Amazon expands its Whole Foods grocery delivery service

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Amazon on Wednesday announced that it’s expanded its Prime Now service, which allows customers to order items for quick delivery from Whole Foods Market, to 10 additional cities.

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Prime Now launched Wednesday in Jacksonville, Florida; Orlando, Florida; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Detroit; Madison, Wisconsin; Milwaukee; Omaha, Nebraska; St. Louis and Tampa, Florida. The service was also expanded in Seattle and New York City.

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Prime Now allows customers to shop for items from Whole Foods Market, including groceries and everyday staples, with delivery available in as little as an hour.

Amazon also announced that a separate pickup service launched last month at Whole Foods Market has been expanded to five new cities: Fort Worth, Texas; Kennesaw, Georgia; Richmond, Virginia; Sacramento, California and Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Customers using the pickup service can get free pickup from Whole Foods in as little as an hour on orders of $35 or more.

“It’s just another way we’re making it even easier for more customers to enjoy Whole Foods Market’s healthy and organic food,” said Christina Minardi, executive vice president of operations for Whole Foods Market.

Amazon officials said there are plans to expand both the Prime Now and the Whole Foods pickup service to more cities in the future.

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