T&E Asian Groceries

Contact details

Telephone: 0415 224 069
Email: tande@fyshwickfreshfoodmarkets.com.au

T&E Asian Groceries is spacious and friendly shop offering a wide and exotic range of Asian grocery items and products. The business was started by Emma Francisco in 2000 and originally operated from a garage in Banks. Over three years Emma built up her business, sourcing products from all over Asia as well as specialty items from the USA and New Zealand. She worked hard and built up a great reputation for quality and service and opened her shop “T&E Asian Groceries” at the Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets in 2003.

For the first few years she operated from a small shop on the eastern side of the markets and now with the market wide renovation almost complete operates from a new and spacious store. This has allowed her to increase her range massively and provide even more exotic choices for her customers. If you haven’t checked out the new Fyshwick Markets now is a good time to come down and see how T&E Asian Groceries range and products have increased.

T&E provide a unique range of Japanese and Philippine goods found nowhere else in Canberra. They have grocery items from Thailand, Korea, China, and Indonesia. You will find just about every Asian grocery item you can think of and some that you just don’t expect! There are drinks and confectionary from the US, India and New Zealand. You can also find herbal health products, beauty products, gift items, traditional Asian cooking utensils, crockery and utensils. It’s a magnificent place with friendly and helpful staff.

Its a wonderful place to shop and has a great feeling of traditional Asian warmth and friendliness. Their prices are the most competitive in Canberra and if you haven’t checked out the new Fyshwick Markets now is a good time to come down and see how T&E Asian Groceries range and products have increased.

  • WHAT’S IN SEASON: FRUIT | APPLES: All new season except for Pink Ladies and Granny Smiths. BANANAS: Prices still impacted by supply issues from QLD floods. BERRIES: Last weeks for Tassie blueberries. Cooler weather has helped Strawberries with better value and longevity this week. Blackberries available. EXOTIC: Aussie mangosteens, rambutans, dragonfruit, guava and starfruit available. FIGS: Still peaking with a beautiful blush this week. GRAPES: Great range of grapes in season. Your preference depends on levels of crunch and sweetness desired. MANGOES: NSW KP mangoes still available. Last weeks for mangoes! MELONS: Rockmelons and watermelons a little scarce. PEARS: Corellas, Nashi, Williams and Buerre Bosc in season. Josephines and Packhams should start next week or so. PINES: Topless still eating well. POMEGRANATES: Aussie pomegranates in season. Better value this week. STONE FRUIT: Plums great varieties available still eating and cooking really well. Poach and freeze! VEGETABLES | Still feeling some impacts from the hot weather in January impacting vegetable crops around Australia and prices. Cooler Autumn weather will start to take effect over next few weeks. ASPARAGUS: Cooler weather in Victoria has meant a good Autumn asparagus crop with great value asparagus in season. However, Autumn season for Aussie asparagus is short so buy while available. AVOCADOS: New season shepherds in season. Hass ending soon. BEANS: Sugar snap and snowpeas still scarce. Round beans better value this week. Butter and Borlotti beans available. CAVOLO NERO & KALE: Beaut bunches. GARLIC: Tassie and organic garlic in season. GOOD VALUE: Zucchini, cucumbers and green capsicums. POTATOES & PUMPKIN: Kiflers the pick. TOMATOES: Scarce. FLOWERS: Great value roses.