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65 Top Food Delivery Startups and Companies in Germany

This article showcases our top picks for the best Food Delivery companies based in Germany. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Food Delivery industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting-edge startups to established brands.

We meticulously selected companies ranging from cutting-edge startups to established brands based on their outstanding performance in the following categories:

  • Innovation: Innovative ideas, Innovative route to market, Innovative product
  • Growth: Exceptional growth, Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management and Societal Impact

Top Germany Food Delivery Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

HELLOFRESH: Food subscription company that sends pre-portioned ingredients to users’ doorstep each week. From their 2011 founding in Europe’s vibrant tech hub Berlin, they’re evolving from the world’s leading meal kit company to the world’s leading food solutions group.

FOODPANDA: Online food delivery marketplace that enables users to place orders at local restaurants via its website or mobile app. At foodpanda, they’re on a mission to redefine how food, people, culture and tech are connected. Operates in 11 locations worldwide.

FLINK: High-quality and fresh groceries, delivered to your door in 10 minutes. Online supermarket revolutionising the way they do their grocery shopping. With a wide selection of over 2,400 high-quality products, They put their customers first and ensure all products delivered are fresh.

CHOCO: Provides a digital platform connecting restaurants and their suppliers in order to optimize the food supply chain. Their vision is to enable a sustainable food system. One that runs transparently and without waste. The Choco platform connects restaurants and suppliers.

DELIVERY HERO: Network of online food ordering sites with over 100 restaurant partners worldwide. As the world’s leading local delivery platform, their mission is to deliver an amazing experience, fast, easy, and to your door. They operate in over 70+ countries worldwide.

MARLEY SPOON: Cooking platform that offers recipes, helps its customers order seasonal ingredients. Marley Spoon makes it easy to cook a delicious meal at home by sending tasty recipes and fresh ingredients directly to your door.

FLEKSA: Online service that specializes in providing a digital marketing and ordering solutions for brick and mortar restaurants. Helps restaurants go online and receive online food orders without paying third-party commission. Centralized Management, Seamlessly handle.

KORO: Fast-growing D2C FoodTech startup. They are one of the leading brands for healthy, long-lasting and sustainable food. Founded in 2014 with the aim of making high-quality food accessible to everyone at fair prices, through skipping trade stages, efficient process flows.

JUST SPICES: Spice-mix and meal-prep brand that manufactures and markets food products. It supplies numerous spice blends through its own e-retail offering, third-party online marketplaces and an increasing presence in traditional offline food retail sectors.

BRINGOO: First 45 minutes grocery delivery in Germany from supermarkets in the neighborhood. A german tech-driven startup that brings local commerce online. Empowers merchants to grow their businesses by offering on-demand delivery in 45 minutes.

BLIQ: Empowers gig workers in the transport industry to manage their workflow across multiple platform jobs. They show their offers from all their favourite apps, so that they can choose the cheapest and the fastest ride. It’s transparent and easy to use.

STADTSALAT: Offers exquisite bowls and salads. As a sustainably thinking and acting food company with city locations in Hamburg, Berlin and Frankfurt am Main, STADTSALAT delivers delicious and healthy food in first-class premium quality. Premium Bowl Food.

POTTSALAT: Provider of delivery service intended to deliver freshly prepared salads. Pottsalat the sustainable delivery service in the Ruhr area. They can order freshly prepared salads and bowls. A climate-friendly delivery service. They deliver on time in the selected time slot.

FLASCHENPOST: German-based company offering on-demand beverage delivery. Expanding the beverage trade through on-demand delivery. This is possible through extensive automation of the logistical processes and the use of an efficient routing algorithm for route planning.

KUKIMI: Diet program that delivers a variety of healthy meals directly to its users’ homes or offices. The website also contains detailed recommendations and delicious recipe suggestions for quick and uncomplicated breakfast and snack variations.

