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Chip cookies to be delivered by drone

Aug 4, 2023, 11:37 AM | Updated: Jun 27, 2024, 10:32 pm

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SALT LAKE CITY — Chip lovers can now get their cookies delivered from the heavens.

The company Zipline, which boasts being the world’s largest autonomous delivery company, has partnered with Chip Cookies to deliver cookies by drone.

According to the Zipline website, the drones remain 300 feet in the air, descending just slightly to release the box of cookies over the recipient’s backyard. The box is attached to a parachute, allowing it to drift gently down to the ground.

The company said they’ve done “plenty of testing” and cookies should arrive safely with the specially designed package and parachute.

“As the original gourmet delivery cookie company, our goal is to continue to innovate and ensure we provide the best customer experience. Back in 2016, delivering warm cookies to customers doors via cars was groundbreaking and the response typically resulted in screaming and even sometimes a hug for the driver,” Sean Wilson, co-owner of Chip, said. “To now be able to partner with Zipline and deliver cookies from the sky is just the next phase in delivery and something we can’t wait for our customers to experience…who knows what the response will be!”

The drone company uses GPS technology and autonomous onboard navigation to find the right place to deliver your order.

Those interested in signing up for a delivery can do so here. 

Chip has ten storefront locations in Utah and Idaho, with more in progress.

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