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Food Delivery Apps to Add New Function that Allows Users to Order Less Salty and Less Sugary Foods

Food Delivery Apps to Add New Function that Allows Users to Order Less Salty and Less Sugary Foods

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean food delivery apps will introduce a new function that will allow users to ask for less salt and sugar. The Ministry of Health and Welfare on Monday held the National Health Policy Deliberation Committee and resolved the 3rd National Nutrition Management Basic Plan (2022-2026). First of all, [...]

Small Delivery App Change Brings About Sharp Reduction in Use of Disposable Spoons

Small Delivery App Change Brings About Sharp Reduction in Use of Disposable Spoons

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A civic group revealed that the use of disposable spoons declined sharply over the past month after food delivery apps changed their default option for spoon selection, an environmental advocacy group said Thursday. Green Korea United announced that the use of disposable spoons is estimated to have declined by [...]

S. Korea Gives Conditional Approval to Delivery Hero’s Takeover of Woowa

S. Korea Gives Conditional Approval to Delivery Hero’s Takeover of Woowa

SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s antitrust regulator on Monday gave a conditional approval to a US$4 billion deal for Germany’s Delivery Hero (DH) to buy the country’s top food delivery app operator, Woowa Brothers. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) said it granted the permission for the takeover on condition that DH [...]

Competition Heats Up Among Delivery Apps to Recruit Enough Drivers

Competition Heats Up Among Delivery Apps to Recruit Enough Drivers

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid the expansion of the delivery service market resulting from the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, competition is heating up among South Korean delivery apps to speed up their delivery services. To this end, major delivery apps are doubling efforts to recruit enough delivery drivers. In August, the nation’s [...]