Top Grocery Delivery Apps in India

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This blog includes a list of top grocery delivery apps in India.

With the emergence of mobile app technology, all the shopping is a click away. Grocery is no exception. Owing to the ease of use and comfort, Grocery apps have gained immense popularity in the last decade. The demand for Grocery apps continues to rise. Fresh quality products, affordable pricing, and prompt service are some amazing advantages of all the grocery delivery apps. 

The situation of lockdown further increased the usage of grocery delivery apps. The convenience factor of grocery delivery apps prompted people to buy groceries online. While stepping out for an errand had its risks, the grocery delivery apps ensured optimal safety for consumers. An Insight survey revealed that 78.7 percent of customers reported utilizing online grocery applications throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.

Grocery apps frequently provide rewards in the form of attractive discounts and deals which are always up for grabs. When you’re pressed for time, these grocery delivery apps can be your go-to apps to avail fresh groceries at affordable rates and within a short period.

  • Bigbasket

Bigbasket was co-founded by Mr. Hari Menon, VS Sudhakar, Vipul Parekh, Abhinay Coudhari, and V S Ramesh in December 2011, with the idea of creating one of the optimum online grocery apps. Bengaluru is the headquarters of BigBasket, which has expanded its business in more than 30 cities.

BigBasket has more than 18,000 products from 1000+ brands. It has a PAN-India presence and a customer base of 6 million, making it the most extensive online grocery delivery app in India.

BigBasket is funded by 17 investors including Alibaba, Mirae Asset Venture Investment, and CDC Group. With its valuation above $2 billion, Bigbasket is one of the companies in the unicorn club.

As of May 2021, Tata Group has acquired a majority stake in Bigbasket. The deal is estimated to be in the range of $1.5-$2 Billion.

BigBasket saw an increase in 84% of the customers and a more than 100% rise during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The impressive features of BigBasket are a wide range of products, attractive offers and discounts, best quality products, on-time delivery, simple search selections, and search options in vernacular languages.

We have covered plenty of topics related to the working and revenue model of BigBasket in a separate blog, so if you’d like to read more, feel free to do so there!

Installs: 120 Million+

Rating: 4.8

Reviews: More than 284K

  • Blinkit (formerly Grofers)

One more leading online grocery delivery app is Blinkit (earlier known by the name Grofers). Founded in Dec 2013, in Gurgaon Blink Commerce Private Limited, doing business as Blinkit provides Indian quick-commerce service. Customers of the company use a mobile application to order groceries and essentials online.

Albinder Dhindsa, Rishi Arora, and Saurabh Kumar founded Blinkit.  It functions in more than 30 cities with more than 400 dark stores and offers fresh fruits and vegetables, sweets, snacks, pet care products, bakery products, etc.

In August 2022, Zomato acquired Blinkit and now it is a wholly-owned subsidiary.  As of 27th Sept 2021, the current stockholding of Blinkit is as follows:

Founders – 6.93% at a net worth of INR 64.6M
Angle Holdings – 1.24%
Fund – 91.82% as per 856M
Enterprise – 0.00%

Blinkit is considered one of India’s largest and most convenient hyper-local delivery companies. Customers can use their mobiles or web browsers to order groceries, fruits & vegetables, and other daily essential products via this platform.

Installs: 50 Million+

Rating: 4.6

Reviews: 17.9 Lac

  • Dmart Ready

Mr. Radhakrishnan Damani founded the company DMart in 2002. Damani is one of the well-renowned personalities in the Indian equity market. On January 10, 2017, Avenue Supermarts Ltd. (ASL) launched Dmart Ready. Dmart has its headquarters in Mumbai. India’s favorite grocery brand Dmart is available as Dmart Ready on the app stores.

This app offers two kinds of delivery options to its customers:

  1. Self-Pick-Up: In this case, the customers could order from the app and pick up their order from the app’s nearest Pick-Up point with no delivery charges for the collection of the order.
  2. Home Delivery: As per the Home Delivery option, the customers could get their order delivered at their home or workplace according to the time and date, but a certain delivery fee would be charged.

