E-HAILING delivery service provider, foodpanda has collaborated with the Penang Halal International to launch Ramadan E-Bazaar in the state to enable Penangites to order their favourite food during the fasting month while helping halal-compliant businesses reach their customers.
Penang Halal International is a subsidiary of a state-owned entity, Penang Development Corporation.
Penang Halal International chairman Datuk Abdul Halim Hussain said the collaboration aimed at enabling businesses to continue serving the consumers via digital solution.
“The partnership with an established and experienced food delivery company such as foodpanda will further promote Penang Halal International’s mission in inculcating a halal and toyyiban (hygiene) lifestyle among the business community,” he said in a statement.
Meanwhile, foodpanda Malaysia managing director Sayantan Das said through this partnership, the company was grateful to be able to work with the Penang Halal International to extend a hand and lighten the burden of halal-compliant businesses.
“This is a challenging time for the nation, but by working together, I believe we can come out of this stronger than before.
“The Ramadan E-Bazaar partnership between the Penang Halal International and foodpanda will go live early Ramadan and customers can find participating businesses by selecting the dedicated swimlane on the platform to order from a variety of local vendors,” he said in the joint statement.
Halal-compliant businesses that would like to come on board foodpanda’s Ramadan E-Bazaar can click on the link for more enquiries (https://foodpandasg.formstack.com/forms/becomeapartner_my). April 17, 2020, Bernama