Wholesale food factories with loads of meat, seafood and desserts
Chinese New Year is the time to eat, party and bond with family and friends. If your family doesn’t eat at restaurants during this festive period, then you’ll find the need to stock up on food to serve your guests.
Whether you’re planning to go shopping with the fambam or rely on your folks to bring food to the table, these wholesale food factories with prices lower than supermarkets can help lessen the burden on your fam’s finances.
1. Fassler Gourmet
Fassler is a one-stop shop for seafood. Started more than two decades ago, they are the only seafood smokehouse in Singapore with products ranging from smoked seafood to soups and sauces. They also have fresh items on sale, such as XXL Sea Cucumbers ($46 per kg) and New Zealand Mussels ($13.50 for 900g) that are perfect for reunion dinners. To purchase, you can either place an order on their website and get them to deliver, or head down to their warehouse.
2. Far Ocean Sea Products
Far Ocean is a seafood processing and trading company specialising in the harvesting of wild-caught, sashimi-grade fishes. Besides that, they also provide a range of other types of seafood, meat, sausages, cold cuts, pastries and cheese.
Good news, they’re having a warehouse sale from now till 27 January with discounts of up to 70 percent. Stock up on steamboat favourites such as Australian Wagyu Brisket Shabu ($13 for 300g, U.P. $17.50) and Brazilian Pork Loin Shabu ($4 for 300g, U.P. $7). Seafood lovers can also bring some Japanese Hokkaido Sashimi Scallop ($35 for 500g, U.P. $70) and Alaskan King Crab Leg ($26 for 300g, U.P. $35) home to feast on!
Address: 15 Fishery Port Road, Singapore 619735
Opening hours from now till 26 Jan: Daily 9am to 5pm
Opening hours on 27 Jan: 9am to 1pm
Regular opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 3pm
Tel: 6261 3788
You’ll be smacking your lips in satisfaction with one of the largest selections of meats in Singapore at Mmmm!. Beef lovers will be spoilt for choice with the range of beef varieties and cuts available. They have Japanese and Australian Wagyu, USDA Prime and Angus beef and 150-day Angus grain-fed beef. Choices for pork include iberico and kurobuta pork imported from Spain.
If that’s not enough, mutton, poultry, seafood and a wide selection of marinades and spices are also available. Prices range from $4.45 for 500g of minced chicken to $84 for 300g of Japanese Wagyu striploin. If you’re too lazy to head down to their outlets, you can shop online as well – delivery is free for orders over $200!
4. Victoria Wholesale Centre
Located in the East, Victoria Wholesale Centre is the only private wholesale centre in Singapore for dried goods. Most shops are on the first level where customers can purchase goods in bulk, and at lower prices than retail shops. Stock up on dried provisions such as dried ikan bilis, dried shrimps, dried scallops, bird’s nest, fish maw and dried cuttlefish imported from all over the world. They even sell plastic wares of all grades and party supplies!
Address: 101 Kallang Avenue, Singapore 339508
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am to 8pm
Tel: 6291 2349
5. QB Food Trading
QB Food offers a diverse range of food including chilled and frozen meats, dairy products, dried goods, processed food, and beverages. You’ll be able to find some familiar brands that are sold at much lower prices than supermarkets. QB’s meats are sourced directly from the US, Australia, Brazil and Spain, and they bring in cheese from producers in Denmark, Italy, UK and Australia. Free next-day delivery is available for online orders above $150. If you prefer, you can also opt for self-collection at their store during checkout.
Address: 8 Chin Bee Crescent, Singapore 619893
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 1pm
Tel: 6261 6410
6. Song Fish Dealer
Don’t be fooled by Song Fish Dealer’s name. They don’t just supply fishes, but also frozen seafood and poultry. Steamboat nights will be a delight with competitively-priced fresh fishes that will be cleaned and filleted for you on the spot. Other popular choices include Boston Lobsters ($14 each) and King Crab Legs ($75 per kg). Save the hassle of travelling down by placing an order online and having it delivered straight to your doorstep.
7. Ben Foods
Ben Foods gives you great deals on frozen meat such as pork racks, lamb chops, bacon strips and more. If you’re planning to bake for CNY, be sure to check out their dairy section that carries their own brand – Cowhead. You will also find other familiar brands under them such as Farmland, Orchard Fresh and Spices of the Orient. Online purchases are available with self-collection and delivery options.
Address: 1 Fishery Port Road, Singapore 619729.
Opening hours: Wed-Fri 3pm to 5pm, Sat 10am to 12pm
Tel: 6267 4385
8. Senoko Fishery Port
For those who have heard of the popular Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Senoko Fishery Port is basically the Singaporean version of that. Expect it to be like any of Singapore’s wet markets – busy, crowded, slippery and fishy-smelling. Nevertheless, the experience is worth it for the wide variety of fresh seafood available at wholesale prices. Whether it’s the usual fish and prawns or more uncommon seafood such as crayfish and clams, they’ve got it all. To enter the port, you’ll have to exchange your IC for a pass. The earlier you go, the more choices you’ll have!
Address: 31 Attap Valley Road, Singapore 759908
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 2am to 6am
9. Ah Hua Kelong
Seafood lovers can go crazy at Ah Hua Kelong, which specialises in the farming of seabass, pearl grouper and XL mussels. Apart from that, they also harvest flower crabs and many other types of shells off the coast of Singapore. Shop online and enjoy free next-day delivery for purchases over $40. As all their fishes are harvested at sunrise and delivered by sunset, you can be sure you’re receiving fresh seafood. Those who just want to try their seafood can also head to their eatery at PasarBella.
Address: 200 Turf City, #02-K2, PasarBella @ Grandstand, Singapore 287994
Opening hours: Mon-Thur 2pm to 9pm, Fri-Sat 1:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 8655 3074 / 9830 0117 (for delivery enquiries)
Melvados is the retail brand of Foodedge Gourmet, which supplies to airlines, restaurants, hotels, supermarkets and more. You can find many party treats such as cakes, brownies and ice-cream here. The ice-cream, exclusively manufactured by Melvados, ranges from $8 to $9.90 per tub. All their products are halal, ready-to-eat and made without artificial preservatives or chemicals. Online orders are available, and prices are the same whether you purchase from their retail outlet, factory or online. There are CNY sales on 21 Jan (10am to 3pm) and 24 to 27 Jan (10am to 5pm) at their factory, so head down to stock up on treats!
Melvados (retail shop)
Address: 216 Joo Chiat Road, #01-11, Singapore 427483
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10am to 8pm
Foodedge Gourmet (factory)
Address: 26 Woodlands Terrace, Singapore 738449
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am to 4.30pm, Sat 9am to 1pm
Pay less for more
There we have it, from seafood to premium meats and even gourmet groceries, you’re fully equipped to do some CNY food shopping. Nothing sounds better than hassle-free, fresh, quality food at discounted prices. It’s time to usher in the Year of the Rooster!
Cover image taken from Fassler Gourmet.