FreshDirect Helps Android Users Buy Groceries On-the-Go

Long Island City, NY, September 30, 2011 --( FreshDirect, New York City’s premier online grocer, is now helping busy families order groceries from just about anywhere, using their Android™ phones with FreshDirect’s new Android app.

Now busy parents can stock up their pantries and load up refrigerators during their commute to-and-from work, while on the playground, or from the office, among countless other places. Shoppers may also add groceries to their carts as they remember or run out of items.

The new Android app lets customers search the store, shop from previous orders and shopping lists, change existing orders, choose from early-morning to late-night delivery available time slots, and contact customer service. The instinctive features allow families to shuttle kids among activities, run errands, and keep up-to-speed with their busy lifestyles without having to waste time in a grocery checkout line or having to wait for computer access.

FreshDirect recently released an updated version of its iPhone® app, streamlining features; now customers may shop from their Android phones, iPhones, and online at

FreshDirect, which delivers local farm produce, fresh food, and groceries, sources seasonal favorites from more than 60 local farms. This means that produce checks in and heads right out, sans middleman, keeping fruits, vegetables, and dairy products fresher for longer in customers’ refrigerators.

Family meals come together quickly, thanks to FreshDirect’s chef-prepared offerings, such as: Heat and Eat, Ready to Cook, and Sides in a Snap. Nutritionist-approved Kids Meals make sure kids get a complete serving of vegetables, along with vitamins and nutrients; regardless of childhood chaos. 4-Minute Meals cooked just hours before let busy families eat real meals when they want them, with 70 varieties to choose from, including meals with 2+ servings of vegetables and those high in fiber. FreshDirect’s pastries, desserts, and artisanal and parbaked breads always rise to the occasion and come in extremely handy at school bake sales.

About FreshDirect
FreshDirect is the leading profitable online grocer in the U.S. with customers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. It is known for its fresh-from-the-farm foods and brand-name groceries at everyday low prices, all delivered to customers’ doors. FreshDirect’s food experts rate all produce and seafood every morning and give each item an Expert Quality Rating to help customers choose what is best and in-season. FreshDirect customers can enjoy over 600 Entrees and Side Dishes, made fresh daily by professional chefs using the finest, freshest ingredients. FreshDirect ranks 70th on Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide®. For more information, please visit For updates, follow us on Twitter: @freshdirect and on Facebook:

Maria Coder