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#41 tjv

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 07:55 AM

^except you have to visit Arizona!  Hmmm, I wonder what the price of milk is in downtown Detroit?



#42 SimonH

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 11:33 AM

Don't know where you have been shopping but in AZ you can always find a gallon of milk for $.99 and eggs for $.88.

With 5 major vendors in the area if you just shop the loss leaders you save about 70%. After conversion our food  bill is about 1/3 of our Canadian bill.

Why would you drink American milk ?



#43 Bingo

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 11:54 AM

Check out New Zealand dairy products.

https://www.nzherald...jectid=12082727



#44 Wayne

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 05:57 PM

SimonH, on 09 Oct 2018 - 12:33 PM, said:

Why would you drink American milk ?

Could be a bit of a drive from AZ to find non American milk? Just guessing.


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#45 Mike K.

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 06:20 PM

Best milk on the continent is Mexican milk. Wowzers.
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#46 Bingo

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 06:27 PM

Best milk on the continent is Mexican milk. Wowzers.

 

And the cows work for less. 



#47 Wayne

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Posted 10 October 2018 - 07:14 AM

Mike K., on 09 Oct 2018 - 7:20 PM, said:

Best milk on the continent is Mexican milk. Wowzers.

Yuck.  I find their milk horrible.  Doesn't even need to go in the fridge.



#48 lanforod

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 10:00 AM

Don't know where you have been shopping but in AZ you can always find a gallon of milk for $.99 and eggs for $.88.

With 5 major vendors in the area if you just shop the loss leaders you save about 70%. After conversion our food  bill is about 1/3 of our Canadian bill.

 

Arizona is lower than most of the country, apparently.

 

Here's a good resource by various cities: https://www.ams.usda...kPrices2018.pdf (it doesn't like the link so screenshot below).

 

The average of 3.26 for September is roughly 4.40 CAD, which is very close to what I pay for a gallon of milk from Country grocer here. Shrug. Costco is like, 4.29 or something for a gallon. So a little cheaper, on average, but plenty of places in the US that pay more for milk than we do here.

Why the heck are they paying more than us in Wisconsin where they produce waaaaaaaaay more milk than they need?

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#49 G-Man

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 12:29 PM

99 cent eggs you get what you pay for... Gross
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#50 Bingo

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 12:51 PM

99 cent eggs you get what you pay for... Gross

 

Buy local right out of the hen.



#51 N E Body

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Posted 21 November 2018 - 11:41 AM

Well done, Mr. Trump... biting the hand that feeds you (in more ways than one).

 

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