Another food ordering app dubbed My Foodness has been launched. Founder of the app Boi Kgathi Rasmussen said the app brings benefits to the users and restaurants because it enables restaurant owners to have mobile commerce stores within their platform without having to pay exorbitant amounts in software development and technical support services. “This is an additional sales channel which brings in new customers and therefore extra sales,” she said. They have partnered with King Delivery to boost capacity on deliveries and it is looking at partnering with other service providers. Rasmussen said they are excited about this because there is no better way to order and pay for food by most people other than through a smart phone.
She said this is to enable the consumers to order food from any of their favorite restaurants in Gaborone for pick up or delivery and they will also have further convenience of choosing to pay by credit card, mobile wallet or cash.
She believes their app opens up opportunities for other local companies to plug onto their platform and build further services around it. “We continue to invite other services to make use of our platform in driving consumer centric solutions they may have and such services include local payment gateways to mention a few,” she said. They are open for collaboration and keen to join forces with other local businesses to further economic diversification efforts. Peter Joseph of King Delivery emphasized that they are also focused on improving customer service and exploring innovative solutions. Customers have already started ordering using the app and there is a lot of excitement building around it. They are working hard to sign more Halaal meat in order to make sure that they cater for all their customers.