Next Big What
24 Jan 2013


MeraFoodChoice (MFC) is an online food delivery platform, which bridges gap between the food providers located around various railway stations and passengers. Currently, the startup offers options of choosing vegetarian meal across different restaurants spanning over 75 stations. Users can search and order via MeraFoodChoice’s website or phone ( 8484848426 / 08484848426) ..........

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Times Of India Ahmedabad
3 Feb 2013


While the Railways is still struggling to get its act in place, a number of private players have latched onto the demand for good food on trains by setting up web and phone­based delivery services. These deliver hot and fresh meals to passengers right at their seats when their train stops at designated railway stations........

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DNA India
10 Feb 2013


At Mera Food Choice (MFC) too, it’s a similar software that works behind the scenes, ensuring passengers get fresh meals in real time. Started by Nashik­based software engineer Piyush Kasliwal, 30, and his brother, MFC (www.merafoodchoice.com) is just three months old but is already serving 300­400 customers daily at over 75 stations. “Getting restaurants to see the profit and the feasibility of the .......

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The Hindu Business Lines
6 March 2013


Cheer up, you can actually order food from that “great restaurant” you have heard about and be served on train, too. Thanks to start­up technology companies like New Delhi­based Travelkhana and Nashik­based Mera Food Choice (MFC), long­distance train travellers can order food from well­known restaurants in cities along the route. Food is delivered in the coach. Of course, you pay only then......

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Page 3 Nashik
11 February 2013


Piyush Kasliwal, a young and a fresh face residing in Nashik used to travel a lot for his earlier business between Bangalore and Hyderabad by train. During the long journeys he encountered his fair share of problems with the quality of food served on trains. This is especially true if one is traveling with kids/elders with diet restrictions. So there was a spark and that’s where MeraFoodChoice ...........

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Techgoss
14 Aug 2013


Piyush Suresh Kasliwal: I have Masters in computer application from Pune University and there after started working with Satyam computers (now Tech Mahindra). Worked on various international clients at Satyam in Microsoft technologies for few years and then I ventured into a relatively new company Remoba in Bangalore which had focus on mobile app. ............


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Business Standard
24 Oct 2013


The spotlight is on web portals that supply food in tier-I and tier-II cities, as well as to train passengers. Online train food services such as Mera Food Choice is on the radar of VCs and seed investors in India. Most of these portals like Mera Food Choice are catering to this market with simple ‘home like’ menu options, a variety of offers and value pricing............

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Times of India
30 Jan 2014


"A Maharashtra-based portal that is close to receiving its first round of funding. "We plan to have a foot inside restaurants and do the delivery ourselves. This will also help us manage the packaging, technology better," says Kasliwal. Merafoodchoice's services are available at about 160 stations from where the food can be delivered directly to the passenger.

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The Hindu Business Lines
15 July 2013


Kasliwal started this venture last year and has so far catered to around 30,000 clients. Headquartered in Nashik, they have delivered to 130 locations across the country. “We have tied up with 200 restaurants and we serve only vegetarian food,” he says. MFC is a 20-member strong team whose aim is to provide fresh food to travellers.............

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Divya Marathi
30 Jan 2014


"रेल्वेच्या प्रवासात खिशात भरपूर पैसे असतानाही मनासारखे जेवण न मिळाल्याने अनेक जण उपाशी राहणे पसंत करतात, या वास्तवाचा अनुभव स्वतःला आल्यावर शांत न बसता या अडचणीवर काय पर्याय काढता येईल, या दृष्टीने त्यांनी अभ्यास सुरु केला. रेल्वेत बसल्या जागी तुम्हाला अपेक्षित जेवेन अगदी पाहिजे त्या स्टेशनवर मिळवून देण्यासाठी नेटवर्क उभे केले. आज देशाच्या चारही कोपर्यांपर्यंत ६०३६ रेल्वे गाड्यांमध्ये हि सेवा प्रवाशांना अगदी मोबाईलवरून ऑर्डरद्वारे मिळत असून, वर्षभरात जवळपास ७२ हजार समाधानी ग्राहक....

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The Hindu Business Lines
1 June 2014


प्रवास करतांना मनासारखे जेवण मिळावे यासाठी प्रत्येक जन हवे तेवढे पैसे मोजण्यास तयार असतो , परंतु शुद्ध , सकस व ताजे जेवण मिळत नाही, लांबपल्याच्या प्रवासात तर खूप हाल होत असतात हाच अनुभव नाशिक येथील पियुष कासलीवाल व वृषाली कासलीवाल यांना आला आणि त्यांनी 'मेरा फूड चोईस' या संकल्पनेला जन्म दिला. त्यांनी राबविलेल्या संकल्पनेला आज देशभरात उदंड प्रतिसाद लाभत असून एका कॉलवर कुठेही शुद्ध, सकस व सात्विक भोजन उपलब्ध होत असते.

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The Financial Express
30 March 15


The online food delivery business has been cooking up a storm lately. If restaurant listing app Zomato and online food delivery pioneer FoodPanda were the early birds, start-ups such as TravelKhana, Mera Food Choice (MFC), iChef, cookfresh, iTiffin, Fly By Knight, and many more today are catering to hundreds of customers, bringing the online food delivery business into the spotlight.

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The Hindu Business Lines
1 July 2014

Nashik-based Merafoodchoice.com , is the answers to better meals on wheels. The passengers just need to place their order, over phone or through the Web site, and share the train details. Merafoodchoice has 300-plus tie-ups for delivery across 171 stations. Merafoodchoice’s Piyush Kasliwal, it was a need-based idea. Kasliwal, a Jain, found it very difficult to get appropriate vegetarian meals. More

Money Control
5 June 2014


Armed with a capital of Rs 20 lakh, in January 2012, Kasliwal began working on the concept of his business and launched it in November 2012. Merafoodchoice.com at the moment covers 173 stations, with maximum of its orders coming from the Mumbai - Delhi via Bhopal and Chennai-Ahmedabad routes. He says all the restaurants collaborated with are in the vicinity of 5 kms from the station.

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The Times of India
20 July 2014


Mera Food Choice (MFC), launched in January 2012 by software engineer Piyush Suresh Kasliwal, supplies only vegetarian food. "However, you can have different kinds of cuisine - from Indian to Italian or Chinese," says 31-year-old Kasliwal, whose service covers 171 stations in India and has tied up with 300 restaurants. "At each location, we have multiple restaurants so if one can't fill the order, another will," he says....

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The Economic Times
22 July 2014


Now you can order food online from portals like Mera Food Choice : If you are weary of bad pantry food -the rubbery paranthas and watery dal -you can now order interesting fare online, and have it delivered piping hot at stations.Till a few years ago, train travellers had to be content with whatever the pantry dished out, whether it was watery dal or cardboard-like chapatis.

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NDTV Cook
28 August 2013


Nashik based merafoodchoice.com, which started in Nov 2012 offers only vegetarian meals and specialises in thalis from different states. "We are trying to promote the Indian food culture and offer thalis of various states," said founder Piyush Kasliwal adding that the portal is offering its services at 145 stations across the country and has so far catered to over 30,000 clients. More

NDTV Cook
27 July 2014


Mera Food Choice , is providing train passengers the option of ordering hot, fresh food from restaurants online or over phone, and having it delivered to their berths at a railway station of their choice. All one has to do is log on to the website, enter the PNR number of the train and choose the railway station one wants the food to be delivered at.... More

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