Buying food in bulk can save time running to the grocery store and save money thanks to bulk discounts. Whether you're feeding a houseful of company, starting a small food business or have extra space in the cupboard and want to stock up, buying bulk food online may be an efficient option.
Shop for bulk food at Foodservicedirect.com. This site has been a favorite of the food service industry since 1992, but increasingly is doing business with individuals. You will find more than 20,000 food items on the website, most of them in regular-size containers that are available by the case. The website allows you to set up a shopping list for frequently purchased items.
Visit BulkFoods.com, which specializes in snacks, such as nuts and dried fruit, and candy. Additionally, BulkFoods.com offers multiple sizes on its products. For example, mixed nuts are available in 1-, 5- and 25-lb. sizes.
Stock up on organic bulk food at the Local Harvest website. Offering nearly 10,000 products, Local Harvest specializes in food grown by family farmers. Many items are available in multiple sizes. In addition to bulk items, you can sign up for Community Supported Agriculture subscriptions, in which you agree to buy a share of a farm's products each week throughout the growing season.