Online shopping has been in trend for a long time now. And why shouldn’t it be. You can buy all the stuff you want without even having to get out of your couch. What can be better than that? We can shop literally everything online now ranging from smartphones to even cow dung cakes. Even groceries and other household items now sell online.
You don’t have to go outside and wait in long lines or wander in crowded markets to buy your things anymore. But the problem with groceries is that they directly affect our health. Groceries are something we consume and they need to be fresh and healthy. If they are not in perfect state, it can lead to serious health issues.
Now obviously you can not check a potato or a tomato through your mobile screen. Hence it is normal to be skeptic about online grocery shopping. But you need not to worry as we have compiled a list of the best grocery shopping portals in India.With these on your list you can enjoy the benefits of online shopping without any worries.
Here’s list of the Best Online Grocery Store In India:
Spencer’s was first founded in 1863 as a a chain of retail food stores. At present it is one of the biggest retail chains spread across 35 big cities of India. Spencer’s has also made a name in online shopping over time. At present it ships over 30,000 products across locations in over 10 big cities of India. Along with fruits & vegetables, Spencer’s offers bakery, dairy, beverages, packaged foods and meat as well.
A lot of payments options are available that include credit/debit card, net banking, Sodexo, PayTM, Spencer’s Wallet or Cash On Delivery. There are no delivery charges which is amazing.
Delivery time slots vary according to location. The groceries go through quality checks before being shipped for assurance that the products are fresh and healthy.
Spencer’s also have a Smart Award program. Being a member of this program rewards points for every purchase which can then be redeemed and used for future purchases.
Bigbasket is one of the biggest online retail store with over 18,000 types of products from over 1000 brands to sell. The products include all kind of groceries like fruits, vegetables, oils, spices and meats as well.
Bigbasket offers delivery services across locations of 25 big cities all over India. Bigbasket offers 4 time slots for delivery ; 7 am to 9:30 am, 9:30 am to 12 pm, 5 pm to 7:30 pm and 7:30 pm to 10 pm. For payment users can either use a credit/debit card, sodexo or opt for cash on delivery.
Bigbasket offers a digital wallet service called bbWallet which can be used for easier transactions and refunds. However the wallet credit can not be transferred back to bank or any other wallets. Bigbasket also offers a premium membership called bbStar which removes delivery charges on orders above 600 INR.
With over 3 million downloads on both Android and iOs, Grofers is one of the most popular grocery shopping platform. Grofers works over a network of over 5,000 partnered stores and supplies to locations across 16 major cities of India. Grofers is divided in 8 subgroups of itself that deal with different types of products.
These mini-brands are Grofers Happy Day, Grofers Happy Home, Grofers Mothers choice, Grofers Happy Baby, G Fresh, O’range, Savemore and Havemore.
Savemore and Havemore are budget-oriented options that offer entry-level brands that cost less. The products that Grofers offers range from fruits & vegetables to snacks, chocolates, dairies, beverages etc.
Grofers also offer pet foods. Verious online payments modes are available like credit/debit cards, netbanking, PayTM, PayU Money and Mobikwik Wallet. Cash on delivery is available as well and delivery charges vary according to location.
Nature’s Basket is an online supermarket that is known for its premium quality products. It was first a part of Godrej Group but has been bought by previously mentioned Spencer’s Retail as of last year.
Nature’s Basket ships a wide array of food items to locations in 36 major cities of India. Other than regular groceries, Nature’s Basket ships exotic fruits & vegetables, bakery, confectionery, fish & meat and a wide range of cheese.
It is also one of the few portals that ship imported fruits and vegetables. Pet supplies, cooking aids & guides and meal kits are sold as well.
There are 5 delivery timeslots available ; 8-10 am, 11-1 pm, 2-4 pm, 5-7:30 pm and 7:30-10 pm. 40 INR delivery ivery charges are applied on all purchases.
Amazon is already a leading online shopping portal worldwide. They have a grocery section of their own as well which has been getting popular gradually. Amazon Pantry ships to over 150 cities across India at present.
This is way more than any other grocery shopping portals online. Amazon Pantry offers a vast range of groceries that include foods and household items. Amazon Pantry is limited in one sense although.
You can only order grocery items that are worth more than 200 INR. Delivery charges cost 59 INR but for Amazon Prime members the delivery charges are 30 INR. There are no delivery charges for orders that go over 599 INR.
Flipkart is the major rival of Amazon in India. It was launched by Flipkart as their answer to Amazon’s Amazon Pantry. Flipkart Supermart makes its place on the list thanks to its vast range of products and availability.
The products include fruits, veggies, pulses, flours, oils, snacks, beverages, dairy, eggs, packaged foods etc and household items like detergents, cleaners etc.
Flipkart Supermart features unique 1 rupee deals where various legit items are priced at just 1 INR. Delivery charges vary and orders worth more than 600 INR are eligible for free delivery.
Naturally Yours is the most popular organic food brand in India. They ship over 100 health-oriented products to more than 3000 locations across 23 states. Naturally Yours works with hundreds of farmers and farmer groups to provide only true natural products. This helps the farmers who are the backbone of this country.
The products include Rice & Millets, Gluten Free Pastas, Millet Noodles, Seeds & Nuts, Ayurvedic products etc. The delivery charges are fixed 40 INR while orders above 499 INR are eligible for free delivery. Various modes of payments are accepted which includes debit/credit card, net banking, MobiKwik and PayTM. Refunds are not allowed.