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Kam7185 Jul 25, 2007 08:19 AM

Hello all! I was hoping someone could direct me to the best spot in the Valley to purchase nuts. I am craving Jumbo cashews, Pistachios, almonds, you name it! So, whose go the goods at the best price?

Thanks!

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  1. geg5150 Jul 25, 2007 08:24 AM

    Check out Sprout's and also Trader Joe's.

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    1. re: geg5150
      Firenza00 Jul 25, 2007 08:25 AM

      Wild Oats and Whole Foods might be good to explore as well.

    2. ciaogal Jul 25, 2007 08:27 AM

      Have you tried the Sphinx Date ranch in Scottsdale?
      https://www.sphinxdateranch.com/

      I usually buy my nuts in bulk @ Sprouts......
      Cashews are $3.99/lb this week!

      http://www.sprouts.com/

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      Sphinx Date Ranch
      3039 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

      1. mamamia Jul 25, 2007 08:52 AM

        I always go with Sprouts over the other "natural" stores in town. Their bulk section is huge and always busy, which means higher turnover on their stock = fresher.

        And I'm consistently blown away by the price differences for the same darn thing at Sprouts vs. the others. I'm big into almonds. You can get them for about $3.69/lb at Sprouts. The only bulk almonds at Oats are organic, and they are $9+/lb! Ok, I'm not getting organic at Sprouts, but in addition to cheaper nuts I can find a great selection of lentils, beans, and other things.

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