With the recent implementation of the enhanced community quarantine in the whole of Luzon, many Filipinos swarmed the grocery stores in panic to stock up on goods and basic necessities.
Although, with the one month lockdown set by the government, running out of stocks will be inevitable. Soon you will have to make a run to the nearest grocery or supermarket.
Fret not, because conveniently located within 1 to 2 kilometer radius of Megaworld Townships are supermarkets, banks, convenience stores, pharmacies and medical services, which are among the selected establishments allowed to operate during the strict quarantine period. The said establishments are set to do business with adjusted operating hours that ends at 7PM to abide by the curfew.
We understand that eventhough it is definitely convenient having all these establishments within the vicinity of Megaworld Townships, we all need to take the necessary safety precautions and minimize the risk given the current situation. Especially now that “social distancing” is a must and a curfew has been put in place.
We have compiled a list of online grocery alternatives for you to check out:
With Metromart you can shop from Robinsons Supermarket, Robinsons Selections, S&R Membership Shopping, Rustan’s Marketplace, Shopewise, Farmer’s Market, Watsons, Generika Drugstore, Pet Express, and Pan de Manila. For orders, Download the Metromart app (Android or iOS) or visit the official MetroMart website.
As of March 17, Lazada has also suspended their logistics services. You can wait for further announcement by keeping track of their Facebook page. During regular operation you can shop for basic essentials and Lazada’s useful tool filters grocery items by brand, product type, shelf expiry, packaging, flavor and size. You can download the Lazada app (Android or iOS) or order through Lazada’s website.
Landers has also announced the challenges they are facing with the current situation. But they are on business as usual. In Landers you can shop for regular groceries, bulk groceries, and imported goods. You can order via Lander’s official website (deliveries are available in select Metro Manila areas only).
They have recently announced that delivery slots are full until March 26, 2020. Stay posted through their Facebook page. Get ready in the next few days as to shop for regular groceries and check their promo section for discounted items, too. You can also download the Waltermart app (Android or iOS) or order through the Walter Mart official website.
Gerald.ph is a healthy and gourmet grocer with an wide selection which includes a bakery of artisanal breads, frozen or ready-to-eat sweet and savory pastries, and desserts. Fruits, veggies, fruit purees, deli cheeses (including vegan options), non-dairy and dairy milk, cream, ice cream, and butter can be ordered, too. They also have a butcher shop of pork, beef, lamb, veal, sausages, burgers, cold cuts, ham, pates, poultry and meat-free protein, as well as variety of seafood. This grocery also have grains, rice, pasta, sauces, oils, spices, honey, ready-to-eat meals, and wine. You can place your order on their website.
THE HEALTHY GROCERY
The Healthy Grocery is an online superfood shop which is all about boosting your immunity and wellness with their selection of superfoods and powders. They have stocks of chia seeds, coco sugar, whey, quinoa, acai, cacao nibs, goji berries, maca powder, spirulina, wheatgrass, turmeric, and other superfoods. You can check more details on their website.
THE GREEN GROCER
As of writing The Green Grocer have yet to officially announce their delivery status during the ECQ period. They do offer organic food, fresh produce, grass-fed meat, poultry, farm-direct dairy, eggs, bread, baking goods, drinks, premium deli needs, wines, dessert, grains, supplements, canned products, frozen food, condiments, pasta, spices, personal care, and pet items. You can proceed to place your orders through their website.
THE SUPERFOOD GROCER
The Superfood Grocer offers the highest quality of natural superfoods that promote nutrient-rich, plant-based, whole foods. They are present in various supermarkets in the metro and they also offer online ordering and delivery. You can place your orders on their website.
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Good Morning dearest customers 😊 Please take a moment to carefully read all this. The information you seek will hopefully be here so we at RF can focus our efforts on handling your orders and helping our suppliers keep us stocked and lessen the time spent on replying to similar inquiries. Thank you 😊 ✅ Both branches are OPEN TODAY Saturday March 22. BGC 8am – 4pm. MOLITO 10am-6pm *Walk-In customers ok* 🚶🏽♀️ ✅ We have a website where you can order after logging in www.realfoodph.com 👩💻 ✅ You also have the option to contact the branches directly for stock queries and ordering. 📞 ✅ Our deliveries are fulfilled by Grab and Lalamove so we can only deliver to your area IF they can deliver to your area. 🏍 ✅ Tomorrow SUNDAY both stores will be CLOSED so our extra hard working team can take a well-deserved break. 😴 ✅ We will be back in action on Monday March 23 💃 www.realfoodph.com 🚛 Call us for delivery 🚛 #realfoodph #KeepItReal 💚💪🏼🌿
Real Food is a small “healthy grocery” located at Molito, Alabang and ICON Showroom, BGC. They take same-day delivery orders daily. You can find fresh vegetables and fruits, as well as nuts, herbal tea, baked veggie and fruit chips, cold-pressed juices, “healthy” cookies, sauces, condiments, and granola bars. Hard to find items are also available, like gluten-free coconut wraps, organic Japanese noodles, ready-made broths, keto-friendly pizzas, kombucha, and plant-based superfoods. You can check out their other products and place your order on Real Food’s website.
