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42.6: Percentage of a Filipino family’s income that is spent on food, according to preliminary results of the 2009 Family Income and Expenditure Survey.

P974: Estimated amount that a Filipino had to spend to meet his/her monthly food needs in 2009, according to the latest official poverty statistics from the National Statistical Coordination Board.

P4, 869: Minimum monthly income needed by a Filipino family of five to meet basic food needs in 2009

P40: Fixed charge for food delivery from McDonald’s.  The establishment requires no minimum food purchase for delivery.

70: Estimated number of Jollibee branches that offer delivery services in Metro Manila.  Jollibee also offers delivery services in more than 100 cities and municipalities in Northern and Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

1989: Year that Pizza Hut started its delivery service in the Philippines.

150+: Total number of partner establishments of City Delivery, a delivery service that covers Metro Manila areas, including Las Piñas, Makati, Mandaluyong, Manila, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig and Quezon City.

P500: Minimum food and beverage order for Quick Delivery, a multi-establishment delivery service that delivers from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. every day.

3: Minimum number of dishes that entitles a customer to free delivery from the food delivery service Kitchen Knight that has a selection of Filipino, Korean, Japanese and Thai dishes. Delivery hours are from 6 p.m.-3 a.m.  An additional P50 delivery fee will be charged for an order of two dishes or less.

Compiled by Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research

Sources: PDI Archives, National Statistics Office, National Statistical Coordination Board, mcdonalds.com.ph, jollibee.com.ph, citydelivery.ph, quickdelivery.ph, kitchenknight.com, pizzahut.com.ph

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