The Shopper

Verify labels

THE term cashier describes a person who primarily handles the cash register for traders and service providers. They are often one of the last people consumers see when it comes to paying for the goods and services. Their roles involve charging the correct price for goods and service, respond to any price disparity (different price...

Importance of planning your meals

THE phrase “you are what you eat” is literally true and important because food choices does affect our health. What’s also important is the way we plan our meals. Meal planning is vital in every sense when it comes to you and your family’s health. Website www.azumio.com reports six reasons why you should plan your...

World renowned dairy products

FONTERRA, the world’s largest exporter of dairy products is a global dairy nutrition company, a co-operative owned by 10,500 New Zealand farming families and supported by 22,000 dedicated people around the world for more than a century. Fonterra products are sold in more than 140 countries around the world. Some of the key brands of...

Duruka is in season

IF you take a drive to some villages you’ll notice a tall, grass-like plant which bears close resemblance to a sugar cane plant. Commonly known as duruka (saccharum edule or the Fijian asparagus), the popular Fijian vegetable is either sold in bundles or plastic bag packs at the Suva market. One bundle of 20 costs...

Lynda’s take on shopping

LYNDA Tabuya prefers to shop on Mondays and Tuesdays simply because the produce are fresh in stock and to avoid the crowd. Ms Tabuya shops weekly and spends $100 to $150. “It’s just me and baby Justice (son)at home, so for baby it’s mostly formula, diapers, wipes and cereal. For me I usually cook my...

Bake and win big

BETTY Crocker has launched a new promotion this month in partnership with international jewellery brand — Pandora. “We will be giving away $10,000 worth of Pandora jewellery items which are retailed exclusively at Prouds,” said Motibhai Group marketing manager Abraham Gomes. He said customers would enter as many times as they wished to. “For more...

Take care of your fingernails

Taking care of your nails is just as important as taking care of your skin. Besides nobody wants to see ridges, dents, or areas of unusual colour or shape right? So what’s the secret to it? How do we take good care of our nails? Not to worry, website www.mayoclinic.org reports the do’s and don’ts...

How to sort clothes during laundry

DON’T you just hate it when you pull your whites out of the washing machine only to find it turned completely pink in colour? It’s frustrating isn’t it? Believe it or not but sorting is a top priority when it comes to washing. Below are tips to sort your laundry for the best results from...

From Fiji to San Francisco

ALWAYS read the fine print. With all Coca-Cola’s promotions, it is mandatory to have conditions of entry. For starters it gives you more details on the mechanics of how to enter, what’s being offered in terms of prize pool and details of where to drop your entries as well as collect your prize if successful....

Comfortable furniture in the latest designs

WHETHER you’re buying for your first home or upgrading your home to a new look, Courts has the perfect home furniture with the latest designs. At Courts we feel good design combines form, function, quality, sustainability at a low price. We at Courts believe good home furnishings is for everyone. At Courts we choose materials...

Enjoyed 80m times a year

LINDEMAN’S is enjoyed 80 million times a year in more than 100 countries around the world – allowing family and friends to reconnect and enjoy time together. Lindeman’s global popularity has been driven by the positive philosophy of Dr Henry Lindeman, who established Lindeman’s in the Hunter Valley in 1843. Perfect for everyday moments, yet...

Eat more greens

FEED your children more fish and greens and less processed foods that contain preservatives that are harmful to the body and does not contribute to their development. This was the message from Lynda Tabuya featured in this week’s shopper. If there’s something Ms Tabuya has learnt over the years is is to simplify shopping and...

A product that inspires real women

FOR the past 61-years, Dove has won the hearts of millions of girls and women across the globe with its unparalleled beauty products for everyday solutions. First marketed in 1957, Dove started with the sales of beauty soap bars but quickly expanded to produce a wide range of personal care products including roll-ons, deodorants, body...

Get mum something special

SINCE 1851, the name Singer has been synonymous with sewing. The spirit of practical design and creative innovation that characterised the company at its beginning continues today as we develop products for every level of sewing. Singer has celebrated many firsts, including the world’s first zigzag machine, the first electronic machines and now proudly produce...

Win a trip to San Francisco

MEET and greet the Fiji Airways Rugby 7’s Team in San Francisco from the July 17 – 24 with all expenses paid. Coca-Cola is giving away one of six all-expenses paid trips to San Francisco. Consumers need only purchase any two Coke, Coke No Sugar, Diet Coke, Sprite or Fanta range, place the two labels...

Quality writing instruments

THE Nataraj line of stationery which is a household name in India has also become very popular in Fiji because of its supreme quality and competitive prices. Delighting consumers with globally recognised stationery and premium quality writing instruments that ensure impeccable quality standards, Nataraj is with you all the way for imagination, creativity and fun!...

A delightful treat at any time

THIS is an ideal time to treat your mum to something special this Mother’s Day. If you’re looking for ideal gifts, visit any MH stores Fiji wide to make her feel loved and special. Mother’s Day is usually celebrated with family, over a generous lunch and great gifts to spoil her one day in the...

Cassava business

EVERY week for three days, Timoci Nailitiwai leaves his home for Suva City. With four bags of cassava per day, he could make 15 heaps, one heap sells at $5 and in three days rakes in about $300. Mr Nailitiwai is originally from Soa in Nakorotubu, Ra. He has four children and said their only...

Go natural

ALWAYS try and purchase foodstuff in its natural unprocessed state and take advantage of local produce. This is the message from Dr John Charles Fatiaki. Originally from Motusa in Rotuma, Dr Fatiaki resides at Muanikau, Ratu Sukuna Rd with his wife Sineva and they have eight children. The 60-year-old operates his own medical clinic known...

Koiniu happy with his choice

TEVITA Koiniu seems like an ordinary kind of guy except for the fact he prefers to be his own boss. He said he gave up two jobs because things weren’t working and he wasn’t going to sit around waiting for another job to come — so he started his market business. Mr Koiniu of Tailevu...