Customers could also purchase fresh milk from any of the pickup locations. Like its offline store, the DMart Ready app offers rock-bottom prices for a range of products. One of the core features of the DMart Ready app is its simplicity of use. Like its offline stores, the DMart app has become a popular grocery delivery app in India.

Installs: 10 Million+

Rating: 4.4

Reviews: 89.4K

  • JioMart

JioMart is a new entrant in the online grocery delivery space in India. It was founded by Mukesh Ambani and was soft-launched in December 2019, but it started functioning in January 2020. Its headquarters is in Mumbai and it offers online service to over 260 cities.

JioMart signed an agreement in October 2020 with Infibeam Avenues to use Infibeam’s solutions for its eCommerce and digital payments. JioMart has more than 14358 employees as of Aug 23.

It provides more than 50,000 products available at 5% below the MRP rate to the customers at their doorstep via a prompt delivery system. JioMart has become popular within a short period because of its features: free home delivery, no minimum order, various payment options, and more.

In the current times, JioMart is processing about 6,00,000 orders per day on a daily average and is available on both iOS and Android platforms.

The company made headlines during the pandemic time by raising record funding for its platform. It brought big names on board as its investors. Some of them include Facebook, Google, Qualcomm Ventures, Intel Capital, Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund, Mubadala Investment Company, etc.

Installs: 10 Million+

Rating: 4

Reviews: 19.9L

  • Nature’s Basket

Natures Basket was founded in 2005 by Narender Bist as a “world food store” and operates in more than 35 stores in all major Indian cities. It is headquartered in Mumbai. Spencer’s Retail Ltd. is the parent organization of Nature’s Basket.

NB operates across more than 125 cities in India. It mainly focuses on gourmet food, ranging from exotic to organic food. The in-house brands of Nature’s Basket are L’Exclusif, Healthy Alternatives, and Nature’s.

This app’s fundamental goal is to offer a fresh and exotic food experience to its customers. The most pleasing food experience includes a vast array of cheese, premium meats, enticing bakery items, and more.

Nature’s Basket offers various features to make online grocery shopping easy. The key features are an engaging user interface, a convenient shopping experience, special discount offers, simple payment options, secure transactions, etc. Nature’s Basket is available on both Android as well as iOS platforms.

Installs: 10L+

Rating: 3.4

Reviews: More than 11 thousand

  • Spencer’s

Spencer’s is one of India’s first retail omnichannel that operated in the grocery and food section by providing a varied range of products like vegetables, fruits, dairy, organic products, FMCG, and more.

On September 19, 2016, Spencer’s, founded by RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, thought of taking the company forward by getting it on the online platform and providing the door-to-door facility of purchasing products through the app itself.

Its headquarters is in Kolkata, West Bengal. Currently, Spencer’s is available in India’s tier 1 cities like Kolkata, South Delhi, Hyderabad, Noida, Chennai, Dwarka, and Sikandarabad.

More than 15000 products across 35 cities are sold by Spencer’s on the online platform. It takes a maximum of 3 hours for the order to get delivered.

Significant benefits offered by this app are its extensive range of groceries and food and the availability of products in all amounts and sizes. Apart from groceries and food, customers may also purchase electrical appliances that come with a warranty period.

Installs: 1 Million+

Rating: 3.3

Reviews: More than 50 thousand

  • Dunzo

Dunzo is an Indian grocery app funded by Google and founded by Kabeer Biswas, Ankur Agarwal, Dalvir Suri, and Mukund Jha in July 2014. The app currently serves in 8 cities, Jaipur, Chennai, Delhi, Gurugram, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Pune. Its headquarters is in Indiranagar, Bengaluru.

The app also offers a Bike Taxi Service to its customers in Gurugram. In 2020, it also came into a partnership with Google Pay, a digital payment app, for providing bike pool services, delivery of medicines and groceries, pick up and drop, and other services.

