Chandigarh, 11 April 2022: Amazon India today announced the extension of Amazon Fresh, its full basket grocery service to Chandigarh. The Amazon Fresh app-in-app experience will offer a wide selection of over 3,000 grocery products including fruits, vegetables, chilled products, beauty, baby, personal care, and pet products among other daily grocery needs. Customers in Chandigarh will be able to enjoy super value savings and three-hour delivery slots starting 8 AM to 8 PM.
Sameer Khetarpal, Director, Grocery, Food and Health, Amazon India said, “Amazon Fresh is a one-stop online destination that offers customers vast selection, unmatched value and convenience. We are committed to serve our customers and are driven by our commitment to be an ‘everything’ and ‘everyday’ store. Customers in Chandigarh will now have access to purchase high-quality locally grown fruits and vegetables delivered safely at their doorstep. This is in-line with our mission to enable local farmers across the region to leverage the marketplace and become a part of the digital economy.
For Prime members, Amazon.in has introduced free shipping, i.e., *free delivery on all orders above INR 199. Customers can also benefit from the Supersaver deals that will help them save more when they want to stock up for the month. Apart from great savings, wide selection of products, and fast and convenient delivery options in one single online destination, Amazon Fresh has upgraded shopping experience, with a dedicated app-in-app for grocery, and convenient features like personalized widgets and reminders to ensure that frequently shopped items aren’t forgotten during checkout.
To assure customers of quality produce, Amazon continues to invest in a state-of-art technology robust temperature-controlled supply chain infrastructure that provides high-quality fresh fruits and vegetables to the customers. Amazon uses the technology to inspect and monitor quality at multiple stages once the produce is sourced from farmers and dispatched to the processing centres. The fresh produce (fruits and vegetables) is then sorted, graded, and packed in different sizes at the processing centres and dispatched to Amazon Fresh fulfilment centres located closer to customers. The fulfilment centres operate with 4 separate temperature zones (Ambient, Tropical, Chilled and Frozen) to maintain the quality and freshness of produce. Amazon is committed to making the best use of its agro-tech capabilities to, assist the farmers in improving their farm yield, and its customers with high quality produce.
Clicking on the Amazon Fresh icon on the homepage takes you to the dedicated grocery shopping store, where you’ll find features that help you build your weekly/monthly basket in a few minutes. Shopping for groceries online has become more rewarding, fast, safe and convenient with Amazon Fresh.