If you were hoping to see the country's largest supermarket chain follow overseas trends and use Uber Eats to deliver your food you're going be out of luck - for now.

While it may be nice to have a hot rotisserie chicken or the milk that you missed off the shopping list delivered to your door, Lindsay Rowles, Foodstuffs' North Island general manager of retail membership and property, says it will likely be a while before consumers can order groceries or an ingredient through Uber.

Uber Eats' rise has made the supermarket owner, which operates main brands Pak'nSave, New World,

Lindsay Rowles