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finefoodie55 Jan 11, 2009 08:58 AM

Has anyone seen Honey Crisp Apples sold around Montreal recently. I found some at COSCO in early December that were from Quebec and great,Then some Utility Crisps popped up at Loblaws that were a huge disappointment.Anybody seen any recently ?

  1. toodie jane Jan 11, 2009 09:39 AM

    Scarcity could be weather-related. At a honeycrisp MO website and they were apologizing for shipping delays casued by the bad weather; they couldn't gaurantee the fruit woudn't be frozen en route.

    http://www.honeycrispapples.org/

    Head to allaboutapples.com to search for growers in your area
    (worldwide

    )

    good luck

    1. alixium Jan 11, 2009 09:53 AM

      i believe I have seen some at Jean-talon market... not sure about the exact vendor though...Chez Louis perhaps...

      1. hungryann Jan 11, 2009 10:26 AM

        I got some at Costco about 2 weeks and they were average. I don't think it was a good year for honeycrisps. Last year all the ones I got at Costco and Loblaws were fantastic.

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          JadeMyst Jan 11, 2009 04:08 PM

          The Honeycrisp at the supermarkets in town seem to be this year's crop from France. I haven't had any Quebec ones since late September. For some reason, the Honeycrisps I bought in T.O at the Richmond Hill Loblaw's, over the Xmas holidays were larger and seemly more juicy than the ones I bought last week here in Mtl and they were both the French imports.

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            Campofiorin Jan 12, 2009 05:32 AM

            I've been bying mine at Nino at JTM for the last couple of months. They had them last saturday. So damn good but also quite expensive.

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              finefoodie55 Jan 12, 2009 06:02 AM

              Thanks Campofiorin,I was at Chez Louis on Saturday didn't see any there and did not go next door to Nino's to check. Will hop up there today

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              maisonbistro Jan 13, 2009 06:21 AM

              I just saw them today at Loblaws- and only bought 2 as they didn't look too appetizing. As soon as I try them, I'll let you know. They are from Quebec.

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