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Where to buy Quinoa in Vancouver?

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  • solc Mar 16, 2008 08:25 PM
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We have just moved to Vancouver from Toronto where we bought Quinoa in bulk food stores, and so far in Vancouver we have struggled to buy it at a reasonable price. Does anyone know a place where it can be purchased at a reasonable price. It appeared to be half the price in Toronto than it is here in Vancouver. We are addicted to this grain. Thanks.

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  1. Hmm, reasonable price eh? Well, I know Capers has it for sure, but that probably won't be a reasonable price. I would say try the Dan-D-Market (there's one on Broadway @ Stephens) or Famous Foods (Kingsway @ King Edward). They should both have decent bulk quinoa.

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    1. re: peter.v

      yeah we were pay $4-5/kilo in Toronto, and here i bought it for $9 at dunbar&41st, and then at Granville island today i saw it at $11/kilo.. its a simple grain that we love and use all the time. but will def try the 2 markets you suggested thanks.

    2. also try choices

      1. oh and latin american grocery stores on commercial, can't think of the name of the one with all the different dry chillies

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        1. re: vandan

          >> oh and latin american grocery stores on commercial, can't think of the name of the one with all the different dry chillies

          El Sureno.

          Donald's Market (Commercial Dr and also at Hastings and Nanaimo) carries Dan-D-Pak Quinoa.

        2. Choices on West 16 at Trafalgar has it in bulk

          1. Dollar foods across the street from Donald's on Commercial Drive

            East End Food Co-op at the North end of Commercial Drive

            Wholesale from Discovery Organics - Broadway and Kaslo - call to order