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The Best Bulk Food Stores in Toronto

The best bulk food stores in Toronto are your local emporiums for loose nuts, dried fruit, herbs, coffee and spices, priced by weight and affordably at that. The all-carrying Bulk Barn may be old dependable but there are plenty of other indie bulk shops for your pantry needs.

Here are the best bulk food stores in Toronto. 


Johnvince Foods
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Johnvince Foods

If you love shopping in bulk, a trip to this decades-old fixture in North York is a must. Spanning 10,000 square feet, Johnvince carries over 3,000 items, including most hard-to-find baking supplies and a whole lot of candy.

House of Spice
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House of Spice

Step up your curry game with a trip to this Kensington Market staple owned by Carlos Pereira (hence the addition to of 'Carlos' to the name in 2012.) The size of this tiny house belies the world class selection of spices the shop carries, from masala to guajillo chili.


Domino's Foods
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Domino's Foods

Make this longtime bulk food shop a mandatory pitstop on your Saturday morning visits to St. Lawrence Market. You’ll find it on the lower level of the market stocked with grains, trail mixes and olive oil.

Strictly Bulk
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Strictly Bulk

Eco-friendly and vegan options abound at both locations of this local bulk shop. Visit Bloor West Village or the Danforth to shop their big selection of tea blends or veggie proteins, without the pricey and wasteful packaging.


Nuthouse
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Nuthouse

Scan the horizon of Bloordale Village for the massive floating walnut and you’ll find a shop dealing in raw and organic eats. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not all nuts here, although they do sell a lot of those. The organic candy is a highlight.


bare market
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bare market

Ditch all the plastics and packaging when you shop at this Danforth East grocer. This eco-conscious shop is dedicated to the waste-free lifestyle: fill up your own jars with oil and vinegar on tap or buy hard-to-find soap nuts for your laundry.

Tutti Frutti
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Tutti Frutti

Unrelated to the froyo brand, this Kensington Market health food store sticks out for reasonable prices on typically expensive herbal supplements and organic beans. The shop is small so expect an intimate shopping experience. 


Moberly Natural Foods
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Moberly Natural Foods

One-stop shopping is pretty much guaranteed at either of Moberly’s stores on East Danforth or St. Clair West. The selection of organic food in bulk, produce, dairy and all-natural household cleaners will have you set for the week.

Bulk Heaven Danforth
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Bulk Heaven Danforth

A shop that’s clean and organized goes a long way when shopping in bulk. This Greektown dependable carries a wide variety of options for your snacking, baking or healthy eating needs given the size.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at bare market. Additional photos by Johnvince Foods, House of Spice, Strictly Bulk, Moberly Natural Foods, Bulk Heaven.


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