Food tech unicorn iFood will be the 1st company to deliver with drones in Brazil

Authorization, given this Friday (21), is for the DLV-1 NEO model, which can operate commercially within a radius of 3 km, carrying loads of up to 2.5 kg.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Commercial deliveries can be made via drones in Brazil, including food, authorized by the National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac) on Friday (21). With this, São Paulo-based iFood, in partnership with Speedbird Aero, will be the first company in the Americas to make deliveries using this method throughout the Brazilian territory.

iFood is a Brazilian company founded in 2011, active in the internet food delivery business, being the industry leader in Latin America, with a presence in Argentina, Mexico, and Colombia.

The permission, which is the first of its kind in the country, is restricted . . .

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