On-Demand Dining

Food delivery expands to target consumers with niche cuisine tastes
Implications - Delivery has come a long way from the typical pizza or Chinese food order. In a world where convenience reigns and higher end foods typically win over commercial fast food options, specialty food brands offering the extra service of delivery may have more consumer appeal. Home deliveries are one way in which niche food companies can differentiate through both product and service.
SCORE: 2.6
Mild Top 6 Examples: 32,006 Total Clicks Aug 09 - Aug 10
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Healthy Office Snacks - Toronto Start-up, Fruit4Thought, Wants You to Choose Fruit
SCORE: 4.3
Warm 6,984 Clicks Pub: Aug 10, 09
Healthy Office Snacks
Toronto Start-up, Fruit4Thought, Wants You to Choose Fruit
Fruit4Thought, a Toronto-based start up, has quickly begun snapping up market share among offices both small and large. The business model is remarkably simple: deliver fresh fruit to Toronto employers… [More]
Subscription Soup Deliveries - SoupCycle Brings Portland Organic Locavore Meals Via Bicycle
SCORE: 2.6
Warm 6,979 Clicks Pub: Apr 4, 10
Subscription Soup Deliveries
SoupCycle Brings Portland Organic Locavore Meals Via Bicycle
Jed Lazar and Shauna Lambert make organic soup in Portland, Oregon then deliver it via bicycle to patrons within their downtown service area. Their company, SoupCycle, uses locally sourced produce to make… [More]
Weekly Cake Clubs - Le Dolci Delivers Organic Desserts to London's Doorsteps
SCORE: 2.4
Mild 6,816 Clicks Pub: Nov 17, 09
Weekly Cake Clubs
Le Dolci Delivers Organic Desserts to London's Doorsteps
Food-of-the-month clubs are on the rise (at least in New York City) and dessert clubs are not far behind. In London, Le Dolci is one such dessert club. But instead of monthly deliveries, Le Dolci delivers… [More]
Underhanded Food Delivery - 'Bread.Butter.Cheese' Does Business Through Text Messages
SCORE: 3
Mild 4,168 Clicks Pub: Jul 28, 10
Underhanded Food Delivery
'Bread.Butter.Cheese' Does Business Through Text Messages
Bread.Butter.Cheese is a food delivery service modeled after the drug dealing industry. Oh yes, I said it. Essentially, all their deliveries are done underhandedly through text messages. Their services… [More]
Caviar Home Deliveries - Caviar Azovka Sends Fish Eggs Straight to Your Doorstep
SCORE: 1.9
Mild 3,445 Clicks Pub: Oct 16, 09
Caviar Home Deliveries
Caviar Azovka Sends Fish Eggs Straight to Your Doorstep
For Hong Kong residents, a hankering for fish eggs means a phone call to Caviar Azovka. The company delivers its fine delicacy straight to any Hong Kong doorstep. Caviar Azovka’s roe comes from farmed… [More]
Subscription Sweets - Dulcinea Delivers Baked Goodies on a Weekly Basis
SCORE: 1.1
Untested 3,614 Clicks Pub: Oct 22, 09
Subscription Sweets
Dulcinea Delivers Baked Goodies on a Weekly Basis
Now the sweet-toothed can get baked goods delivered right to their door with Dulcinea, a Manhattan-based business that delivers desserts on a subscription basis. Dulcinea operates in a similar fashion… [More]
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