Organic fruits and vegetables should be an integral part of a healthy diet but they can get expensive real fast especially if you have a large family.
Shopping online at the stores recommended below cuts down the amount of time you have to spend sorting through a load of fruit and vegetable isles in supermarkets. Additionally, if you’re not happy with the selection sent across, they replace it for you without any fuss.
9 Online Destinations to Buy Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in Dubai
Kibsons has been around since the 80s but has surged in popularity in the last few years for ordering budget friendly organic produce. In addition to fruits and veggies, you can also buy meat, seafood, diary products, bread, nuts, drinks and much more. Your items are delivered free of charge if you spend over AED 100. Sometimes, they also offer discount codes.
Souk on Wheels offers a wide range of fruits and veggies in addition to general food products you would shop for every week at the grocery store. You can pay when you order or pay cash on delivery. Free delivery on orders of AED 150 in Dubai while charges apply for orders from other emirates.
The Al-Aweer fruit and vegetable market is the most famous fruit and veggie destination in Dubai. Tons of fresh fruits and vegetables are offloaded at this market every day. However, depending on where you live, it can be a heck of a drive or commute to get down there.
With Aweer Mart, you can get your preferences delivered fresh right to your doorstep. Their delivery options are only to certain parts of Dubai but they’re working on expanding the delivery network. Orders over AED 100 are delivered free of charge while orders less than AED 100 attract a delivery fee of AED 12.
Stocking only organic produce, Ripe delivers the freshest fruits and veggies. They also offer a wide range of other food products such as meat, poultry, diary, superfoods, vegan and gluten free options. Their products are sourced from only the best farms throughout the region. They deliver across all emirates.
They also have a weekly food and crafts markets in Dubai and Abu Dhabi where you can purchase organic fruits and veggies as well. Details of their weekly markets can be found on their website. Their website also offers a section full of healthy recipe ideas.
Farm Box delivers a week’s worth of fruits, veggies and other items to your doorstep. Once you subscribe, all you have to do is choose your box, select a delivery day and time as well as frequency and it will be delivered to you in an eco friendly box, which they collect and recycle as well.
You can cancel or pause your subscription at any time. Prices start from as little as AED 89 and delivery is free of charge. Watch the video below for a detailed description of how the process works.
Fruitful Day works on the same concept as Farm Box by delivery your selection of fruits and veggies to you every week. If you’re not sure how to proceed with this, they have an option of ordering a trial box to test out their products and service.
You can modify or cancel your subscription at any time without penalties. Any excess fruit left over at the end of the week is donated to labourers in DIP.
In addition to boxes and hampers, Greenheart Organic Farms offer bakery items, poultry, meat, seafood and common grocery items. Delivery is free on orders over AED 130. They also have a local shop in Barsha and a healthy recipe section on their website.
Offering a wide selection of fruits and veggies that are delivered daily or weekly based on your preferences. Delivery area is limited to certain areas of dubai for the moment. Fresh Culture offers a loyalty program, which gives you reward points for every purchase you make. Free delivery also available for a limited period.
Serving up freshness in their subscription boxes, which is sourced from over 40 farms. Options start from AED 129 per box of fruits and veggies.
If any of the companies provide questionable service, you can contact Consumer Rights to file a complaint. Also be sure to read their terms and conditions before placing any orders.
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