Best Grocery Shopping Apps to Use this Pandemic

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While there are people who find grocery shopping therapeutic and fun, others see it as a tiring chore. But whether we like it or not, stocking our pantries with healthy staples and essential goods is necessary for every household, especially during the pandemic. We’ve been making fewer trips to the supermarket nowadays to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection. Luckily, modern technology has allowed us to add items to our digital cart directly from the couch while binging our favorite Netflix shows.

Many of us are new converts to online shopping because it’s so convenient and time-saving. With just a few clicks, you can have your morning cereals, toiletries, and dog food delivered to your doorstep. And you can even place your orders while cozied up in bed in your pajamas at any time of the day! You don’t have to worry about getting stuck in traffic jams or finding a parking space. You can look after the kids and catch up with work while waiting for your groceries to arrive in the comfort of your home. No more pushing your trolley from aisle to aisle to look for your specific baking needs or enduring long queues at a crowded store.

Others believe that this innovative shopping trend is here to stay even when the pandemic is over. But most importantly, it has played a pivotal role for many people in this era of social distancing and stay-at-home orders. Keeping ourselves and our family safe from the coronavirus has to be our priority in this global health crisis, so we continuously find ways to minimize our exposure to the outside world. Contactless deliveries or pick-ups are great options for consumers. With this virtual mode of shopping, there are also different payment methods that you can use like e-wallets and debit/credit cards if you prefer cashless transactions.

Online Grocery Apps Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels
Online Grocery Apps | Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels

Another perk is saving money – shoppers can purchase products within their budget since they can keep track of the total bill on their screen. That way, they can easily remove the overpriced items from their shopping cart before checkout. Impulse buying or unnecessary spending can also be avoided as we will more likely stick to our grocery list without getting tempted to buy nice things from the physical store that we don’t need. We can even use special discounts and promo codes to cut down the final cost of our order. Plus, we don’t have to shell out money for gas and parking fees.

Note that we may have to pay extra for shipping or delivery fees and tips for the riders. But if we’ll be getting more quality time for family and rest or we’ll become more productive in our day jobs as well as in the kitchen, the small service charge is worth it. So if you’re currently in quarantine or you’re simply not in the mood to go to the supermarket, here are some of the top easy-to-navigate apps that will make your online grocery shopping a breeze!

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Online shoppers from all cities in Metro Manila and selected areas in Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, and Cebu can opt to have their groceries delivered through the MetroMart app (available on iOS or Android device) or its official website. Aside from buying grocery supplies from your favorite supermarkets, you can also order pastries, pet care products, medicines, gardening tools, toys, flower bouquets, etc.

Some of the famous brands and stores that MetroMart has partnered with are S&R, Robinsons Supermarket, Landmark, Pet Express, Farmers Market, Shopwise, All Day Supermarket, Southstar Drug, National Book Store, Toy Kingdom, Pan de Manila, Marks & Spencer, Daiso Japan, and many more.


Imagine effortlessly shopping at your fingertips and paying the same price of products as in the brick-and-mortar stores of supermarket chain WalterMart – all while enjoying lots of discounted items on its promos section. With its wide variety of goods, you can purchase fresh fruits and veggies, cooking and baking needs, frozen food, dairy products, fresh meat and seafood, baby care essentials, beauty products, bakery goodies, household items, pantry needs, pet supplies, personal care products, and even some restaurant meals!

Grocery Shopping Items from App Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash
Grocery Shopping Items from App | Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

Just download the WalterMart app or go to its website for deliveries or pick-up orders. You may place your orders 24/7 via the app or website, but the cut-off time for same-day delivery is at 6 PM. Its delivery covers Metro Manila, Taytay and other areas in Pampanga, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, etc. The flat rate delivery fee is 99 pesos.


You’re probably using Lazada, a leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia, to buy some clothes, household appliances, or electronic devices, especially during its big monthly sale. But aside from that, shoppers can also ‘add to cart’ their stash of groceries and other essentials through Lazada’s online supermarket: LazMart. The products listed in this specific section for grocery items of the online shopping app are directly sourced from manufacturers and authorized distributors to make sure they’re of high quality and authentic.

LazMart is where you can purchase snacks, canned goods, condiments, cleaning supplies, deodorants, diapers, pet food, and many more. Just download the Lazada app or visit its website to browse the products. Modes of payment in LazMart include credit/debit card, GCash, and Lazada Wallet.

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Session Groceries

Looking for ways to support local agribusiness during the pandemic and enjoy fresh produce with just a few swipes? Buy fruits, vegetables, and other harvests from our Filipino farmers through Session Groceries, an online grocery app that lets you have a unique farm-to-table experience and brings the agricultural products straight to your front door. It helps link the local farmers to more consumers and delivers to Metro Manila, Benguet, Batangas, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal.

You will not only have a hassle-free transaction but also eat healthy and delicious locally grown food while advocating a sustainable lifestyle. Veggies such as cauliflower, kangkong, Chinese cabbage, and lettuce are available in the app. Aside from these, you can also purchase other products like potted plants, jams, flowers, coffee beans, turmeric tea, yema cake, seafood, rice, bugnay wine, buri bags, and other souvenir items.

Pushkart PH

No More Push Carts in Grocery Shopping Apps
No More Push Carts in Grocery Shopping Apps | Photo from Markus Spiske in Unsplash

Keep your pantries well-stocked without the inconvenience of supermarket shopping by downloading the Pushkart PH app or ordering your necessities via its website. This online grocery delivery service available in Metro Manila is a Filipino start-up that has partner stores such as Fisher Supermarket, Fisher Department Store, Metro Supermarket, VMart, Chef’s Choice, Tapao Agri-Ventures, The Good Derma, etc.

