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Uber Eats celebrates 1 billion orders world-wide

Saudi Arabia, September 12, 2019

RIYADH — In less than four years, Uber Eats has delivered one billion Eats orders to more than 500 cities around the world, all while keeping average delivery time under 30 minutes.

Uber Eats is changing the way people eat by making food for all occasions, in any location, available for delivery at the push of a button.

Across Europe, Middle East and Africa, Uber Eats partners with 60,000+ restaurants in over 250+ cities, curating the best selection of restaurants - from household names like McDonald’s to the local family run pizzeria.

The announcement comes as data reveals the growing food delivery market, which is expected to be worth nearly $21 billion by 2023, is playing an increasingly important role in the growth of small and medium sized restaurants. For the 70% of Uber Eats restaurants that are small and medium sized businesses, food delivery is expected account for an increasing proportion of their overall revenue.

Uber Eats has a strong presence in the Middle East, and is currently available in 6 cities across Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Most recently, Uber Eats appointed a new General Manager in Saudi Arabia to oversee operations there, and focus on further diversifying Uber Eats’ selection of restaurants, while ensuring to deliver on the brand promise and offer app users one of the fastest and most reliable delivery experience.

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