Just eight months after the official launch, Vietnam has become the fastest growing market of GrabFood in South East Asia, outside of Indonesia. What are the reasons behind such a tremendous achievement? By the end of September, GrabFood has officially operated in Viet Nam for eight months. However, the latest figures released by Grab recently showed that GrabFood has become one of the leading food delivery services in the Vietnamese market. For more than half a year, GrabFood has continuously expanded and set its footprint to 15 cities and provinces in total. The number of merchant-partners has increased 10 times and the average delivery time reduced to 20 minutes per order. At the moment, almost no player in the market could achieve both successes as the same time like GrabFood. Explaining this, it can be said that almost all important factors for a newcomer in the market to rise and take the lead converge in GrabFood's case. Those factors are the maturity of the market, … [Read more...] about Reason why Vietnam is the second fastest growing market of GrabFood in South East Asia?
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Just eight months after the official launch, Vietnam has become the fastest growing market in Southeast Asia of GrabFood, outside of Indonesia. What are the reasons behind this tremendous achievement? Vietnam is the second fastest growing market of GrabFood in Southeast Asia By the end of September, GrabFood has been officially operating in Vietnam for eight months. However, the latest figures released by Grab recently showed that GrabFood has become one of the leading food delivery services in the country. GrabFood has been continuously expanding to 15 cities and provinces so far. The number of merchant-partners has increased ten-fold and the average delivery time reduced to 20 minutes per order. At the moment, almost no player in the market could boast similar successes. This success made Vietnam GrabFood’s second fastest-growing market in Southeast Asia, outside of Indonesia. Explaining this, it can be said that almost all important factors for a newcomer to rise and … [Read more...] about Vietnam is GrabFood”s second fastest growing market in Southeast Asia
Mango put on Vietnam Airlines in-flight menuBy Trung Chanh File photo of mango packaging at Cat Tuong Agricultural Processing and Production Company – PHOTO: TRUNG CHANH HCMC - Cat Tuong Agricultural Processing and Production Company said Hoa Loc mango, a fruit specialty of the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang, is now put on the menu of Vietnam Airlines, starting today, February 14. This allows the province to promote its fruit specialty to local and foreign customers, said Le Van Nghia, permanent vice chairman of Tien Giang Province at the product launch on February 14. Nghia said that Tien Giang has 1,500 hectares under mango farming, with annual output of 35,000 tons. “This fruit got a certificate of geographical indication in 2009 from the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam,” Nghia noted. Le Hong Ha, deputy director of Vietnam Airlines, said the national flag carrier had worked with Tien Giang and chosen pomelos and mangos to serve … [Read more...] about Mango put on Vietnam Airlines in-flight menu
KFC and Lotteria are popular, but blame high overhead costs for their millions of dollars in losses over the past few years , Photo: Dung Minh Giants report business losses Active in Vietnam since the 1990s with a 26-per-cent annual growth rate, KFC has expanded its scale to 140 stores across the country and holds 60 per cent of Vietnam’s fried chicken market. Lotteria, entering the country since 2004, has also quickly cemented its position holding 60-70 per cent of the hamburger and sandwich market with 220 stores nationwide. Taking advantage of being fast food pioneers and offering acceptable priced dishes, good service, and clean spaces, KFC and Lotteria have continued to hold their positions in the market, despite new players, including McDonald’s, Jollibee, and Burger King, all competing for customers. The latest financial reports of KFC and Lotteria recorded revenues of trillions of VND. KFC in 2015 and 2016 reached an average revenue of VND1.2 trillion ($53.1 … [Read more...] about Locals ignore fast food losses
While a plate piled high with hairy, palm-sized tarantulas is the stuff of nightmares for some, these garlic fried spiders are a coveted treat in Cambodia, where the only fear is that they may soon vanish due to deforestation and unchecked hunting. Taking a bite out of the plump arachnids has become a popular photo-op for squealing tourists who pass through Skun, the central Cambodian town nicknamed "Spiderville" for its massive market of creepy crawlers. But the bulk of the clientele are locals who are there to load up on a traditional snack known as "aping" that vendors say is becoming scarce, and more expensive, as rapid development wipes out jungle habitats. "Aping are famous in Cambodia but now they are not abundant, they have become rare," Chea Voeun, a tarantula vendor, told AFP from her stall where she sells other fried insects including crickets and scorpions. Voeun, who has been selling the delicacy for 20 years, used to source the spiders from nearby forests, where hunters … [Read more...] about In Cambodia, fears tarantula may go off the menu