Local Food and Grocery Delivery Companies You Should Get to Know
by Stephanie Koathes Mar 16, 2020
Sometimes you just can’t or don’t want to leave the house. This can be problematic when there are things you need.
Whether you’re avoiding heading out because you’re sick, don’t want to battle traffic or because of COVID-19 fears, these food and grocery delivery companies have you covered.
Mailpac Local Shop Club and Mailpac Local Groceries
Feel the need to make a trek to PriceSmart to stock up on food or household items, but dread the hunt for parking and the crowds? Well, Mailpac Local Shop Club takes the stress out of a PriceSmart trip. The service allows you to browse PriceSmart’s products and order online for delivery to your door. You can pre-pay online and provide instructions on where Mailpac can leave your goods if you’re unable to be there to collect. If you’re outside of Kingston, deliveries are only made twice monthly, on the middle and last Friday.
Mailpac Local Groceries, stocked by HiLo, brings the supermarket shelves to you online. You can shop everything from fruits, vegetables and meat, to dried and canned goods, dairy and frozen foods. This groceries service is currently only available in Kingston. at this time.
CoolMarket offers a range of products from office supplies to appliances, but their groceries section could also really come in handy. You can purchase meat, seafood, dairy products, produce and pantry items. Orders are processed and boxed for shipment Monday through Friday, excluding weekends and public holidays. CoolMarket will deliver to homes and offices. In response to the current COVID-19 outbreak, the company is offering free delivery island-wide on grocery orders over $5,000.
If you’re looking to buy a prepared meal rather than groceries to make one, then check out QuickPlate. This service delivers food from several restaurants like Chilitos, Uncorked, and 100. The restaurants you can order from depend on your location.
7Krave is another great food delivery option for when you can’t or don’t want to leave your house. Through their website or app, you can order from a variety of eateries at all price points, from Fish Pot and Little Tokyo to TGI Friday’s and South Avenue Grill.
The Pekkish app and website lets you order from a small selection of restaurants in Kingston and Montego Bay.
We hope this article comes in handy whenever you can’t (or really don’t want to!) leave the house.