Pizza Hut jumps onto the Swiggy bandwagon

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Swiggy, India’s leading online food ordering and delivery platform, has tied up with popular international QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) chain, Pizza Hut to offer the full menu service from the restaurant’s 40 outlets in Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai and Hyderabad. In the coming weeks, additional Pizza Hut branches in the 7 cities Swiggy is operational in (except Chennai)will also come on board, taking the total count to 120 live Pizza Hut outlets on Swiggy’s platform.

With this engagement, Swiggy continues to deliver on its promise of consistently expanding customer choices on its platform. Pizza Hut on the other hand, will leverage Swiggy’s deeply-entrenched and seamless delivery service to reach out to a larger customer base. Swiggy’s robust technology and owned delivery fleet will ensure that the superior customer experience offered by the international brandstays intact.

Leading international QSR chains coming on board Swiggy is testimony to the rapid rise of food delivery as a market-defining consumer habit. The growing appetite among Indians for a wider choice, convenience of delivery and a seamless experience from restaurant to plate is opening a new avenue for brands looking at growing rapidly and enhancing their customer base.

Speaking on the partnership, Nandan Reddy, Co-Founder, Swiggy said, “We are excited about our association with a popular consumer brand such as Pizza Hut. We are constantly working on increasing the choices for our customer. This also validates the capabilities we have built to become reliable partners who truly enable the delivery businesses of global brands”.

Speaking on the strategic partnership, Unnat Varma, MD – Indian Subcontinent, Pizza Hut said, “We are focused on offering a delightful customer experience on the basis of enhanced food variety, easy ordering and delivery parameters. With the growing prominence of tech enabled food solutions, we are confident that Swiggy will offer the same level of commitment in delivering exceptional quality to our customers.” 

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About Swiggy (www.swiggy.com)

Swiggy is a Bangalore based online food ordering marketplace that has raised $ 53.5 Million from Norwest Venture Partners, SAIF Partners and Accel Partners in 3 rounds of funding. Its inception was inspired by the thought of providing a complete food ordering and delivery solution to customers and the product is wholly dedicated to their cause. The idea was to get the choicest of food from the best restaurants in a neighborhood delivered to customers, at their doorsteps. A single window for ordering from a wide range of restaurants, Swiggy services the orders on its platform via its own delivery fleet which responsible for picking up and delivering orders to its customers. Having its own delivery fleet enables them to offer their customers a variety of convenient features like faster deliveries, no minimum order and live tracking of their delivery. Currently present in 8 cities across the country, Swiggy is operating in more than 100 neighborhoods with over 4000 delivery contractors. 

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