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Swiggy Food Court aims to digitise corporate cafeterias

Swiggy Food Court aims to digitise corporate cafeterias
Swiggy Food Court aims to digitise corporate cafeterias
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As per report Swiggy, in a bid to grow the business is weighing its options on adding corporate catering to its portfolio of services. Meanwhile, at present, the food delivery platform is reportedly running a pilot service in a couple of corporate parks in Bengaluru. Accordingly, the B2B model will involve orders being booked from the companies and passed on to the restaurants or fulfillment kitchens and then the delivery arranged.


Swiggy Food Court aims to digitise corporate cafeterias


Presently as part of the pilot, Swiggy is doing the limited exercise of allowing its app to be used to book the food orders and then monitoring its flow through the restaurants situated within the hubs. Furthermore, the pilot operation is said to be running for around 3 months and of the two building complexes, one is where Swiggy itself has its offices. Meanwhile, with this limited scope, the number of orders handled is also only a few hundreds.



Moreover rival Zomato has already made a foray into the corporate catering segment by acquiring TongueStun, which has been handling some 150,000 orders a day and it has, however, to be understood that this segment may not add too much to the revenues of these companies per se, since employees' lunch or dinner orders may not be typical of high value; they could vary from Rs 50 to Rs 75 per person or per order. Moreover, this new effort is in addition to the steps Swiggy is taking in the hyper-local delivery space which can include goods like medicines and groceries.


Swiggy Food Court aims to digitise corporate cafeterias
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