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Old 12-05-2008, 03:09 AM
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They are right by the marinara and pasta sauces. $1.29 a can (big can) for organic...not sure how much the conventional are.

Most of the prices you listed are about the same, if not more, than my local Trader Joes. I think a lot of this has to do with region.
$1.29?!!! You have GOT to be kidding!
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$1.29?!!! You have GOT to be kidding!
I KNOW!

Great Deal for organic local grown!!! :
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I KNOW!

Great Deal for organic local grown!!! :
But we don't eat organic. So it's a horrendous price compared to $.49/can. That's over twice what I pay.
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OK...Here's my list from today (I used my shopping receipt, as well as a specific list of items Cappucino's mom wanted to know about, and some that I just happened to notice - I didn't buy everything listed below ):

$3.99 3lb Bagged Organic Apples (conv. were 3.69/3lb)
$3.69 4lb Bagged Oranges
$4.29 Four Organic Avocados

$2.99 Sprouted 7-Grain Bread
$1.29 Organic Whole Wheat Rotelle and Penne Pastas
$2.29 Organic Tomato-Basil Spaghetti Sauce
$2.99 Veggie Burgers
$2.29 1lb Roasted, Salted, no-shell (shelled?) peanuts
$3.29 Milk Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzels
$3.99 5lb King Arthur White Flour
$4.49 5lb King Arthur Whole Wheat Flour

$1.79 Dozen Eggs
$2.69 Quart Egg Nog
$$4.29/lb Hormone Free Mozzarella
$5.49/lb Raw Milk Hormone Free Cheddar
$3.69 Quart Goat Milk
$2.49 16 oz Greek Style Yogurt
I can't remember the exact price for Kefir , but I saw it and my jaw dropped as it was MUCH cheaper than what I paid at the regular grocery last week.

$3.99 12oz Gourmet Sausage
$2.49/lb 80/20 Ground Beef
$1.99/lb Whole Chicken
$1.29/lb Chicken Drumsticks
$8.99/lb Jumbo Shrimp
$3.99 12oz Nitrate/ite free, Antibiotic Free Bacon
$3.99/lb Nitrate/ite free Hot Dogs

$1.29 Frozen Corn conv, $1.99 org
$1.29 Frozen Peas, $1.99 org
$1.69 Organic Foursome
$1.29 Pesiticide Free Spinach
(All frozen veggies are a pound)
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But we don't eat organic. So it's a horrendous price compared to $.49/can. That's over twice what I pay.
I thought they were talking about the big 28 oz size cans. Are those $.49 where you are??? Those are still 1.29 for conventional at my groceries.

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0.49 for store brand 15oz can of tomatoes sounds about right for non-organic, if you want ones that taste better, it's best to go with S & W brand, but you won't find those for 49 cents. But 1.49 for a 28 oz organic can is a great deal. They are high quality tomatoes too, not the seconds they use to make most store brands with.
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But we don't eat organic. So it's a horrendous price compared to $.49/can. That's over twice what I pay.
You do understand that organic is more expensive than conventional, right?

TJ's has conventional canned tomatoes as well, but since I don't buy them I am not sure of the price. For ORGANIC it is a really good deal. You can't really compare prices on 2 completely different products, yk?

But I can't find OG tomatoes for that price anywhere else in town. Unless it is a killer sale or I have some really good coupons. Like when I got a bunch of Muir Glenn (organic) BIG cans of tomaotes 3/$1 at the beginning of summer. DH thought I was crazy for buying ,like, 50 cans. We haven't had to buy them again yet I should have bought more
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