Karachi: In an effort to improve food packaging and follow hygiene standards during food preparation, foodpanda partnered with Punjab Food Authority (PFA) in order to train Homechefs regarding enhanced safety protocols and government SOPs.
foodpanda collaborates with Punjab Food Authority to train Homechefs
The training session was conducted with the objective to encourage and promote food safety culture across Punjab, training the Homechefs on basic hygiene and safe food preparation.
Speaking on the occasion, Mustafa Dogar, Additional DG, PFA said, “We are pleased to collaborate with foodpanda and train these talented individuals on hygiene and safe food preparation. Our goal is to promote this culture and encourage everyone to adhere to these protocols for a healthy environment.”
Homechefs are essentially people operating out of their home kitchens who sell food through online platforms. foodpanda currently has several thousand registered homechefs who have been taken on board after stringent routine checks for food hygiene, quality, safety, packaging, etc. The company’s aim is to increase the homechefs base in the next two years and take it up to 100,000 registered homechefs.
With over 20,000 restaurant partners across the country and millions of food deliveries every month, foodpanda is Pakistan’s largest e-commerce and online food delivery company. foodpanda provides self-employment income opportunities to thousands of home chefs and delivery riders to earn a successful living as and when they choose to.