Whether you’re doing the weekly grocery shop, or just need to pick up a few essentials for dinner, Drakes Supermarket at the Village Fair in Regents Park makes shopping a breeze.
With a huge range of fresh food, grocery items and pantry staples, Drakes provides its customers with exceptional service, value for money, a great range of products and an outstanding shopping experience.
Started in 1974 by Roger Drake, Drakes Supermarket is today the largest independent grocery retailer in Australia.
Operating in more than 50 stores across South Australia and Queensland, the company now has an annual turnover in excess of $1 billion and employs more than 5,500 staff nationally.
The company’s strength lies in operating on the principles of a family business and supporting local manufacturers and suppliers.
Drakes Regent Park supermarket is open from 6am to 9pm, seven days, giving busy working people and stay-at-home parents flexible hours to get their shopping done.
Manager Katherine Photakis said she was proud the company supported and worked closely with local producers and suppliers and also gave back to the community.
She said the supermarket always offered lots of specials on a huge range of fresh food.
“Our prices are also very competitive,” she said
Drakes Regents Park offers its customers a varied and large range of fresh fruit and vegetables, an in-house bakery, deli, and a large range of pantry and fridge staples.
With well known and reputable brands on offer and friendly staff, Drakes should be on your shopping list when it comes to doing the grocery shop.
And while many people dread the weekly grocery shop, below are 10 smart ways to make your supermarket shopping a rewarding experience.
1. Prepare a list and follow it.
2. Do up a weekly meal planner.
3. Shop for specials.
4. Stick to a budget.
5. Buy food in bulk and freeze.
6. Purchase fruit and vegetables when they are in season and in plentiful supply.
7. Make room in your fridge, freezer and pantry.
8. Avoid grocery shopping when you’re hungry.
9. Stock up on your pantry staples when they are on special.
10. Organise your list into sections according to the layout of the supermarket. This cuts down on time and the number of passes you need to make through the aisles.