Wednesday 26 June 2019

Grocery shopping online – why everyone should try doing their food shop online at least once (P.s. You’ll never look back!)

Rachael Taylor Fawsitt

The weekly food shop is an essential part of life but it can be time consuming and sometimes even stressful. So, what if there was a way to still get all the essentials without the fuss?

Cue online grocery shopping to the rescue!

Need a new outfit? Our first stop is usually our favourite fashion website. The hottest band of the year announces they are coming to Ireland? Forget standing in line for 12 hours – we simply pop online these days and join the digital queue.

With so much of our shopping done online already, it makes sense that the transition to grocery shopping via the web is on the rise. SuperValu has just launched its “All Things Considered” campaign, which encourages shoppers to look at the real value that SuperValu offers its shoppers. That’s not just within the trolley but value that goes beyond the till – fresh locally grown food along with supporting local communities and local producers. Throughout the campaign, they are asking people to “consider something new”. 

So why not make a change this week, do your grocery shopping online at SuperValu and join the 250,000+ savvy shoppers who have used this online shopping service this year.

Could this be the answer to all your grocery shopping prayers? Here are some reasons to give it a go, and why you won’t look back once you do.

It makes life easier and gives you more time to do the things you love

In today’s fast-paced society, time is precious. We all have packed schedules, from ferrying the kids around to their different after school activities, to squeezing in coffee and catch ups with friends. Most of us have to keep a close eye on our diary to make sure we fit everything in. Switching to online grocery shopping can save you some much-needed time to spend on the things that matter.

Services like SuperValu’s ‘Click & Collect’, which is available across 106 stores, mean you can do your shopping online and then pop by the store, at a time that suits you, to pick it up. And if you place your order before 12 noon, it can be picked up on the same day! Or, for even more convenience, why not stay at home and have it brought right to your front door? Home delivery is the most popular option for online shoppers, and same day delivery is also available if you order before midday.

Get everything done from the comfort of your own home and avoid the busy shops, parking nightmares and queues. Thanks to the SuperValu’s Online Shopping App, it’s easier than ever to get started. Simply download the app from your app store, create an account and away you go. Browse the digital aisles, search by product type or brand name and add anything you need to your basket for a quick and seamless shopping experience.

Manage your budget

We’ve all been there. You arrive at the supermarket with the best intentions, but somewhere along the way things go off course. By the time you reach the till you’ve gone way over your budget and there’s no turning back.

With online shopping you can track your spending as you go, making it easier to stick to the budget. You are also less likely to make impulse purchases or slip things into your trolley that weren’t on your original shopping list.

Features like the ‘My Usuals’ section on the SuperValu website and App mean you’ll never forget the essentials and  allow you to easily make repeat orders, saving you even more time.

Shopping with benefits

Everyone knows that shopping online can save you money, and one of the ways this works for groceries is by always collecting your points and rewards. Link your online shopping account to your SuperValu Real Rewards card and start reaping the benefits, such as vouchers and discounts from Real Rewards Partners including Aer Lingus, Electric Ireland, eShops and more.

Finding special offers is super easy online too. With dedicated sections where you can browse all the latest deals, you can cherry pick the best ones for you at the click of a button.


Thanks to the internet, we have access to millions of delicious recipes to keep dinner time interesting. The great thing about doing your food shop online is that it makes finding everything you need to make a new dish super easy. Simply find a recipe you like and then add the ingredients in one click. No more tirelessly searching the aisles for the weird and wonderful!

The SuperValu website and App have even gone one step further. Their recipe section, which is packed full of meal ideas to suit all lifestyles, allows you to add ingredients from a recipe straight in to your online basket. Trying something new in the kitchen has never been so simple and if you order before 12noon you can enjoy same day delivery!

SuperValu are asking the nation to ‘Consider Something New’ - something that’s always been on their to-do list but that they haven’t got around to doing yet. It could be buying own brand products to save money, making healthier food choices or picking up one or more Irish products to support your local food producers because  - All things considered, it's SuperValu.

All things considered, its SuperValu. For more information on SuperValu’s #Allthingsconsidered challenge visit their website.

Sponsored by: SuperValu

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