TASTES OF LOCAL FLAVOUR AND COLOUR
Always available, always fresh!
The global world we live in means many new tastes and types of fruit and vegetables that our customers want to enjoy. Even though many of the product offerings are only grown elsewhere, we focus where possible on quality local suppliers and procedures. Each day our produce is carefully inspected before it is selected and offered to our customers.
Over many years, we have developed strong and trusted relations with key growers to ensure that only the best (and freshest) fruits and vegetables are available to you at IGA or MarketPlace IGA. Month-to-month we take extra care, working with local farmers in order to provide produce that is in-season and at its best. We want to help you bring a taste of BC’s home-grown goodness to your table and your family.
We consistently strive to source our produce from local producers and have embraced a program throughout our stores in order to introduce you to our growers. When visiting our produce and organic sections, be sure to look out for our Locally Grown, Delivered Fresh signs placed throughout each store to learn more about our local farms and growers working hard to help us guarantee you receive the best BC produce available year round.
When we are unable to purchase locally produced goods from home, we work with select growers in Washington State, California, Mexico and Chile – as well as many other countries to ensure that we are able to supply our customers with only the freshest fruits and vegetables. At IGA and MarketPlace IGA, we often receive products from other countries and our trusted farmers within days of harvest to ensure optimum ripeness and quality for you.
At IGA and MarketPlace IGA, we also recognize and are continually working hard to provide an increased selection of organic options to our customers. We currently offer nearly 75 fresh organically-farmed items in many of our stores, and a total of 1200 organic products (packaged and fresh) throughout. Be sure to explore our organics during your next visit!