With the simple touch of a smartphone, online food delivery services conveniently offer takeaway food straight to your door. Contact-free delivery has surged in popularity as lockdowns have limited physical access to restaurants and food outlets. Industry reports suggest Australians are spending three times more on online food delivery than before the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally,… Read more »
Online food delivery is turning into a massive environmental problem and burgers are the biggest culprit
Over the past few years, Australians have embraced online food delivery services such as UberEats, Deliveroo and Menulog. But home-delivered food comes with a climate cost, and single-use packaging is one of the biggest contributors. Our research found Australians placed 27 million online food orders in 2018. By 2024, this number is projected to increase… Read more »
Competition in Australian online food delivery space heats up as UK giant Just Eat agrees to acquire Menulog for $865 million
UK online food delivery startup Just Eat has agreed to acquire Australian startup Menulog for a reported $865 million. The deal, which is subject to approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board, comes three months after Menulog acquired Eat Now.