Best places to buy fruit and veg for weaning

So you’re little one’s ready for food – hooray! We’ve rounded up some of the best places in the UAE to shop for fruit and vegetables fit for tiny tummies


Greenheart Organic Farms

Set up in 2012, Greenheart Organic Farms grows all its produce locally thanks to organic and sustainable desert farming methods. There are around 120 different varieties of vegetables, fruit and herbs on offer via its delivery service and shop in Arjan/Barsha South 3 (near Arabian Ranches). All the food is GMO free, grown slowly for an even nutrient uptake and harvested fresh every day. The shop is open daily from 10am to 6pm except Fridays.

Contact: 04 3617010.



Hugely popular among families seeking a fun day out while taking the chance to stock up on organic fruit and veg, the Ripe Markets are back in full swing for the winter season. They take place in four different locations across the emirates – just check the website for timings. No need to worry if you can’t make it along to the events, however, as there’s a handy home delivery service available across Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Contact: 04 3807602 / [email protected]



Creating quite the buzz among mums looking for affordable grocery deliveries, Kibsons is an online store offering fruit and veg sourced from around the world. It has a cool range of speciality products too, such as exotic fruits, mini vegetables and micro herbs that are great for tickling little taste buds. You’ll be amazed at what you get for your money.

Contact: 04 3202600 / [email protected]


The Farmers’ Market on the Terrace

Started by the team behind Baker & Spice Dubai, The Farmers’ Market on the Terrace at Bay Avenue, in the heart of Business Bay, kicks off in the winter and lasts for around six months. Designed to bring the local farming community to life, all the vegetables and herbs on offer are picked in the morning and are ready in their market stands by 8am every Friday, ready for you to take your pick.

Contact: 04 4279856