Shipping

At FamousFoods.com, we pride ourselves on shipping your order in safe and timely manner. When you place your order you will receive an email as a confirmation that your order has been received. On the day that your order leaves our facility we will send you a second email with a carrier tracking number that will allow you to track your order to your doorstep. Below you will find a description of our shipping methods and information on how to estimate when your package will arrive. Keep in mind however that these are just guidelines. To accurately determine when you package will arrive it is best to use the tracking number that we email you when your order leaves our facility.

A tip for easy shipping: A number of our products are either perishable, frozen or shipped fresh once a week and have special shipping requirements, please carefully read all shipping instructions on each product's information page. For answers to some frequently asked questions please visit our FAQs page

Shipping Options


Standard/Economy/Ground: If you select this method your order will ship via UPS Ground or USPS Priority Mail. Use the map below as a guide to estimate the UPS time in transit from the day your package leaves our facility. Orders that ship using this shipping option typically leave our facility within one business day*. (See Exception 2 below.) Note that the "Transit Days" on the map below are business days. UPS may deliver to your area on Saturday but does not deliver on Sunday. As a general guideline do not count weekend days when estimating your package's arrival date. USPS Priority Mail shipments generally arrive within 1-3 business days. Please note items flagged with special shipping requirements.

 

3-Day Shipping: Orders using the 3-Day shipping method will ship via UPS 3-Day Select service. If we receive an order using this service before 2:00 PM EST (M-F) It will leave our facility the same day. If the order is received after 2:00pm EST it will ship the following business day. The package will be received 3 days business days after it ships. Keep in mind that UPS generally does not deliver on weekends and you should not count weekend days when calculating time in transit. Please also note exceptions below when considering this option.

2-Day Shipping: Orders using the 2-Day shipping method will ship via UPS 2-Day Air service. If we receive an order using this service before 2:00 PM EST (M-F) It will leave our facility the same day. If the order is received after 2:00pm EST it will ship the following business day. The package will be received 2 days after it ships. Keep in mind that UPS generally does not deliver on weekends and you should not count weekend days when calculating time in transit. Please also note exceptions below when considering this option.

Next Day Shipping: Orders using the Next Day shipping method will ship via UPS Next Day service. If we receive an order using this service before 2:00 PM EST (M-F) It will leave our facility the same day. If the order is received after 2:00pm EST it will ship the following business day. The package will be received the day after it ships. Keep in mind that UPS does not deliver on weekends and you should not count weekend days when calculating time in transit. Please also note exceptions below when considering this option.

Shipping exceptions:

Exception 1: If you order a perishable item that requires expedited shipping in an insulated box with cold packs, we will not ship your order if it will not arrive to you before the weekend. In this case your order will ship the following Monday. (Examples: Gaspar's Meats, Cacoila, Hot Dogs, Quahogs, etc...)

Exception 2: If you order a product that is delivered to us fresh from a manufacturer once a week we will ship your order on the day that we receive the fresh shipment. (examples: Drakes, Hostess, Hot Dog Rolls, Sweetbreads and Peggy Lawton products) .

Exception 3: Heavy items - Some items on our site are identified as "Heavy Items" and may require additional shipping charges based on your selected shipping method. We try to identify all restrictions on each items information page. When in doubt feel free to contact a friendly customer service associate at 1-866-646-4266 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5pm EST or email customercare@famousfoods.com

Shipping Rates

Most small, non-perishable items are eligible for our standard/economy shipping rates. These rates can be found in the table below.  The Standard/Economy shipping rates are valid for shipments to the lower 48 states. Standard/Economy shipments to AK, HI, PR and the US Virgin Islands may require additional shipping. Shipping rates for Perishable items requiring expedited shipping and/or overweight/bulky items are calculated in real time by UPS and are based on destination zip code and the rated weight of the shipment.

Standard/Economy

Order Total

Shipping Charge

$0 to $14.99

$6.95

$15 to $24.99

$7.95

$25 to $34.99

$9.95

$35 to $49.99

$10.95

$50 to $79.99

$13.75

$80 to $99.99

$15.75

$100 and up

$18.75

Mail Order:


If you prefer to order via mail, Click here to print the order form and use it to make your selections and to total the order. Please do not forget to select the size, color etc., and please add the correct shipping charges (table above) to your order. We accept checks, money orders and credit cards. If you have any questions please call one of our Internet Operators at 1-866-646-4266 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5pm EST and they will be glad to help you.