Just Eat has announced that it has achieved its 500 millionth UK order.

The online delivery service reaches the milestone 10 months after hitting 400 million,

Graham Corfield, UK Managing Director of Just Eat said: “Reaching the half a billion order milestone in the UK is a massive achievement for this business. It’s testament to our commitment to be the food app that offers whatever you’re craving - from your local independent Chinese or Indian takeaway to ordering in from much-loved branded restaurants such as KFC and Burger King.

“Our rapid growth is also a result of the true partnership we’ve forged with our restaurant partners, supporting them to ensure these high street heroes thrive. As online food delivery rapidly becomes the norm, Just Eat is well positioned to continue championing all the restaurants we work with and delivering for the nation.”