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$7.50 For Chili Powder?

Leper Dec 13, 2008 11:03 AM

I love Gebhardt's chili powder, but when did it become gold? $7.50 for a 3 oz bottle when it used to cost around $3.50. What's up? (Nothing makes better Chili than Gebhardt's.)

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    Jeri L RE: Leper Dec 13, 2008 11:41 AM

    I think you need to shop around...that's way out of line. I just did a quick web-check on prices and didn't see anything over $4.50...$4.00 seems to be the going rate. I agree that there's nothing better...my Daddy cut corners on lots of things, but he always bought Gebhart's for his chili!

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      HillJ RE: Leper Dec 13, 2008 12:07 PM

      Fear not Leper :)


      If you search online there are several sources for Geb chili powder at reasonable prices.

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        Leper RE: HillJ Dec 13, 2008 12:53 PM

        HillJ, Thanks for the link. They look like a great resource!

      2. RShea78 RE: Leper Dec 13, 2008 10:21 PM

        Sounds like some idiotic pricing scheme. As a customer, I can always play, let it rot on the shelf game.

        By all means shop around, but don't waste your gas driving around or succumb to the web ordering shipping charges.

        In my area Mexene is the popular choice in chili powder. Unfortunately, I haven't seen Gebhardt's chili powder, in my neck of the woods. Push come to shove I will generally go with a high quality foodservice chili powder, 18 to 24 oz. But I do not get the super size 4 to 5 pound jugs of chili powder.

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