Super-fast grocery delivery app Tiggy launches in Toronto to delight consumers with speed, service and nearly 2,000 items delivered in 15 minutes
Startup plans to rapidly expand service in the Greater Toronto Area throughout 2022
TORONTO, January 26, 2022 /CNW/ – Tiggya super-fast delivery app that offers free 15-minute delivery of fresh produce, groceries and health items, including Health Canada-approved rapid COVID antigen tests, is officially launched in Toronto today.
“Tiggy is excited to bring speed, service and an exciting product assortment to Torontonians,” said Eugene Bisovka, Co-Founder of Tiggy. “Starting today, our customers can shop fresh produce and amazing brands of food, household and personal care products as well as rapid antigen tests, delivered in just 15 minutes.”
Today, Tiggy opens its first Toronto “dark store” or micro-distribution center, at Queen and Richmond streets with another opening at St Clair Ave. W. and Dufferin St. le February 7. Tiggy will deliver to customers living within a 2 mile radius of each location. For Tiggy delivery areas click here. Throughout 2022, Tiggy will continue to open micro-distribution centers in the Greater Toronto Area.
Tiggy’s expansion into Ontario follows its launch last fall in Vancouverwhere it has four micro-distribution centers with another opening in Burnaby in March.
The vast majority of Tiggy orders are delivered within 15 minutes with a few exceptions which can take up to 30 minutes depending on traffic and weather. Tiggy is open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. with all orders delivered by Tiggy’s dedicated team of full-time bike couriers.
Nearly 2,000 references available, including rapid antigen tests
Tiggy’s growing product assortment includes high-quality Canadian brands such as Crafty Ramen DIY Meal Kits, Blackstar Coffee, Earth’s Own Non-Dairy Milk, Clever Mocktails, Happy Planet Smoothies and Juices, Heritage Cattle Co. locally raised, 100% grass-fed beef, Hitch Hiker lemonades, Love Child Organics baby food, MadeGood organic nut-free snacks, Keto Scream ice cream, Silver Hills organic whole grain bread, Tality Kombucha organic artisanal kombucha, and more.
Tiggy also offers rapid response COVID-19 antigen tests, available in packs of 5. Tests are competitively priced with prices subject to change. Limit, 1 box per customer, while supplies last.
Categories include breakfast, bakery, fruits and berries, healthy alternatives including gluten-free, dairy-free, keto and organic options, dairy, seafood, meat, sweets , snacks, personal products and Baby care and pets.
No hidden fees
With Tiggy, there are no surprises. Unlike some other grocery delivery apps, Tiggy doesn’t charge delivery fees, markup grocery fees, or require a subscription. Item costs are on par with grocery store prices. just $10, Tiggy’s minimum order requirement can be met by purchasing one or two items. Tiggy also has an extensive network of suppliers to ensure customers’ favorite items are in stock.
With Tiggy, customers can order exactly what they need, when they need it instead of buying a long list of groceries at the grocery store every week. As seen with his Vancouver customers, Tiggy’s “on time” model helps reduce bulk purchases to help reduce food waste.
Easy to use app, proprietary technology
In just minutes, consumers can order groceries through the easy-to-navigate Tiggy app. Tiggy’s proprietary technology was created by developers with extensive experience in Europe already established ultra-fast delivery space. The result is a sophisticated inventory and procurement app and system that’s faster than the web-based platforms most Canadian grocery delivery companies currently use.
While ultra-fast grocery delivery is now a consumer expectation in Chinathe UK and Russiaspace is rapidly gaining traction in the United States, while still in its infancy in Canada.
In November 2021Secure Tiggy $6.35M in funding from HEARTLAND, with participation from iNovia, Redbox Ventures, Global Founders Capital, FJ Labs and Banana Capital.
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