This Baguio-based online grocery started in 2019 with the aim to help local farmers by offering their fresh produce the Mountain Province for an affordable price. With the current ECQ in place it has become a go-to for fresh fruits and vegetables as we need to eat healthier now more than ever. You can download the Session Groceries app (Android or iOS) or order through the Session Groceries’ official website.
As of writing Bukid Fresh has already resumed taking orders again. Their delivery schedule is every Wednesdays and Saturdays. Bukid Fresh offers fresh produce harvested straight from Filipino farmers.
Their stocks include naturally-grown veggies and fruits as well as coffee beans, grains, eggs, leafy greens, lowland and highland veggies, mushrooms, salad greens, fruits, herbs, and tablea. You can place your orders on their website.
Bukid Konek offers fresh, high quality and low priced farm produce from Benguet. They seek to help the local farmers by building direct connection between producers and consumers. You can order from them via text/Viber at 0956 413 000
Limon Farms is a local farm located at Rosario, Batangas. They offer organic eggs, organic whole chicken and parts, and organic pork (bacon, liempo, lechon kawali, ribs, ground, adobo cut, tocino cut, porkchops). Please note though that they do not offer a same-day delivery service. They accept orders by batch. You can place your orders on their Facebook or Instagram pages.
You can shop a wide range of fresh seafood, chicken, pork, beef, and charcuterie. As of writing they have expressed difficulty in fulfilling same day orders but they do accept orders and deliver. You can order through the Pacific Bay’s official website.
RARE FOOD SHOP
Rare Food Shop offers various cuts and kinds of beef – from Kitayama Wagyu, US and Australian Angus, Bolzico Beef from Argentina, burger patties, lamb, and specialty products like smoked salmon and foie gras. They also have seafood available like salmon, scallops, and lobster. Like the other shops though they have also expressed the challenges they are facing during the ECQ period. They have suspended same delivery but still accepts online orders and deliveries on specific schedule. You can place your orders on their website.
COKE BEVERAGE PH
Announcement on their Facebook page states that they are putting all advertising and posting on hold. But their online shop is still available on their website, you can purchase various non-alcoholic drinks like purified, mineral, and distilled water, softdrinks, juices, tonic/soda water, and flavored water. Although delays in deliveries have been announced, customers can still order via their website.
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Boozy advisory as of March 20, 2020 Due to the enhanced quarantine, we will be only servicing selected cities in Metro Manila. Rest assured that we are doing our best to serve you while taking into consideration the safety of both our staff and customers. Thank you for your continued understanding.
For your other “alcohol” needs Boozy can deliver your preferred brands of liquor, wine, beer, gin, rum, and spirits right to your doorstep. You can pleace your orders via their website.
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Winery.ph offers a broad selection of wine from all around the world. Local craft and imported beers and wine accessories such as glassware and corkscrews are available, too. You can order on their website.
BONUS: Of course we cannot forget our pets who are also part of the family.
Pet Warehouse is an online pet store delivering to Metro Manila. You can pay cash on delivery, credit card or PayPal. You can place your orders through their website.
PET FOOD DELIVERY SERVICES
Pet Food Delivery has also expressed difficulty and challenges in the current situation. But they are still continuing to serve their customers. You can stay updated for their important announcements through their Facebook Page and also place your orders through their website.
PettoBento makes healthy pet food with fresh farm ingredients like water spinach, sweet potato, green beans, and non-processed meat. As per their latest update on the website they are still in operation for Metro Manila, Cebu City and Davao City as well, amid the COVID-19 situation. To place your order, visit PettoBento’s website. For updates and announcements, you can follow PettoBento on Facebook.
DISCLAIMER: Megaworld Corporation and Megaworld Prime RFO are in no way connected to any of the establishments listed above. We are not promoting any businesses mentioned in the article. This is simply a compilation made for the convenience of our readers and followers.
Please note that delays in deliveries cannot be avoided right now due to a high volume of orders. In the given situation, ordering from home is definitely safer and more convenient but bear in mind that this also puts the hardworking delivery riders and service providers at risk for exposure.
Order online only if you must, don’t hoard and stick to what you really need, and take the necessary safety precautions at all times – avoid physical contact, practice proper hygiene, constantly sanitize, and wear a mask if there’s a need to step out of the house or your unit.