Singapore – Food delivery platform foodpanda has partnered with food technology company Eat Just to initiate the first-ever home delivery of cultured meat in Singapore as part of the celebration of Earth Day this year.
For a limited time, diners will be able to place orders for the following chef-crafted GOOD Meat Cultured Chicken dishes via the foodpanda app: Chicken & Rice with coconut rice, pak choi, sweet chili, chrysanthemums, microgreens; Katsu Chicken Curry with jasmine rice, heritage carrots, micro shiso, edible flowers; and Chicken Caesar Salad with kalee, romaine, edible flowers, shaved radish, plant-based Caesar dressing.
All of these cultured meat delivery offerings were made by 1880, the first establishment chosen by foodpanda to serve cultured meat to customers, and will now be the first to have GOOD Meat dishes delivered by foodpanda. GOOD Meat and foodpanda plan to collaborate with additional restaurants in Singapore to offer new dishes for delivery in the months to come.
According to Jakob Angele, CEO at foodpanda, they expect that this trend of sustainable food options will continue as they have seen a spike in demand during the pandemic.
“Sustainability is high on the agenda for foodpanda, and we will continue working closely with green F&B and retail partners to help them reach more customers via our platform, at the same time provide greener varieties for our customers,” Angele stated.
Meanwhile, Josh Tetrick, co-founder and CEO at Eat Just, commented, “Bringing GOOD Meat directly to the homes of people in Singapore with foodpanda is another historically important step in our journey to build a safer, healthier food system.”
The partnership bolsters not just the commitment of Eat Just and foodpanda in furthering the progress of food sustainability, but also that of foodpanda’s parent company Delivery Hero. Delivery Hero’s venture capital fund, DX ventures, is currently an investor in Eat Just – a testament of the organization’s collective commitment to creating and promoting a sustainable food ecosystem.
Foodpanda has been active in terms of partnering with sustainability-related organizations, such as Singapore-based blog-turned-online-shop The Sustainability Project, Taiwanese local health chain Cotton Field Organic, Malaysian eco-friendly supermarket chain Village Grocer, and Hong Kong zero waste store Slowood.