Just Eat, the online takeaway service, has been nominated as a National Champion representing the UK in the 2013/14 European Business Awards.

The UK business was founded over eight years ago and currently has a network of over 22,500 takeaway restaurant partners.

The European Business Awards are now in their 8th year and is engaged with over 24,000 businesses from 33 European countries, with 709 companies from across Europe named today as National Champions.

Graham Corfield, Just Eat’s UK managing director, said: “We’re very proud to represent the UK as a National Champion. This recognises the leading role we’ve taken in innovating the takeaway experience for consumers. With over 50% of our UK orders placed on a mobile device in the first six months of 2014, we aim to lead the way at home and abroad alongside our restaurant partners in connecting more takeaway restaurants to consumers in an ever evolving market.”