SM Organics

7 Nov

Stumbling into SM supermarket‘s organic section was a pleasant surprise. SM organics are priced well for organics and depending on the item it can be anywhere from a third to half the price of its counter part at Rustance fresh. Rustance produce keeps longer and is isn’t as shocked by the change of temperatures during transport. Some of my SM organic section purchases have had a bit of spoiling or partial softening, but you can cut it right off and keep the extra savings.
They have carrots, cucumber (both white and green, the white is just a bit sweeter and crisper), bell peppers, celery, cherry tomatoes, squash cabbage, chinese cabbage, broccoli, baby corn, and lemon grass. The produce is affordably priced – the baby corn and squash is at just 17 pesos, two pieces of carrots or a bundle of celery is 20 plus pesos, a bundle of three cucumbers of either variety is 50 pesos and so on.

There is a bit more than that, but off the top of my head thats what I remember. There are herbs and bagged salad leaves right after it. Don’t get tricked by bagged salads though! (more on this in the next post). There are several publications that have discussed the “dirty dozen” and its clean counterparts. Most of the dirty dozen is made available at the SM grocery stores.
Check out the dirty dozen.
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One Response to “SM Organics”

  1. OrganicManila September 19, 2012 at 1:35 am #

    Please be careful in buying SM Organic Vegetables, there was currently an issue with La Trinidad Benguet (LATOP) cooperative against Kias Organic Green which is just a “label”and was not a certified reseller or farm and authorized by Latop to sell in their behalf. Be careful since they are fooling the consumer.

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