Homefoodi Partners with NOW Delivery to Deliver Home-Cooked Meals during Lockdown
New Delhi, April 16, 2020: Homefoodi, a Noida based e-commerce startup recently announced its tie-up with NOW Delivery, largest delivery network across NCR, a portal that promises hassle-free express deliveries. Homefoodi is India's 1st Mobile App for authentic home-made food made by home chefs in their homes. With over 200+ Home Chefs in Noida, the Homefoodi Mobile App offers access to the widest range of Home Food and Bakery products prepared by home chefs during the course of the lockdown period.
The current global scenario and the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic are disturbing every facet of our lives, keeping the current scenario in mind, the Government of India recently extended lockdown across the country. A lockdown does not allow one to step out of their premises unless an emergency. During these times, Homefoodi in association with Now Delivery will not only deliver in Noida but will also be delivering the adjoining areas including Greater Noida and Indirapuram. With the announcement of the Lockdown, Homefoodi has also rolled out a key initiative, wherein they will be ‘Donating a Meal for Every Order Placed’ to the needy on behalf of the customer.
These are the times when most of the Industrial kitchens are shut and with limited cloud kitchens functional due to Government mandate, Homefoodi is in compliance with the Govt. mandate is offering homemade food made by home chefs.
Speaking on the association, Narendra Singh Dahiya, Founder and Director Homefoodi stated, “Our business model is built around collaboration and we are thrilled to collaborate with NOW Delivery as our delivery partner. With this partnership, we have expanded beyond Noida to Greater Noida and Indirapuram. We are delighted that our passionate and talented community of 200 plus Home Chefs can now serve Healthy, Fresh and Hygienic Home food to countless Customers.”
Currently, a massive number of migrant workers are stuck in Delhi-NCR who are unable to make their ends meet, Homefoodi took up the initiative to help out these migrant workers by feeding the needful at the Delhi-UP border. Since, a major number of home chefs have joined to support the cause Homefoodi plans to feed the ones who've been struck by the pandemic most, on a regular basis till things get better.
NOW Delivery has one of the largest delivery networks in the National Capital Region in terms of partner count and geographical reach and has helped Homefoodi scale their reach. Furthermore, with the delivery partner association, consumers are able to get a timely delivery, track delivery status and talk to the delivery representative assigned for the delivery through the application.
Homefoodi and NOW delivery undertakes preventive readiness measures for the safety of their customers, home-chefs as well as the delivery executives.
NOW Delivery follows a 3 C framework of Delivery Hygiene:
• CARRY: All Delivery Representatives have been ably trained on Hygiene and Sanitization standards. As a practice, every Delivery Rep carries a Kit comprising of A) Hand Sanitizer B) Face Mask and C) Gloves.
• CONTACT LESS: Delivery packages are picked and dropped without any contact with Home Chef and the Consumer.
• CONFIRM: All Delivery representatives are supervised daily to confirm Sanitization, Hygiene and Social Distancing Norms as outlined.
Speaking on the collaboration, Bharat Khandelwal, Co-Founder NOW Delivery quoted, “We are really excited to partner with Homefoodi to empower home chefs and help consumers embrace a healthy eating lifestyle. As a trusted delivery partner, we have a deep engagement with Homefoodi around execution and technology integration. We are present all across Delhi-NCR and eagerly looking forward to helping and support homefoodi scale their operations across Delhi-NCR.”
Homefoodi is an organization built around Health and Hygiene and has been very selective and responsible in selecting every Home Chefs. As a Company policy, Homefoodi team visits every Home chef to ensure Food taste, quality, hygiene, cleanliness of their kitchen and packaging standards before on-boarding them. All Home Chefs are 100% FSSAI Certified and uphold the Highest Standards of Cleanliness and Hygiene that can be only witnessed at Homes. Homefoodi Home Chefs make food in their Home Kitchens that prioritize Fresh, Healthy and Hygienic food.