Dread the long drive to pick up your weekly groceries at the supermarket, or simply don’t have the time to do so without leaving the kids at home? Lucky for us, online shopping is a growing trend in Malaysia.
The Makchic team trawled the Internet looking for online grocery stores. Here are 15 such services where you can skip the long queues, save time and order vegetables, fruits and everything in between from the comforts of your own home!
Grocery Delivery Service #1: Redtick
Redtick is an online grocery shopping company founded in 2010 which features an appealing layout that’s not only easy on the eyes but makes shopping much more accessible. This is due to the convenient tabs that shoppers can click into to immediately find the products they were looking for. Mums who aren’t particularly tech-savvy will even find that shopping is simpler through Redtick. What’s special is the tab created specially for babies, so getting diapers and baby bath products becomes easier.
Delivery Areas: Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Seri Kembangan and Puchong.
Delivery Slots: 2-hour time slots between 10am-10pm.
Payment Methods: Cash on delivery or through an online payment, via Molpay.
Delivery Fees: RM8 for orders below RM100; free delivery for orders over RM100.
Grocery Delivery Service #2: Tesco Online
Not only do customers get their pick at the widest range of products available at Tesco, they can have their groceries delivered right to their doorstep. Once the order has been confirmed, Tesco’s trained personal shoppers will handpick the freshest and longest sell-by dates products according to your shopping list. Afraid you’ll miss out on any in-store promotions? Fret not as the same promotions also apply to all online-bought products on the day of delivery.
Delivery Areas: Klang Valley, Penang and Johor Bahru. Use their checker to find out if deliveries are made to your area.
Delivery Slots: 2-hour delivery windows are available from 10am to 10pm, daily. Bookings can be made up to 3 weeks in advance while changes and cancellation are possible at any time up to 11pm on the day before your order is due to be delivered.
Payment Methods: Made upon delivery at the door by credit (Visa and Master) or debit card. Cash is not accepted.
Delivery Fees: Service charge is shown during slot-booking.
Website: Tesco Online.
Grocery Delivery Service #3: GrocerExpress
To busy folks residing in Petaling Jaya, you’re in luck! GrocerExpress is here to help restock forgotten household items and make ordering daily groceries a breeze (in just 5 minutes) from desktop, tablet or smartphone. On the day that an order is placed, expect the groceries to be made on the same day and this saves time, money and trouble too!
Delivery areas: Few zones in Petaling Jaya.
Delivery slots: Made on Mondays-Fridays (2-10pm), except weekends and Public Holidays. Check schedule here. Delivery can be changed to a later time and new orders must be made for additional items.
Payment Methods: Cash on Delivery and Cheque from companies. Online payment through credit card will be supported in the future.
Delivery Fees: For next-day deliveries, RM3 and RM5 is charged for before and after 5pm respectively. Same-day delivery fees information is not available on the site yet. No minimum order is required.
Grocery Delivery Service #4: Freshcart
Looking to get more veggies and fruits in your kids’ daily intake? This online grocery store is perfect for mums who wish to introduce a healthy diet for their little ones, and the entire family. A new Google Docs link is available every single week whereby customers can view the produce and make their selection. All fruits and vegetables are inspected and sampled by the team before narrowing down the best ones as items of the week.
Delivery Areas: KLCC, KL Sentral, Mid Valley, Bangsar, Hartamas, Publika, Sri Damansara, Desa Park City, Kepong, Damansara Perdana, Kota Damansara, Bandar Utama, TTDI, Damansara, Kelana Jaya, Subang Jaya, Ara Damansara, Puchong, Setia Alam and Kota Kemuning.
Delivery Slots: Office drop-offs are from Wednesday – Friday (Morning / Afternoon), while home deliveries are on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights and Saturday mornings or afternoons.
Payment Methods: Cash on delivery.
Delivery Fees: RM7 delivery charges apply for orders below RM70. Free delivery for purchases over RM70.
Grocery Delivery Service #5: HappyFresh
Fancy a personal shopper of your own to fetch groceries for you in under sixty minutes? Through the online website or app, select and choose grocery items from stores within your area and they’ll either be delivered within the hour or depending on your whereabouts, there is also the option to select a designated delivery slot.
Delivery Areas: Most areas in the Klang Valley.
Delivery Slots: Within the hour/Any one-hour time slots between 10am-10pm.
Payment Methods: Online payment.
Delivery Fees: Free delivery for first order, RM20 for orders under RM100, RM15 for orders above RM100.
Grocery Delivery Service #6: Bonfisken Seafood Market
Fish and seafood processing specialist for over 22 years, Bonfisken Seafood Market will change any negative assumptions you had about buying frozen seafood. By freezing the fishes at sea, the freshness is sealed in along with the taste and nutrition. The frozen seafood are prepackaged into vacuum-sealed bags that can be stored for up to five months and ready to be thawed overnight when needed, which is more economical and environmentally-friendly. Bonfisken offers an impressive range of seafood: cold-smoked, frozen raw, marinated, salmon terrines, smoked and fresh too.
Delivery Areas: Klang Valley only.
Delivery Slots: Mondays to Fridays (10am – 4pm), Saturdays (9am – 12pm). No deliveries on Sundays and Public Holidays.
Payment Methods: All credit cards are accepted
Delivery Fees: RM 50. (Free delivery for orders over RM150)
Website: Bonfisken Seafood Market.
