By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– How would you like to get your groceries delivered via drone? The parent company for King Soopers, Kroger, is starting a drone delivery service.

(credit: Kroger)

The drones can carry up to 5 pounds. Customers will be able to order items to wherever they may be using their smartphones.

(credit: Kroger)

That means sunscreen delivered to the beach or pool, or maybe picnic supplies to the park.

(credit: Kroger)

The pilot program will begin in the Midwest.

Jennifer McRae