enhances gourmet dining experience”, said Jan Wong, Managing Director of OpenRice Limited.

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foodpanda also announced that its business has grown with the total number of orders increasing over 500% the last year. The company continues to make customer satisfaction its first priority, by shortening delivery times and ensuring that food arrives in the best condition.

“As a global corporate with offices in 28 countries, we believe that our investments in operations and logistics here have been worthwhile, showing excellent returns over the last year. We believe we are fulfilling customers demand for high quality food from a wide variety of restaurants through a streamlined, easy online ordering process matched with fast delivery times”, said Mr. Roth.

Launched in June 2014, the foodpanda app has generated over 250,000 downloads in Hong Kong between iOS and Android platforms. The majority of users come from the 20-40 year old age group, split male / female professionals and families in Hong Kong. foodpanda is also planning a new app release focused on enhancing user experience and usability.

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