Jumia Food deepens market penetration in Rivers

Jumia Food deepens market penetration in Rivers

By Tunde Osho

Nigeria’s no. 1 online food ordering platform Jumia Food, has announced its partnership with 6 new top restaurants in Port Harcourt, bringing the total restaurants active on the platform in the city to 35. The 6 restaurants are: Genesis; Jevinik; South 66; Menage; Casablanca; and Go Green.

In addition, Jumia Food has also partnered with the best pizza, burger, health food and local food restaurants in the city, and will deliver to major areas like Trans Amadi, GRA 1, 2 & 3, Old GRA, Rumogba, and Woji.

The Managing Director of Jumia Food, Olamide Bada, who announced the partnership recently in Port Harcourt, said the decision was informed by customers relentless demand to have these restaurants signed up on Jumia Food.

 “We have been getting requests from our customers in Port Harcourt to include some of their favourite restaurants on our platform, and we couldn’t turn a deaf ear to their requests. We have built a solid business model in Lagos and we plan to consolidate our market position as Nigeria’s no. 1 food ordering platform by doing the same in Port Harcourt. We guarantee our customers first-class services they already know us for,” she added.

To meet up with the average delivery time of 45-minutes for same day delivery in Port Harcourt, Jumia Food has beefed up the delivery fleet by employing additional delivery agents, thereby creating employment opportunities for hundreds of youths in the city.

“We have ensured that we have enough agents to deliver orders to our customers by beefing up our fleet which meant hiring new hands within the city,” said Olamide.

With the launch of Jumia Food in Port Harcourt, residents in the city who have extremely busy schedules now have the opportunity to find restaurants that deliver to them in 4 simple steps: 1. Download the Jumia Food App 2. Enter your address 3. Browse hundreds of menus to find the food you like 4. Order your favourite dish and get it delivered within 45 minutes.