ShapeShifter

Lazy, but love cooking? uCook delivers everything, premeasured, to your door

We’re the only dinner-kit model catering to bachelors.

David Torr, uCook

We have an ‘easy peasy’ category.

David Torr, uCook

Family meals cost about R60 to R65 per head.

David Torr, uCook

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed uCook cofounder David Torr for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.

uCook premeasures and delivers, to your door, everything you need to cook a scrumptious meal.

Torr, a foodie at heart, has worked hard to establish uCook as something way more than a delivery service.

uCook supports local farmers and has weekly recipes created by famous chefs.

It also hosts cooking clubs.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

uCook is adopted from an industry that is starting to bloom overseas.

David Torr, uCook

uCook is a recipe book that magically materialises the ingredients.

David Torr, uCook

Bachelor meals are sitting at around R100.

David Torr, uCook

We started in a small garage in Newlands.

David Torr, uCook

We’re in Joburg, Durban, PE and Cape Town.

David Torr, uCook

We do 50 000 meals per month.

David Torr, uCook

We only buy goods we know there’s orders for.

David Torr, uCook

We never expected to grow this fast.

David Torr, uCook

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