We all have suffered from the poor quality of food we get in trains. Such quality of food has been a misery for all of us who is travelling on trains. However, things have been changing for good. RelFood, an online food-tech startup based in Vijayawada, is striving to ensure that train passengers get to eat the healthy & hygienic food they desire. RelFood is an online food delivery platform that allows railway passengers to buy meals of their choice.
Founded in March 2017 by Pothina Vignesh, before that Pothina runs his family business, a 3-star hotel named Kosala which is founded by his father Pothina Venkateswara Swamy & brother Pothina Prakash. During that period they got tie-up with IRCTC to deliver food services to trains passengers in Vijayawada station.
“At that moment we understood the scope of this business as we witnessed how customers are facing problems with the food quality and quantity being served. The problem of quality food and supply gap led to the creation of Relfood (IRCTC official partner ) where we want to deliver the variety of food with the best quality & quantity to satisfy customer tummies in trains”, said Vignesh.
Within 3 years they served more than a million patrons with greater satisfaction and reached up to 150 stations across pan India.
“Our USP is that we have Relfood cloud kitchens from where we provide exclusive foods to customers and all types of cuisines even Jain foods”, said Vignesh.
“There were several challenges, foremost was which marketing tools should we use to reach potential customers and increase the no. of orders. However, with dedication and focus, we could able to do better day by day. Even there are big fishes in the market, we are ready to face them all”, said Vignesh.
RelFood has not only become IRCTC official partner but it is one of the trusted partners of IRCTC. RelFood is active in 150 cities with 250 vendors on its platform.
“According to my experience if we have the right team and right product we can target our right customers
easily”, said Vignesh
Nor you have to pack and carry food from home while travelling and neither have to buy food from the pantry. Order Food online with RELFOOD App and get best offers on the food of your choice at low prices during your journey.