FreshDirect Celebrates 1,000th Philadelphia Customer with $1,000 Donation to Philabundance

FreshDirect Thanks Philadelphia for Successful Launch by Helping Philabundance End Critical Food Shortage

PHILADELPHIA (October 26, 2012) – FreshDirect, a leading online retailer of fresh foods and grocery items, announced today that the company celebrated reaching their 1,000th customer in Philadelphia on October 25. In honor of FreshDirect’s 1,000th customer and as part of their ongoing partnership, FreshDirect will make a $1,000 donation to Philabundance to help support their critical food shortage.

“We are thrilled to have been embraced by the Philadelphia community so quickly, and are so glad Center City residents are enjoying the new premium standard in online quality grocery delivery,” said Jason Ackerman, FreshDirect’s Co-Founder and CEO. “This Friday, October 26, we will expand our delivery service to the University City area (zip code 19104), and even further into the greater Philadelphia area in early 2013.”…

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When I Dip, You Dip, We Dip!

Multi Layer Dip

Multi-Layer Dip

There is nothing quite like a Sunday afternoon watching football and snacking on homemade dips. (Sure, sometimes I switch out football for reality TV, but one thing remains: the yummy food!)

When you’re “tailgating” at home and keeping a lot of hungry fans happy, I find it’s best to keep things simple.

Set up some dips: salsa, spicy guacamole, queso dip. If you’re feeling adventurous, it doesn’t have to be from a jar; I’ve started making the fastest salsa known to man when I have the extra ingredients….

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FreshDirect Survey Finds 57 Percent of Dieticians Credit Indulgent Foods For Nutritional Success

Survey Reveals Inconvenience and Lack of Selection are Biggest hindrances to Dietician’s Ideal Eating Habits

New York – October 17, 2012 – Fifty-seven percent of dietitians reveal they wouldn’t be able to have nutritional success without an occasional indulgent meal where taste is the priority, according to a survey released today by FreshDirect, a leading online retailer of fresh foods and grocery items. While a majority of respondents said they would acquire a taste for anything that’s good for them and like it, 65 percent admit to cooking or seasoning their vegetables to tolerate the taste….

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Cupcakes with a Purpose

Pink Ribbon Cupcakes

Pink Ribbon Cupcakes

Did you see those pretty pink cupcakes on FreshDirect this month? They’re the making, literally, of Susan Schreiber who works in the FreshDirect kitchen.

Susan thought it would be a great idea to whip up something tasty and pink and to help raise funds toward breast cancer research, as a way to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October….

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