Nearly 2 Decades Leading Food Delivery in MENA, and Talabat Is Still Cooking up a Storm

By Nazmia Nassereddine,01 February 2023
Nearly 2 Decades Leading Food Delivery in MENA, and Talabat Is Still Cooking up a Storm
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Founded in 2004 by entrepreneurs Abdulaziz Al Loughani and Khaled Al Otaibi, talabat, or 6alabat as was the original branding, revolutionized the world of fast-food and take-out for the people of Kuwait.

talabat was the first and largest food ordering and delivery services platform born out of the Middle East. Achieving this status was not an easy feat so many years ago, as the company was built on online communications back when the internet was still a precious commodity. talabat staff kept busy receiving online orders from customers, disconnecting from the internet to make a call to the restaurant of interest, placing a customer’s order, and quickly getting back online to receive the next order only to repeat the process again! Pick-up and delivery

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