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Correction: A previous version of this story misstated the year that DoorDash was founded.

(CNN Business) —  

DoorDash, America’s biggest food delivery service, is heading to the other side of the globe.

The six-year-old startup added its first city outside North America on Wednesday, launching in Melbourne and announcing plans to grow its business in Australia over the next year.

“We are excited by the opportunity to extend our vision to a brand new continent for the first time,” Thomas Stephens, the company’s acting general manager for Australia, said in a blog post.

He added in a statement to CNN Business that the company chose Melbourne because of its “strong restaurant density and geographic reach into the suburbs which was being underserved by delivery options.”

The company will face significant competition. Food delivery is a notoriously competitive sector, and players like Uber (UBER) Eats and Deliveroo have been operating in Melbourne for years.

To help win customers, DoorDash has teamed up with thousands of restaurants and says it’s partnering with more businesses “every day.”