In a time where we’re relying on food delivery apps more than ever before, it’s disappointing to hear that one, that’s beloved by so many, is leaving us. It’s just been announced that food delivery app, Foodora will be leaving the Canadian marketplace, and it’s happening soon.
After 5 years in Canada, The delivery app will cease all Canadian operations by end of day on May 11.
In a release, the company stated that it “has been unable to reach a level of profitability in Canada that’s sustainable enough to continue operations.”
“I’m very proud of what foodora has accomplished over the last few years. I’ve been able to witness food delivery grow from its infancy into what it is today, and helping to build a brand I’m proud of. However, there’s been some challenges along the way. We’re faced with strong competition in the Canadian market, and operate a business that requires a high volume of transactions to turn a profit. We’ve been unable to get to a position which would allow us to continue to operate without having to continually absorb losses,” said David Albert, Managing Director of foodora Canada.
All employees and riders have been notified and, according to this release, “will continue to be paid as stipulated in their contractual agreements.”
Foodora currently has a roster of 3,000 restaurants in 10 cities across Canada.
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