Yodel renew partnership with Gousto as UK food deliveries rise

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Yodel have today announced that their partnership with recipe box company Gousto has been extended in a bid to meet the new demand for home food deliveries.

The renewal shows how the delivery company can provide the adequate service and delivery of perishables for one of the most sought after subscriptions during the COVID-19 crisis. Consumers signing up for food subscription has boomed throughout lockdown in the UK as this research by Visa shows. This renewal also provides more evidence that subscriptions that heighten convenience, in general, are a top priority for consumers even as lockdown measures begin to lift. Yodel claim that since consumers were asked to stay at home there has been a growth in online grocery shopping, with Yodel carrying over 200,000 food deliveries a week.

“With specialist skills and expertise in food delivery, we pride ourselves on ensuring that perishable goods are handled with care and delivered on time. The first five years of our partnership with Gousto has given us an excellent foundation to build on, and we look forward to playing our part in the next stage of their success story.”
– Sam Holden, chief commercial officer, Yodel

“With their experience in handling food, Yodel has been a perfect partner for delivering our popular recipe boxes across the country over recent years.”
– Jamie Clark, Supply Chain Director, Gousto

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