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Singapore Online Groceries Guide: Amazon Fresh, Cold Storage, Fairprice On, Fresh Stop, Giant, Grab Mart, Grocery Owl, pandamart, RedMart, Sheng Siong Online, and Shopee Supermarket

Here is a guide to the online groceries platforms so you do not need to panic and “chiong” to NTUC for Phase 2 (Heightened Alert).


It has been more than a year since Singapore went into Circuit Breaker on 7th April 2020. During Circuit Breaker, the supermarkets were filled with people as we all rushed to get essentials for our stay-home period.

This year, we have made progress and shifted into the “Transition Phase”. Compared to last year, we are allowed more mobility and access to retail options. No doubt the pandemic has accelerated the need of e-commerce grocery platforms, and we are seeing more online groceries platforms popping up. Knowing that using online groceries delivery will not only save us some hassle, but with the Omicron variant recently infecting Singaporeans, doing shopping online will reduce our risk of exposure to COVID-19 and keep us safe.

As most of us have started to get used to food delivery, we can do the same for groceries shopping by ordering online. For a reasonable delivery fee, groceries will be delivered to our doorstep. We no longer need to carry heavy groceries bags, squeeze with the crowd, stand in the queue nor walk all over to find a single item.

Read Also: Why A Supermarket Run Is Similar (And As Dangerous) As A Bank Run

Here are 11 online groceries platform for us and our families to use so that we no longer need to queue for toilet paper.

  Minimum Order For Free Delivery Delivery fee Service fee
Amazon Fresh (Only For Amazon Prime Members) $60 $5.99 N.A
Cold Storage $59 $7 N.A
FairPrice On $79 $5 or $3 depending on order size. $3.99
Fresh Stop $60 $8  
Giant $59 $7 N.A
GrabMart $60 From $3 N.A
Grocery Owl $40 $7 N.A
pandamart $5 Free if you’re within range, otherwise from $2 N.A
RedMart $60 $5.99 or $3.99. Additional $1.99 for peak delivery timeslot. N.A
Sheng Siong Online $100 $6 N.A
Shopee Supermarket $40 $3.99 N.A

 

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#1 Amazon Fresh

The largest e-commerce platform in the world, Amazon landed on our shores back in 2017. Known for their efficiencies in logistics, Amazon offers a 2-hour delivery option to all Amazon Prime users. Currently, Amazon Fresh is available exclusively to Amazon Prime members which costs $2.99/per month.

We can enjoy same-day delivery (if available) when the order has been placed 3 hours prior to the delivery time slot and no later than 4 pm.

Minimum Order For Free Delivery: $60

Delivery fee: $5.99

Service fee: $0

Subscription (Amazon Prime): $2.99/month. The delivery fee still applies if the groceries order amount is less than $60.

#2 Cold Storage

Established in Singapore in 1903, Cold Storage is a household name known for its quality and premium products. Compared to other supermarket retailers, Cold Storage was the first supermarket to launch an online groceries platform back in 1997.

If we are in the mood of treating ourselves, there are many premium options available such as Wagyu beef and fresh cheese. Additionally, Dairy Farm (the parent company) has rolled out an affordable and quality house brand for food products called Meadows. Fans of Meadows Potato chips can skip the rush and order online for their famous flavours.

Currently, there is no same-day delivery and orders will be delivered the next day if there are available delivery slots.

Minimum Order For Free Delivery: $59

Delivery fee: $7

Service fee: Not Applicable (N.A)

Subscription: Not Applicable (N.A)

#3 Fairprice On

Singapore’s largest supermarket retailer, NTUC FairPrice comprises of FairPrice supermarkets, FairPrice Finest, FairPrice Xtra, FairPrice Xpress and Cheers convenience stores. Staying competitive, Fairprice revamped its online platform back in 2018 to provide a better experience for users.

For NTUC Plus! Membership users, link your Plus! Membership to your FairPrice account and continue to earn or redeem LinkPoints. Because, starting 1 August 2021, all Plus! members will be able to earn 0.5 LinkPoints per $1 spend made online, with no minimum spend requirement.

As delivery timeslots are based on availability, try booking the delivery a few days ahead. The designated delivery timeslots are about 2 hours long.

Minimum Order For Free Delivery: $79

Delivery fee: $5 for orders below $59 and $3 for orders ranging from $59 to $78.99.

Service fee: $3.99

Subscription (Digital Club): $9.99/month (waives service and delivery fee)

Read Also: [2021 Edition] NTUC Membership: Complete Guide To All The Benefits You Will Receive

#4 Fresh Stop

Shop for wet market items online at Fresh Stop Singapore. Entering the e-commerce groceries platform only a year ago, Fresh Stop offers a wide range of fresh groceries from local wet markets. As wet markets usually close by 1pm, Fresh Stop keeps items fresh by packing on the day of delivery and storing it in Styrofoam boxes with ice packs during transit.

They operate from Tuesday to Sunday, 8am to 5pm. For urgent same-day deliveries, expedited delivery fees are chargeable at $15.00 for orders confirmed before 12pm, subject to stocks availability.

