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Amazon Introduces New Grocery Delivery Program for Prime Members

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Amazon has launched an exciting new grocery delivery initiative aimed at providing convenience and affordability to Prime members nationwide. This program, available in over 3,500 cities and towns across the U.S., offers unlimited grocery delivery from Whole Foods Market, Amazon Fresh, and other local grocers and specialty retailers for just $9.99 a month, with orders over $35.

In a move to make groceries even more accessible, Amazon also introduced a lower-cost option tailored for individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, commonly known as the food stamp program. For SNAP recipients, the monthly fee is reduced to $4.99, providing an affordable solution for essential grocery needs.

One of the standout features of this new delivery service is the flexibility it offers, including one-hour delivery windows. Additionally, Amazon has made it easy for SNAP beneficiaries to participate by requiring only a registered Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card, without the need for a Prime membership.

While Prime membership typically costs $139 annually or $14.99 per month, this new initiative demonstrates Amazon’s commitment to inclusivity and affordability, ensuring that all customers have access to convenient grocery delivery options tailored to their needs.