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Food delivery apps biting into Canadian marketplace

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Food delivery apps are changing the Canadian restaurant landscape — and more changes are on the horizon, according to a recent survey.

The user rate for food delivery apps reached record levels in May.

A recent survey conducted by Angus Reid Global, in partnership with the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University, suggests that 29 per cent of all Canadians have used a food delivery app at least once.

Data was collected across Canada from May 17 to 19; 1,500 Canadians were surveyed.

Findings suggest that food delivery apps are more popular west of Quebec than in Eastern Canada. Atlantic Canada and Quebec have the lowest use of the apps at 15 per cent.

Manitoba has the highest rate at 45 per cent, which can likely be explained by the popularity of SkipTheDishes. According to our recent survey, the Manitoba-based app is the most popular food delivery site in Canada, with a market share of 29 per cent. Uber Eats is second at 14 per cent.

Respondents earning more than $100,000 have the highest user........

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