Amazon has this week announced the expansion of its AmzonFresh grocery delivery service into Los Angeles, which joins Seattle as currently the only locations you can receive the new service.
The AmazonFresh services has been running for more than six years and has been quietly developed by Amazon offering dairy, meat, boxed groceries and other grocery goods direct to customers’ doors in insulated containers.
The expansion of the AmazonFresh service was rumoured last week by Reuters, but Amazon were unwilling to comment on the rumours, which have now been proved correct. The new service allows users to shop directly from their mobile iOS or Android smartphones, Amazon explains a little more about their new AmazonFresh:
“Shop any time, anywhere with our mobile apps. Shop our complete grocery and selected Amazon.com aisles, choose home delivery times, view past purchases and place your order quickly and easily. Enjoy convenient ways to shop for groceries, including search and browse, barcode scanning and expert picks. AmazonFresh is now available in the Los Angeles area in select zip codes as a free 90-day trial to Amazon Prime members.”
Amazon is also expected to roll out its new AmazonFresh grocery service to the San Francisco Bay Area later this year with further US cities expected to be added in 2014. As always we will keep you updated as news or rumours come to light.