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Big basket sees huge surge in demand for organic juices & ayurvedic drinks this summer


Bangalore, April 30 2016:  bigbasket, India’s largest online supermarket, has seen an 86% increase in demand for organic juices and ayurvedic drinks this summer, according to an in- house survey. This summer there seems to be a clear shift to healthier and natural thirst quenchers in beverages that customer buy as sales for carbonated beverages have comparatively grown by a much lower percentage.


“Our survey shows that customers are becoming more and more health conscious and are moving from traditional soft drinks to healthier organic and ayurvedic juices,” said Vipul Parekh, co-founder, bigbasket. “Health is always everyone’s priority and organic food, healthy diet and supplements are some important daily needs,” he added.


Grocery Orders on bigbasket increased by 29% during the start of the summer season as compared to winter.  This reflects the trend of people preferring to order groceries online during the summer than go to a nearby shop, simply to avoid the sweltering heat.


bigbasket has recently launched its â€˜Summer Showers’ festival that lets customers shop from its wide range of 20,000+ products at their home and offers great  discounts (up to 40%) for a variety of products that keep customers healthy this summer.


About was founded in December 2011 in Bangalore by a team of five — V S Sudhakar, HariMenon, Vipul Parekh, V S Ramesh and AbhinayChoudhari. The team has both offline and online retail experience, as they had earlier set up India’s first e-commerce site in 1999, and then established the Fabmall-Trinethra chain of more than 200 grocery supermarket stores in southern India. Bigbasket has grown into India's largest online supermarket with over 20,000 products from over 1000 brands and presence in 25 cities across the country including Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai & Delhi-NCR, with plans to expand to other cities soon.bigbasket's online food store offers a variety of products across various categories: Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Grocery & Staples, Beverages, Bread,Dairy& Egg products, Branded Foods, Meat, Personal Care and Household products. is committed tomaking life simpler and grocery shopping a breeze!



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