FOR THE FRESHEST PRODUCE,
GO LOCAL

Did you know that farms in Singapore produce
a variety of leafy green vegetables?

Their freshness is guaranteed, as it takes less time for the harvests to reach our supermarkets. Also, local farms adhere to good farming practices and stringent food safety guidelines, so these vegetables are safe to savour.

Learn how to recognise these fresh leafy vegetables and store them properly.

Kai Lan

Kang Kong

Cai Xin

Xiao Bai Cai

Butterhead
Lettuce

Kow Peck Chye

Sweet Potato
Leaves

Sharp Leaf
Bayam


Practise these storage tips

Do your part to ensure the local vegetables you buy stay fresh and safe at home.

Store vegetables in the
refrigerator as soon as possible.

Do not mix vegetables with fruits in the same storage compartment as fruits produce ethylene gas that can cause yellowing of green vegetables.

Pack vegetables in plastic bags or containers before storing them in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator.


Look out for vegetables with these labels on the packaging:

Country of Origin

Singapore


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What's Next

Local Produce Food Truck

In support of local farms as an important secondary source of food supply, AVA has been spreading the word on the goodness of home-grown produce.

She Helps Farmers to Grow

For AVA scientist Fadhlina Suhaimi, job satisfaction comes from helping vegetable farmers improve their livelihood, thereby enhancing Singapore’s food supply resilience.

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