Wiffens

Contact details

Telephone: 02 6295 7822
Email: info@wiffens.com
Website: http://www.wiffens.com/

Wiffens has been a providore of quality produce for over 30 years with a dedicated following of astute customers who value the ease, freshness and range of the Wiffens shopping experience. At Wiffens we are always happy to answer questions about what’s in season or help you with your bags.

You will taste the Wiffens difference and realise true value when your produce and flowers remains fresher for longer. Jack, David and Barbara Irvine are constantly sourcing new suppliers whether for an artisan cheese, local eggs, organic milk, homemade jam or new varieties of heirloom vegetables direct from a local grower. We have direct links to local growers and producers, as well as a dedicated organic produce and grocery section and the most extensive range of fresh cut flowers in Canberra at competitive prices. Once you visit this Canberra institution you won’t want to shop anywhere else.

Wiffens also offers an online pick up or delivery shopping service as well as wholesale produce to restaurants and café’s.

  • WHAT’S IN SEASON | APPLES: New season Gala’s and Ginger Golds. BERRIES: Strawberries scarce due to heat. Raspberries and blueberries good value. Blackberries available. Organic blueberries. CHERRIES: Last weeks. Fantastic flavour this week. CITRUS: Lemons still scarce should ease soon. Peak season for Valencias as peak of Summer means greener skin on Valencias. FIGS: Peak season for figs, great value and eating. GRAPES: Great range of grapes. Try Sapphire grapes. Thompson Seedless great eating. LYCHEES: Aussie lychees still in season, smaller fruit only. MANGOES: Ending soon. KP’s ended. Honey Gold’s and Calypso available. MELONS: Rockmelons very good. POMEGRANATES: Imported pomegranates only. STONE FRUIT: Great range of plums including Queen Garnett plums. Nectarines still good. ASPARAGUS: Last weeks price affected by diminishing supply. AVOCADOES: Hass, Shepherds and Reid’s all in season. BEANS: Particularly scarce with flowers being burned off a few weeks ago as a result of heat. CELERIAC: Beautiful firm and large celeriac. GREEN VEG: All affected by the heat. POTATOES & PUMPKIN: Sweet potatoes great choice for this time of year. White, purple and orange. TOMATOES: All good. Saucing tomatoes available. Great cherry tomatoes. FLOWERS: Foliage is great at this time of year. Ginger Flowers and Monsterio leaves our pick for look and lasting.