Dunzo works 24 hours and 7 days a week and delivers the order to the customer’s doorstep within 30 minutes. The company aimed to reduce the time to 19 minutes to achieve a total of 2,500 crore revenue in the year 2023. The app reached 5.7 million orders in the last month of 2023. It comes on both Android and iOS platforms. It is one of the finest grocery delivery apps in India.

Installs: 10 Million+

Rating: 4.6

Reviews: More than 4.78 lakh

  • Foodro

Brijesh BK founded Foodro on July 15, 2018. It currently offers its online services across Chennai, Bengaluru, and Kochi. One amazing benefit of ordering from it is it ensures same-day delivery.

Foodro offers more than 5000 types of products from the leading brands of the world. It provides ready-to-eat food materials, health, and pet care essentials, cut vegetables, homeware, meat and fish, oil and spices, and many more.

It has a 24*7 customer care service available to all its customers. The benefits offered by Foodro are that it provides high-quality products, fast delivery, an instant refund policy, and quality packaging.

The app is available on both Android as well as iOS platforms. Plenty of payment options are available for the customers while purchasing the products. Foodro has a great range of products, has reasonable, affordable prices, and has support staff.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Foodro saw a rise in its demand for making essential groceries available to customers right at their homes securely and safely.

Installs: 1 Lac+

Rating: 4.3

Reviews: 1.76K

  • Zepto

Another app that will reach you in minutes is Zepto. This quick-commerce app, delivers fruits, vegetables, groceries, electronics, personal care, and more. With its dedication, the app has established itself quickly as one of the leading grocery delivery apps.

Zepto promises fast delivery and aims to provide exceptional services. Although they have to up their game on the number of products on the platform the trust it got from customers is making it come in the limelight.

Installs: 10 Million+

Rating: 4.6

Reviews: 597 thousand reviews


1. Why is Online Grocery Shopping popular in India?

Online grocery shopping is becoming increasingly popular because people want convenience when buying groceries. They don’t have time or energy to go out and shop for groceries so they prefer doing this through online apps. Also, there’s no need to worry about parking spaces or traffic jams since you can buy your groceries without leaving home. You just need to place an order and wait for the delivery guy to come over!

2. What are the payment options available while using grocery delivery apps?

There is a wide range of options available to make payments for your online grocery shopping. Cash-on-delivery, e-wallets, debit and credit cards, net banking, etc. are some of the most preferred options.

3. How much does it cost to develop a grocery delivery application?

If you want to get a grocery online shopping app made be ready to shell out anything in the range of 1.8 to 6 Lacs.

4. Which is the best grocery delivery app in India?

Bigbasket is one of the famous apps in the grocery delivery online market. It offers various cashback, deals, and discounts.

5. How long does it takes to deliver your order?

Generally, the delivery period consists of 1 to 6 days. There are some apps that even offer same-day delivery.

Bottom Line

Through these apps, you can purchase groceries at your convenience and also save ample money through deals and discounts. Finding ways to increase your productivity? Order groceries online through the grocery delivery app and use your time in doing other fruitful activities. 

Do you want to build a grocery delivery app that can be used by thousands of people in your vicinity? Being one of the best mobile app development companies in India, Eiosys can help you create a grocery delivery app that is tech-savvy, scalable, and user-friendly.

Published: January 25, 2021
Last updated: March 30, 2024


Mubasshir Pawle
Mubasshir Pawle serves as the COO of Eiosys, where his role is pivotal in leading the custom software development team. A developer at heart, Mubasshir thrives on creating bespoke software solutions, leveraging his mastery in Node.js, Flutter, and React.js technologies. His significant contributions to Stack Overflow underline his commitment to the tech community. With a track record of delivering hundreds of mobile apps and websites globally, Mubasshir's technical acumen and dedication have been instrumental in Eiosys's success.

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