This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Food Delivery startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Food Delivery industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top Food Delivery Startups
HelloBello offers freshly cooked and cooled delivered human-grade food tailored to each dog’s nutritional needs. HelloBello is a PetTech company with a strong focus on the German speaking markets (for now).
HelloBello’s personalized meals are free of any by-products and are portioned, packaged, and delivered directly to your door. By working with a specialized veterinarian, HelloBello is able to derive each dog’s exact nutritional needs based on a proprietary algorithm.
The recipes are made of natural sources like millet and seaweed, instead of heavy use of supplements, which makes it easier for the dog to absorb and get true nutritional benefits. Our credo in German is ” …
Geliefert. – Frischfutter ist einfach besser …”.
Bigspoon is a cloud kitchen startup that has an omni-channel approach to ordering and delivery. It focuses on quality, health, and hygiene.
It runs an omni-channel approach, with diverse brands specializing in North Indian food, American QSR cuisine, healthy bowls, corporate meals, and others. It was founded in 2019 by Kapil Mathrani, Rohan Bhatt, and Poojan Thakkar.
Sweetheart Kitchen is a private label multi-brand virtual kitchen that creates (and owns) all of the brands within its portfolio (bySWHK). They do not work with third-party restaurants looking to outsource their delivery volume and maintain strict control over their food quality, financials, and customer experience.
Sweetheart Kitchen was designed to eliminate the various bottlenecks (capacity constraints) in the food delivery Supply Chain by integrating tech, cuisines, and processes into a system built to handle the rigors of food delivery. It focuses on the reduction of process lead time and variation in an effort to not only produce high-quality cuisine with great variety but to give the consumer (and delivery apps) the ability to reduce estimated delivery times and optimize logistics (reduce cost).
Market level Supply Chain optimization and profitability on a “per order” basis (taking into account the costs of logistics) should be the ultimate goal of any virtual kitchen, and to achieve this, Sweetheart Kitchen has introduced a LEAN (Six Sigma) mindset and focus on process efficiency, not only demand aggregation (revenue). It uses advanced cooking techniques, and technology backed manufacturing processes, Sweetheart Kitchen produces its own consistently high-quality, fresh, and delicious food delivered to its customers in a matter of minutes.
The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.. .
Weezy is an online supermarket platform designed for on-demand grocery shopping. The application enables users to discover their favourite groceries, snacks, drinks, home essentials and OTC pharmaceuticals in one tap away.
Users can easily browse the aisles from their home or office. The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in London, England..
Yummy Corp is a cloud kitchen management and online catering company that operates a network of delivery-only kitchens. It offers delicious, fresh, and creative food solutions for everyday corporate and group needs and provides food facility management and their signature MICE catering, delivering customers experience while helping them manage costs.
Yummy Corp’s cloud kitchen service Yummykitchen, launched in 2019, is a full-service Indonesian cloud kitchen operator, renting out shared kitchen spaces and undertaking operations for the company’s partner brands. The company rents space to existing food and beverage brands, providing them kitchen infrastructure as well as the necessary staff to assist in fulfilling delivery and takeout orders.
Yummy Corp is an affiliate of Ismaya Group, a Lifestyle Food & Beverage company. The Tangerang, Jawa Barat-based company was founded in 2017 by brothers Marbio, Mario, and Marius Suntanu, and Juan Chene..
Foodology creates and operates digital restaurant brands made for delivery. The company aims to be a delivery-focused restaurant group in Latam.
With its portfolio of virtual brands operated through cloud kitchens, Foodology strives to create a best in class delivery experience for its customers. The company was founded in 2019 by Harvard Business School classmates Daniela Izquierdo and Juan Guillermo Azuero..
PackUpp Same Day Delivery
PackUpp is a new generation on-demand “Same-Day Delivery” for businesses logistics technology company. We serve “Same-Day Delivery” and “Next-Day Delivery” to e-commerce companies.
