“We have touched last year’s OPM already! Folks, please order now to avoid last minute rush, and potential server FUs,” he tweeted.
In a separate tweet about the order volumes on New Year’s Eve, he said, “45% up since last year, so far!! Seems like we will hit crazy milestones today. IF we manage to stay alive. Nervous AF.”
On December 31, 2021, Zomato had delivered over 2 million orders.
Goyal said he would also step out to deliver a few orders.
My first delivery brought me back to the zomato office. Lolwut! https://t.co/zdt32ozWqJ https://t.co/g5Dr8SzVJP— Deepinder Goyal (@deepigoyal) 1672495912000
Sharing an interesting statistic, Goyal said, “16,514 biryanis (roughly 15 tonnes that is?) on the way to where they belong right now. Big thank you to our beloved delivery partners for bringing delight to India’s beautiful people.”
16,514 biryanis (roughly 15 tonnes that is?) on the way to where they belong right now. Big thank you to our belove… https://t.co/fFGImWByrm— Deepinder Goyal (@deepigoyal) 1672492973000
Meanwhile, Albinder Dhindsa, the CEO of Zomato-owned quick commerce platform Blinkit, said that as of 5.45 pm on December 31, some in Bengaluru had placed the biggest party order worth Rs 28,962.
“56,437 chips are en route right now and should be delivered in the next 9 mins,” Dhindsa said in a tweet.
56,437 chips are en-route right now and should be delivered in the next 9mins https://t.co/kYEPS0S5Ig— Albinder Dhindsa (@albinder) 1672492769000
Zomato’s rival Swiggy also shared some interesting order stats.
Its founder and CEO Sriharsha Majety said the company had already delivered over 1.3 million orders as of 6.33 pm.
“The party is already off to a fast start – we have already delivered over 1.3 million orders and counting. Our fleet & restaurant partners are geared up to make this NYE unforgettable. Pro-tip: order early to beat the rush!” he tweeted.
The party is already off to a fast start – we have already delivered over 1.3 million orders and counting. Our flee… https://t.co/RBibRt6vNW— Sriharsha Majety (@harshamjty) 1672491785000
As per a tweet from Swiggy’s official Twitter handle, it recorded orders of 176,000 packets of chips on its grocery delivery platform Swiggy Instamart as of 7 pm on Saturday.
1.76 lakh packets of chips ordered on @SwiggyInstamart as of 7 pm i’m just hoping y’all have enough room left for… https://t.co/NQQMMkvLBb— Swiggy (@Swiggy) 1672494154000