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Knoxville White Lily Flour $1.99 for 5 lbs at Grocery Outlet

rworange Jun 21, 2008 12:06 PM

Sorry to break this out from the usual Grocery Outlet topic, but White Lily fans might not catch it there and since the Knoxville plant is being closed by Smuckers, this might be the only chance to get the original product.

More here ...

Is thIs the end of the White Lily Flour as we know it?-NYT
http://www.chowhound.com/topics/530286

I saw it at the San Pablo store and double-checked the bag to make sure it was from the Knoxville plant. Smuckers is moving Whilte Lily production to the midwest and ...

"Maribeth Badertscher, a spokeswoman for the company, said the new White Lily was the result of thorough product testing and promised that customers “won’t know the difference.”

Some don't think so.

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    gordon wing Jun 21, 2008 12:42 PM

    good catch on this one ..... hope there's still some left when I get a chance to go by. look forward to trying this out in some biscuits. the article is good reading ...... as is often the case, the corporate types are going to ruin a great regional product :~ (

    1. Robert Lauriston Jun 22, 2008 09:44 AM

      Which flour(s)? Bleached self-rising, unbleached self-rising, all-purpose, or bread?

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        gordon wing Jun 22, 2008 11:22 AM

        The San Pablo GO has the self rising flour. (bleached) Still had a fair amount as of this (Sunday) morning....... 25-30 bags?

      2. wolfe Jun 22, 2008 10:19 AM

        Rather it is flour as a second language. FSL.

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