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FreshDirect is a leading online grocer in the U.S., delivering premium quality fresh-from-the-farm foods and brand-name groceries to customers in the greater New York, New Jersey, Connecticut metro area and greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. With a more than 3,000-member workforce that is still growing, FreshDirect places an emphasis on nutritious, delicious meals and convenient services that allow customers more time to live healthy lives. FreshDirect aspires to be a valued corporate partner in all communities in which it serves. FreshDirect ranks 75th on Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide®.
HQLong Island City, NY, US
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureB-

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)1,082(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at FreshDirect

Jason Ackerman

Jason Ackerman

Co-Founder & CEO
David McInerney

David McInerney

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FreshDirect Office Locations

FreshDirect has an office in Long Island City
Long Island City, NY, US (HQ)
23-30 Borden Avenue
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FreshDirect Financials and Metrics

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FreshDirect total Funding

$398 m

FreshDirect latest funding size

$189 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

FreshDirect investors

FreshDirect's latest funding round in September 2016 was reported to be $189 m. In total, FreshDirect has raised $398 m
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FreshDirect Cybersecurity Score

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FreshDirect Online and Social Media Presence

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FreshDirect News and Updates

FreshDirect, City Harvest, Slick Rick, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Other Local Elected Officials Present FreshDirect's "Give-Ember" 2021 Holiday Food Donation Extravaganza

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- One week from Thanksgiving, FreshDirect, the Northeast's leading pure play online fresh food grocer, along with City Harvest, Hip Hop legend Slick Rick, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., New York State Assembly Member Carl Heastie, New York...

FreshDirect Congratulates Vice President of Public Affairs, Larry Scott Blackmon Awarded Two-Year Appointment as the Outstanding Alumni Brother of the Year by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- FreshDirect, the Northeast's leading pure play online fresh food grocer, proudly congratulates Larry Scott Blackmon, Vice President of Public Affairs, for receiving the prestigious "Outstanding Alumni Brother of the Year Award" from Alpha Phi Alpha...

How FreshDirect delivers 100,000 grocery orders across NYC each week

Summary List PlacementFollowing is a transcript of the video. Narrator: This company packs and delivers 100,000 grocery orders to hungry New Yorkers every week. FreshDirect's process of shipping highly customized grocery boxes straight to customers' doors cuts the grocery supply chain in half. And i…

NYC-based online grocer FreshDirect to be acquired by Ahold, Centerbridge

FreshDirect agreed to be acquired by the supermarket operator Ahold Delhaize and private-equity firm Centerbridge Partners.

FreshDirect to Be Bought by Dutch Retailer Ahold Delhaize

FreshDirect to Be Bought by Dutch Retailer Ahold Delhaize

Ahold Delhaize buys majority stake in FreshDirect

The owner of supermarkets including Giant and Stop & Shop said it would acquire a majority stake in grocery delivery company Fresh Direct LLC, expanding its U.S. presence as online ordering booms during the coronavirus pandemic.
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FreshDirect Blogs

The Great American Turkey Company & FreshDirect Gobble for Good

The “Gobble for Good” program provides one package of ready to cook, humanely raised, no antibiotics ever, marinated turkey to a local family for every The Great American Turkey Company®. product purchased from FreshDirect. The team at Great American Turkey Co. is continuing to drive their mission t…

Cinco de Derby Cocktails

Every once in awhile, two incredible events fall on the same weekend. That weekend is now and it’s time to celebrate the mega-event of Cinco de Derby! A weekend this incredible deserves elevated cocktails. Try these three recipes created by our resident cocktail expert and wine curator Nicole, for a…

Halsa Foods: The Pioneers of the 100% Clean Label

Imagine stepping into a supermarket where every product on every aisle was made without a single artificial ingredient. Hälsa roots are in Scandinavia and they continue to pioneer a vision of bringing 100% clean, healthy solutions to Americans with Oatgurt. They pride themselves on using a simple ma…

Beer Can Roast Chicken

Just about the only thing that makes a delicious BBQ chicken better is the addition of beer and a slow, smoky cook over hot coals. Although you can cook this over a gas grill, we REALLY advocate for the use of natural charcoal here to bring out the full flavor. What You’ll Need 1 12... Read More » T…

Classic Chicken Soup

Chicken soup isn’t just for cold winter nights or when you have a sore throat. It’s a staple of good cooking and can be enjoyed any time, as it’s so easy to make and universally satisfying. What You’ll Need 1 3-4 lb whole chicken 1 yellow onion, large 1 lb carrots 1 lb celery 1... Read More » The po…

Simple Roast Chicken

Roasting a chicken is one of the simplest things to accomplish in the kitchen, and regardless of your skill level, you will succeed at this basic recipe. What You’ll Need 1 3-4 Pound Whole Chicken 2 Lemons ½ Bunch Parsley Kosher or Sea Salt Freshly Ground Pepper Olive Oil What To Do Preheat the oven…
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FreshDirect Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was FreshDirect founded?

    FreshDirect was founded in 2002.

  • Who are FreshDirect key executives?

    FreshDirect's key executives are Jason Ackerman and David McInerney.

  • How many employees does FreshDirect have?

    FreshDirect has 1,082 employees.

  • Who are FreshDirect competitors?

    Competitors of FreshDirect include Tom Thumb, Instacart and Imperfect Foods.

  • Where is FreshDirect headquarters?

    FreshDirect headquarters is located at 23-30 Borden Avenue, Long Island City.

  • Where are FreshDirect offices?

    FreshDirect has an office in Long Island City.

  • How many offices does FreshDirect have?

    FreshDirect has 1 office.