Fantuan’s story is about its tremendous tech success, but also its cultural impact. (Fantuan/ Supplied)

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When you think of food delivery apps, Uber Eats, SkipTheDishes, or DoorDash usually come to mind, but does Fantuan ring a bell?

The Burnaby-based app is making a global impact with its focus on delivering customers homestyle Chinese food and authentic Asian cuisine.

Fantuan’s story is about its tremendous tech success, but also its cultural impact. And the path the app’s founders took is quite different from the industry giants.


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A pre-Hispanic mummy, estimated to be between 600 to 800 years old, was discovered in a food delivery cooler bag by Peruvian police over the weekend.

Police told CNN that the mummified remains were found with three men who were drinking in a deserted park in the Peruvian city of Puno on Saturday afternoon.

“A 26-year-old man had a delivery bag labeled ‘Pedidos Ya.’ Inside they found a mummy,” senior agent Marco Antonio Ortega, who is a spokesperson for Puno region’s National Police, told CNN. Pedidos Ya is a Latin American food delivery app.

Images of the discovery

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Plant-based Asian street food by RIP Foods is now available for delivery in the German cities of Berlin and Potsdam, after the Barcelona-based brand partnered with GoTiger.

Founded last year, GoTiger is an app providing same-day delivery of Asian groceries. From this month, users will be able to order RIP’s chicken katsu, Korean BBQ bao, gyozas, spring rolls, and more.

“Whats particularly exciting about this collaboration is that because Asian food provides many meat-free options, we have a large number of customers with a natural affinity for great-tasting vegan food. The new range we are launching

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Golden Panda Award Gala sets global benchmark for Chinese Food Delivery Industry

MELBOURNE, Australia, Dec. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On December 8, 2022, HungryPanda hosted its first ever Golden Panda Award Gala at The Grand Ballroom- Sofitel Melbourne on Collins.

Although HungryPanda is headquartered in London, the leading overseas Asian food delivery company selected the city of Melbourne to host its first Golden Panda Award Gala as it’s known as the food and culture capital of Australia, and more than 6.5% its population is of Chinese descent.

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The widow of a Chinese food delivery worker who was fatally shot is speaking out after her husband’s alleged killer was released on bail.

Glenn Hirsch, 51, was arrested in New York City on June 1 for the alleged murder of Zhiwen Yan, a Chinese food delivery worker, who was shot in the chest on April 30 while riding his scooter in the neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens.

A judge ordered Hirsch to be released to home confinement on Monday after posting $500,000 in bail.

“I am devastated and heartbroken that the person who targeted and killed my husband has

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


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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