9 wet markets and wholesalers to buy fresh food for your house party

Grocery shopping for huge parties can get expensive. While neighbourhood supermarkets usually work for all, it’s definitely cheaper if you venture to the local wet markets. Sure, the pungent smells and dirty floors can be intimidating. But hey, it’s all part of the fun. Plus, wet markets are where the freshest produce and best deals are at! We share a list of wet markets and wholesalers where you can throw a big party while on a small budget.

First thing first, here’re some ‘wet market hacks’ for beginners:

  • Bring cash.
  • Be early, be early and just be early.
  • Wear covered shoes and wear shorts, as some markets can get wet and slippery.
  • Strike a conversation with the stall owners. You may gain valuable cooking tips or even score good deals.

1) Fassler Gourmet

Sashimi enthusiasts, check out Fassler Gourmet, aka salmon heaven, where you can buy fresh cuts of salmon fish at reduced prices. They also have other quality seafood, soups and sauces, and more. Perfect if you’re planning a seafood party with your friends! Two tips: Cover up as it can get cold at Fassler Gourmet, which is situated at Woodlands Terrace. Do also bring along your own cooler box or bag so that you can keep your seafood purchases fresh.

Address: 46 Woodlands Terrace, Singapore 738459, tel: 6257 5257. Operating hours: Mondays to Thursdays, 8.30am to 5.30pm. Fridays, 8am to 7pm. Saturdays, 8am to 3pm.