A study from research Organization NPD Group says that Canada’s food services industry is experiencing a stable economy; however, takeaways and drive-thru are expected to rise. Pizza is one of the most popular and favourite fast food not only throughout the world but also in Canada.
Linda Strachan, a Toronto-based industry analyst for foodservice with The NPD Group, shares that the Pizza chains in Canada are losing business these days. Also all sorts of fast foods are competing with the growing craze of fresh & healthy food these days and the aging population also cause a decline in consumption. However, irrespective of any condition, pizza remains one of the highest ordered foods from restaurants across Canada.
As on 2016, Pizza Pizza Limited has been the market leader in terms of revenue generation with C$459.7 million dollars. Pizza Hut, Domino’s Pizza and Panago Pizza Inc. follow the line with C$363.5, C$292 and C$165.5 million dollars. Let’s have a look at these notable Pizza chains in Canada:
Pizza Pizza Limited
Pizza Pizza Limited was established in 1967 and is headquartered in Toronto. It operates primarily in Ontario and Alberta. The company franchises and operates quick-service restaurants under the Pizza Pizza and Pizza 73 brands. Their vision is “best food, made especially for you”.
As of 2017, they employ over 3000 employees countrywide. They are operating a total of 667 franchised and licensed restaurants, 75 jointly-controlled restaurants and 10 company-owned restaurants across Canada.
Pizza Hut is a world famous restaurant chain from the U.S. It was established in 1958 and operates under the subsidiary of Yum Brands, Inc. They offer Italian-American cuisines including pizza, pasta, side dishes and desserts.
They have a network of 15000 stores worldwide including Canada. Pizza Hut Canada operates under the subsidiary of Pizza Hut and has at least 38 locations in Quebec and Greater Ottawa/Kingston Region.
Domino’s Pizza of Canada Ltd. (DPC) is a privately held company and the official Canadian Franchisee of the U.S. based Domino’s Pizza International Franchising, Inc. Domino’s has been a global leader in delivery and takeaway pizza. Headquartered in Ontario, they have almost 400 franchised locations across every province in Canada.
In spite of being a global leader, Domino’s is continuously trying for innovation in some way or the other. They claim that they along with their team members do everything according to the best interests of the customers.
Panago Pizza Inc.
Panago Pizza Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Abbotsford, Canada. They operate and franchise restaurants in Canada. Since the last more than 25 years, Panago has created a status of being one of the most famous deliveries and takeaway pizza franchises in the country. Their remarkable customer service also contributes a lot to their success.
They operate 180 stores countrywide and claim that their commitment to provide only fresh quality pizza helps them to serve over 8 million pizzas per year & also drive them to grow more.