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
Image credit: Fassler Gourmet’s Facebook page
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 from now till 28 February 2018, such as XL Scallops US ($37.05 per kg, U.P. $39.80) and New Zealand Mussels ($12.57 for 900g, U.P. $13.50) that are perfect for reunion dinners. Remember to get one of their smoked fish platters to keep the younger ones in the fam happy! 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
Image credit: Far Ocean’s website
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 on the following days: 27 and 28 Jan, 3, 4, 10 and 11 Feb, with discounts of up to 50% from 9am to 5pm. Stock up on steamboat favourites such as Wagyu Beef Chuck MB 7 Shabu Shabu ($14 for 300g, U.P. $18) and Brazilian Pork Belly Skin On 8mm Cut ($7 for 300g, U.P. $10.50). Seafood lovers can also bring some Japanese Hokkaido Sashimi Scallop ($35 for 500g, U.P. $70) and Chinese Rock Lobster ($18 for 500g, U.P. $22.50) home to feast on!
Address: 15 Fishery Port Road, Singapore 619735
Opening hours of warehouse sale: Daily 9am to 5pm
Regular opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 3pm
Tel: 6261 3788
Image credit: @mmmm_sg
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 varieties and cuts available. They have Japanese wagyu, Australian wagyu, USDA Prime 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 $34.65 for 350g of Chilled US Angus Ribeye Prime. If you’re too lazy to head down to their outlets, you can shop online as well – delivery is free for orders over $100!
4. Victoria Wholesale Centre
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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 from now till 13 Feb: Daily 9am to 7pm
Regular opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am to 8pm
Tel: 6291 2349
5. QB Food Trading
Image credit: QB Food’s Facebook page
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
Image credit: Song Fish Dealer’s Facebook page
Don’t be fooled by Song Fish Dealer’s name. They don’t just supply fish, but they also offer frozen seafood and poultry. Steamboat nights will be a delight with competitively priced fresh fish 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 have it delivered straight to your doorstep.
7. Ben Foods
Image credit: Ben Foods’ website
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
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Expect Senoko Fishery Port 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
Image credit: Ah Hua Kelong’s Facebook page
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 fish 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 head to their new space at Jalan Riang. Aside from offering fresh seafood that you can bring home to cook, the eatery also serves zi char and brunch dishes!
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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, manufactured by Melvados, ranges from $8.90 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 factory sales on 27 Jan 2018, 10am to 3pm, at their factory, so head down to stock up on treats!
Melvados (retail shop)
Address: 370 Alexandra Road, #B1-13, Anchorpoint Shopping Centre, Singapore 159953
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10:30am to 9pm
Tel: 6444 9351
Full list of outlets
Foodedge Gourmet (factory)
Address: 26 Woodlands Terrace, Singapore 738449
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am to 4.30pm, Sat 9am to 1pm
Tel: 6339 4953
Wholesale food factories that let you 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 adapted from Fassler Gourmet’s photo.