Wholesalers That Will Cut Your Grocery Budget
Shopping for groceries can be costly, especially if you’re shopping for a big family. Every week’s expenditure on groceries can rack up to quite a substantial amount at the end of the month. However, visiting wholesalers instead of the supermarkets can bring you significant savings and reduce your expenses. Here are 5 wholesalers where you can get your groceries at lower prices.
Victoria Wholesale Centre
Victoria Wholesale Centre’s tenants sell mostly dried provisions and groceries. You can also find some catering and party accessories, hardware, household items, handicraft, fabric and disposable plastic products.
Address: 101 Kallang Avenue, Singapore 339508.
Warehouse Club Warehouse Club was set up by NTUC FairPrice. As a member, you will get to enjoy plenty of discounted buys and cheap bulk purchases. Here, you can find fresh food and produce, household necessities, health and beauty products and snacks and beverages. The membership fee is $35 for 2 years if you’re a NTUC Union member or FairPrice member or shareholder, and $50 for non-union members. Purchases amounting to over $500 are eligible for free delivery. A $30 delivery fee applies for purchases under this amount and all items except fresh, chilled and frozen products can be delivered.
Warehouse Club is located at 1 Joo Koon Circle, Singapore 629116 and is open from 10am to 9pm on weekdays and 9:30am to 9:30pm on weekends.
Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre
Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre was opened in 1983 and houses more than 1,400 stores, shops and cold rooms. Its area spans about 20 football fields! Here, you can choose from one of the largest, if not the largest selections of fresh produce and dried provisions. In the wee hours of the morning, prospective buyers bid for groceries in the auction hall.
It is located at 1 Wholesale Centre, Singapore 110001 and is open for 24 hours all days of the week excluding Saturday. Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre is closed on Saturdays. The place is great for buying fresh seafood before Chinese New Year, although you got to be ready to go during the wee hours!
Big Box is the latest addition to the wholesale scene, comprising of 8 storeys built on 5.6 hectares of land area. You can find almost anything and everything you need here – groceries and fresh produce, sports and outdoor equipment, fashion and accessories, gardening and DIY tools, electronics and gadgets, furniture and healthcare products among many others. It’s almost like a giant hypermart! There’s also fast food, a food court and a play area for children.
Big Box is located at 1 Venture Avenue, Singapore 608521, open from 10am to 10pm daily.
The only seafood smokehouse in Singapore, Fassler Gourmet is a name familiar to seafood lovers. You can expect varieties of seafood that are fresh, frozen and smoked such as salmon, mackerel, cod and mussels at great value. There are also frozen portions and sashimi platters perfect for parties. These are probably better value and fresher compared to buying from the supermarkets or caterers. Furthermore, Fassler Gourmet sells soups including Crab Bisque and Mushroom Medley Soup.
You can visit their store at 46 Woodlands Terrace, Singapore 738459 or simply order online. Orders over $150 will enjoy free delivery while orders below $150 are subject to a standard delivery fee of $20.