Curfews help Swiggy, Zomato serve record food orders on New Year's Eve

Topics Food delivery | Zomato | Swiggy

With people choosing to stay at home due to Covid-19 related restrictions and curfews in several cities, food delivery platforms Swiggy and Zomato witnessed orders shooting through the roof on New Year’s Eve as people ordered in biryanis, pizzas and cakes to ring in 2021.  According to sources, while Swiggy recorded peak number of orders per minute at 5,500 on Thursday night, Zomato served 4,254 orders per minute during peak time, said the company’s founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal on Twitter. “The demand last night was much higher than what we could process. .....

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