The new Food Assembly app is now available. This app is for our Members and is downloadable on the iPhone (version 4S or later, on iOS 8+).
The Food Assembly app is downloadable from the UK App Store.
- How to download the app?
In order to download the app, you need to access the AppStore and search for The Food Assembly (click here to access the AppStore).
- Are all iPhones compatible?
The app is only compatible with iPhones (and iPods) running on iOS 8 or later. This iOS version is compatible with iPhone 4S model onwards.
- If I am experiencing an issue, what should I do?
If you are having an issue on the app, we advise you to contact the support team via the email address available in the menu “Help and Support” in the app. This email address allows you to send us any feedback. Any feedback is welcome as it will help us improve the app.
What can I do with the app?
- Log in
You can log into your account by using your email and password. You will also have the option to view your password by clicking on the eye symbol.
- Create an Account
The app will allow you to set up a new account. Start by choosing the closest Assembly to you via the available list or the map, fill in the few details and that’s it!
- Manage your Assemblies
You will be able to access and join the closest Assemblies – thanks to the geo-localisation feature or by searching manually. You have the choice between swiping through a list of Assemblies or using the map.
- Select a Food Assembly
By clicking on the top-left Assembly icon, you will access the list of Assemblies you have joined. From the list, you will see which Assemblies have an open Online Market. Select one and start shopping!
- How to buy products
If the Online Market is open, you will automatically access the online shop of the selected Assembly. You can filter the products by different categories (meat, fruit & veg, meat, dairy etc).
Everytime you add a new product, it will be included in the little basket icon that appears at the top right of the screen. Of course, at any moment you can access your basket and amend any number of items for each product.
At the bottom of the screen, you will see the launch message the Host has prepared for this week.
- Access the specific information for each Assembly
At any point in time, you can access all the info of a specific Food Assembly by clicking on the information icon. This includes: contact details of the Host, the Host’s welcome message and details about the Assembly itself.
- Receive notifications
There are three types of notifications sent by the app:
- The launch of a new Online Market – sent during the morning of the Online Market opening, or the following day depending of the launch time.
- Open Basket Reminder – if you have an open basket, you will receive a notification inviting you to confirm and proceed to check out.
- Order summary – direct and easy access to the order summary if you have placed an order.
When a notification is sent to your phone, it will appear with the name of the your Food Assembly. If you select the notification, it will redirect you to that specific page of the app. Of course, you can allow or deny app notifications by accessing your phone’s settings.
- Access your account settings
You cannot yet access these settings from the app. If you want to access them, the app will give you a link that will redirect you to the main website.