FOODORA: Provides food delivery services. At foodora, They believe that freedom can be delivered. To their customers and teams: in foodora, They have the freedom to create their own journey, choose to create impact and make a difference every day. Delivering freedom across Europe.

ORDERING: Online ordering system for food and delivery available in several restaurants. The best online ordering solutions & innovations in the market. They are specialist in Online Ordering for Websites, Apps or any other platform. On-demand delivery technology.

BBQUE: Manufacture Original Bavarian barbecue sauce for grilling, dipping and marinating. Original Bavarian barbecue sauce for grilling, dipping and marinating. Imprint & data protection declaration. A uniquely good drop of original BBQUE sauce. Which was carefully cooked and bottled by hand.

OBERGUDT: Grocery delivery service. Supports farmers and organic businesses to sell and market locally produced food. Provides tools for direct marketers, delivery services, organic boxes and small traders. Supports local food marketing for small and medium-sized businesses.

PREPMYMEAL: Offers a healthy meal prep delivery service in Germany and Austria through a subscription based online shop. Healthy eating made easy! High protein dishes delivered for their goals. Prepared in a few minutes. They can choose their favorite healthy dishes or customize them.

MYMY CATERING: Formerly MeinWunschcatering, offers catering all over Germany, Austria and the Netherlands with digitally native experience. Offers diverse menus and transparent prices for any occasion, big or small, from birthdays to weddings. A nationwide network of over 200 kitchens.

KOMBUCHERY: Organic and probiotic kombucha as the refreshing alternative to soft drinks. They Make You Feel Gut. Kombuchery is disrupting the beverage industry and becoming the leading DrinkTech player in Europe. Made exclusively from organic ingredients.

BOFROST: Direct distributor of frozen food and ice cream in Europe. Bofrost has stood for first-class quality, outstanding service and, above all, individual advice for over 55 years. The family business, founded in 1966 and headquartered in Straelen on the Lower Rhine.

REISHUNGER: Located in Bremen, Germany, and is part of the food wholesalers and food distributor industry. The largest variety of rice, creative recipes and clever rice accessories. Reishunger are a colorful bunch of rice crazy people who are all about the rice grain.

HOCHLAND: Cheese food and beverage company located in Heimenkirch. Family-owned cheese manufacturer since 1927 Cheese has been their passion for over 90 years. Been committed to the production, processing, sale of delicious cheese products for customers in over 30 countries.

HIPP: Designs organic products suitable for kids and pregnant women. They have been producing high-quality food for children’s healthy nutrition for generations. They consistently implement this through our pioneering work in organic farming.

MEALMATES: Lunch ordering service allowing companies of all sizes to provide employees with good food at work. Employees can order fresh lunch dishes from mealmates online and have them delivered directly to the office. The menu changes daily. The offering is balanced and varied.

MYWASSER: The last-mile subscription company that delivers FMCGs to user´s doorstep each week. Their new drinks online shop: Large selection of drinks – delivered regionally with sustainable tour planning. E-commerce platform that provides water, beer, soft drinks, juice, and spritzer.

ZUR MUHLEN GROUP: Specializes in offering quality meat and sausage specialties that are part of everyday life. For their it’s all about the sausage! The companies in the zur Mühlen Group train young employees in commercial and technical-industrial areas every year.

MARKANT: Distributor of food company. Supports suppliers and retailers from the food and non-food sectors in managing their day-to-day operations. They provide various services – from simplifying data flows and payment processing to exclusive financial and insurance services.

NEARBEES: Find honey from the beekeeper next door. The nearBees bee sponsorship – Rent bees as a tangible CSR for them, their team and their customers – Preserve biodiversity through new bee colonies – Experience a varied setting for company events.

MIRALINA’S HALAL SWEETS: It created online shop for halal sweets. In the supermarket, birthday party as a child to the sweets because of the pork gelatine. The leading platform for halal products in Europe. End customers, supermarket chains, kiosks and hotel chains are supplied.

