Dxbuzz: Home deliveries to our rescue

Local apps are helping us in our mission to #stayathome.
Local apps are helping us in our mission to #stayathome.

Given the current scenario and #stayathome directives by the UAE authorities, most services have upped their hygiene and safety standards to ensure they meet the guidelines provided by the government and continue to offer their products

By Swathy Sanjay Sindhu

Published: Tue 31 Mar 2020, 11:00 AM

Last updated: Tue 31 Mar 2020, 1:04 PM

With contactless delivery and various in-store safety measures, food and grocery delivery services are now one the easiest and safest ways to shop. Now more than ever, there is a need to bank on the convenience of these services to source our daily essentials - from fresh produce to medicines - to ensure that we fight the pandemic, i.e., Covid-19 by staying at home as much as we can.
Let's look at some of the local apps that are helping us in our mission to #stayathome.
Featuring a range of supermarkets nearest to you, this service allows you to shop for produce, meats, flowers, pet shop items and medicines in a convenient online format, with delivery within 60 minutes.
Union Coop
With delivery available seven days a week, Union Coop carries a range of grocery and home products at affordable prices. Carrying a range of brands including Union Coop's in-house products, the delivery service is offered at a minimum order of Dh100, for free.
Hello Chef
This meal prepping service delivers boxes full of fresh produce along with recipe sheets for you to be able to prepare quick and delicious meals, without the fuss. With weekly delivery to your door, recyclable packaging and specially selected ingredients, this service ensures that you have innovative meals to prepare throughout your time at home.
Spring Bok
Delivering fresh, clean meats in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain, this service offers BBQs, spits, smoked varieties as well as delivers all other fresh varieties of meats such as beef, chicken, lamb, seafood and eggs, as well as organic varieties of these
Life Pharmacy
For medicinal essentials, sports nutrition, vitamins and supplements, mother and baby products, and beauty and healthcare supplies, Life Pharmacy's contactless delivery service ensures that you have all the required items to safeguard your family's health.
Amazon's online store allows you to buy a range of goods from groceries, healthcare products, home and lifestyle essentials, to groceries, pantry items and beverages. Get assured one-day delivery when subscribed to Amazon Prime for quick and convenient shopping.
If you're craving your favourite comfort food and simply do not want to prepare a home-cooked meal, order in from one of the thousands of restaurants on Talabat. With contactless delivery and other precautions, food delivery services like Talabat allow you to enjoy your favourite meals without worry.

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