Cloud kitchen, food delivery trending in Indonesia

November 1, 2019

Cloud kitchens and food delivery are trending in Indonesia, according to Nielsen Singapore. Grab and Gojek have been tapping this potential. “GrabFood and GoFood are popular with urban consumers,” said Garick Kea, Executive Director of Consumer Insights at the market analysis firm. The business is driven by several factors. “In Indonesia, internet penetration has reached 64.8% and the middle class is growing. Young executives and millennials order their food through app and they are willing to pay more for time efficiency,” said Mr Kea.

Indonesian cloud kitchen startup raises USD 7.75m in funding
Indonesian catering & cloud kitchen solutions startup Yummy Corp has secured USD 7.75 million in a series A funding. The funds will be used to increase the quality of food and customer experience, AsiaTechDaily reported. Established in 2017, Yummy offers catering solutions and cloud kitchen services. Its catering solutions support  companies that need on-premise food-service. The startup can operate the company’s kitchen and cafeteria.

dahmakan taps Indonesia’s food delivery market
Malaysian food delivery startup dahmakan has spread its wings to Indonesia. Co-founder Jonathan Weins said they are now building a local team to create new menus and preparing the supporting technology before its launch in Jakarta, before expanding to other cities. “Our mission is to produce high quality but affordable meals that can be accessed anytime. On the outside, we look like a cloud kitchen player, but we are actually redefining cooking with technology to offer added value to consumers,” he said.

CRP Group enters cloud kitchen biz in Indonesia
Besides Gojek and Grab, CRP Group has also ventured into the cloud kitchen business. Called ‘Pesen Dulu Kitchen’, they are located in Jakarta and Bandung. Consumers only need to access Pesendulu.com to order . Marketing Director, Rex Marindo said their focus is only on online delivery. This concept syncs with lifestyle changes where consumers demand convenience speed. CRP Group, which has a link with the family that  owns Indofood, currently runs four restaurant chains, namely Upnormal, Bakso Boedjangan, Nasi Goreng Rempah Mafia and Fish Wow Chicken.