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May 5, 2012
first class products and service.
April 18, 2012
The prices for fruit and vegetables in this store are as low as they reasonably can be. They peg them to the wholesale price they pay at the time, so you will find them cheaper at some times than at others. The owner-manager is quite open about it that if you're after grade 1 produce all the time, his store isn't the place. But when you do get it there, it will be at grade II or grad III prices. I regularly buy tomatoes suitable for cooking at 19p or 29p a pound there (the 29p ones are acceptable raw), peppers are very reasonable too, and sometimes there will be fantastic bargains (I once got perfectly acceptable russets at 39p/lb). The cashiers are helpful and scrupulously honest. And when it comes to courtesy when they want to carry things past you, etc., they are on a par with Sainsbury's, although far harder pressed. Between them and the two stalls in the centre of the Wood Green HIgh Road, I get the best deals in fruit and vegetables I know of.
December 15, 2011
This is an amazing shop; very traditional, it provides the best selection of fruit and veg I know locally and beats any supermarket hands down. Always fresh and always more unusual fruit and veg on offer. Fantastic!
November 20, 2011
Excellent selection of fresh fruit & veg at great prices. We try to buy all our veg and fruits here.
March 27, 2011
A pleasant, welcoming family business. Well stocked. Able to discuss produce with interest and information. Good quality and seasonal.
March 25, 2011
A rare find to have a traditional fruit and veg shop. Really great produce, brilliant service. I have been shopping here for years and I hope the large companies dont push out our star community shop.
The best local grocer in London, always has what is in season. At least five different varieties of tomatoes and mushrooms. If it's not there he will get it. It's like having a wholes market instead of a corner shop. They are so good the queue in the evening runs around the shop!
March 12, 2011
A family business which I have used for over 50 years.
January 30, 2011
The shop has had new owners for some two years now, and there has been a vast improvement. The owner is very hardworking and the shop is fantastic.
December 15, 2010
I buy meat and groceries from trader and they are very good. The meat is from the Ginger Pig, Bread from Old Post Office. Greencrocery is very expensive compared to the market stalls outside, but good quality. They also have a great basement with storcupboard things and good wine.
November 18, 2010
trader also sells marinated meats, fish and poultry ready to cook at home; a wide selection of Indian spices and chappathis; a fantastic choice of Middle Eastern pastries, dips, salads and olives. The staff are helpful and willing to discuss the differences among various brands. trader also keeps helpful hours for working people.
November 15, 2010
trader , have the best fruits and vegetables for miles around.
The service is excellent. They will bring your shopping to your car without asking.
John the owner and all the personnel are always smiling and happy to see you.
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