Taking advantage of the inspiration brought by the month of bulk, we made you a list of 5 bulk stores you can visit in the Algarve area, this or any other month of the year.
In this Faro store you can find a wide variety of organic products, from fresh fruit and vegetables, received directly from the producers every week, to seaweed, pasta, bread, spices and cosmetics.
During the week, there are foods that arrive on specific days, so take note: fresh fish from Sesimbra on Wednesdays and bread on Tuesdays and Fridays.
In addition, every week they make available a customizable 100% organic basket filled with seasonal produce.
Address: Rua de São Luís 49, 8000-151 Faro
Located in Almancil, L’Granel serves everything in paper bags: spices, rice, vegetables, pulses, flours, sugar, salt, teas, dried fruit and herbs.
The most popular items are organic olive oils, tapiocas, seeds, spices, cookies, chocolates, and dried fruit, and there is also an area dedicated to sweet treats: gum, chocolate bonbons and granules, and gum (some vegan) are some of the sweets you can take home.
Address: urb.19, R. Gen. Vasco Gonçalves lt 5, 8135-016 Almancil
Bialógica – Mercearia a Granel is a store of organic, natural, ecological products that respect the zero waste policy.
Here you can find vegetables, fruit, flowers, legumes, teas, fresh bread, but also an area reserved for the little ones, with toys made of wood by a local craftsman.
For those who do not have the opportunity to visit the store in person, there is a website with items available on demand.
Address:Avenida da Liberdade Lote 6 Rc-Drt, 8150-101 São Brás de Alportel
Retratos d’Aldeia was the first bulk grocery store in Faro and is also a learning space for its thematic workshops.
The store has organic, handmade, and gourmet products, giving preference to regional, or at least national, products. The offer includes vegan cheeses from Aljezur, slow and natural fermentation bread from Loulé, honey from the Alentejo, cookies from Faro and São Brás de Alportel, gluten-free cookies from Oeiras, preserves from Olhão, and vegan butters from the Costa Vicentina.
Cereals, seeds, craft beers, jams, organic chocolates, legumes, and vegan gum are also part of the store’s catalog, in which teas, granolas, dried fruits, and spices stand out.
Every Thursday you can buy the basket (pre-made or customized) of fruits and vegetables.
Address:Rua Francisco Zambujal, 8000-434 Faro
Medicinal plants, teas and infusions are the big bet of this herbalist located in the parish of Montenegro, in Faro.
The plants, flowers, seeds, berries, and leaves are sold in bulk, dispensed in recyclable material packaging to be as sustainable as possible, and can be purchased in the physical store or online.
Address:Praceta António Vicente Campinas nº2 2ºA, 8005-214 Montenegro, Faro
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