VANILLA BEAN: Food and beverage Company. Award-winning vegan restaurant guide. Wanderlusty. Green-minded. Always hungry! Discover over 35,000 venues with information on organic, gluten-free and much more. The best vegan restaurants.

WOLF ECHTER ESSGENUSS: Produces, exports and is in the wholesale distribution of meat products. WOLF Real eating pleasure. The Wolf Group, are a 4th generation family business that has been growing dynamically since 1925 with around 1,700 employees who, with a lot of commitment.

FRUSANO: Food production and distributor service provider company. Originally, they developed their food products for people who suffer from hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI) or from fructose malabsorption. Low fructose, full delight. Satisfaction assured with full money back garuantee.

IGETNOW: Software that allows ordering food and drinks from smartphones. igetnow allows patrons to order food and drinks with their own smartphone. Due to low entry barriers our clients significantly increase their overall turnover. Two startups, one brand, one goal.

CASUALFOOD: Operates in the fast food market, quick service provider, in travel catering at particularly highly frequented locations. Casualfood the taste of travelling. It all began with Mayer’s first snack cart in 2005: tactically clever, just behind the security controls at Frankfurt Airport.

WYLDR: Delivers organic healthy, nutritious, eco-friendly food products to customers. Making healthy & sustainable eating easy an 100% organic meal kit that fits individual needs. Shifting on a global scale to a diet is crucial & pressing in order to meet the Paris agreement targets.

SAUELS: Manufactures and distributes fresh scalded sausages and cooked cured products. A fifth-generation family business in the food industry. With their more than 900 employees, they produce fresh sausage, fresh cooked ham, national and international specialties.

COPPENRATH FEINGEBACK: Wholesale company, that is manufacturing biscuits and delivering baking products worldwide. Founded in 1825 and has been family-owned ever since. Delicious seasonal and year-round baked goods are produced at the company headquarters in Geeste.

AVO: Produces natural spices and liquid seasonings along with offers customer-specific packaging services. Good taste, high quality and a keen sense of trends are essential components of our success. Has been an independent family business since its foundation on 15 September 1921.

D ENTRUP-HASELBACH: Owner-managed company with a long tradition of baked goods that also offers logistics and baking training services. A food production company based out of 8 Alte Geer, Gevelsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Together they bake. Ideas. Concepts.

DEINETORTE.DE: Engaged in Order cakes online & create your personal cake with photo, frame and text message. They will find gifts for every occasion. A unique combination of pastry shop and online delivery service! No. 1 contact in ordering cakes online and creative cake conception.

IKRINKA: Online-shop of black sturgeon & red salmon caviar and caviar products. Monolith Caviar & Co. GmbH is an internationally active company that specializes in the production and distribution of caviar, fish and other delicacies. The company is based in Haunetal-Neukirchen.

CHEFS CULINAR: Offers professional service and genuine partnership in the wholesale delivery business for food and non-food products. Food service for more than 90 years. With 8 branches and 23 bases, large presence throughout Germany. They live food service.

FITTASTE: Offers food products, snacks and fitness-ready meals online directly from Germany. They offer their customers healthy products for a more active life and give time to even more important things in life. Lose weight, build muscles or eat healthily without much effort.

4WHEELS: Functions as a professional wheel and tire management of ​​supporting the car dealerships with storage in the seasonal business. The market leader and specialist for wheel and tire storage. Stores and maintains wheels at over 70 WheelHotel locations throughout Germany.

COOL CHAIN GROUP: Offers temperature-controlled, reliable and tailor-made fresh food logistics solutions. Freshness is their mission CCG DE was founded in 2005 with the ambitious vision of always delivering products of the best possible quality – transparently and traceable at all times.

MCDONALD’S ECKSTEIN: Restaurant that engages in providing breakfast buffet and dining services to kids and family. McDonalds Restaurant, Systemgastronomie Christian Eckstein GmbH & Co. KG is a restaurants company based out of 1 Theodor-Heuss-Platz, Osnabrück, Germany.

