Canada has long been a prosperous country with food delivery due to the fact that provinces such as Ontario are world-renowned for their foodie culture and the abundance of foreign cuisines made traditionally and some with a combination of Canadian cuisine.
The pandemic only saw the industry flourish even more than it was already doing. With the rise in the need for safer and clean deliveries, the industry has seen many more apps and companies opening up for deliveries.
In 2020, the food-delivery mobile application market was already estimated at $4,3 million in Canada, with a steady rise to $4.8 million in 2021. It was predicted to double in the next year or two.
Almost 50% of Canadians are predicted to continue ordering food even long after the covid pandemic. This is due to life becoming busier and consumers looking for ways to make things easier and more convenient as well as to support restaurants after all the losses they took in recent years.
The support that the Canadian consumers showed restaurants in 2019 is astonishing, with an estimated $4.7 billion in food orders having been made for delivery. This spike in popularity has seen many investment opportunities for delivery procedures to work sufficiently into online platforms.
The Canadian food industry has committed over $12 billion in investments in online platforms.
This popularity is seen as a great way to provide restaurants, drivers, and delivery operations a chance to retrieve their regular business doings with a chance of becoming even more successful.
With many popular food delivery apps being released, some of the local Canadian applications have seen the most popularity, with over 55% of consumers using SkipTHeDishes.
With online food delivery services, the industry is seeing an excellent manner of non-contact deliveries to their customers, which many people see as the proper way food should be delivered.