Best Sites to Buy Groceries Online in India in 2021
The trend of buying groceries online, even in post-lockdown days, is not only welcomed by customers, but is fortunately here to stay for now. Portals like JioMart, Big Basket, Grofers and apps/websites from stores like Big Bazaar, Star Bazaar allow you to search products easily, provide special offers and secure payment gateways so you can order groceries safely and seamlessly.
To further benefit from online grocery shopping, check out JioMart discounts offering 50% off on edibles and non-perishable staples, snacks and pulses, soft drinks and Basmati rice with up to 50% off on dry fruits, sweets, desi ghee, paneer and 48% off on spices. You can also shop at the half price store to get discounts on all fresh food categories and refreshments or use JioMart coupons to redeem additional savings with free delivery on all orders.
Shop online at your convenience from any of the following grocery sites:
1. Amazon Pantry
Order imperishable food supplies, pantry ingredients and cooking items, snacks, beverages and other daily household essentials with Amazon’s supermarket store. You can also order grocery and gourmet food items including baking supplies, sweets, chocolates, ready-to-eat meals or breakfast mixes and more.
In addition to the Amazon pantry tab on the main website, you can also search Amazon Fresh to order unpreserved vegetables, health and personal care products, cleaning supplies, household essentials and choose delivery slots to ensure you get products at the earliest.
2. Big Basket
The user-friendly website of Big Basket (A TATA Enterprise) lists a wide range of handpicked warehouse goods to provide contactless, on-time delivery of products to consumers directly, while maintaining high-quality standards. You can choose slotted or express delivery and choose from speciality stores to order bakery goods or sweets.
In addition to fresh fruits and vegetables, you can order food grains, sprouts, oil, spices, dals and pulses, frozen snacks, dairy products, poultry and meat. You can also find sanitization ingredients, ayurvedic medicines, personal care essentials at 40% – 50% discount.
3. Big Bazaar
The Big Bazaar online ‘store to door’ Android/iOS app and website can be used to order fruits and vegetables, bakery, dairy and frozen goods, eggs, meat, seafood, pantry staples, ketchup and sauces, fruit juices, packaged food items, beverages and more.
You can also find sweets and namkeens, chocolates, household essentials, skin and home care items, laundry and sanitary products that can be delivered within 2 hours at up to 50% discount. The festive section offers discounts on dry fruits, desi snacks, and packaged sweets.
4. Flipkart Supermart
Walmart-owned groceries from Flipkart Supermart delivers fresh staples, daily meals, provisions like dal, flour, namkeens, spices, dairy products, snacks and beverages along with household essentials like sanitary products, detergents, beauty needs, self-care and hygiene products.
You can order any of the listed premium products including packaged food and use the ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ option to get the lowest prices on grocery purchases. The website allows you to look for organic products according to brand and filter search according to price, customer ratings, offers, discount, availability and more.
Get freshly acquired fruits and vegetables daily, dairy and bakery goods, meat and seafood, beauty, wellness essentials, personal and domestic care supplies with 10-minute order delivery of household essentials from Grofers. You can use the app to also order newly-launched products from renowned brands.
Besides a wide range of products, Grofers also allows app and online portal users to benefit from discounts like promo code usage to get a 50% discount on first order. Customers can choose infinite payment options, get guaranteed contactless delivery and track their order in real time.
The online shopping platform by Reliance Retail Limited is a customer centric service that focuses on well-timed deliveries, providing a feasible and instinctual purchasing experience. The service allows you to order without specific minimum transaction amount and provides multiple payment options, including Sodexo meal cards.
You can choose among categories like farm fresh and exotic fruits and vegetables, fresh flowers, herbs and seasonings, dairy, bakery snacks, fresh batter and chutney, along with staples like flour varieties, food grains, spices, dry fruits, nuts and that are available in different combos or use JioMart coupons to redeem 50% – 70% discount.
7. Nature’s Basket
Get fresh ingredients, fine gourmet food from Nature’s Basket online platform and physical retail stores. The featured categories available on this mobile application and desktop website include fresh fruits and vegetables, fish and meat, groceries, artisanal breads, international cuisine products, instant meals and more.
You can also find FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) including packaged food, beverages, toiletries, stationary, personal care essentials, over-the-counter medicines along with confectionery and patisserie, array of cheese, scrumptious bakery products using their accessible website providing easy search and quick checkouts.
8. Spencer’s Retail
One of the first retailers featuring food and groceries, Spencer’s now also operates in liquor, apparel, general household merchandise and appliance sectors. The brand stocks an assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables, breads, poultry, meat and fish, specialty food, FMCGs, personal care products and other utility essentials.
The products are available in a variety of sizes and quantities, offered by renowned brands. You can check expiry dates of products and get orders delivered within 3 hours, or choose flexible delivery slots.
9. StarQuik (a TATA enterprise)
Get a simplified shopping experience with a wide variety of fresh and exotic fruits, vegetables, organic foods, frozen or fresh meats and seafood. You can track orders, repeat previous purchases or look for bestsellers and handpicked products with instant free home delivery for purchases above ₹500.
The #AasaanGrocery campaign showcases how customers can choose convenient delivery slots (from 10am to midnight), order products with just a single click and get groceries delivered safely within 3 hours.
Redefining online grocery ordering with a new cloud initiative, Swiggy Instamart aims to expand the Swiggy Genie experience to deliver groceries within 45 minutes (from 6am to 1am). The online portal gives an in-store experience with its ‘shop by category’, ‘frequently bought items’, ‘must try this week’, ‘in focus today’ and curated collections.
The smartphone application provides a convenient and efficient shopping experience, whereas the offers/discounts section and 3D imagery interface with regular pop-up notifications keep customers updated about new deals featuring unique categories like cooking essentials, munchies, trendsetting healthy goods, chocolates, deserts and more.
Save time with easy, convenient grocery shopping and instant delivery to access a huge variety of products available at best prices. Use coupons, promotional codes, festive sales, app/website deals to benefit from online grocery purchases.
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