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K.C. Loo Fruit Centre 

The Loo family fruit shop sells a wide range of fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, salad mixes, herbs, eggs, dried fruit, nuts, a selection of Chinese groceries and fresh flowers.

The store is located in the heart of the Mt Eden village at 436 Mt Eden Rd (which is the corner of Mt Eden Rd and Stokes Rd) and is open 7 days.

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We are OPEN daily 9am-6pm for ORDER AND COLLECT and also INSTORE SHOPPING: ORANGE SETTING via the Back Door of our shop on Stokes Rd.

We are OPEN Tues-Sun 1pm-6pm for INSTORE SHOPPING: ORANGE SETTING via the Side Door of our shop on Stokes Rd (except on public holidays).

 

Mask required instore and we recommend 1 Metre Physical Distance instore. However, My Vaccine Pass is not required, and scanning our QR Code is also not required (but we still have QR Codes available for you to scan if you choose to maintain a digital diary).


We also do CONTACTLESS HOME DELIVERY (free local delivery).


We pick and pack to order (we don’t have set fruit and vege boxes) so please order your goods on:

 

☎ 630-4003 OR

📱 027-477-0248 OR 

📧 glennisloo@gmail.com OR

📧 kcloofruitcentre@gmail.com.

NB. At home, the 5+ A Day Charitable Trust recommends that you wash your fresh fruit and vegetables under cold running water. Don't use soap. Scrub rough textured vegetables (eg, potatoes and carrots) with a brush. This is what you should always do before you eat or cook fresh produce. Also, do try and eat as many fresh fruit and vegetables as you can to improve your physical and mental wellbeing at this time. Hand hygiene remains important. Wash your hands in warm soapy water for at least 20 seconds before preparing recipes, after preparation and before eating. Take care and stay safe and healthy!

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About Us

 

The hardworking Loo family have been in the fruit shop business in Mt Eden for more than sixty years. Sadly, Mr K.C. Loo (pictured), an icon of Mt Eden, passed away on 10 October 2016. However, his legacy lives on via the family fruit shop.

 

Following the COVID-19 outbreak, we adjusted our trading hours to the following:

Daily:                   9am - 6pm

Exceptions:        Good Friday (we are closed)

                              Anzac Day morning (we are open 1-6pm)

                              Christmas Day (we are closed)

 

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Reusable Bags For Fruit & Vegetable Shopping

 

Available at K.C. Loo Fruit Centre, 436 Mt Eden Rd.

Decrease the use of single use plastic bags with these Fruity Sacks.

3 bags per pack at a great price! $7.50 per pack.
www.fruitysacks.com
www.facebook.com/fruitysacks

 

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Read About Us Here:

Eileen Loo and Five Ways New Zealand Has Changed Beyond Recognition ... And For the Better (Stuff, 28/10/18)

Brendan Loo and his Fundraising Stand at K.C. Loo's (Good Sorts, 25/3/18)

Eileen Loo and The Fruits of Our Labours: Chinese Fruit Shops in NZ (Newshub, 24/02/18)

Auckland's Oldest Shops: K.C. Loo Fruit Centre  (NZ Herald, 11/09/16)

A Love Letter to Mt Eden (Stuff, 16/03/17)

 

Migrant's Long Road to New Zealand  (Central Leader, 10/10/14)​

Please see article opposite (double click image to view)

Fare Go  (The Aucklander, 11/08/11)

 

Working Lives - 100 Hours a Week (Next Magazine, 02/96) 

Please see article opposite (double click image to view)

Check what's in season and get facts, recipes and nutritional information at www.5aday.co.nz and www.vegetables.co.nz

Sign
Sign

K.C. Loo's trademark sign.

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Fruit
Fruit

A glimpse of our fruit selection.

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Aisle
Aisle

Our fruit aisle.

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Outside
Outside

Outside view of some in-season specials.

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Corner
Corner

K.C. Loo's distinctive blue marble wall makes it easy to spot.

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Street view
Street view

K.C. Loo as seen from the Mt Eden Village intersection.

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Ground vegetables
Ground vegetables

Our ground vegetables are found opposite our fruits.

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Leaf vegetables
Leaf vegetables

Our leaf vegetables are found in the chiller.

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