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Farm Boy Grocery Store

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lecale wrote:
Feb 10th, 2019 8:38 pm
So does Giant Tiger.
Giant Tiger barely has any locations in Toronto, and the ones they do have sure aren't easy to get to.
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LNahid2000 wrote:
Feb 10th, 2019 9:18 pm
Giant Tiger barely has any locations in Toronto, and the ones they do have sure aren't easy to get to.
Fair enough. I've seen St. Albert cheese curds at Costco also...ah, but that requires a membership.
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Found the loser who works for one of their competitors
Discovery! He’s from marketing loblaws.
lecale wrote:
Feb 10th, 2019 8:38 pm
So does Giant Tiger.
playnicee1 wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 1:27 am
Fair enough. I've seen St. Albert cheese curds at Costco also...ah, but that requires a membership.
But farm boy has them fresh enough that they actually squeek.
Saw it on a blog that they get it delivered everyday to achieve that squeek. Which i find very impressive.

But yah tons of places have them sitting in their fridge for weeks with all traces of squeek gone...
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UrbanPoet wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 8:38 am
But farm boy has them fresh enough that they actually squeek.
Saw it on a blog that they get it delivered everyday to achieve that squeek. Which i find very impressive.

But yah tons of places have them sitting in their fridge for weeks with all traces of squeek gone...
I'm skeptical

Why the cheese curds in Toronto don't squeak: A National Post investigation
https://nationalpost.com/news/toronto/w ... estigation
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lecale wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 9:18 am
I'm skeptical

Why the cheese curds in Toronto don't squeak: A National Post investigation
https://nationalpost.com/news/toronto/w ... estigation
I read that too. But i just bought one and it did indeed squeek. I ate the whole bag bc it was so good!
Thats why i was so impressed.
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The one right by Pickering Town Centre is very nice!
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Strafe1 wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 6:56 pm
The one right by Pickering Town Centre is very nice!
Agree! I'd rather shop there than the Loblaws or the crappy Asian market near it. That's my local store...
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I went to the new store in Leslieville. It's nice, but it's not (for me) the kind of store where you'd do regular shopping. Instead, it's a place to go to get the specials, or when you need a treat or something for a special occasion. Store brands look good and the cheese selection is great if very expensive. Glad it's here in my hood.
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tjindersingh wrote:
Feb 22nd, 2019 12:06 am
I went to the new store in Leslieville. It's nice, but it's not (for me) the kind of store where you'd do regular shopping. Instead, it's a place to go to get the specials, or when you need a treat or something for a special occasion. Store brands look good and the cheese selection is great if very expensive. Glad it's here in my hood.
I agree. Just popped into the new Oakville store.

Nice stuff but I'm sticking with No Frills for 80% of my every day food.
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Is this supposed to be in the same league as Whole Foods ? I am just curious.
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booblehead wrote:
Feb 22nd, 2019 9:37 am
Is this supposed to be in the same league as Whole Foods ? I am just curious.
more-or-less. Lots of in-house processed or prepared foods. Emphasis on freshness, quality. Prices high for certain stuff, so compare.

I shop there for specialty things that I particularly like (for some reason their whole wheat pitas work better for me than anyone elses), but hit up Costco and freshco for staples.
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maybe I will pay a visit to see if this is a hype. I normally shop at No Frills and a bunch of Asian markets

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