Asian Insider

Singapore sees boom in online purchases of groceries

Three of the largest online grocery providers here have experienced a significant increase in online purchases of groceries. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
New: Gift this subscriber-only story to your friends and family

After Covid-19 hit Singapore, Madam Tina Soh has had to wait longer for groceries bought online to be delivered to her home.

The 57-year-old merchandising manager in textiles, who began shopping for groceries online before the pandemic struck, noted that Covid-19 has led to an uptick in demand for online grocery services, causing delays.

Already a subscriber? 

Dive deeper at $0.99/month

Want more exclusives, sharp insights into what's happening at home and abroad? Subscribe to stay informed.

Unlock these benefits

  • All subscriber-only content on ST app and

  • Easy access any time via ST app on 1 mobile device

  • 2-week e-paper archive so you never miss out on any topic that matters to you

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.