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Burger Consumption in Kenya rose by 35% in One year-Glovo Report

May 29, 2024
GlovoBurger consumption in Kenya increased by 35 per cent between May 2023 and April 2024.
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●    Kenya ranks#1 in Sub-Saharan Africa for the highest number of burger orders delivered in
the past 12 months.

Burger consumption in Kenya increased by 35 per cent between May 2023 and April 2024.

This is according to an annual report on burger consumption in Kenya in celebration of International Burger Day on May 28, 2024 by Glovo.

According to the report by the World’s leading multi-category app, burger consumption in Kenya massively increased over the past year.

In total, 34 tons of burgers were delivered, meaning Kenyans consumed about 34,000 large watermelons!

This achievement makes Kenya the first country in Sub-Saharan Africa for the highest number of burger orders delivered, with Nigeria and Uganda following respectively.

 It also ranks Kenya second among all African markets in the number of customers with burger orders, just behind Morocco.

And if stacked, all burgers delivered would reach an astonishing height of 17,535 meters – that’s taller than Mount Everest, which stands at 8,845 meters!

Chicken remains the favorite, responsible for 45per cent of burgers delivered in the last 12 months, making it the top choice among Kenyans.

Beef burgers come in second place, followed by the highly coveted cheeseburger. Fries, wings, and salad were the top sides added to burger orders.

However, Smash burgers are the big trends this year, with growth rates of 444%.

Sunday, March 10th recorded the highest burger consumption, with at least one burger delivered every minute.

February saw the highest burger consumption, followed by April and January. The most expensive burger order was placed in Nairobi, costing KES 27,180.

Nairobi accounted for 80 per cent of the orders, with Mombasa coming in second place and Ngong-Rongai-Karen in third place.

Significant growth was seen in Diani, with a 21,920 per cent increase in burger deliveries, Kikuyu with 1,681 per cent, and Thika with 96 per cent.

According to Glovo General Manager for Kenya Caroline Mutuku the growth underscores the commitment by Glovo to excelling in their services.

“The massive growth we’ve recorded underscores our commitment to excellence in service. Our partners’ continued trust in us shows our dedication to championing local businesses across the country.” She said.

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