Guide to online organic shopping

Enjoy the convenience of shopping for your organic products at these e-stores

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Going organic — using products cultivated through sustainable farming practices and without using artificial fertilisers or pesticides — doesn't just help you steer clear of nasty toxins, it keeps our planet safer for future generations. Plus, organically grown foods taste superior and natural fibres feel better on your skin.

Take a look at our guide to online organic stores that let you and your loved ones live greener and healthfully with more ease and less hassle.

1. SuperNature
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Contact #Bl-05 Forum The Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road, 6304-1336.
What SuperNature directly imports its products — which includes natural remedies, personal care and household items — from wholesalers across the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Italy and Thailand.

We like The comprehensive farm boxes that contain the freshest organic veggies and come in six different types, such as Asian and for baby, so you know what to order. It also has a milk-free range that includes EarthBalance Soy-free Buttery Spread, plus gluten-free Tofutti Creamy Smooth Mozzarella Style Dairy Free cheese slices.

Good to get The website boasts healthy step-by-step recipes if you want to cook organic, but don't know how.

2. iHerb 
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What This California-based company, which was launched 19 years ago, offers thousands of natural herb-based supplements, skincare, groceries, kid-centric products and even stuff for your pets.

We like The reasonably-priced products and range — some 35,000 items from more than 1,000 brands (some not found in Singapore). You get a wide variety of organic baby and toddler formula milk, including Baby's Only Organic for lactose-sensitive tots. Find healthy snacks for junior such as Happy Munchies' Baked Organic Cheese & Grain Snack. It also has a yummy selection of ready-made curry pastes like Kitchens of India Butter Chicken Curry Paste. Natural beauty fans will like the offerings, too, such as Everyday Coconuts' coconut-based bath and beauty products, including a night face cream.

Good to get Easy to navigate, the website gives a detailed breakdown of the suggested retail price, iHerb's price and how much you'll save when you buy one item or in bulk. You'll also get to try a product at a discounted price, though it's only valid for one item per order. The clearance section offers up to 30 per cent discount.

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