Press Releases 2019


Metro Now Delivers Meals with SkipTheDishes 

Metro’s Fresh 2 Go meals available for delivery in GTA through SkipTheDishes

Toronto, August 19, 2019 - Metro Ontario announced today that it has joined forces with SkipTheDishes, Canada’s leading — and North America’s fastest growing — food delivery company, to begin delivering Metro’s exclusive Fresh 2 Go prepared foods directly to customers in the Greater Toronto Area.

First launched as a pilot project at Metro Lloyd Manor in Etobicoke, the initiative has been expanded to six more stores* to reach customers in Toronto, Etobicoke, and Burlington who are looking for freshly prepared meal ideas delivered right to their door. Metro’s Fresh 2 Go offering includes a selection of hot foods, pizza, side dishes and other popular items for order and delivery over the SkipTheDishes network. 

“We are very excited to partner with SkipTheDishes, and to begin delivering our fresh prepared foods directly to our customers. By utilizing SkipTheDishes’ network of professional couriers, it will allow Metro to focus on preparing the fresh, quality meals that our customers have come to know and expect, while expanding our online and delivery presence,” says Andre Gagne, Vice President, Fresh Merchandising, Metro.

"Our industry-leading technology offers our partners a robust platform to grow and expand their businesses, helping us bring fresh, new delivery options to Canadians," says Howard Migdal, SkipTheDishes, Managing Director for the Canadian Market. “Our customers are looking for a wide array of options when choosing what to order, and that's why partnerships like this could not be more important to us. We’re excited to now have Metro's deli-style meals as one of those options.”

In addition to a variety of lunchtime sandwich and salad combos is an array of affordable individual and family-sized ready to eat meals, making for easy dinners delivered at home or at the office by a SkipTheDishes courier.

With annual sales of approximately $16 billion, METRO INC. is a food and pharmacy leader in Québec and Ontario. As a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer, the company operates or services a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as of more than 650 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners, providing employment to almost 90,000 people. For more details, visit

About SkipTheDishes
At SkipTheDishes, we know you deserve great delivery. Our world-class, unparalleled technology powers millions of orders every month to bring hungry Canadians the food they want, delivered. Skip is Canada's leading and largest food delivery network, with tens of thousands of restaurants coast-to-coast in hundreds of communities across Canada. SkipTheDishes is proudly part of the Just Eat Group. Headquartered in the UK, Just Eat is a world-leader in the food delivery marketplace, with Skip’s renowned technology accelerating their global growth.


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