Which are Ontario’s Most Influential Food Delivery Startups in 2023?

Food delivery startups have been taking the food and tech industry by storm. Providing convenience and efficiency to consumers in our fast-paced world is now more important than ever. A plethora of food delivery startups are popping up, each offering unique and innovative solutions. In this article, we’re taking a look at 15 of Ontario, Canada’s most interesting food delivery startups, from marketplaces for home-cooked meals to apps for on-demand ethnic food delivery.

Ontario, known for its bustling cities and diverse food scene, has been fertile ground for food delivery startups. These businesses are revolutionizing how we order, prepare and consume food, using technology to make the process seamless, convenient and enjoyable. They’ve also provided a platform for local chefs and food creators to reach a wider customer base.

We’ll explore each of these startups, their unique selling points, industries, and founding teams.


Cookin is a homemade food delivery marketplace that connects people with delicious home-cooked meals delivered straight to their doorsteps. Cookin operates under Consumer Goods, Food and Beverage, Food Delivery, and Marketplace industry. This game-changing concept was founded by Michael Baruch, Morley Ivers, and Philip Yuzpe.

Ninja Delivery

Ninja Delivery is a Canadian e-commerce website that offers food, drink, and household items delivery service. This startup operates under the E-Commerce and Food Delivery industry.


Founded by Donald Cheung, CookOut is a homemade food delivery marketplace with a twist – it has social media elements which allow food creators to sell their food directly to customers. CookOut is categorized under the Food Delivery, Information Technology, Marketplace, and Sharing Economy industries.

Spatula Foods

Spatula Foods is a chef-to-consumer online marketplace offering top-notch meals and food products. It operates under the Food and Beverage, Food Delivery, and Restaurants industry.


Relocalize founded by Grant Jobb and Wayne McIntyre, aims to reshape the food industry by building microfactories for food. Relocalize covers industries including Consumer Goods, Food Delivery, Food Processing, Hardware, Industrial, Industrial Automation, Manufacturing, Retail Technology, and Robotics.

Snap Shop

Tagged as your “Convenience store in your Pocket”, Snap Shop was founded by Talha Khan. This startup operates under the Delivery, Delivery Service, and Food Delivery industries.

Revive Superfoods

Revive Superfoods, founded by Anis Barakat, Nour Kaiss Soliman, and Yousuf Soliman, offers pre-portioned smoothies, oats, and more delivered to your doorstep. The company falls under the Food and Beverage and Food Delivery industry. Check out Revive Superfoods for more details.

Pumpkin Kart

Providing an on-demand ethnic food and grocery delivery service, Pumpkin Kart was established by Philip Correya and Visal Varghese. The startup is part of the Delivery Service, E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Food Delivery, and Grocery industries.


AONE CANADA INC is a multifaceted platform offering services including Ride Sharing, Food and Groceries Delivery, Local Air Transport, Soft Logistic, and Courier Service. It was founded by Abayomi Oladipupo.


For those craving home-cooked meals, Tre’dish offers these through its delivery services. Tre’dish operates under the Food and Beverage, Food Delivery, and Food Processing industry.


Offering a unique approach, ZipLunch seeks to utilize restaurant downtime effectively. Founders Maj Martin Qureshi, and Majdi Alnabih launched this innovative startup within the Food and Beverage, Food Delivery, Logistics, and Restaurants industry.

Synkar Autonomous

Founded by André Barros, Evandro Barros, and Lucas Assis, Synkar Autonomous is revolutionizing food delivery with their autonomous delivery solutions. Their business is categorized under the Artificial Intelligence, Delivery Service, Food Delivery, and Robotics industry.


Savoz, founded by Yasear Saad, is an eCommerce retailer providing consumers the ability to buy groceries and household essentials at wholesale prices, under industries like E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Food Delivery, Grocery, and Wholesale.

Local Driver

Local Driver is a driver-owned ride-hailing and delivery platform cooperative. It was founded by Ahmed Attia, AJ Calloway, and Al Norman and covers the Delivery Service, Food Delivery, Ride Sharing and Transportation industries.

Wanda Technologies

Virtual grocery store Wanda Technologies delivers groceries directly to your fridge. The company operates under the E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Food Delivery, Grocery, and Logistics industries.

These Ontario-based, food delivery startups are keeping foodies satisfied with fresh, unique, and delicious options delivered quickly and conveniently. In the ever-evolving food-tech industry, they’re creating significant waves. As they continue to innovate, we can’t wait to see where they’ll take the industry next.

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