Grocery Delivery Service #7: Planet Organics
The team at Planet Organics is an Earth-loving bunch dedicated to providing natural, healthy and develop natural, healthy, and organic products to local customers. Besides having organic farm produce delivered to your home, you can pick out from any of their extensive range of gluten-free, lactose-free and chemical-free products from beans, confectionary, fruits, vegetables, noodles, pasta, to even poultry and seafood! There are also 3 Vege Variety Packs for 4 weeks and a one-week Trial Pack to choose from depending on the number of pax. Who knew that healthy eating could also contribute to a healthier Earth?
Delivery Areas: Within Malaysia for non-perishable products, within Klang Valley for perishable goods
Delivery Slots: No deliveries on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday.
Payment Methods: Online Banking Transfer (to Hong Leong Bank Berhad, Planet Organics Sdn Bhd), online credit card payment using ipay88, and PAYPAL.
Delivery Fees: For perishable products, free delivery for above RM60 of goods order within Klang Valley area. For non-perishable products, pay according to shipping and handling charges through courier services.
Website : http://www.planetorganics.com.my/
Grocery Delivery Service #8: TM Farms
Why not opt to support local products with TM Farms, as their produce and livestock are all grown and raised in Lipis and Bukit Tinggi, Pahang. TM Farm practices an eco-friendly concept whereby weekly box deliveries are conducted using recyclable cardboard boxes which can be returned to be used again the following week. Although each box of produce is standard, which means customers cannot choose to customize their purchases, all products are guaranteed freshness as they are all packed the night before they are delivered.
Delivery Areas: Most areas in the Klang Valley.
Delivery Slots: Monday-Thursday, depending on location.
Payment Methods: Credit card, Paypal.
Delivery Fees: No additional delivery charges.
Website: TM Organic Farms
Grocery Delivery Service #9: Organic4u.com.my
Organic4u.com.my is your one-stop organic store with everything from organic hair tint to health drinks as well, helping parents with a tight schedule maintain a healthy lifestyle. Purchasing vegetables is made easy as they are being separated into categories such as bean, leafy or sprouted vegetables. Products on promotion will be highlighted, so you’d be sure to get the best deals of the week.
Delivery Areas: Within Malaysia.
Delivery Slots: Klang Valley: 1pm-7pm. Delivery slots differ for other locations.
Payment Methods: Credit card, Paypal.
Delivery Fees: RM 10 for Airpak Express delivery in West Malaysia, PosLaju rates apply for delivery in East Malaysia.
Grocery Delivery Service #10: Soukai
Soukai offers a range of items which generally fall under the home and living category. Under their ‘Food’ subcategory, they are stocked with simple provisions like cooking oil, snacks, pasta sauces and other dry food products. There are also baby essentials such as diapers, formula and wet wipes. One of the advantages of Soukai is the ability to pay Cash on Delivery (COD) upon delivery of items. However this privilege is only given to those living in the Klang Valley, Penang or Johor Bahru.
Delivery Area: Within Malaysia.
Delivery Slots: 8am – 12pm, 12pm – 3pm, 3pm – 6pm, 6pm – 9pm for the Klang Valley, Penang and Johor Bahru.
Payment Methods: Online Banking, Credit Card, PayPal & Cash on Delivery.
- Peninsular Malaysia: Up to 25kg – RM10 (Klang Valley, Johor Bahru, Penang, Ipoh,
Malacca), RM15 (Selangor), RM19 (Other Areas); Over 25kg – RM17 plus RM0.70 for every additional kg (Klang Valley, Johor Bahru, Penang, Ipoh, Malacca, Selangor); RM19 plus RM0.80 for every additional kg (Other Areas).
- East Malaysia: Up to 1kg – RM10.20 plus RM10.20 for every additional kg.
Grocery Delivery Service #11: Lit Onn Online Grocery Store
Lit Onn services customers in the Klang area where groceries can be paid upon the delivery of the items. In terms of products, Lit Onn offers grocery staples, diapers, baby formula, pet food, and household cleaning products. Delivery within Peninsular Malaysia is also available using GD Express.
Delivery Area: West Malaysia.
Delivery Slots: For Klang only – 9am – 6pm (Mon – Fri) & 9am – 1pm (Sat).
Payment Methods: Cash on Delivery (Klang), Credit Card, Online Banking & Paypal.
Delivery Fees: First 3kg – RM9; RM1.50 for every additional kg.
Website: Litt Onn Online Grocery Store
Grocery Delivery Service #12: Jaya Grocer
Jaya Grocer is a one-stop online shopping centre for all your daily needs. Not only are some of the items much cheaper than other stores, they have over thousands of products spread across various categories such as fresh meats and vegetables, food essentials, bakery, beauty and health appliances, pet care and many more. This makes your shopping fast and easy! Their reliable delivery service will deliver your order to the delivery address stated.
Delivery Areas: Most areas in Klang Valley
Delivery Slots: Delivers daily on Mondays – Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (also delivers during public holidays)
Payment Methods: Cash on delivery (COD), debit cards, MasterCard, and Visa.
Delivery Fees: Customer is entitled to a one-time free delivery which is applicable for the first order of the registered account only. Deliveries are also free if you purchase above RM 250 for all available time slots. Standard delivery charge is RM 9 per delivery box and RM8 for the second delivery box.
Updated 25 July 2017.
Text Credit: Anna Lee & Sian Marie Low.
Image Credits: Garden of Vegan.