At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Nokia has announced that the global food delivery app foodpanda app will launch across the Nokia Asha, Lumia and its new Nokia X devices.
According to the press release, many partners such as Facebook, BBM, Twitter, LINE, Viber, Electronic Arts, Gameloft and Rovio are also making their key apps available across Nokia’s device portfolio of feature phones, Asha, Nokia X and Lumia.
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“Across our portfolio of devices, foodpanda/hellofood is delivering a convenient way to view menus and order food with major restaurant franchises around the world,” said Bryan Biniak, VP and GM of developer experience, Nokia. “We’re getting hungry already as we look forward to working with foodpanda/hellofood to expand the reach of their app in growth markets.”
“The partnership with a global player such as Nokia is a great honor for us,” said Ralf Wenzel, Global Managing Director of foodpanda. “Being available on Nokia smartphones fits well into our strategy of ensuring that people around the world shall experience convenience, variety and great customer service when ordering food via foodpanda.”
The online food delivery site foodpanda helps restaurants to increase delivery sales through online and mobile platforms and provides them with constantly evolving technology and analytics. Customers can choose their favorite meal online and foodpanda processes the order directly to the restaurant, which delivers the meal to the customer. foodpanda has over 22000 restaurants in their worldwide.
We have written much about foodpanda on Vulcan Post too, covering their activities in Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. December last year, foodpanda launched its service in Johor Bahru, its fifth city in Malaysia.
Shortly after that, foodpanda also announced a partnership with convenience store 7 Eleven. To bring more convenience to consumers in Malaysia, Foodpanda Malaysia will now offer delivery services of snacks, beverages, confectionery and prepaid reload cards from 7 Eleven stores in the Klang Valley, Subang, Cyberjaya, Putrajaya, Johor Bahru and Penang.
Earlier this month, foodpanda also partnered with restaurant site OpenRice to offer restaurant reviews on its site.
Looks like the past few months has been busy for foodpanda.