Source: LiveMint.com, Feb 19, 2018
NEW DELHI: Amazon has rolled out its own food retailing business in India with a pilot in Pune, becoming the first foreign ecommerce firm to stock and sell food items directly to consumers.
“Amazon is now a vendor on Amazon.in and is currently operating in Pune,” said a person familiar with the development. The products are sold by Amazon Retail India Pvt. Ltd.Another person said it will take “at least a quarter” for the ecommerce major to roll out its food retailing business nationwide.