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Buying Nuts in Bulk

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dec132 Apr 30, 2007 08:45 AM

where can i buy nuts and dried fruit in bulk? i like to make my own trial mix and cant find bulk bins anywhere! I live downtown so someplace close would be ideal!

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  1. MMRuth RE: dec132 Apr 30, 2007 08:46 AM

    Kalyustan's has them - not quite downtown - Lex and 30th or so.

    1. Deb Van D RE: dec132 Apr 30, 2007 09:00 AM

      We Are Nuts About Nuts is 165 Church St at Chambers. Only shopped there once, but they were fine.

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        josephsm RE: dec132 Apr 30, 2007 10:13 AM

        The fruit and vegetable store in the Chelsea Market (9th Ave around 15th St) has nuts in bulk and better prices than Kalustyans. They sell small and large containers of many dried fruits too, but I don't remember the fruit being available in bulk.

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          akk RE: dec132 Apr 30, 2007 03:07 PM

          The Sweet Life on Hester and Ludlow
          http://www.sweetlifeny.com/index.asp?...

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            Produce Addict RE: akk Apr 30, 2007 03:11 PM

            Amazing organic dried mango at the sweet life. Best dried fruit I've ever had. I'd also recommend nuts about nuts, and there is also bazzini's which i've never been to. If you're up for a brooklyn foray sahadis is always excellent.

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              Cheese Boy RE: Produce Addict Apr 30, 2007 07:31 PM

              The LES has a few good shops on Hester you can browse.
              My faves though are Sahadi's on Atlantic Ave, and Vintage on Brighton Beach Ave. The best nuts, IMHO, are in Brooklyn. : )

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