Ranchi: Food delivery platform Swiggy said it has started doorstep delivery of alcohol in Jharkhand through the ‘Wine Shops’ category on its app.
Swiggy states that it will be expanding the service to other major cities in the state of Jharkhand within a week. Besides Jharkhand, the company is also in talks with multiple state governments for the same.
Alcohol will be made available from authorized retailers, who will be listed on the platform after the company has validated their license and other required documents.
Swiggy’s rival Zomato has also started delivering alcohol in Jharkhand. Zomato is currently delivering alcohol in Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Bokaro. Zomato has not revealed how it will be delivering alcohol to consumers.
Meanwhile, e-commerce giant Amazon will now be extending its service in the food delivery area. The delivery service called Amazon Food has been launched in some pin codes of Bengaluru. Some users in Bengaluru can see the food delivery option under Amazon Food.