Article Date 06/06/2019

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Consumers love food delivery apps, but high commissions eat at restaurant owners

Source CBC News

It's no secret the meal delivery business is booming in Canada. Hungry consumers ordered $4.3 billion worth of meals in 2018 — $1 billion of that on meal delivery apps such as Uber Eats, Foodora and SkipTheDishes. 

That number will climb again this year, according to Ipsos Foodservice Monitor.

But Canadians' enthusiasm for a quick and easy dinner isn't shared by all restaurant operators, because the delivery platforms grab a 20 to 30 per cent commission off every sale.

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