SALOMON FOODWORLD: Food service specialist and a market leader offering finger food, Schnitzels & more, Burger & Wraps. The trendsetter for innovative food and perfect partner in the foodservice industry. Offering pure Eatertainment with Finger Food, Schnitzels & More, Burger & Wraps.

WERNSING FOOD FAMILY: Specializes in delivering solutions and services that drive sustainability in the food production sector. Food production company based out of Kartoffelweg 1, Essen, Lower Saxony, Germany. They all long for a life that offers their security and simplicity.

LENOX: Import and export company for frozen foods. Wholesale and foreign trade company and Ethiopian coffee. Their main concern is that their customers are always satisfied with their products. They attach great importance to consistently high product quality and safety.

BRUGGEN: Producing secure legally flawless cereal products for human and animal consumption. A fourth-generation, medium-sized family business with headquarters in Lübeck. They are a leading manufacturer of premium grain-based foods.

VILSA: Specializes in various types of package drinking water as well as offers lemonade, splash, fruit drinking & gourmet product services. Medium-sized, owner-managed family business – for over 100 years. The small climatic health resort of Bruchhausen-Vilsen in northern Germany.

VOSSKO: Food processing company that produces and supplies a variety of chicken, turkey, beef, vegetables, pork and soy products. Vossko has more than 30 years of tradition in the production and commercialization of high quality added value food products.

SFZ COWERK: Individual & family services company based out of Flemmingstraße 8, Chemnitz, Sachsen, Germany. Offerings and services to their current and future clients. Healthy meals for children. Been active in community catering for many years. Many schools in Chemnitz.

EBERSWALDER: Food production company that distributes and produces sausage and meat products. The distinctive Eberswalde sausage specialties have been produced in the original landscape not far from the Schorfheide biosphere reserve for over 30 years.

FRUGEE: Provides healthy fruit baskets and vegetable baskets to the offices. frugee is one of the leading office delivery services in Germany. They deliver fresh fruit and vegetable baskets, as well as healthy snacks and many other products for their coffee kitchen, to them.

COBURGER: Dairy product manufacturing industry, which offers cheese including cheese analogs, cheese spreads, and slice. Only milk that has been tested and found to be flawless is collected by their milk drivers. Offer high-class products to their customers around the world.

GDS: Service offers qualified & certified food distribution services to day care centers and schools. Core competencies lie in the area of ​​communal catering. In their “Service” business area, offering qualified & certified food distribution services to daycare centers & schools for over 25 years.

DEEP BLUE RESTAURANTS: Provides services like ordering online directly from the official website for Deep Blue. From the moment they opened their first shop in 2003, Their objective was to offer local communities a cons. Fish & Chips is a fantastic celebration meal!

EDEKA FOODSERVICE: Offers commercial customers from the catering, community catering and retail sectors a wide range of food. With the brands EDEKA Foodservice and Handelshof is a wholesaler, service provider and advisory partner for national and regional customers.

BARLU: Specializes in gastronomy that offers wholesale distribution of a general line of groceries online. Special supplier for commercial customers with the best food range for restaurants, hotels and large kitchens. They deliver every order that they receive by midnight the next day.

KUTZER: Bakery that expertise in producing bakery products. They have been baking with love since 1779. Has grown a lot in a very short time. This is only possible if everyone pulls together. The Backhaus Kutzer is not just any medium-sized company, but a family business with heart.

WETRALOG: Food logistics company that provides food transportation services. They offer sophisticated complete solutions and unique know-how for one of the most sensitive specialist areas of food logistics. The logistics specialists in the Westfleisch Group.

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Mark Kendall
Mark Kendall
Mark Kendall was an editorial contributor to BestStartup.eu, a publication which EU-Startups acquired in October of 2023.

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