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PC Kaki Persimmons box of 6 - 0.88c (YMMV)

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Jan 25, 2008
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[Real Canadian Superstore] PC Kaki Persimmons box of 6 - 0.88c (YMMV)

Ordered 4 persimmons via PC Express pickup and got 4 boxes of 6 persimmons for 88c each. They sell a box of 6 for 6.99 at Costco.

Edit:added pics of boxes and receipt. I may had got lucky, hope you do too!
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Last edited by donbalaan on Dec 16th, 2020 11:50 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Nov 23, 2018
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I am fairly certain that this is $0.88 for one piece of fruit and not the box. Shows the original price as $1.28 each and historically a box of 6 of these go for $4.97+ on sale. Kind lame they use a picture of a full case. But in saying that if you actually get 4 full cases at 88 cents a case let us know!
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May 29, 2008
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Halifax, NS
donbalaan wrote: Ordered 4 persimmons via PC Express pickup and got 4 boxes of 6 persimmons for 88c each. They sell a box of 6 for 6.99 at Costco.
I had to look at the image to figure out what a persimmon is!
While you got a hot deal, this is clearly YMMV as the associate who filled your particular order clearly made a mistake and assumed a case was "1" order vs individual.
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Jan 25, 2008
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Indeed I got 4 boxes to our suprise.

Possible the PC Express packer messed up? Yet, I would assume they had to scan the bar code to enter for bill of sale. Would like to prove it again, but I already got way more than I could eat before they go bad.
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donbalaan wrote: Indeed I got 4 boxes to our suprise.

Possible the PC Express packer messed up? Yet, I would assume they had to scan the bar code to enter for bill of sale. Would like to prove it again, but I already got way more than I could eat before they go bad.
That's a pretty good score but it has to be a mistake by the picker. I added one to my next pickup order just to see but I'm fully expecting to just get 1 individual persimmon and not a case. :lol:
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, $4.97 pat no frills pc persimmons
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Thats heck of a score. Picker probably seen the picture and did the whole case by accident. It'll be fixed soon. Nice!!
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donbalaan wrote: Indeed I got 4 boxes to our suprise.

Possible the PC Express packer messed up? Yet, I would assume they had to scan the bar code to enter for bill of sale. Would like to prove it again, but I already got way more than I could eat before they go bad.
If you freeze them it goes well blended with nut milk later.

Tempted to order some but may be disappointed with just getting 1 and not 1 box :D
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donbalaan wrote: Ordered 4 persimmons via PC Express pickup and got 4 boxes of 6 persimmons for 88c each. They sell a box of 6 for 6.99 at Costco.

Edit:added pics of boxes and receipt. I may had got lucky, hope you do too!
I am happy to see op get such a good deal. Thanks Op anyway!
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Usually they discount overripened fruit, wouldn't be surprised that is what was happening at this store.
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these types of persimmons only good when ripe and soft.. taste horrible if hard
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Yeah seems like an error made by the PC Express packer. Probably has a tablet and it shows that exact image of the case and it said 4 of those so thought 4 cases.

Also, OP, it's "$0.88" or "88¢" for your title.

"0.88c" means 88/100 of a cent ($0.0088).
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So any news. Each right?
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OP you got lucky. I was at an RCSS and the per case price was $4.88. Next to that they had a pile of loose ones, 88c each.
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muffin4life wrote: these types of persimmons only good when ripe and soft.. taste horrible if hard
That’s why I get the oval shaped ones those are sweet all the time. These if not super ripe leaves a terrible taste on the tongue.
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Jun 18, 2017
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They could be clearing them out at that store too. The store by me had a whole skid of them and they were pretty ripe looking but still full price, will probably go clearance soon. I got bananas for 8 cents a lb at the beginning of the year they had 2 skids on the floor with the sign saying 8 cents a lb cause they were overstock.

Nm after looking at your pics again yeah I think the picker saw the picture of the case and thought it was a full case.
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You're lucky. Almost got a seedless watermelon from PC express when I bought a seeded one. Seeded ones cost about twice as much.

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