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Sep 26, 2006 08:19 PM

Which coffee do you buy from the supermarket?

We always buy the big bags from Costco, but we ran out. ANy recommendations? I am a fan of a darker roast.

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  1. Most of the time we buy Folgers, but sometimes we get Yuban. Yuban would be a good choice, if you like dark roast.

    1. If I have to buy from the grocery, I buy Peet's. Which I realize is not in the whole country.

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      1. re: Janet

        Same here, and only in emergencies, since it's not as fresh.

        If I'm someplace that doesn't have it, I look for the brick-like vacuum-sealed Lavazza or Bustelo.

        1. re: Janet

          I agree, if it's available in your area Peet's French Roast and/or House Blend are very good.

          1. re: chigirl71

            Peet's here too and if I can't find the deep roasted Major D's I'll head over to Costco and buy a deep roast there.

        2. I get Newman's Own Colombian Supreme. It's organic and a fair trade product, both of which are important to me. I believe they sell a darker roast too, but I prefer smooth, medium Colombian beans.

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          1. re: laurie

            trader joe's also carries an organic and fair trade coffee.
            dunno if it would qualify as a supermarket for this thread.

            1. re: laurie

              As per the organic I would not depend too much on it. But for the fair trade that is the biggest scam in the history.

            2. I love Melita. It is delicous, flavorful but smooth.

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              1. re: AmblerGirl

                I second melitta. Very good when it is buy one get one free.

                1. re: DanielleM

                  I third the Melita. I got it for the first time a few weeks ago. It was the pecan pie flavor. Yummy!

                  I used to get Green Mountain Roasters, but it doesn't seem as good as it used to be.

                  1. re: puppymomma

                    Try ordering direct from GMCR. My guess is the issue (fresheness/rotation of inventory) is with your market not GMCR as their standards are very high.

              2. Yuban is a very good coffee. Reasonably priced as well.