12 Best Food Factory Shops in Cape Town

Ina Paarman

Everyone loves a good factory shop trawl and nothing beats the buzz of getting your favourite eats and treats at crazy reduced prices. But tracking down the very best outlet and factory shops in Cape Town can be a bit of mission which is why we’ve put together a definitive list of some of the top food factory shops in all of Cape Town. Take a look at our Top 10 list of food factory shops in Cape Town below.

1. Sir Fruit – Woodstock 

Sir Fruit Cold Pressed

The Sir Fruit 100% fruit juices and other drinks are definitely a cut above the rest, the only problem is their supermarket prices aren’t exactly the cheapest in town. Luckily we’ve managed to track down the local Sir Fruit factory shop here in Cape Town so you can buy all the freshly squeezed juices your heart desires at reduced prices. Why pay full price for fresh fruit juice when you can shop at this fruit juice factory shop in Cape Town?

Address: 190 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, Cape Town
Open: Monday to Friday: 08:00 – 16:00, Saturday: 08:00 – 12:00. 
Tel: 021 469 4941

2. Ina Paarman Factory Shop – Diep River

Ina Paarman

Ina Paarman is everyone’s favourite aunty, and her range of sauces, baking mixes, stocks and spices are the secret to success for many great South African home cook. Her magnificent pasta sauces got us through our student days when we didn’t know how to cook and now we’ve located the factory store! Visit the Diep River Ina Paarman factory store for a wide range of Ina Paarman products at reduced prices and your wallet will thank you later!

Address: Block B, Diep River Industrial Park, Greenville Road, Diep River.
Open: Monday to Friday 10:00 15:00, Saturday 09:00 – 13:00.
Tel: 021 705 6440

3. Mantelli’s Direct – Claremont and Westlake

Mantelli’s Direct

The Mantelli’s factory stores sell products direct from the factory which means no extra middle man cost and products at unbeatable prices! Here you will find everything from packets of biscuits, cookies, rusks and savoury crackers to gift packs to suit any special occasion. This place is heaven for those with a sweet tooth and is a great place to shop for birthday party snacks or for sweet goodies to fill your pantry.

Address: 9A Bell Cresent Westlake | Belvedere Square, Corner Belvedere and Keurboom Road, Claremont
Open: Claremont — Monday to Friday 09:00 – 18:00, Saturday 09:00 – 14:00 | Westlake — Monday to Thursday 08:15 – 16:30. Friday 08:15 – 14:00
Tel: 021 671 5869

4. Compass Bakery

Tonka Bean Bakery

If you love Woolworths baked goods then this is going to be your best find all year! Compass Bakery is the bakery supplier to Woolworths and their bakery factory shop offers customers loads of Woolworth’s products at greatly reduced prices. The goods on the shelf are not packaged in the Woolworths packaging but are exactly the same product. Shop for breads, cakes, sweet treats and more at this store.

Address: 81 Main Road, Diep River, Cape Town.
Open: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00, Saturday 08:00 – 14:00.
Tel: 021 713 4483

5. Mushrooms ʼn Things

Denny Mushroom

The shelves at Mushrooms ‘n Things factory shop are always full of great deals. From farm-fresh mushrooms and eggs to a wide range of chicken, cold meat, seafoood, sauces, olives, cheese and dairy products. You’ll find reduced prices on big brands like Fairview, Denny, Lancewood, McCain, Brito’s, and more at this shop. The factory shop in Montague Gardens is open 6 days a week and is the ideal spot to save big on pantry must-haves.

Address: 16 Marconi Road, Montague Gardens, Cape Town.
Open: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 16:00 and Saturdays 08:00 – 13:00.
Tel: 021 555 0040

6. Nibbly Bits

Nibbly Bits

Don’t pay top dollar for delicious treats. Visit Nibbly Bits for freshly made handcrafted biscuits, rusks and snacks direct from the factory at very affordable prices. At this delightful factory shop you’ll find some of the same goodies you’d find in big-name retailers like Woolworths, Pick n Pay, and Checkers at 50% below retail shops. You will always find something delicious to nibble on when you visit this shop. Nibbly Bits has several branches in Cape Town including Retreat, Diep River, Durbanville, and Goodwood.

