foodpanda Turns 1!

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  • Donations worth of 10 million Kyats and 3,000 meals were made to Yangon General Hospital, Phaung Gyi Hospital, South Okkalarpa Hospital, Waibargi Hospital and We Love Yangon Foundation
  • foodpanda shows their riders their appreciation by holding a Riders Award Ceremony where foodpanda awards 20 outstanding riders and gifted 500 outstanding riders with birthday gift of 30,000 MMK per rider
  • foodpanda surprises its top customers with gifts 
  • foodpanda commences “foodpanda turns 1” virtual food festival where viewers gets to enjoy the full music and food experience behind their phone screens

December 14, 2020, Yangon, Myanmar – foodpanda, the leading online food delivery platform across Asia Pacific, celebrates turning one in Myanmar through an exciting online event giving the full musical and food experience through the screen while highlighting the activities they have commenced in celebration of its first year of successfully running operations in Myanmar. Officially launched in Myanmar on December 3rd, 2019, foodpanda has grown its community with thousands of restaurants and restaurants on the platform, bringing consumers their favourite food and daily essentials quickly, conveniently and safely. 

“I cannot begin to express how excited I am to have announced that we have finally turned one year old in Myanmar. We have planned a plethora of CSR activities as well as gifting programs to show our gratitude to our customers, vendors and our riders, Myanmar as whole. We have so many exciting promotions and activities planned for our customers for the coming year and we can’t wait to share it with everyone. We would again like to take this opportunity to thank all our wonderful customers, business partners and of course, our strongest brand asset, our riders for supporting us throughout our eventful first year. ” said Zeyar Mynn, Managing Director of foodpanda Myanmar.

In celebration of turning one, foodpanda commenced a plethora of CSR activities such as meal voucher donation, meal donations and cash donations to various medical facilities and organizations in the fourth week of November. foodpanda began their CSR activities by donating 1000 meal vouchers  worth 50 lakhs in total to the frontline medical workers of Yangon General Hospital and 300 meals from YKKO for the patients undergoing COVID 19 treatments. Later, foodpanda donated 1200 meals from My Banh Mi, Kaung Kyaik, Tea Live and Titu’s and 4 million kyats to Phaung Gyi Hospital, 300 meals from Nilar Bariyani and 3 million kyats to South  Okkalarpa Hospital and 3 million kyats to Wai Bar Gi Hospital.  On top of the aforementioned donations, foodpanda also donated 1200 meals to We Love Yangon organization in order to allocate the meals to individuals. In addition to the previously mentioned donations, foodpanda has collaborated with local artists to invite foodpanda users to donate a portion of their money spent ordering meals by using designated voucher codes. These donations will later go to We Love Yangon for the placement of donations to places deemed necessary. 

Zeyar Mynn, Managing Director of foodpanda Myanmar continued “foodpanda firmly believes that one year of successfully running operations is due to our loyal customers and of course the most important asset of foodpanda, the riders. We are beyond grateful for both our riders for the thorough commitment and service they have given on behalf of us and the customers for their unwavering loyalty that they have shown throughout the whole year. We hope to continue this journey in Myanmar with both our loyal customers and riders till more years to come in the future.”

The Riders Awards Ceremony was held on the 5th December, 2020 at foodpanda Myanmar headquarters to show foodpanda’s appreciation towards their riders for their outstanding performance and service they have given throughout the whole year, even in the midst of the pandemic. 20 riders were awarded at the event and were given certificates to mark their achievements along with cash bonus and foodpanda merchandise. At the same time, foodpanda ran the Customer Appreciation Program where they gifted foodpanda merchandise and voucher coupons with 30 thousand kyats to 100 customers who ordered the most from foodpanda.

To give their customers the full food fair experience across the screen, foodpanda celebrated turning one via an online event along with their Brand Ambassador, Aung La Nseng (Burmese Python), and musicians such as Tin Zar Maw, Shwe Htoo, Eternal Gosh, Paul Austin, Chan Myae Maung Cho, and Lucky Hand Band. Throughout the event, the musicians gave thrilling performances, entertained the viewers by playing games that revealed a plethora of voucher codes, and shedding some light on foodpanda’s recent promotions and activities. 

Officially launched in Myanmar on December 3rd, 2019, foodpanda has expanded its community in Myanmar with the service now available in 28 townships across 8 cities. Working with thousands of local restaurants, foodpanda will continue to expand rapidly to reach its customers around the country with the vision to deliver good food and daily essentials quickly and conveniently, at the touch of a button. To bring tasty options for all, foodpanda offers a wide variety of cuisines — meaning whenever they are hungry, customers can order whatever they like, no matter how big or small and enjoy their meals within the shortest delivery time.

To experience the seamless online ordering experience with foodpanda, download the app on iOS or Android via the app store or Google Play store – or simply visit www.foodpanda.com.mm