Meet – Taiwan startup JustKitchen rides the cloud kitchen boom

Original article by Samantha Chan, Meet, July 21, 2020

Cloud kitchens are gaining popularity in recent years. Key players in the food delivery market such as Foodpanda and Deliveroo have changed the global food and beverages (F&B) scene at breakneck speed, and are now moving aggressively towards cloud kitchens.

The on-demand food delivery phenomenon is amplified with this year’s pandemic, when many opt to stay at home and order takeouts to avoid local transmission.

Deriving from the concept of cloud data platform, cloud kitchen, also known as ghost kitchen, refers to a centralized food production facility that has no physical dining areas and is built to produce food for delivery.

For business owners, cloud kitchen can not only dramatically reduce operating cost but also enhance efficiency and flexibility due to the automated sales process and an increased focus on food preparation…