HelloFood – Food Delivery Service Has Never Been Easier Feeling not up to cooking, but you have to eat? Caught up with too much work at the office, and it is almost lunch time but you can’t skip your lunch and you can’t step out of the office for a quick bite? Well, the perfect solution to such scenarios is presented to you in the form of HelloFood! HelloFood is an innovative food ordering service, available to you at the press of a button or a click on your mouse. The service is an online food ordering service which allows users to order for food from their favourite restaurants, and the food will be delivered to right to their doorstep. The process is also quite easy and convenient for users. It is as follows:
- To find a listed restaurant near, visit the HelloFood homepage. Enter your postcode and an extensive list of restaurants will appear. From which, you can select whichever restaurant suites your taste and preference.
- After selecting the restaurant, browse their menu and select the meal that you would like to order.
- If you are happy with what you ordered proceed by clicking on the “Order Now” button. Then enter your delivery address and proceed with the checkout process.
- Voila, you are done. You will get an SMS confirmation of your order and the expected delivery time. Now all you have to do is sit back and wait for your food to arrive.
HelloFood competent services led to it winning the prestigious European Tech Start Up Award. It has now progressed from just its website application to include a mobile app that allow customers to order food from the convenience of their smartphones. The mobile app also allows customers to see local restaurant recommendations by other customers. The app features menus, pictures and previous customers’ reviews and ratings of various restaurants.
The app has also enabled returning users to access their previous orders history fast for convenience purposes in case a customer wants the same order s/he took the last time.
HelloFood’s mobile app demonstrates the importance of mobile strategy to tech companies operating in Africa. The company is nearing the 50-% order mark from mobile device, and in the next 6 months, and it is going to become a mobile company first and foremost. It has global support from smartphone manufacturers like Samsung and Nokia, who will pre-install the app in their smartphones productions.
It has also received investment from big network operators like Tigo and MTN. “This is a big step forward for HelloFood as a mobile company. We’ve had massive demand for our mobile content from customers, and major mobile partners including MTN, Tigo, Samsung and Nokia – and our gorgeous new app makes it even easier to discover and order food from the best restaurants in your area,” said Joe Falter, CEO for HelloFood Africa.
HelloFood has laid the framework that will enable it reach millions of mobile users across Africa. It currently operates in Kenya, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Ghana, Morocco and Nigeria. The app works on both Android and iOS devices, you can download them from Google Play and App Store.