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    29 Mar '15 19:29
    Misshapen veggies and fruit that's "too small". Being sold at 30% discount by Canadian grocer store chain Loblaws....www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/loblaws-sells.
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    yes
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    29 Mar '15 19:45
    Originally posted by Trev33
    yes
    Me too and have done since they were introduced. Funny how some people think that because they are not "perfect" that they must not be OK for consumption.
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    29 Mar '15 19:47
    I would!
    Once they are chewed who worries about their shapes?
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    29 Mar '15 19:49
    Originally posted by aranya10
    I would!
    Once they are chewed who worries about their shapes?
    You'd be surprised by some of the comments from people seeing me buying them.
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    29 Mar '15 19:52
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    Misshapen veggies and fruit that's "too small". Being sold at 30% discount by Canadian grocer store chain Loblaws....www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/loblaws-sells.
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    Misshapen veggies and fruit that's "too small".

    Sounds like some pretty ugly stuff, Stees. Ugh. You shop for groceries at Loblaws?
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    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    And they were just the best!
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    Originally posted by aranya10
    And they were just the best!
    What a nice memory, aranya....
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    29 Mar '15 20:04
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    What a nice memory, aranya....
    My father tapping the window and showing me a freshly pulled bunch of radishes.
    That meant while he was washing them, I would butter the bread.
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    29 Mar '15 21:39
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    Misshapen veggies and fruit that's "too small". Being sold at 30% discount by Canadian grocer store chain Loblaws....www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/loblaws-sells.
    Yes. Just bought a bag of mis-shapen peppers at New World. Taste the same.

    Else what happens to these veggies?
    Sold dirt cheap to food processing companies for pies and pizzas.
    We eat it eventually!
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    29 Mar '15 21:55
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Yes. Just bought a bag of mis-shapen peppers at New World. Taste the same.

    Else what happens to these veggies?
    Sold dirt cheap to food processing companies for pies and pizzas.
    We eat it eventually!
    Value freshness rather than shape.
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    29 Mar '15 23:37
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    Me too and have done since they were introduced. Funny how some people think that because they are not "perfect" that they must not be OK for consumption.
    Basically it comes down to supermarkets being evil bastards. They were grown in the same farm as the others and are exactly the same.
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    30 Mar '15 02:53
    Originally posted by Trev33
    Basically it comes down to supermarkets being evil bastards. They were grown in the same farm as the others and are exactly the same.
    why are they evil???
    because some folks will pay more for the pretty ones???
    how is this a bad thing???


    ole gb will buy the pretty ones, at double the price...
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    30 Mar '15 03:00
    Originally posted by rookie54
    why are they evil???
    because some folks will pay more for the pretty ones???
    how is this a bad thing???


    ole gb will buy the pretty ones, at double the price...
    "ole gb" agrees with aranya....
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