SOURCE: FreshDirect

May 02, 2006 08:57 ET

FreshDirect Expands Its Delivery Service to Include Additional Areas of New Jersey, Queens and Long Island

Fresh From April's Expansion Into Eastern New Jersey, Leading Online Grocer Begins Deliveries to Parts of Nassau County in New York and Plans Hamptons Service for the Summer

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2006 -- With nearly four million orders fulfilled since its first delivery in 2002, FreshDirect has become a mainstay in the lives of its customers in Manhattan, parts of Brooklyn, Queens, and Westchester and sections of Northern New Jersey, including the most recent new delivery zones of Weehawken, Edgewater, West New York, and Guttenberg. Today, FreshDirect announces the extension of its home delivery service to include parts of Douglaston, Little Neck and Great Neck, Long Island. FreshDirect's success in each additional market drives the company's continued growth.

In addition, FreshDirect is preparing for its second summer delivering to the Hamptons. Service to residents and vacationers in East Hampton, Amagansett, Southampton, Bridgehampton, Westhampton, Sag Harbor and Hampton Bay is expected to begin in time for Memorial Day weekend and will continue until Labor Day.

"Long Islanders are some of our closest neighbors here in Queens, and we are thrilled to respond to the consumer demand for our service," said Steve Michaelson, president of FreshDirect. "With each added expansion we continue to stand by our promise to provide only the freshest food and highest quality prepared meals to the consumers we service, offering the same ease-of-use that current customers associate with FreshDirect."

Based in Long Island City, FreshDirect is known for offering superior quality food with its convenient online ordering and home delivery model. From delectable chef-prepared and ready-to-cook meals, including popular new items such as Smart & Simple meals, to specialty departments such as organic, kosher and local market selections, FreshDirect prides itself on being New York and New Jersey's preeminent provider of the finest quality and freshest foods available in a convenient and cost effective way.

About FreshDirect

Founded in 1999, FreshDirect is one of the nation's leading online fresh food manufacturing and delivery services. FreshDirect is setting a new standard for fresh food production and distribution by offering unparalleled quality, product customization and value pricing from its state-of-the-art facility in Long Island City. The company is expanding rapidly and currently serves most of Manhattan and locations in Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, as well as parts of New Jersey, Westchester and Nassau County. The company's vision is to change consumers' lives by providing the ultimate shopping experience for impossibly fresh food and meal solutions. The company currently has over 250,000 customers and has fulfilled nearly 4 million orders since opening for business in September 2002. Additional information can be found at www.freshdirect.com

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