Moreover we digitalize and optimize all the delivery process with AI, machine learning and algorithms. As PackUpp, we provide B2B and E-Commerce “delivery solutions” for different markets which you can see in our website.
In addition, we have different timing alternatives as Same-Day, Next-Day Deliveries, Express and Fastest PackUpp Rocket. Focus on the job which you are best at! Rest, all your packages will be delivered by PackUpp, Same-Day Delivery Expert..
Zevv is a mobile app that enables food brands and entrepreneurs to improve food access for all. They’re teaming up with restaurants, brands, and entrepreneurs to deliver better food, better work, and better earnings to all — infusing the culinary experience with joy for everyone at the table.
Building stronger, healthier communities starts with committing to a better future for food — they’re just providing the vehicles to get there. It was founded in 2019 and is based in New York, United States..
WoodSpoon is a food delivery service that offers on-demand, crafted foods made by home chefs and delivered to the diner. It brings back the taste of home by building a community of local cooks and empowering them to share their food with diners who are missing the feeling of home.
WoodSpoon provides a holistic experience from searching for a meal to packaging, payments, delivery, ranking, and even free insurance coverage. Founded in 2019 and is based in New York, USA..
CloudEats operates cloud kitchens and in-house restaurant brands. Its cloud kitchens are in non-retail and cost-efficient spaces, with operations and layouts specifically designed for food delivery.
As of March 2020, the company has five cloud kitchens in the Philippines that house 70 in-house restaurant brands. All food brands are available on all food delivery platforms including Grab Food, Foodpanda and Lalafood..
We provide a layer to launch e-commerce and delivery service for the retailers. 1.
E-commerce – retailers have access to our platform with mobile apps and webpage to sell their products on. 2.
Delivery service – express (one-hour), same-day or scheduled delivery and pickup from the store. 3.
Mobile solutions – In-store product scanning and skipping checkout lane solution for app users and our gig-workers. Benefits for retailers: 65x lower investment; 2x cheaper costs per order delivery; One-hour delivery service; Added value with in-store mobile solutions and data insights; Visibility; New customers; Superfast onboarding – from scratch to market in few days!.
Georgie & Tom’s
Georgie & Tom’s is a food and beverage company that prepares small-batch, handcrafted meals, delivered fresh, directly to customers’ homes. The company also offers paleo, Mediterranean, gluten-free, low carb, and vegetarian meals across tacos, chicken, beans, steak, and mushroom recipes among other options which are prepared a day before the actual delivery, enabling individuals to avail fresh food and increase convenience.
Founded in 2020 by Tom Allchurch, Georgina Wood, and Gerald Lydiate and is based in New York, NY, USA.. .
Qummy is a food-tech startup technology allow to arrange cafe on 2 sq.m without cooks and kitchen. Qummy is a team of obsessed, enthusiastic intellectuals who once set a goal for themselves: gourmet cuisine, healthy food for every day, at Mcdonald’s speed, without the use of chemicals and preservatives.
In 2019, Qummy Room Service was released – a food technology without cooks and waiters at the level of a restaurant dinner with the speed of delivery to the room in 7 minutes.. .
Foodal Food Delivery
Foodal™ is a online food ordering and delivery startup in India. The company started operation in 2019 and is headquartered in Varanasi.
Foodal works by acting as a bridge between customers and restaurants.It utilizes an innovative technology platform that allows customers to order food from nearby restaurants and get it delivered at their doorstep. WithFoodal customer do not have to keep the contact number of various restaurants and eateries in their locality.
Foodal works as a single point of contact for ordering food from all restaurants that may be there at a particular locations.. .
Proper Good offers 90-second tasty meals with clean ingredients delivered directly to the customer’s door. Its recipes include squash and sausage spaghetti, chicken cordon bleu, squash and brie bites, queso platter, keto cauliflower tortillas, potato leek soup, minestrone breakfast bake, savory pumpkin tarts, and more.
The company is based in Bozeman, Montana.. .
