Would you like to know more about the list the 5 largest food delivery companies in the world? Great! We are to show you around in the world of the food delivery companies, based on Insider Monkey’s latest compilation. What is sure that the pandemic situation has favored to the food delivery companies. Thousands of millions of people were enforced to stay at home, under self-isolation, and we could go only for shopping and chemist’s. All those who could do, ordered meals and foods from restaurants and supermarkets. Actually, the food delivery industry is predicted to gain a considerable growth from $107.44 billion in 2019 and to $111.32 billion in 2020. No wonder, the food delivery sector continuously grows, especially this year, although it’s role in the US market decreased at 6% in 2018.
And now, without a further ado let’s see what Insider Monkey has brought up with. We have picked up two companies from the list, as usual. The first one is Ubereats (NYSE: UBER) with a total revenue of $1.2 billion. According to Insider Monkey’s research, it is “an exploratory service trialed in 2014 by Uber’s then-CEO Travis Kalanick.” It was launched in a small Santa Monica test area and Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. Only a year later it already had locations in New York, Chicago and even in Barcelona. Not too long after it had its unique app separate from its ride-sharing app Uber. By now, Ubereats has reached 1,000 cities and half a million of restaurants. Nowadays Ubereats announced acquisition of its San Francisco-based rival Postmates Inc for 2.65 billion USD increasing its market share to 30%. Grubhub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) overtakes Ubereats with a total revenue of $1.3 billion. It’s among the largest food delivery companies in America with catering more than 300,000 restaurants. Grubhub can boas with 22 million active diners currently, and it is present in more than 4,000 cities in the United States. It was established in Chicago in 2004 and merged with Seamless Platform in 2013. If you are interested in the entire article please skip ahead and click to the list of the largest food delivery companies in the world.