Due to the context of the pandemic, there was an acceleration of consumption habits and an approach of Latin American users to delivery apps, which boosted the growth of delivery platforms, including OrdersYa, which reached sales as of September 2021 for more than 500 million euros, with a year-on-year growth of 70%.
Thus, this company in total has completed no less than 49 million orders in Latin America last year, which marks a year-on-year increase of 48%.
The most demanded
Although it might be expected that the best-selling products in pharmacies would be masks or medicines, pregnancy tests topped the podium in Latin America for the second consecutive year, followed by free consumption remedies such as paracetamol and ibuprofen.
Regarding the restaurant category, pizza and hamburgers They led the requests in cities such as Asunción (Paraguay), Managua (Nicaragua), San José (Costa Rica), Guayaquil (Ecuador), among others. However, they could not dethrone the grilled chicken, Peru’s flagship dish, which leads this category at the national level. For its part, beer continues to lead the beverage category, followed closely by soft drinks.
The days when grilled chicken is most requested are Sundays. Its sale stands out in cities such as Lima, Arequipa, Trujillo and Chiclayo. In these same areas, in addition, the largest purchase of homemade sandwiches has been made, hamburgers and pizza.
As for the best-selling products in the OrdenesYa Market in the region, the podium is made up of soft drinks, water and bread. In Peru, the first place goes to the brown eggs from La Calera, the second place goes to the six pack of Pilsen beer and the third is the pack of silken bananas.
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