Founded in 2019 by two young entrepreneurial students, UEAT app has burgeoned a long way down the road of online food delivery services. We aim for connecting the customers to a varying range of favorite food restaurants and homemade food hubs across Pakistan.
Since there has been a spike in demand for homemade food delivery services, several startups have stepped into the arena of introducing online food delivery services. What sets us apart in the world of a few successful online food delivery companies is our unique range of food options.
From the sizzling taste of sophisticated restaurants and cafes to the homely aroma of homemade food and street food, UEAT is covering the complete fast food landscape in Pakistan. Calling all the lovely home chefs and classy restaurant chefs to join hands on this venture of satiating Pakistanis with mouthwatering food every day! UEAT is working intending to boost the sales and cultivate new growth opportunities for home and restaurant chefs in Pakistan.
We value food as much as we value those who create it. Come on board this venture to grow and glow together on Pakistan’s biggest and tastiest online food delivery service platform.
Since fast food is the second biggest industry in Pakistan, we plan to fetch its potential in the most benefitting manner. UEAT stands tall in the rapidly growing online food delivery industry in Pakistan because it is offering a combination of top-notch home chefs, restaurant chefs, and street food chefs.
Our goal is to deliver lip-smacking food at extremely economic prizes. As an emerging leader in Pakistan’s online food world, we are also creating employment opportunities for the beloved Pakistanis..
Piik app is the only marketplace that connect local kitchens and culinary entrepreneurs with diners nearby. We develop tech to bring a kitchen based economy to life, letting our kitchen partners to have all the tools they need to create a customer base from scratch, deliver food to customers door and also collect their profits without the need of customer contact.
In moments when economy is at risk, people with passion for cooking can start a real business that’s future proof under the dark kitchens premise.Cooks register their profiles through our http://darkitchens.com/app and people buy through http://piik.app/. .
Heny is an online food aggregation and delivery app that is passionate about connecting people to the right food choices. They are creating categories that are out of the ordinary which will enable diners to discover new tastes in your neighbourhood.
They are also empowering millennial’s discover new unique restaurants by browsing through its cuisine category.. .
To generate value for process stakeholders that are at the core of food product- or service chains, we’re introducing the Bistroo Ecosystem. Bistroo is a direct-to-consumer, peer-2-peer food e-commerce marketplace that significantly reduces commission fees and enables direct online interaction between all process stakeholders in the process.
Launched on 3rd March 2020 in The Netherlands. Superior customer convenience but with better terms and direct digital and financial relations between supply and demand parties.
The goal is to create an open marketplace environment where goods, services, value and information are all easily shared amongst community members.. .
MESO is a food management platform that provides a digital solution for small and enterprise businesses that deliver food to houses. It allows small businesses to launch delivery in minutes, outstanding personalized sales for enterprises.
It was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.. .
Deliverart is an all-in-one cloud software that consolidates all the home delivery orders a restaurant receives (from phone, website, app, food delivery platforms) in a single interface. Alongside with that, it also provides smart tools to maximize the efficiency of a restaurant’s autonomous home deliveries, while increasing the productivity and the coordination between production and logistics.
The software, developed by an Italian team and launched in 2019, is born with integrations-by-design, in order to create a helpful environment where restaurants can fully take advantage of digital technologies. Deliverart is a modular solution that can be personalized with add-ons and features, creating a tailor made software for the restaurants’ needs.
It can easily interact with other management softwares, food delivery platforms and services to provide a plug-and-play customizable solution.. .
Boogie Network App
The Boogie Mobile App allow users Request for GROCERIES | FOOD | DRINKS | MEDICINE | FUEL | from stores within their neighborhood . The Boogie App allows busy users to select a store within their neighborhood and request items from the comfort of their homes.
YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD IN AN APP We are passionate about changing the way you shop in your Neighborhood! YOUR SHOPPING LIST All you need to do is to list out all the items you want from your neighborhood store and you get it in 30 mins or less VOICE REQUEST Too tired to type a list? Just send in a Voice order and leave the rest to us! PICTURE REQUEST Take a picture of the item you want from your favorite store and send to us. BOOGIE FUELME An “on-demand” fuel delivery service that gets fuel to you anywhere and anytime within your Neighborhood.
BOOGIE DASH Fast Pick up and Delivery Service around Lagos, Nigeria. BOOGIE HANDYMAN Get Professional Handymen in your neighborhood to get the Job Done!.
Hungly is an online food delivery marketplace providing their users the flexibility and satisfaction of online food ordering experience. Moreover, Hungly also provides a 40-min delivery guarantee to their customers or else the order will be a treat from Hungly for them.
Hungly also offers online reservation feasibility for users with a 3d model of the restaurant/cafe which they would like to reserve.. .
Satis.ai is a full stack operating system for autonomous restaurant kitchens aimed at improving decision making and reducing mistakes. We are using the opportunity created as a result of food delivery disruption and its two digit growth, to bring real technological innovation in a space which has already optimized most of its processes.
Our initial focus is to address the c.$3.4Bn market of refunded orders in the EU & USA while keeping in mind our long term objective to build automated kitchens to address the c.$4Tn global food service market. We have proven the base technology and now have one running pilot, agreed pilots with two large global food chains and a queue with a couple of smaller ones.
Satis.ai is a member of Nvidia inception programme and Techstars Farm to Fork accelerator, which is run in partnership with the world’s biggest private companies in the industry Ecolabs and Cargill.. .
Foodzinga Canada is a delivery startup that works with high-quality restaurants and franchises. Foodzinga Canada restaurants offer a variety of coupons that really work.
They want to bring a unique experience by giving access to numerous discount coupons, Canada’s best driver team, and Fantastic Menus. It was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada..
Food Bear is sustainable food startup; that operating/managing cloud kitchen, vending machine franchise, and urban farming in South East Asia. Founded on February 2020.
Food bear aim to solve food problem in urban areas with innovation and technology in sustainable development.. .
Kitchen Robotics™ specializes in the development of robotic dark kitchens solutions, also known as ghost or cloud kitchens. Our vision is to reshape the way restaurants design, prepare, manage and deliver dishes in multiple cuisines.
The company was founded by a group of experienced entrepreneurs from various fields and disciplines who joined forces to achieve this unique challenge. Our suite consists of our hardware robotic product Beastro™, supported by our Dark Kitchen OS, Cuismo™..
Eight Fifty Food Group
Eight Fifty Food Group is an international multi-protein food group and a processor and supplier of seafood and pork products. Its operations are committed to bringing high-quality, sustainable food to the center of people’s plates for all meal occasions.
It purchase of Young’s Seafood, the UK’s biggest specialist seafood brand, by Karro Food Group, one of the pork processors in the UK. The transaction brought together two highly complementary businesses to create an international multi-protein food Group with a well-diversified longstanding customer base..
Pumpkin Kart is a mobile application for on-demand food, stationery, alcohol, and grocery delivery service. With the PumpkinKart app when the customer orders items/meals as soon as the order gets confirmed they can track the order and know its whereabouts and get an idea of its exact time of arrival.
It also enables them to have the comfort of ordering food and grocery at their fingertips. Pumpkin Kart supports local and small businesses by helping them connect to by marketing them on their platforms.
It is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.. .
Fleksa helps restaurants go online and receive online food orders without paying third-party commission. With the launch of our web app, customers in frankfurt will be able to order food with ease and make a contribution to supporting local restaurants.
Automated supply chain platform and marketplace. A global supply chain management system for the minority small business owner, built by a minority small business owner.
We make it easier to import into Latin America. Don’t Import It, VelourIt!.
Yumzy lets you search for food and discover restaurants to order from. Our AI-Powered Suggestion Engine helps you decide the right meal for you based on your taste preferences.
