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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Fresh Direct Celebrating 15 Years Of Online Grocery Delivery Service - First Order Was 18 Cans Of Artichokes To Roosevelt Island, Was That Your Order?

The Fresh Direct online grocery delivery service company is celebrating it's 15 year anniversary.  Did you know that Roosevelt Island was one of the first neighborhoods receiving Fresh Direct service in 2002?

A resident received and shares this Fresh Direct 15 year anniversary promotional flyer.

According to the Fresh Direct flyer:
2002 Fresh Fact

The first ever Fresh Direct order - which contains nothing but 18 cans of artichokes - is successfully delivered to Roosevelt Island
Were you the first Fresh Direct customer - do you know who the Roosevelt Island resident was that received the first Fresh Direct delivery order of 18 cans of artichokes? Let us know.

Here's a 2016 report on how a Fresh Direct order gets delivered to your door

and 2016 NY Times conference on Food For Tomorrow with
  • Jason Ackerman, Co-Founder and C.E.O., FreshDirect
  • Matt Maloney, Founder and C.E.O., Grubhub
  • Matt Salzberg, Co-Founder and C.E.O., Blue Apron

What's your Roosevelt Island grocery and food shopping preferences?