Online Commerce giant Amazon on Thursday stated that its grocery delivery service – Amazon Pantry – is now present in 110 cities across India. It is to be noted that Amazon Pantry was launched as pilot project in Hyderabad in the year 2016. It ensures that customers get the products they order on Pantry the very next day.
In a press release, the company said that the service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar, Coimbatore, Hooghly, Hubli, Indore, Kanpur, Lucknow, Nagpur, Panjim, Vijayawada, and Ranchi, among others.
Interestingly, in Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Pune, customers can choose from time slots to schedule their order deliveries.
“Amazon Pantry has become popular with customers as it offers unbeatable savings and convenience of door step delivery, month after month,” said Saurabh Srivastava, Director - Category Management, Amazon India, in a statement.
“We have now added more than 70 cities and towns in the last few months to take the total number of cities covered by Amazon Pantry to 110. Customers even in smaller cities like Ichalkaranji in Maharashtra, Kaithal in Haryana and Belgaum in Karnataka can now enjoy the benefits of Amazon Pantry,” he added.
Importantly, Amazon isn't the only e-commerce site which offers grocery shopping in India. Apart from Amazon, hyperlocal apps such as Grofers, Big Basket are present in the Indian market. Amazon Pantry’s product range includes staples, snacks, beverages, packaged food, household supplies, personal care, and baby products, among others. However, fresh vegetables and fruits are not included in this service.