We make sure you get the best food from qualified restaurants around you. Our AI Engine is designed in a way to identify the best food options for you & suggest accordingly! Hence, you will be feeding your stomach cravings while also making sure your health is in check and perfect condition.
Yumzy brings to you a very different experience of ordering food online by providing you with various categories to choose from. Whether you are looking for Italian cuisine, Chinese cuisine, American cuisine, or out native South Indian and North Indian cuisine, you have it all here.
To further improve your choices, explore our other options such as Munchies, Middle Eastern, Saladicious, Hydratify, Asian, and last but not the least, Trending in the food world.. .
Prosus & Naspers
Founded in 2019, Prosus is the international internet assets division of Naspers. The global investment group is the largest consumer internet company in Europe, and among the largest technology investors in the world, operating across a variety of platforms and geographies.
Prosus is a unique blend of venture capital and operating company that funds, acquires, builds and scales technology businesses. It combines venture capital investing with deep operational experience in the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The company has meaningful investments in Tencent, Mail.ru, Ctrip.comInternational Limited, and DeliveryHero. Prosus has a primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam (AEX:PRX) and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (XJSE:PRX), and is majority owned by Naspers..
DishPal is a Canadian-based on-demand food delivery service that connects local restaurant cuisine to busy eaters and food couriers. Our app makes it easy to enjoy freshly-made, hot and tasty meals delivered to your door, from any restaurant signed up with our service.
DishPal is the only app you’ll need for finding and pre-ordering food from your favorite restaurants wherever you are. It’s even got coupons and specials, built right in.
DishPal wants to help local restaurants earn more, local food couriers redefine their way of working and give extra time to busy customers.. .
We operate a leading local company for online food delivery in Erbil – Iraq, providing customers with an easy and secure way to order and pay for food from our Restaurant Partners via our TryTipTop Web, Android & IOS mobile applications. TipTop enables great restaurants to provide delicious food to more local customers.
With food variety and a range of promotions and specials, TipTop offers the greatest choice for delivery or pick up, from early morning to late night. Our customers We offer our customers the widest choice of different cuisines, but we don’t just deliver food and grocery – we deliver happiness with our door-to-door delivery solutions of all types of items – saving more time and energy for our customers and their loved ones.
Our Restaurant Partners We help our Restaurant Partners to reach more customers, support their businesses and improve standards in the industry. We use our technology to give them access to data and insights which help to optimize their operations and grow orders.
Our people Our people are proud to be part of an amazing multinational team, united by our BEST values. We’re passionate about nurturing the next generation of talent in a diverse and inclusive workplace and offer a full program of training and support to all of our people, to help them develop their careers in the way that suits them.
We are proud of what we have built, and the countless ways we have connected people with food, everywhere.. .
SnackX is an web based (020) on-demand snacks, sweet and beverages delivery platform that help user’s to get their favourite munchies from the nearby stores to their doorstep The Company is helping the offline Sweets and Farsan store to reach their customers through online and get their favourite snacks / sweets / beverages / food delivered at their doorstep within a short period of time. The user can select wide range of products sold by its desired store and get it delivered anywhere at their convenience.
SnackX was founded by Jineel Shah, Riya Shah, Kundanlal Harpal, Pratik Popat, Harsh Vakil and Vikrant Singh. Currently serving in Mumbai and Delhi.
When you send us your food shopping list via Facebook Messenger, provider helps you shop with your budget and same day delivery. Powered by natural language understanding, we want to make food and condiments market more conversational, flexible and convenient.
We’re one of the first conversational food market players and we’ll help to change the future of mobile food market! Our goal is to make food and condiments available through messaging and we use bots (chatbots, voice assistants) and existing channels to enable instant and sustainable 1-to-1 communication.. .
Foodhive is a technology company solving ordering and delivery problems for ambitious food service businesses. Ou mission is to help food service businesses become profitable and loved.
Foodhive builds technology to help best food service businesses grow – from new startups, to market leaders launching any business models. We’re inspired by a vision of millions of exceptional food service businesses across the nation who’re profitable, and loved.