Address: Find the full list of branches here.

7. Elgin Free Range Chickens

The Chicken Shop

With the price of red meat and poultry going up there is no better time to get familiar with the Elgin free-range factory outlets in Cape Town. These outlet stores offer various specials on poultry every week so it’s worth popping in on a regular basis. The stores also offer specials on duck as well as various gravies, pies, stocks, and even eggs. There are a few branches in Cape Town including Kenilworth, Tokai, Montague Gardens, Parklands, and Durbanville, all selling Elgin chicken at factory shop prices.

Address: Find the full list of branches here.

8. Gatti Ice Cream Factory Shop

Gatti Ice Cream

For many of us Gatti’s ice cream is synonymous with happy childhood memories and there’s no better time to stock up on happiness than summer time. Gatti Ice Cream has a few factory outlets throughout Cape Town but the biggest is definitely the head office factory shop in Lansdowne. Another great option is the Wynberg factory outlet, which looks more like a local corner store. Either way, if you are looking for Gatti Ice Cream at wholesale prices then it’s worth stopping in. Prices start from as little as R3 for ice lollies and they also offer bulk packs of ice lollies and tubs of ice cream.

Address: 2 Orion Road, Lansdowne, Cape Town | 84 Ottery Road, Wynberg.
Tel: (021) 797-5100 
Visit their website here.

See Also
Soet Society Café 

9. Scansa Trade

seafood restaurant

Love salmon and trout? This seafood factory shop in Cape Town is just for you! There’s no shortage of great deals at this teeny tiny factory shop in Montague Gardens. Visitors to the shop can stock up on everything from fresh Norwegian salmon and smoked salmon and mackerel to salmon and snoek pate, fishcakes, caviar, and even sushi making ingredients like Kewpie mayonnaise, sushi rice, Nori and rolling mats.

Address: 20 Stella Road, Montague Gardens.
Open: Monday to Thursday 08:00 17:00, Friday from 08:00 – 14:00.
Tel: 021 551-1448  | Visit the website here.

10. Freezerland


If planning ahead isn’t your forte then you’ll love these Freezerland factory shops in Cape Town. Freezerland supplies many of the well-known chain stores in Cape Town with frozen, ready-made convenience foods and you can stock up on these delicious meals for a fraction of the price at their factory store. With everything from chicken pieces and crumbed chicken breasts to fish cakes, pizzas, lasagnas, burger patties, puddings and more in their freezers you can stock up on food to last you the month! They also stock a variety of spices and condiments.

Address: Unit 6 Boulevard Park Corner Tiennie Meyer & Mike Pienaar Bellville.
Tel: 021 930-4190 | Visit the website here.

11. Foodies Grocery Factory Shop


Offering a wide range of dry goods to fill your pantry, Foodies Factory Shop is a true gem for those on a budget. Many of the products they sell are very close to their published Best Before dates, which is why you can purchase them at super low prices. Foodeez currently has six shops in the greater Cape Town area including Diep River, Parow Industria, Milnerton, Parklands, Brackenfell, and Strand.

Address: Find the full list of branches here.
Open: times vary according to store.

12. Fair Cape Dairies Factory Shop

Fair Cape

Visit this dairy factory shop for incredible deals on Fair Capes range of yoghurt, long-life milk, and other dairy products as well as a range of baked goods. If you’re nuts for milk and dairy products then this dairy factory shop in Cape Town is sure to make your wallet grin.

Address: 11 Hunt Rd Killarney Gardens, Cape Town.
Open: Monday to Friday: 08:00 – 17:30, Saturday 08:00 – 15:00. 
Tel: 021 521 2659

Want to find more great factory shops? Check out our list of the Top 10 furniture, fashion, and food Factory Shops in Cape Town.

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