Aims to understand which city in India is more indulge to a pizza treat and the choice of toppings.
Foodpanda.in, India’s largest food ordering online platform celebrated Cheese Pizza Day on 5th September, the portal aims to understand which cities love to chomp on this indulgent treat the most, with which toppings and in what variants. It has also created an innovative Pizza Price Index to tap the variations in prices for this delectable delight across cities in India.
Today, however, the pizza has become a kind of gourmet offering with the best of international restaurants hosting it on their menus and selling it at rates as high as $2500 with shavings of exotic ingredients like white truffle. In a more common context, the pizza has grown in popularity as a comfort food that one orders with the family over weekends. It is also a favourite food to nibble on at parties with friends or during movie nights.
As far as India is concerned, the Capital emerged as the top aficionado of this much-evolved delight. Maximum orders for pizzas came from the NCR (45 percent) followed by Bangalore (27 percent), Mumbai (8 percent) and Hyderabad (6 percent). A study of the trends in the last three months revealed that Delhiites love their pizzas with a lot of wholesome veggie toppings. No wonder then that Country Feast and Veggie Lovers pizzas emerged as the clear favourites here.
Mumbaikars seemed to prefer going with the basics as most of them ordered the Classic Margherita. Pizza lovers in Hyderabad sure adore their cheese as the cheese burst pizza was the most oft-ordered variant. Foodies in Bangalore showed a taste for an Indian twist to this European delicacy by ordering the Tandoori Paneer Pizza in maximum numbers.
The Pizza Price Index shows the average price of pizzas across geographies in the country. As per the current prices listed on foodpanda.in, the average price of a pizza is highest in Pune at Rs 480, followed by Gurgaon at Rs 415. In Bangalore, one usually pays about Rs 404 per pizza followed by Rs 380 in Noida and Rs 378 in Mumbai. Delhiites shell out Rs 377 on an average while in Chennai one pays about Rs 367.
To celebrate the day, foodpanda is also launching ‘The Great Indian Pizza Festival’ providing their customers various deals from more than 200 pizza outlets including Papa John's, pizza Hut, Domino's, etc. These Deals range from Buy 1 Get 1 Offers to upto 50 percentage off.