Hyderabad: Hyderabad is one of the three cities in India to place the highest number of orders for groceries, fruits, vegetables and women's hygiene products according to Swiggy Instamart. The orders in Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bengaluru are more than the one-year orders of the entire population of Canada.The growth from June 2021 to June 2022 is 16 times in order numbers.
Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Bengaluru saw the highest orders in women's menstrual cups and sanitary napkins.
The company through a release shared that Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Chennai, and Hyderabad saw the maximum orders for distress items (including sanitary napkins, menstrual cups, and tampons), with close to two million orders. Orders for first-aid items showed an increase with close to 45,000 boxes of band-aids being ordered, and online delivery of condoms increased by 570 times compared to the year before.
More fresh juice and instant noodles
As the summer temperatures were high in Hyderabad, Swiggy officials say, Hyderabadis ordered about 27,000 bottles of fresh juice in April and June. Hyderabad is one of the metro cities which saw high demand for instant noodles with over 5.6 million packets being delivered.
Eggs for breakfast
Swiggy's quick commerce grocery business delivered over 50 million orders of eggs and over 30 million orders of milk in the past two years. Bengaluru and Hyderabad customers ordered the maximum number of eggs for breakfast. Bengaluru, Delhi, and Mumbai placed an average of six million egg orders in the past year.
The Swiggy officials said that most orders for ice creams were placed after 10:00 PM, and they increased by 42 percent between April-June. Around 62,000 tonnes of fruits and vegetables were bought from its platform as well as there was a 58 times increase in organic fruits and vegetables in the last year.
Hyd saw more orders for chilies
According to Swiggy, 62,000 tonnes of fruits and vegetables were ordered on Instamart during the past year. While onions, potatoes and cauliflowers were the top three vegetables sold, Hyderabad and Bengaluru jointly ordered over 290 tonnes of green chilies in the past year.