Instacart also brings income-earning opportunities with plans to on-board more than 100 new shoppers in the area.

The nation's largest on-demand grocery delivery service, Instacart, has launched service in Ascension Parish at popular stores like Rouses Markets, Albertsons, Costco, CVS, and Petco. The delivery area in the Capitol Region covers over 188,000 households, including Gonzales, Geismar, Dutchtown, Duplessis, Prairieville, and St. Amant.

Instacart shoppers hand pick and deliver items from trusted local stores through a website or smartphone app. The service launched in Ascension Parish on March 8. Instacart also brings income-earning opportunities with plans to on-board more than 100 new shoppers in the area.

“Over the past year we’ve seen incredible demand in the Baton Rouge area,” said David Holyoak, General Manager. “We work with a variety of local retailers to provide the freshest, highest quality groceries to our customers. Launching in Baton Rouge gives us an opportunity to expand service in the Louisiana market. We’re also excited to build a world class shopper community, where we can offer fun and flexible income earning opportunities for our shoppers, who ultimately deliver this amazing service to the community.”

Customers can go online to instacart.com or download the smartphone app to begin shopping. Simply select your city and store and add items to a virtual cart. Delivery windows can be selected within an hour or up to give days in advance. After checking out, an Instacart shopper accepts the order and uses the shopper app to guide them through shopping before delivering the order to the customer in the designated delivery timeframe.

For orders of $35 or more, the delivery fee is $5.99. Customers can also save over time by signing up for Instacart Express membership, which enables unlimited, free same-day delivery on orders of $35 or more. First time uses can enter the code HEYBATONROUGE before May 1 to get $20 off an order of $35 or more, plus a free first time delivery.

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