If you're on the hunt for natural, fresh food in Singapore, check out these stores for clean, green and healthy goodies.
Live well, eat well, we say. It’s not hard to get on the health food track in Singapore, what with our plethora of delish organic cafes, vegan eateries and restaurants that stick to the #eatclean diet. But if you’re all about DIY in the kitchen, we’re here to make your grocery shopping days easier with our roundup of health food stores in the city known for fresh greens, organic produce, superfoods, vitamins, gluten-free products and more. It’s never too late to start!
Bringing all things delicious from Down Under, Scoop is like paradise for grocery shoppers, with its zero-waste mentality and extensive range of teas, grains, nut butters, Earth-friendly homeware and household products, kombuchas, and loads more. Here, you can simply buy only what you need, thanks to its concept of pay-by-weight bulk shopping. Just remember to load up on jars and containers before you leave the home (or you’ll end up buying them from the store).
Scoop Wholefoods, #02-17/18, Tanglin Mall, 163 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247933
Little Farms consistently impresses with its array of fresh, ethically-sourced produce. Fill your basket with assorted fruits and vegetables, gourmet goodies and free-range poultry. Shopping here is also easy on the wallet – with no middleman (produce is bought directly from farms and suppliers), costs are thankfully kept low.
Little Farms, multiple locations including #01-04/05/06, Holland Piazza, No. 3 Lorong Liput, Singapore 277725
The Source Bulk Foods
Another proponent of sustainable shopping, this brand fights waste and advocates for “real food” with its selection of bulk wholefoods, organic items and healthy goodies. Roam the aisles to pick out everything from organic acai powder and activated charcoal to organic cotton beeswax wraps and organic tea leaves to herbs and spices galore.
The Source Bulk Foods, multiple locations (some opening soon) including #01-05A, Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259760
Mahota prides itself on being a “gathering of goodness”. It’s all about growing good food, serving up healthy meals and stocking only the best ingredients. Within the massive Kitchener store lies a market offering fresh organic produce, meats and cold cuts, and other good-for-you groceries. Beyond that, pop by for lunch at the kitchen, or head to the pantry for an organic cuppa with a slice of cake.
Mahota, multiple locations including Level 3, Kitchener Complex, 809 French Road, Singapore 200809
This online store’s perfect for the super foodie. Expect to see the likes of breakfast cereals, grains, spices, snacks, powders and seeds, all neatly categorised into sections like well-being, detox, immunity and fitness. To start your mornings right, try the muesli porridge or purple corn quinoa cereal, then nibble on organic sun-dried figs or yacon root slices to avoid that desk slump.
Nature’s Superfoods, available online for orders
Named after the founders’ son (who’s intolerant of dairy products, amongst others), Ryan’s Grocery isn’t just a gourmet butcher with quality organic and free-range meats – it also houses a wide selection of wheat-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and preservative-free goods, including superfoods, organic greens and meats, healthy snacks and more.
Ryan’s Grocery, 29 Binjai Park, Singapore 589831
If you’re looking to make a healthy change in all aspects of your life, head to Nature’s Glory. The store is chock full of everything organic and macrobiotic food, superfoods, health supplements and even water filtration and air purifier systems. Plus, unlike your typical health food store, everything is kept affordable.
Nature’s Glory, #01-09, Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road, Singapore 169074
This grocer is renowned amongst the organic lifestyle community, although superfood fans love its online platform too. Here, you’ll find fresh produce and a great selection of nut-, gluten- and dairy-free items from organic-certified farms in Australia, the US and more. Searching for the perfect meaty cut? Get your free-range beef, lamb or pork here, or browse through the range of wellness and environmentally-friendly home products.
SuperNature, available online and at multiple locations including #B1-05/09, Forum The Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road, Singapore 238884
Quanfa Organic Farm
It’s a little out of the way, but be sure to pay a visit to Quanfa. Although the farm’s organic produce can be purchased online and at selected grocers, there’s nothing quite like seeing where your food comes from. These guys are undisputedly one of the best of their kind in Singapore, growing the freshest fruits and vegetables, sans pesticides, chemicals and harmful fertilisers.
Quanfa Organic Farm, 2G Neo Tiew Lane Plot 119, Singapore 719095
While offering some of the purest health food, Balanced Living can also be dubbed “the reservoir of vitamins”. The holistic wellness centre offers myriad supplements, which focus on all kinds of different health concerns such as energy boosters, anti-ageing and rejuvenation. Shopping online? Browse through the range of natural cleaning products, essential oils, organic foods and more.
Balanced Living, 779 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269758
Brown Rice Paradise
Brown Rice Paradise may not be the place for fresh produce, but what it does have in spades? Shelves of gluten-free goodies, low-sugar snacks and organic superfoods. If you’re all about that health life, the store also stocks everything from household to personal care products.
Brown Rice Paradise, #02-35, Tanglin Mall, 163 Tanglin Road, Singapore 24793