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 | 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.