Grocery store food items that are not sold and approaching their best before dates by up to 2 weeks, are simply thrown out. Now the good news is that you can purchase such products for damn cheap prices in Shuwaikh.
The stores located behind London souq in Shuwaikh keep food items like Chocolates and Groceries which are having less than 1 month expiry dates, The prices are generally below 50% of the actual cost.
Indian are known for living frugal life wherever they live and irrespective of how much they earn. This place is must visit for Indian expatriates to check-out what they can buy from their monthly grocery items which can be consumed immediately.
“Foods can remain safe to consume for some time beyond sell-by and even use-by dates provided they are handled and stored properly,” says Dr. Ted Labuza, professor of food science at the University of Minnesota (Source: Forbes).