TORONTO – Online food ordering service Just-Eat Canada Inc. said Monday it has bought rival GrubCanada Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
Toronto-based Just-Eat Canada, a subsidiary of the London, England-based Just-Eat Group, said the acquisition will give its customers access to more than 1,000 delivery restaurants across the country.
“Our acquisition of GrubCanada.com is an exciting step in strengthening our leadership as Canada’s best, most convenient and reliable online food ordering service for consumers to order food over the Internet and by mobile phone,” Just-Eat Canada managing director David Power said in a statement.
“This deal adds to an exciting month for Just-Eat.ca, having just launched in Quebec with a bilingual website.”
The addition of privately held GrubCanada.com will make more than 200 neighbourhood restaurants in Ontario and British Columbia available to Just-Eat Canada. The company’s website allows users to order food from local restaurants in cities including Vancouver; London, Ont.; Kitchener, Ont.; Guelph, Ont.; Toronto; Ottawa and Montreal.