FOOD & BEVERAGE | Staff Reporter, Hong Kong

Foodpanda buys HK business of

With the aim of consolidating market leading position.

Global online food delivery company Foodpanda has announced that is has acquired Hong Kong’s business and staff.

According to a release from Foodpanda, it entered the Hong Kong market in 2014 and since then has built the leading food delivery service, recording over 500% order growth in 2015. With the goal to consolidate its market leading position, the company has acquired and integrated other local food delivery players, Koziness and Dial a Dinner. Hong Kong also entered the region in 2014 with an initial focus on the nascent corporate ordering market. Hong Kong’s expertise in servicing large corporate clients in the Hong Kong market aligns well with foodpanda’s recently launched corporate account product offering and with this announcement Foodpanda will bring that expertise in-house to support foodpanda’s growing business in Hong Kong.

Here's more from Foodpanda:

Ralf Wenzel, Co-Founder and CEO of Foodpanda Group: “We are very excited to welcome Hong Kong’s corporate clients, customers and team to the foodpanda family. The team has built an excellent operation in one of our key markets and will help foodpanda continue to drive high growth here.”

Jed Kleckner, CEO of “We are very proud to transition our fast-growing Hong Kong business to a strong global player. We know that the Foodpanda team will leverage their global food delivery expertise to continue to build upon our success in the Hong Kong market.”

Didier Bensadoun, President of Hong Kong: “We are very excited about the opportunity to bring our operations together. Foodpanda and Hong Kong were the first two entrants in this market and working together we will continue to solidify a position of leadership in on-demand ordering and delivery in the region.”

Recently partnering with restaurant platform OpenRice, foodpanda aims to be the most convenient and fastest way for Hong Kongers to order food online or via the app. Globally, the group is active in 24 markets in Asia, Eastern Europe and Middle East. 

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