Top 10 Food Delivery Startups In The World

Date : May 20, 2021 Author : Prabhakar Mudaliar

Various business models are introduced in the world every year. Food delivery is one such startup that got introduced a decade ago and is currently one of the best business industries to invest your money in. We have seen many food delivery startups trying their luck in this fantastic field; we will talk about such top ten brands that have earned tremendous fame in the last many years.

 

Top 10 Food Delivery Startups in the World (2021)

Food delivery app development has helped these brands to be famous in all these years. These brands have done a tremendous job in the Covid-19 pandemic by delivering food to customers on time. Let’s talk about these exceptional ten brands that have become the top ten food delivery startups in 2021.

1.    DoorDash

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When we talk about the online marketplace, we can’t forget the USA’s #1 food delivery brand, DoorDash. The company has invested widely in the food delivery marketplace by introducing its logistic network and technology.

Currently, the company holds 56% of the market share, and it makes it one of the most popular food delivery companies in America. The company plans to launch its operations in Germany anytime soon, as per the news published by Financial Times.

  • Founded in the year: 2013
  • Founded in Country: USA
  • Available for: iOS and Android Users
  • Best for Restaurant booking, food, and liquor delivery

2.    Zomato

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If browsing the menu is an exciting task, then we must thank it all, Zomato. The web and mobile-based food ordering solution has got excellent UI to offer its customers. Zomato is an Indian-based food delivery startup and is currently one of the most popular food delivery apps globally.

Zomato has got its logistics and driver’s network. During the pandemic, the brand witnessed the highest sale for deliveries per minute, and it was even tweeted by the Company CEO thanking the customers worldwide.

  • Founded in the year: 2008
  • Founded in Country: India
  • Available for: Web, iOS, and Android Users
  • Best for Restaurant booking, food delivery, and takeaways.

3.    Deliveroo

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Living in London? I am sure the only delivery platform that you have widely used on your Android or iOS device is ‘Deliveroo.’ The London-based food delivery startup is an excellent online food marketplace for ordering both veg and non-veg food items online anywhere in the United Kingdom.

Currently, Deliveroo serves many other countries, including Hong Kong and UAE. With contactless delivery, it has been helping millions of its customers in the UK.

  • Founded in the year: 2013
  • Founded in Country: UK
  • Available for: iOS and Android Users
  • Best for Restaurant booking and food delivery.

4.    Uber Eats

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America’s second-largest online food delivery service is UberEats. Founded in 2014, Uber Eats is one of the most prominent food delivery startups serving in more than 30 countries globally. In the year 2020, Zomato acquired all stocks of UberEats in India. Hence, in India, Uber Eats is replaced by Zomato.

Apart from the USA, UberEats is also emerging as an excellent online food marketplace in Europe. By the end of 2018, the company was delivering in more than 200 cities of Europe.

  • Founded in the year: 2009
  • Founded in Country: USA
  • Available for: Web, iOS, and Android Users
  • Best for Restaurant booking and food delivery.

5.    Food Panda

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Food Panda was initially introduced in Singapore in 2012, and Delivery Hero acquired it in 2016. It is available for iOS and Android users to order their favorite food from their favorite restaurants in more than 30 countries worldwide.

  • Founded in the year: 2012
  • Founded in Country: Singapore
  • Available for: Web, iOS, and Android Users
  • Best for Restaurant booking and food delivery.

6.    GrubHub

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Finding restaurants near you becomes easy and quick with Grubhub. Wherever you reside in the USA, you can order your food using the Grubhub food delivery application. The brand also introduced GrubHub+ for allowing free deliveries to its customers under the special package.

Serving all the fifty states in the USA, GrubHub went public as GrubHub Seamless in 2014. Indeed, one of the best apps to order your food online anywhere in the USA. The company delivered food across the USA using the contactless delivery service.

  • Founded in the year: 2004
  • Founded in Country: Chicago, USA
  • Available for: iOS and Android Users
  • Best for Restaurant booking and food delivery.

7.    Swiggy

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Swiggy is an Indian-based food delivery startup launched after Zomato to help people quickly and easily deliver food. The food delivery app is available for iOS and Android users to order quick food online (both veg and non-veg).

After a successful response in the food delivery market, the company entered the general product store market with Swiggy Go. The service helps various other essentials industries with instant pick-up and delivery service.

  • Founded in the year: 2014
  • Founded in Country: India
  • Available for: iOS and Android Users
  • Best for Restaurant booking, food and grocery delivery.

8.    Delivery Hero

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Delivery Hero is a food delivery startup that is currently serving 50 countries internationally. It is a European based food delivery brand serving the food delivery industry for more than a decade.

Delivery Hero is known for its tremendous and giant acquisitions with various food delivery brands, including Talabat, FoodPanda, Zomato, Otlob, and HungryHouse.

  • Founded in the year: 2011
  • Founded in Country: Europe
  • Available for: iOS and Android Users
  • Best for Restaurant booking and food delivery.

9.    Talabat

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When we talk about the UAE, we cannot forget to mention Dubai’s top food delivery service. Talabat was founded almost 7 years back in Kuwait to serve the trending and growing food delivery industry with its exclusive services. And, today it is one of the prominent food delivery startups in the world.

Delivery Hero acquires Talabt, and also Zomato food delivery service has sold its UAE rights to Talabat. It helps smartphone owners to order food online in UAE.

  • Founded in the year: 2004
  • Founded in Country: UAE
  • Available for: iOS and Android Users
  • Best for experiencing food delivery service.

10. Just Eat

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Founded in Denmark, Just Eat is one of the prominent food delivery startups for a decade. Ordering food online becomes easy, and quick using the Just Eat food delivery app. The application is available for both iOS and Android users for ordering food online.

Since 2020,  Just Eat is officially known as Just Eat Takeaway after the famous food delivery brand- Takeaway acquired its operations in February 2020. The same was reflected and updated in the London Stock Exchange.

  • Founded in the year: 2001
  • Founded in Country: Denmark
  • Available for: iOS and Android Users
  • Best for experiencing food delivery service.

 

Summary:

So, we have listed the top 10 food delivery startups of the world as per 2021 reports. Food delivery is indeed one of the best industries to invest your money and efforts in. It is one of the businesses that is gracefully accepted and run even during the pandemic. We at DeOnDe help your food delivery business to come true by helping you rent our online food delivery app solution. We have ready-made food delivery solutions to launch your business in one go!

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Author Details
Digital Marketing Manager , Deonde

Prabhakar Mudaliar is the Digital Marketing Manager at DeOnDe who helps businesses in generating leads. His marketing skills and coordination abilities keep him ahead of the curve. He is passionate about Lead Generation, Designing and content marketing.