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FoodCloud wins national startup awards 2020 in Food category

Foodcloud.in is an online portal that connects foodies with home chefs and caterers.

FoodCloud won the national Startup awards 2020 in the Food category. They won the award in the Access to Food theme.

There were around 82 contestants overall in the Food category and there were 33 participants in the Access to Food theme. The other theme in the category was Food processing.

There were a total of three finalists in the Access to Food theme.

In India, the Food sector has emerged as a high-growth and high-profit sector due to its immense potential for value addition, particularly within the food processing industry, accounting for about 32 percent of the country’s total food market.

FoodCloud Private Limited

Foodcloud.in, is a marketplace for home food, with verified home chefs in Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. FoodCloud is a platform for enterprising individuals to become home chefs and provide on-demand, home-cooked meals to organizations and individuals with no investment. It gives customers the chance to enjoy delicious and healthy home cooking without having to do it themselves.

Product summary

Foodcloud.in is an online portal that connects foodies with home chefs and caterers. Customers can choose from over 35 cuisines to order daily meals or cater parties. Revenue is acquired through commissions on each order. Since it’s all online they were able to launch services in three cities without a single person on the ground.

Impact

  • FoodCloud is expanding quickly with over 3,500 registered chefs.
  • Successfully delivered over 5 lakh meals.
  • About 80% of the registered home chefs are women.

Support and recognition

Received Best Start-up Award 2019 for Community Outreach and Engagement from FSSAI and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Website

https://www.foodcloud.in

List of award finalists in the Food category :

Name of StartupCategoryCityState
FOOD CLOUD PVT LTDAccess to FoodNew DelhiDelhi
VILCART SOLUTIONS PRIVATE LIMITEDAccess to FoodBengaluruKarnataka
MEAL ON ROADAccess to FoodNoidaUttar Pradesh
GOD’S OWN FOOD SOLUTIONS PT LTD (OPC)Food ProcessingErnakulamKerala
EMELCO NATURAL ADDITIVES (OPC) PRIVATE LIMITEDFood ProcessingThaneMaharashtra
VAS BROS. ENTERPRISES PRIVATE LIMITEDFood ProcessingKharagpurWest Bengal
MALLIPATHRA NUTRACEUTICAL PVT LTDFood ProcessingBengaluruKarnataka
GOODVITAMIN FOODS PRIVATE LIMITEDFood ProcessingGurugramHaryana
KIWI KISAN WINDOW PRIVATE LIMITEDFood ProcessingDehradunUttarakhand

Source: Startup India

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