We believe that in our lifetimes, such businesses will routinely go toe to toe with the best companies on the planet, and win in providing essential services for the increasing population.. .
Ayazona is a Kenyan startup making access to food and essential items more affordable for everyone. We are doing this by maximizing affordability in the food consumption space with restaurants, bakeries, and grocery stores.
Available for Android, iPhone, and on the web, we are starting by empowering communities to affordably access food while ensuring 0% food wastes and empowering local businesses through our API to offer affordable and efficient delivery services. But we see this as just the beginning of the path towards bigger opportunities and possibilities..
CookEZ simplifies the meal planning process for the home cook. We provide generated meal plans based on individual taste preferences.
Curated meal plans are optimized to use all the fresh ingredients leaving nothing to waste. Our generated grocery list offers easy shopping and our delivery service provides convenience..
Frie harnesses the power of social network effects and turns it into real-world opportunities Frie encourages users to create their own lists, reviews, and interactive photo albums of their favorite restaurants in order to share them with the world. Customers can also use the Company’s website to perform the same functions if need be.
It was founded in 2019 and based in Los Angeles, California. This provides an opportunity for friends and peers to greatly expand their dining options from people that they already trust or admire.
Frie believes that these personalized recommendations will lead users to order more frequently from restaurants within the mobile platform ensuring more revenues for both its restaurant partners and delivery personnel. Other tools such as a handy bookmarking tool, a discovery feed, and plenty of user rewards are expected to ensure even more constant user engagement in the app.
With the added ability to make table reservations or pick-up food directly from restaurants, Frie helps close the gap between restaurants and customers in the most seamless way possible.. .
We are one family, a team of experts, who are passionate about food and on a mission to provide you with the easiest and fastest way to get your favorite dishes delivered at any time and from anywhere in Bahrain. We have partnered and continue to partner with the best and most favored food outlets around the country.
With one goal, making it easy for you to browse various menus all in one place and get whatever you may be craving for delivered to your doorstep. From 5 star restaurants, fast food chains to street cafes, we’ve got it all for you.
Whether it’s a simple sandwich, just pizza, or a full fancy meal, you’ll find it all at notlob. We at Notlob are working hard to make sure you always enjoy: Access to new menus from different food locations Free and reliable delivery Updates on special offers and new places Occasional discount coupon codes For all you food outlet owners, join our family today, and be part of this exciting adventure.
As for all you food lovers out there, get the notlob app today for the best food ordering experience.. .
Remember the excitement you felt as a child when your birthday cake was carried into the room? We want to help recreate that excitement and experience for your friends, clients or loved ones’ special day with our delicious gourmet food gifts. Cake Capital began in 2019 as the premiere service for gourmet birthday cake delivery.
Our cakes are made with only the finest, freshest ingredients. There is no better way to celebrate a special occasion than to send a little indulgence from someone who cares.
Our Guarantee: On-Time Delivery.. .
The World is changing and now it’s time for Cloud Kitchens. The best online food ordering app you need is here.
Prepare to serve meals that are tasty and healthy! The easy BossKitchen food-delivery app allows you to satisfy your hunger with high-Quality Foods that are all only a tap away. The Process : 1.
You search the menus and offers, order the food online through our app. 2.
Our world-class chefs start preparing the foods and pack them in super hygienic packets. 3.
Delivery Partners get assigned and reach your home with delicious high-quality food. 4.
It’s not finished yet, you get a gift on your order for FREE from us and lots more.. .
We are officially introducing our very own online platform for all your Mandi needs. Introducing GOBASKET an online platform that will deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to your doorsteps without much of a hassle.
GOBASKET is made by a bunch of nagpurians to make nagpurians life convenient and stress-free by delivering unsoiled and farm-fresh veggies sanitized and safely packed straight from mandi at your doorsteps on Mandi Rates. easy to use and fast web platform provides free home delivery and avails live GPS tracking.
(Available only in Nagpur).. .