From fresh selections, household products, personal care needs, snacks, sauces, eggs, mooncakes, vegan/vegetarian products, furniture, and even television, Pushkart PH will cater to your family’s needs. Delivery is from 9 AM to 8 PM every day. This homegrown platform accepts payment through debit/credit cards, Paymaya and DragonPay.

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If you want to buy local and imported goods as well as other specialty items, Landers Superstore has got you covered with its great selection of products. It provides a smooth and easy membership shopping experience with plenty of exclusive perks for its patrons. Members who are too busy to visit its physical stores will enjoy checking out top-quality groceries and other goodies from unique brands via the Landers app or website. Amazing deals and big discounts are also something you should watch out for.

The online grocery platform delivers in several areas in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Cebu, Laguna, Rizal, Batangas, Davao del Sur, Iloilo, Misamis Oriental, Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Pampanga and Zamboanga del Sur. You can order rotisserie chicken, cake loaves, Margherita pizza, keto ice cream, seafood, bagels, sake, soju, organic food, pet treats, home appliances, medicines, face masks, beauty products, clothes, and many more. If you’re not a member yet, you can fill out the membership form online or in-store to apply and enjoy lots of shopping benefits!


When we’re too stressed or preoccupied to cook dinner, we most likely think of having our comfort food delivered from our favorite restaurant through apps like Grab, a one-stop-shop platform that offers rides, food, and parcel delivery as well as financial services. But what if you suddenly run out of essentials like toothpaste or milk, but you can’t just leave the house because of the kids? Sit back and relax because GrabMart is here to do all the grocery shopping for you with its plethora of partner shops.

This on-demand everyday goods delivery service connects consumers to merchants such as supermarkets, pharmacies, convenience stores, bakeries, pet care stores, and flower shops. Shoppers may place orders from various stores at the same time. Up to four simultaneous bookings can be done via GrabMart. Order through the Grab app to get your pantry staples, munchies, and other necessities such as fresh vegetables, meat, Korean snacks, beverages, frozen goods, ready-to-eat food, medicines, personal care products, household items, etc.


Grocery Shopping Apps this Pandemic Photo by Grace O'Driscoll on Unsplash
Grocery Shopping Apps this Pandemic | Photo by Grace O’Driscoll on Unsplash

Aside from ordering your favorite milk tea, burgers, or samgyupsal through the foodpanda app to satisfy your afternoon cravings, you can also explore the shops’ section of this on-demand food delivery service for your grocery needs. Choose from a variety of supermarkets, specialty shops, bakeries, famous brands, and convenience stores like 7-Eleven, Fresh Mart, Subway Mart, Tous Les Jours, Panda Grocer, Marks & Spencer, and Havaianas. Explore the pandamart/foodpanda shops page and pick what you need – from fresh produce, Asian goods, baking needs, first aid supplies, beauty, and personal care products, disinfectants, laundry needs, bento meals, and more. The payment methods for foodpanda are cash, credit/debit card, PayPal, and GCash.

Aside from being familiar with these online grocery shopping apps, it is also important to have some accessible go-to shops close to where you live so you don’t have to travel far just to buy your essentials. One of the perks of living in Camella Manors Caloocan, an affordable condo in the Philippines, is being close to commercial developments that suit one’s lifestyle. Condo residents can drink their hot Americano in Coffee Project and take home some freshly baked croissants from Bake My Day. Their grocery runs will be hassle-free with All Day Supermarket’s wide assortment of goods – both local and imported. Those who have to purchase home decors, bedroom furniture, and kitchen appliances can visit All Home. All these establishments catering to the needs of the residents are part of the community.

Grocery Shop Online in North Caloocan

Grocery Shopping App Items | Photo by Rodnae Productions from Pexels
Grocery Shopping App Items | Photo by Rodnae Productions from Pexels

Camella Manors Caloocan is a resort-themed condo that has a commercial complex and lovely amenities. Take time to practice self-care and find ways to relax and destress by enjoying the swimming pool, fitness gym, playpark, jogging path, garden roof deck, clubhouse, and function hall.

This pre-selling condo in Caloocan, the first mixed-use condo development in North Caloocan, is located at the heart of Camarin Road. Lifestyle centers, business hubs, and other major establishments in the city are within reach.

Camella Manors Caloocan is just two minutes away from Caloocan City North Medical Center, 10 minutes away from SM City Fairview and Ayala Fairview Terraces, and 10 minutes away from National University Fairview and Our Lady of Fatima University-Lagro.

Residents from the northern part of Caloocan will soon have access to the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 through the Sacred Heart and Tala Stations for a more convenient commute to other parts of Metro Manila. Once the railway project is completed, Camella Manors Caloocan will just be 15 minutes away from the Mindanao Avenue Station of MRT-7, which will connect North Avenue in Quezon City to San Jose del Monte, Bulacan.

The strategic location of this affordable condo in Caloocan in the National Capital Region brings a wealth of business opportunities for those who are searching for property investment in the Philippines. Since the residential property is found in one of the most populous cities in the country, the property’s market value is potentially high. Its proximity to Manila, the country’s capital city, is also a bonus.

The highly urbanized city of Caloocan has developed into a preferred settlement in the metropolis and an attractive investment destination because of its growing industrial and commercial centers, as well as its big residential area.

This condo for sale offers studio units at 23.76 sq.m. and 28.55 sq.m. and one bedroom-type unit at 30.36 sq.m. The first tower is expected to be finished in 2024.
For those who are interested in buying the property, an on-site or online tour of the condo unit can be scheduled to further discuss the details. Please visit Camella Manors’ official website for inquiries and reservations.

Come home to Camella Manors Caloocan now!

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