Minimum Order For Free Delivery: $60

Delivery fee: $8

Service fee: Not Applicable (N.A)

Subscription: Not Applicable (N.A)

#5 Giant

Another brand that provides great value for its products, Giant is a supermarket that entered Singapore markets back in 2000. Additionally, Giant also carries the popular and affordable Meadows brand by Dairy Farm.

As delivery timeslots are based on availability, we can try to book our delivery a few days ahead. We can enjoy same-day delivery (if available) when the order has been placed at 11 am. The designated delivery timeslots are about 3 hours long.

Minimum Order For Free Delivery: $59

Delivery fee: $7

Service fee: Not Applicable (N.A)

Subscription: Not Applicable (N.A)

#6 GrabMart

Get everyday goods like supermarket items, health and beauty products, over-the-counter pharmacy supplies, and even fresh flower bouquets delivered to your door with GrabMart. Get your items as early as 8am and as late as 2am.

GrabMart delivers convenience items on-demand. Choose to get your orders delivered within the hour or schedule a delivery at your convenience. The minimum order amount differs based on the store, your location, and time of order. You will see the amount listed on the store’s page or at the checkout page before placing an order. A small order fee only applies to orders less than the minimum order amount of the store. There is also a platform fee of $0.30.

Minimum Order For Free Delivery: $40

Delivery fee: From $3 onwards

Service fee: Not Applicable (N.A)

Subscription: Not Applicable (N.A)

#7 Grocery Owl

Grocery Owl is an e-commerce platform powered by Lam Soon Singapore, the people who brought to you household brands like Knife Cooking Oil, UFC Refresh and Velvet, Zip dishwashing liquid, etc.

Delivery services will be available only on Tuesday to Saturdays, excluding Monday, Sundays and Public Holidays.

Minimum Order For Free Delivery: $40

Delivery fee: $7

Service fee: Not Applicable (N.A)

Subscription: Not Applicable (N.A)

#8 pandamart

pandamart stores a massive selection of everyone’s favourite brands, from Nestle to Colgate, from shampoo and cosmetics to snacks and fresh produce, ready to deliver in just 20 minutes. There’s no middleman, meaning foodpanda shop riders are always ready and waiting to deliver your shopping.

To order groceries online with foodpanda, just tap in your address and go to the “Shops” tab on the top of the listing. Then proceed as usual: browse through your favourite shops or go straight to pandamart, choose your products and go to the checkout.

Most shops have a minimum order value of $5.00 and many offer free delivery. You can place an order for less than the minimum order value and cover the difference during the checkout. You can always check this when placing your order. There is also a small order fee where you’ll have to pay the difference if you don’t reach the minimum order, and a platform fee of $0.29

Minimum Order For Free Delivery: From $5

Delivery fee: Free if you’re within range, otherwise from $2

Service fee: Not Applicable (N.A)

Subscription: Not Applicable (N.A)

#9 RedMart

Founded in 2011, RedMart was one of the pioneers in Singapore as a purely online groceries platform. Acquired by Lazada in 2016, it has since relaunched on Lazada platform in 2019. With over 100,000 listed products, RedMart aims to offer competitive prices against conventional supermarket retailers.

As delivery timeslots are based on availability, try booking the delivery a few days ahead. The designated delivery timeslots are about 2 hours long. Additionally, there would be an extra fee of $1.99 for peak delivery timeslots which are driven by demand. Currently, most timeslots are considered peak due to the increase in online groceries demand.

Minimum Order For Free Delivery: $60

Delivery fee: $5.99 for 2 hours slots and $3.99 for 6 hours slots. An additional $1.99 fee may apply for certain our delivery timeslot.

Service fee: Not Applicable (N.A)

Subscription: Lazada has suspended the LiveUp programme.

#10 Sheng Siong Online

From a small provision shop in Ang Mo Kio, Sheng Siong is now one of the major supermarket retailers in Singapore. In 2014, Sheng Siong launched its online platform – All For You, now renamed to Sheng Siong Online which delivers islandwide.

As delivery timeslots are based on availability, orders can be placed a few days before the expected delivery date. The designated delivery timeslots are about 2 or 3 hours long. We can enjoy same-day delivery (if available) when the order has been placed 3 hours prior to the delivery time slot and no later than 4 pm.

Minimum Order For Free Delivery: $100

Delivery fee: $6

Service fee: Not Applicable (N.A)

Subscription: Not Applicable (N.A)

#11 Shopee Supermarket

Shopee Supermarket was recently launched in April 2021. Currently, there are over 36,000 product offerings on the platform.

The current delivery option on Shopee Supermarket is Shopee Express Warehouse Direct. This means that the delivery would take about 1 to 2 days to arrive upon order. While we are unable to book our desired timeslot yet, we can track the delivery process on the platform.

Minimum Order For Free Delivery: $40

Delivery fee: $3.99

Service fee: Not Applicable (N.A)

Subscription: Not Applicable (N.A)

Read Also: Singapore Food Delivery Guide: GrabFood, FoodPanda, Deliveroo, Oddle Eats and AirAsia Food

This article was originally published on 30 May 2021 and updated with new information. Additional reporting by Sharon Zhong. 

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