Through its own network of delivery-only supermarkets, ‘Glovo Bargains’, and top grocery partners available in the app, online grocery shopping in Kenya has risen by 47% since 2022.
In the same period, this new way of buying everyday products has boosted categories such as ‘Fruits and Vegetables’ to the growth of 1,681% through high-demanded products like apples, bananas, avocados, oranges, or lemons.
Fruits & Vegetable orders are concentrated fairly uniformly between 10 am and 5 pm, with a peak at 12 pm (10.4% of the daily total). The most consumed fruits are apples, bananas, oranges, lemons, and grapes.
“Through Glovo Bargains, Glovo’s delivery-only supermarkets, and the network of local specialized partners available on the app, we only inch closer to our goal of bringing convenience and the best grocery experience to our customers,” said Caroline Mutuku, General Manager for Glovo Kenya.
“As we enter fully into the last lap of the year, Glovo is now enabling city dwellers to enjoy the art of mixology by treating themselves to nourishing and revitalizing cocktails inspired by the vibrant flavours of Kenya.”
In view of this growing trend in the country, Glovo recommends 5 mouth-watering cocktail recipes based on healthy seasonal fruits, while savouring the refreshing Kenyan flavours from home.
- Tropical Smooth Tail
This vibrant cocktail will surely lift up your spirit. In a blender, combine fresh Kenyan mango chunks, orange juice, and a splash of lime juice. Blend until smooth and serve over ice. Garnish with a slice of mango and a sprig of mint. The natural sweetness of mango pairs beautifully with the tangy citrus flavours, making it a guilt-free delight.
- Watermelon Mint Sip
Say hello to your new go-to sipper for this season! In a shaker, muddle fresh watermelon chunks and a handful of mint leaves, and lime juice. Shake well and strain into a glass. Top with a splash of sparkling water and garnish with a mint sprig. The hydrating watermelon and mint make this cocktail an instant rejuvenator.
- Kenyan Cucumber Refresher
This drink is as refreshing as it gets. In a glass, muddle cucumber slices and a pinch of sea salt. Mix freshly squeezed lime juice, and a touch of agave syrup. Stir well. Garnish with a cucumber wheel and a sprig of rosemary. The crispness of cucumber combined with the zing of lime creates a truly revitalizing experience.
- Passion fruit Fizz
Quench your thirst with a revitalizing Passion fruit drink. Brew a strong batch of Kenyan black tea and let it cool. In a glass, mix with passionfruit juice, a splash of sparkling water, and a hint of honey. Serve garnished with a slice of lemon and a passionfruit half. This cocktail is a symphony of flavours that will surely uplift your spirit this time of the year.
- Nairobi September Spritzer
Unwind with the mesmerizing hues of this elegant spritzer. In a glass, muddle a few blackberries and a sprig of thyme. Add a splash of grape juice and a dash of club soda. Garnish with additional blackberries and a thyme sprig. The combination of floral notes and berries creates a cocktail that’s both visually and tastefully captivating.