Jumia Food Uganda has announced that its largest online food festival, Jumia Food Fest, will be held from 10th to 23rd May.
Jumia Food Uganda has announced the return of its mega online food festival, Jumia Food Fest, to take place from 10 May until 23 May.
- The Jumia Food Fest will return from 10th to 23rd May.
- Platforms like Jumia are now partnering with vendors to extend their consumer reach.
- The festival will feature offers including Rolexes from Ugaroll for 2,500 UGX.
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The online campaign that was launched last year brings even more discounts and special offers for consumers this year.
Customers who access the Jumia Food app can get discounts of 50% off selected restaurants and receive free delivery as well. These restaurants include Food Hub, Java House, KFC, Ugaroll, Nakasero Market, Jumia Party, Carrefour and more.
Jumia Uganda CEO Ron Kawamara explained that the festival was very well received by both consumers and vendors in the past year. The festival offers vendors a chance to showcase their products, and consumers are guaranteed affordable prices and safe delivery to their doorstep.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in the popularity of online food delivery platforms.
Vendors have partnered with platforms such as Jumia in order to expand their reach to consumers, who have been affected by the pandemic and subsequent lockdown.
Due to the increased risk associated with crowded places, online delivery platforms have become the safer option for consumers to still enjoy delicious food.
Chris Nyesigire, the owner of a popular food joint known as Ugaroll commented, “Working and partnering with Jumia has provided us with a great opportunity to overcome the strain of the outbreak and still be able to maintain high standards for our consumers.”
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There are discounted meals from Java House, Kuku Box, and many more during the festival including Rolexes from Ugaroll at 2,500 UGX, local food from Super Lunch at 3,000 UGX, and KFC Streetwise 2 at 10,000 UGX.