Uganda, an East African country with over 47 million inhabitants, and famous as the Pearl of Africa and hospitable to visitors, has a fair amount of food delivery companies that cater to locals and visitors alike. The food delivery industry in Uganda has seen significant growth, especially since the Covid-19 pandemic, leading to the emergence of several top food delivery services. Here are some of the leading food delivery companies in Uganda:
- Jumia Food: Jumia Food is one of the most prominent food delivery services in Uganda, offering a wide range of restaurants and locations for delivery in and around Kampala. They also deliver groceries and alcohol through their Jumia Supermarket and Jumia Party App. The service charges a delivery fee between UGX 6,000 and UGX 10,000, with an estimated delivery time of 50 to 85 minutes.
- SafeBoda Food: Originating from the ride-hailing company SafeBoda, this service delivers food not only from restaurants but also from street vendors and local eateries. It covers a wide range of locations in the central business district and offers free delivery with a turnaround time of 30 to 60 minutes.
- Klaeats: Klaeats operates through phone orders and social media platforms, offering a selection of participating restaurants. The delivery fee is UGX 3,000 with an average delivery time of 60 minutes.
- Pink Tie Express: This service focuses on running errands and delivery, partnering with various businesses for delivery. Their delivery fee ranges from UGX 5,000 to UGX 10,000.
- BringoFresh: Specializing in delivering boxes of fresh produce, meat, and fish, BringoFresh offers next-day deliveries with no delivery fee.
- Xara Ranch: A one-stop butcher shop, Xara Ranch delivers a variety of organic meats, with delivery fees ranging from UGX 5,000 to UGX 10,000 and a delivery time of 1 to 2 hours.
- Pink Cloud: Partnering with various restaurants around Kampala, Pink Cloud delivers food menu items with free delivery and a turnaround time of 1 to 2 hours.
- Hello Fresh Uganda: Similar to BringoFresh, Hello Fresh delivers fresh produce from local farms and markets, charging a delivery fee of UGX 5,000 with a 24-hour delivery time.
- Ark Organics: This grocery shop delivers fresh groceries and organic products, with a delivery fee of UGX 5,000 and a delivery time of 1 to 2 hours.
- Verity Foods Uganda and Le Gourmet Delicatessen: Both supermarkets offer their own in-store delivery services as well as utilizing other delivery services.
These services have adapted to provide convenience and a wide variety of options, catering to different consumer needs in Uganda. With options ranging from quick service restaurants, high-end restaurant deliveries to fresh grocery deliveries, these companies are significantly contributing to the evolving landscape of food service delivery in Uganda