Affordable access to fresh and nutritious Australian produce

Order & pay online, then collect from your university campus

Fresh produce at 50% off its recommended retail value^

Culturally inclusive produce that's consistent & reliable

What is Student Fresh?

We know that student life is expensive and there’s an increased need for low-cost, fresh food for university students. That’s why we’ve launched our pilot program, Student Fresh.

If you are a student experiencing hardship and need access to affordable boxes of quality, fresh produce, we welcome you to shop online. You can order weekly or as a one-off and we'll deliver to your university for free.

We’re proud to invest in students eating well because everyone deserves reliable and affordable access to the nutritious foods they need to stay healthy, be active and feel well.

How it works

How does it work?

Pick your box

Choose your favourite fresh food box and add to cart

Place your order

Use the checkout to choose a collection date & pay securely

We deliver

We’ll deliver your order to a central location on campus

You collect

Pick up your order of fresh, Australian fruit and vegetables

Fresh Produce Boxes from $8.50

You can rely on us for fresh Australian produce of consistently high quality, available to purchase at approximately 50% off its recommended retail value. View our sample menus by clicking on a product below. If you need help with your order, view our online checkout guide.

Important Order Information

Order Cut-Off:

You have until 12pm Friday to order online for collection the following Wednesday.

Order Collection:

Orders can be collected each Wednesday from the UCX Student Lounge (1A001) between 4pm - 6pm.

Order Confirmation:

After your order has been successfully submitted, you will receive a confirmation email. A tax invoice will be emailed separately within 24 hours.

Customisations & Cancellations:

Boxes are not customisable. Once your order has been submitted it cannot be changed or cancelled. No refunds will be issued.

About The Fruit Box Group

The Fruit Box Group are Australia’s original and largest office fruit & milk delivery service, established in 2001.

Our 20 years’ experience, national infrastructure, purchasing power and supply chain already help us drive an efficient food charity, The One Box.

And now, through the Student Fresh pilot program, we’re proud to be providing students in Australia with access to affordable fresh, quality produce.

Frequently Asked Questions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  • Q: Who can buy from Student Fresh?

    Student Fresh is available to any students who are experiencing food insecurity or hardship, and need access to regular and reliable boxes of quality, fresh produce that is also affordable.

  • Q: How is the fresh produce so cheap?

    The Fruit Box Group's experience, national infrastructure, purchasing power and supply chain already help us drive an efficient food charity, The One Box. By leveraging off existing resources and proven expertise, we can also offer programs like Student Fresh to help alleviate food insecurity in a dignified way that delivers maximum value to the community.

  • Q: What is the order cut-off time?

    You have until 12pm Friday to order online for collection the following Wednesday.

  • Q: Can I customise my fresh produce box?

    The produce in our boxes cannot be modified. Our range of seasonal fruit and vegetables aims to be culturally inclusive and appropriate.

  • Q: Is there a limit on how many boxes I can order?

    No, you can order as many boxes as you like.

  • Q: Am I locked into any subscriptions or can I order as a one-off?

    All orders are one-off. You can register your details to save you time when making future orders.

  • Q: Can I set up a recurring order?

    We cannot facilitate recurring orders at this time and all orders must be made individually. However, by registering your details we can save you time when making future orders.

  • Q: What days can I collect my order?

    Orders are available for collection every Wednesday. When placing an order, you must specify a collection date. This date cannot be changed after your order is confirmed. The calendar will allow you to select a date up to two weeks in advance.

  • Q: Where do I collect my order from?

    Orders can be collected from the UCX Student Lounge (1A001). Click to get Google Maps directions.

  • Q: What time can I collect my order?

    You can collect your order between 4pm - 6pm.

  • Q: How big and heavy is the Student Fresh box?

    Your order will be packed in a plain cardboard box with carry handles and is approx. 40cm x 28cm x 24cm. Small boxes weigh approx. 5kg or approx. 6kg with bread and eggs. Regular boxes weigh approx. 6kg or approx. 7kg with bread and eggs. Large boxes weigh approx. 8kg or approx. 10kg with bread and eggs.

  • Q: What do I need to bring to collect my order?

    You will need to show a copy of your order confirmation email and your Student ID as proof of purchase.

  • Q: Will my order be refridgerated?

    Your order will come in a cardboard box and is only refrigerated to the point of delivery (to your university campus).

  • Q: How do I know if my order is confirmed?

    After your order has been successfully submitted, you will receive a confirmation email containing the instructions for delivery or click & collect. A tax invoice will be emailed separately within 24 hours.

  • Q: Can I change or cancel my order?

    No modifications or cancellations can be made to your order once it has been submitted and paid for.

  • Q: What payment options can I use?

    We accept Visa, Mastercard or American Express credit and debit cards and PayPal as payment.

  • Q: Is the box my order comes in recyclable?

    Yes. Student Fresh boxes are made from 100% recycled materials and can be recycled once you are finished with them.

  • Q: What are the health and safety practices of The Fruit Box Group?

    We pride ourselves on our food, health & safety regulations. Being HACCP certified ensures that our products meet a rigorous quality control checking process. Our Food Quality Management System and Food Safety Programs give us the confidence that the produce we deliver (or offer for click & collect) has been through rigorous quality control procedures consistent with the high standards associated with HACCP regulations. Our Food Quality Management System specifies process control requirements to manage all potential hazards at each step of the food handling process, within international standards. We comply with:
    • The principles of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point)
    • The principles of AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008
    • Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Food Standards Code “3.2.2 Food Safety Practices and General Requirements”
    • Food Act 1984
    • City Council Environmental Health Department
    We’re committed to adhering to the highest standards of food, health and safety regulations. On top of our strict health and safety practices, we’ve taken further precautions, such as implementing an organisation-wide COVID-19 Safe Plan. We’re taking a variety of steps to ensure the safety of both our team and yours, including good hygiene practices for all employees as well as sanitisation and disinfectant measures for all surfaces, workstations and vehicles.

For enquiries, please email studentfresh@thefruitbox.com.au

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^ Discount off recommended retail value is approximate.