While condom ordered during the day through the Dunzo app were 3 times more than night on average, Hyderabad saw a 6x surge, Chennai 5x and Jaipur 4x. Mumbai and Bengaluru recorded a 3x surge in day-time condom orders.
Bengaluru citizens literally let “the good times roll” as they ordered 22 times more rolling paper than neighbour Chennai. The speciality paper is used for making cigarettes, among other applications.
When it came to other wellness products, Bengaluru, Pune, Gurgaon, Hyderabad and Delhi topped in orders of emergency contraceptive iPill, while Jaipur recorded the most number of orders for pregnancy test kits.
Several users also took to the app to satisfy their hunger pangs too, chicken biryani was the most-ordered dish by those in Bengaluru, while Mumbai found solace in dal khichdi. Chennai stuck to idli, and aloo tikki burger was Gurgaon’s go-to food. Pune binged times more on Maggi than Mumbai, while Delhi, Chennai and Jaipur preferred to order more coffee than tea.
As ‘remote workers’ consumed more cups of coffee and tea, milk was the most-ordered grocery item in Pune and Hyderabad. Delhi preferred to cool down with soft drinks.
The pandemic increased the overall focus on wellness with users across the country ordering healthier alternatives to daily foodstuffs. Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru and Mumbai picked more jaggery over sugar, and Delhi went the quinoa and kale way. The healthier brown bread was Pune’s pick, while broccoli and avocado orders topped the charts in Mumbai.
People also used Dunzo to take care of their pets’ needs. Gurgaon’s top pet order was dog food, while Bengaluru, Pune, Chennai and Hyderabad saw more cat food orders. The reading habit also seemed to have grown this year. The top book orders were ‘Wild Himalaya’ by Stephen Atler, ‘Rhododendrons in the Mist’ by Ruskin Bond, and ‘Ultimate Grandmother Hacks’ by Kavita Devgan, among others.