A bag of groceries with the logo of American on-demand delivery start-up Gopuff.

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LONDON — American grocery delivery start-up Gopuff on Thursday agreed to buy Dija, a British competitor founded just eight months ago.

Gopuff said the move would help it expand into Europe, by establishing a larger presence in the U.K. and entering France and Spain.

The company acquired Fancy, a similar start-up based in Britain, just three months ago.

Founded in December by former employees of U.K. food delivery firm Deliveroo, Dija is one of a new crop of start-ups promising to ship groceries to people’s

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The COVID-19 pandemic made food delivery incredibly popular. An estimated 111 million Americans used food delivery apps last year, compared to just 66 million five years ago. DoorDash (NYSE:DASH), Uber Technologies (NYSE:UBER) Uber Eats, and JustEatTakeaway (NASDAQ:GRUB) are currently the three largest food delivery companies in the country, with a combined market share of 85%. 

Despite amazing user growth, food delivery stocks are terrible investments. Their business models are simply not suitable for this continent. Let’s look at why they are not the consumer goods stocks you want to buy. 

Restaurant worker preparing food for delivery driver.

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The poor economics of

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Last fall, as the weather cooled and coronavirus cases began to rise, May Seto, the owner of Grand Lake Kitchen in Oakland, refurbished a used pizza oven and started a takeout and delivery pizza business out of an extra kitchen where she had cooked for catering and private events.

Now, one of Grand Lake’s two locations serves as a hub for couriers picking up the restaurant’s cafe fare and pizzas. Ms. Seto also has plans to rebuild the entryway at her other location to provide more space for the flocks of delivery drivers picking up food.

“We

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the pop-up's Instagram page, With Covid-19 curbs easing from tomorrow, Order on website., Order here., on website,

Coop, by modern izakaya Neon Pigeon, also offers burgers, rice and salad bowls.

SINGAPORE – As dining in remains off-limits for now, some food and beverage owners have forged ahead with new virtual brands that are available only for delivery and/or takeaway.

They include Dishoom, which offers contemporary Indian cuisine, and Ciao Chow, which serves pasta.


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Both brands are by Mr Shaun Leong, 35, and Ms Joanne Toh, 28 – the couple behind Wildfire Burgers in Bencoolen Street, which made a comeback in June last year after closing in 2019.

Seafood restaurant Nude Seafood has launched Nudo Nihon (Nude Japan

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Shef has raised $20 million to expand its homemade meal delivery marketplace. The company helps home chefs connect with customers by handling orders and getting the food delivered, reported TechCrunch (June 2).

Back in 2019, The Food Institute reported that California became the only state to legalize home restaurants by passing the Homemade Food Operations Act. However, more cities are now passing similar laws allowing for home chefs to sell homecooked meals.

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Shef works somewhat differently from city to city because of local laws. In some places, the company can tap local delivery networks to get meals

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SINGAPORE – As dining in remains off-limits for now, some food and beverage owners have forged ahead with new virtual brands that are available only for delivery and/or takeaway.

They include Dishoom, which offers contemporary Indian cuisine, and Ciao Chow, which serves pasta.

Both brands are by Mr Shaun Leong, 35, and Ms Joanne Toh, 28 – the couple behind Wildfire Burgers in Bencoolen Street, which made a comeback in June last year after closing in 2019.

Seafood restaurant Nude Seafood has launched Nudo Nihon (Nude Japan in English), featuring set menus for home dining.

Chef-owner Bjorn Shen of Middle

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