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    Default For those who do online grocery shopping...

    Iv been looking into doing online grocery shopping. just wondering about meat and fruits/veg.

    do they just choose what ever for the meat fruit and veg?

    I know when I go in store I chose the "good" looking fruit veg (no bruises, looks fresh etc)
    How do we know that we're not going to get rotten fruit? Lol

    And same goes for the meat. I choose what looks good, and how many pieces are in there etc.

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    Default For those who do online grocery shopping...

    I have tried online shopping many times and no longer do it for this reason.

    Sometimes I do it for grocery items but still buy my own meat and fruit/veg.

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    Default For those who do online grocery shopping...

    Quote Originally Posted by kw123 View Post
    I have tried online shopping many times and no longer do it for this reason.

    Sometimes I do it for grocery items but still buy my own meat and fruit/veg.
    Okay thanks that sucks!

    Might give it a try and just go buy meat etc separately... Hopefully It will still cut my costs of buying things stuff I don't need

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    If I ever got crap/close to use by produce I would definitely complain. It's not on to take advantage of the online customers that way - especially considering the prices are higher online (generally).

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    I found a place that delivers fresh fruit + veg from the market. They also guaranteed the quality, so I never had a problem with gross fruit and veg. Was a touch more expensive then the supermarkets but it always lasted heaps longer.

    Id then just order grocery stuff from the supermarket and dh would pick up meat from the butcher.

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    I regularly order meat online and it's always the same quality I would expect in store.
    I don't order fruit and veg online for that reason though, you can never be sure what you're going to get.

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    Default Re: For those who do online grocery shopping...

    I use coles online frequently. I've only once gotten dodgy produce and got a refund to my credit card after emailing them. I buy meat from a butcher so can't help there. I also add a note to my order asking for the longest possible expiry on perishable goods.

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    I do Coles online and haven't had a problem, I find that the fruits and veg are better quality than what I choose myself as it seems to come direct. I buy meat but usually only mince and diced steak for the slow cooker and its been great. I generally buy steak from the butcher.
    Friends of mind say the same as me about the fruit and veg as it was a huge concern for me also.

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    Default For those who do online grocery shopping...

    Quote Originally Posted by Aaliyahsmummy View Post
    I found a place that delivers fresh fruit + veg from the market. They also guaranteed the quality, so I never had a problem with gross fruit and veg. Was a touch more expensive then the supermarkets but it always lasted heaps longer
    this. I get a big box of fruit/veg delivered fortnightly then use Aussie farmers direct in the alt weeks for a small fruit/veg if needed. They also deliver milk/bread twice a week to us.

    Coles and woolies online on alternate months. I have a spare pantry in the garage that I keep extras off.

    No more dragging kids into grocery shops

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    Default Re: For those who do online grocery shopping...

    Quote Originally Posted by winterbaby View Post
    I do Coles online and haven't had a problem, I find that the fruits and veg are better quality than what I choose myself as it seems to come direct. I buy meat but usually only mince and diced steak for the slow cooker and its been great. I generally buy steak from the butcher.
    Friends of mind say the same as me about the fruit and veg as it was a huge concern for me also.
    Exactly the same here. I've never had any issue with the quality. The only problem I sometimes have is not knowing how much an amount will look like, eg mixed lettuce I'll go by sight how much I need, last online order I accidentally got a whole bag stuffed full of lettuce, lol. We've all had a giant bowl of salad with every meal this week and it's barely made a dent in it.


 

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