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How Deliveroo and UberEATS are changing the £9bn food delivery landscape

Let’s face it, we all love a takeaway, and the emergence of many food delivery service platforms means getting a takeaway in 2016 has never been easier.

The takeaway sector was worth an estimated £9bn to the UK economy in 2014, a figure that is set to grow massively with the development of already-established online delivery platforms and the emergence of new food tech companies.

Sites like Just Eat and have dominated the online food delivery space for over 10 years, but delivery-only firms like Deliveroo and UberEATS are now shaking things up.

Just last week, Deliveroo closed a $275m Series E funding round – their fourth round since January 2015 – showing there’s certainly strong investor appetite for their business model....