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 | FRUIT: IN SEASON Apples, pears, quinces, persimmons, mandarins, Aussie navels.   BERRIES Blackberries, blueberries and raspberries are scarce. NSW blueberries starting soon and look for prices to fall.  CANDY MELONS Try these sweet variety of  honey dew melon with a candy aroma. CITRUS It’s our favourite time of year for mandarins right now with fantastic Imperial mandarins and daisy mandarins starting. Lemons and limes good value. FEIJOAS This fruit is really growing in popularity it grows in Canberra and has a really interesting taste KIWIFRUIT Qld Aussie kiwi Goldkiwifruit great at the moment plus try cute and flavourful red kiwis.  NUTS Walnuts and chestnuts.  PAPAYA Scarce.  PERSIMMONS Hard and soft in season (don’t keep in the fridge). PLUMS Still eating and stewing well (cook and freeze now for later). POMEGRANATE Peak season with magnificent large and very glam Aussie poms in season.  VEGETABLES: IN SEASON Broccoli, zucchini, cherry tomatoes.  ASPARAGUS Imported only.   AVOCADOES Improving all the time as the growing season moves further South. Probably a month until the really good fruit.   PEAS Lovely sweet peas this week.  POTATOES & PUMPKIN Washed Dutch Creams in season also try grammar pumpkin.  TOMATOES Lots of cherry varieties in season. Local Roma and round (Thilmere) tomatoes.  FLOWERS It’s Mothers Day this weekend so many flowers in store. Great roses, tulips and natives.