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01 Dec 2021

Sustainability Stories #18

 

You will enjoy the freshness of a locally grown produce directly fromyour local market

Often, food bought from the local marsan legim means produce was freshly harvested

 

 

Buying local reduces packaging involved

If you prioritise local, most of the items being sold will have limited packaging. To be on the safe side, bring your own reusable bags!

 

 

Buying local strengthens the local economy

When you buy local, it remains local. Jobs are created or retained, and you will contribute to the prosperity of the community

 

 

Buying local is better for the planet

Food miles are a thing – by buying local and seasonal, you reduce your carbon footprint by limiting the fossil fuels used for transportation

 

 

Buying local is better for your wallet

By buying from your local marsan legim, you avoid freight fees and taxes

 

 

As from January 2022, Veranda Resorts commit to sourcing 100% of their produce in Mauritius. Fruits, vegetables, seafood, poultry and meat in priority will be supplied from Mauritian farmers, growers and supported by regional partners in the Indian Ocean. In 2019, 84% of their suppliers were local.

 

 

If you are looking for a responsible local marsan legim, please visit Agrïa’s online shop https://shop.agria.mu/