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Bulk packaging of snack items

Post by malcontent » Sun, 13 Feb 2022 10:35 am

Does anyone know where they have a large selection of bulk package, individually wrapped snack items in Singapore?

These are easier to find around Halloween time, but not so much during ordinary times.

I’ve seen these at Valu$ sometimes, but it’s a limited selection and hit or miss whether they have stock.

Appreciate any leads.
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Post by abbby » Sun, 13 Feb 2022 11:26 am

You can find them at SKP shops, mostly located at malls and HDB heartlands, also Daiso. Or online from aliexpress.com shipping may take up to 1 month. I get mine from Daiso most of the time.
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Re: Bulk packaging of snack items

Post by Lisafuller » Sun, 13 Feb 2022 10:59 pm

abbby wrote:
Sun, 13 Feb 2022 11:26 am
You can find them at SKP shops, mostly located at malls and HDB heartlands, also Daiso. Or online from aliexpress.com shipping may take up to 1 month. I get mine from Daiso most of the time.
Thought SKP only sold containers and other packing materials?

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Re: Bulk packaging of snack items

Post by Lisafuller » Sun, 13 Feb 2022 11:00 pm

malcontent wrote:
Sun, 13 Feb 2022 10:35 am
Does anyone know where they have a large selection of bulk package, individually wrapped snack items in Singapore?

These are easier to find around Halloween time, but not so much during ordinary times.

I’ve seen these at Valu$ sometimes, but it’s a limited selection and hit or miss whether they have stock.

Appreciate any leads.
You can actually find them at mainstream supermarkets. I go to the Fairprice Finest at Bukit Timah Plaza, and they have a pretty big selection of individually packaged snacks, and all really cheap (under $3).

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Re: Bulk packaging of snack items

Post by malcontent » Sun, 13 Feb 2022 11:58 pm

We were hoping there was a place that specialized in this kind of thing, but we managed to find enough at the supermarket. Will check out Daiso next time. Thanks for the responses!
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Post by therat » Mon, 14 Feb 2022 12:48 pm

You can try NTUC warehouse club at Joo Koon.
Just beside Joo Koon MRT

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Re: Bulk packaging of snack items

Post by Myasis Dragon » Mon, 14 Feb 2022 11:23 pm

Don't know exactly what you're looking for but restaurant supply companies often have bulk packages of items.

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Post by Lisafuller » Thu, 17 Feb 2022 11:33 pm

therat wrote:
Mon, 14 Feb 2022 12:48 pm
You can try NTUC warehouse club at Joo Koon.
Just beside Joo Koon MRT

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Isn’t there a membership involved? Similar to Costco.

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Post by Lisafuller » Thu, 17 Feb 2022 11:34 pm

Myasis Dragon wrote:
Mon, 14 Feb 2022 11:23 pm
Don't know exactly what you're looking for but restaurant supply companies often have bulk packages of items.
Pretty sure Mal is referring to those big packs of individually wrapped snacks- 20-30 packs per bag. Not nearly large enough in quantity to be supplied commercially.

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Re: Bulk packaging of snack items

Post by malcontent » Fri, 18 Feb 2022 9:04 am

therat wrote:
Mon, 14 Feb 2022 12:48 pm
You can try NTUC warehouse club at Joo Koon.
Just beside Joo Koon MRT

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I’ve been to the Warehouse Club a few times during promo periods - when no membership was required… about the only thing I found of interest there was a limited selection of Kirkland brand stuff, direct from Costco in the US. However, they mark it up quite steeply. Most of what remains in the store is stuff you already find at NTUC and at no better price. To be honest, NTUC has no clue of what it means to sell in bulk — I’ve found bulk items they sell at a higher price than buying individually on a per piece basis… they just can’t shake off their trader mentality. It is both to their detriment and to the detriment of consumers.
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Re: Bulk packaging of snack items

Post by malcontent » Fri, 18 Feb 2022 9:06 am

Lisafuller wrote:
Thu, 17 Feb 2022 11:34 pm
Myasis Dragon wrote:
Mon, 14 Feb 2022 11:23 pm
Don't know exactly what you're looking for but restaurant supply companies often have bulk packages of items.
Pretty sure Mal is referring to those big packs of individually wrapped snacks- 20-30 packs per bag. Not nearly large enough in quantity to be supplied commercially.
Yep, we managed to make it work with some stuff we found at Cold Storage. Basically small individually wrapped snacks/treats that my daughter needed for school - for distribution to her classmates.
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Re: Bulk packaging of snack items

Post by Lisafuller » Fri, 18 Feb 2022 11:55 pm

malcontent wrote:
Fri, 18 Feb 2022 9:04 am
therat wrote:
Mon, 14 Feb 2022 12:48 pm
You can try NTUC warehouse club at Joo Koon.
Just beside Joo Koon MRT

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I’ve been to the Warehouse Club a few times during promo periods - when no membership was required… about the only thing I found of interest there was a limited selection of Kirkland brand stuff, direct from Costco in the US. However, they mark it up quite steeply. Most of what remains in the store is stuff you already find at NTUC and at no better price. To be honest, NTUC has no clue of what it means to sell in bulk — I’ve found bulk items they sell at a higher price than buying individually on a per piece basis… they just can’t shake off their trader mentality. It is both to their detriment and to the detriment of consumers.
Really good point. I’ve never been to warehouse club, but this is enough to keep me away.

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Re: Bulk packaging of snack items

Post by Lisafuller » Sat, 19 Feb 2022 12:14 am

malcontent wrote:
Fri, 18 Feb 2022 9:06 am
Lisafuller wrote:
Thu, 17 Feb 2022 11:34 pm
Myasis Dragon wrote:
Mon, 14 Feb 2022 11:23 pm
Don't know exactly what you're looking for but restaurant supply companies often have bulk packages of items.
Pretty sure Mal is referring to those big packs of individually wrapped snacks- 20-30 packs per bag. Not nearly large enough in quantity to be supplied commercially.
Yep, we managed to make it work with some stuff we found at Cold Storage. Basically small individually wrapped snacks/treats that my daughter needed for school - for distribution to her classmates.
Ahh, the most common reason for buying them. I remember when my daughter would buy them to take to class in primary school, crazy that that was over 10 years ago.

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Re: Bulk packaging of snack items

Post by PNGMK » Sat, 19 Feb 2022 7:30 pm

When you're buying goods by weight in NTUC....
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Re: Bulk packaging of snack items

Post by Lisafuller » Sat, 19 Feb 2022 11:27 pm

Hahaha LOL

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