In one of its survey reports, Swiggy has reported that based on orders placed between June 2021 and June 2022, Bengaluru, Delhi, and Mumbai are the top metro cities that use Instamart the most. In the last 12 months, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Hyderabad alone have placed more orders than the entire population of Canada. Non-metro cities like Jaipur, Chandigarh, and Ahmedabad are geared up to drive the next phase of growth for India’s quick commerce sector.
Swiggy’s quick commerce grocery business has provided over 24 million orders for 24 months in 25-plus cities. Orders on Instamart have increased 16 times in the past year. Orders on Instamart have grown 16x in the past year, the report stated.
Swiggy said that in the past two years, Instamart has delivered over 50 million eggs and 30 million orders of milk. Bangalore and Mumbai recorded the maximum number of orders during breakfast time, while Delhi, Jaipur, and Coimbatore ordered the maximum number of milk orders during dinner.
According to Swiggy, orders for ice cream jumped 42% in the months of April-June. Also, over 5.6 million packets of instant noodles were delivered across Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Chennai in the last year.
The report also elucidated that around 62,000 tons of fruits and vegetables were ordered on Instamart. The quick commerce business also recorded a 58x increase in the sale of organic produce, with Bengaluru topping the list with orders of over 1,200 tons.