Purchasing fresh food

Find out what to look for to make sure you're getting quality fresh food.

Whenever possible, buy fresh food from a local supplier or food producer. The relationship you build could be beneficial to both businesses. 

This factsheet has guidelines for ensuring a fresh quality purchase of:

  • fish
  • shellfish
  • meat
  • poultry
  • furred or feathered game
  • eggs
  • cheese
  • fruit and vegetables