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Smuckers strawberry jam missing from Costco and BJ's

jnk Aug 2, 2009 07:10 AM

Let me start by saying that I'm a fan of Smuckers strawberry jam and have been for years/decades/my entire life, and have been getting my fix from either Costco or BJ's, but for the past few months, Costco hasn't carried it and now I no longer find it in BJ's. Anyone out there know the story or have you found it in one of your local big box stores recently. THanks

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    4mybod Jun 26, 2010 05:47 PM

    My COSTCO caries their strawberry preserves but its a Special Recipe Strawberry Preserves. I bought a pair as they come in twos, but was immediatly sorry. This Special recipe does not taste like the original. I gave one of the jars away and threw the other away very disappointed.

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      cstr Jun 27, 2010 06:09 AM

      Costco has been carrying an organic strawberry spread that's really good, just a little more $ than Smuckers and well worth it.

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      Muskrat Aug 9, 2009 03:31 PM

      Not to be obvious, but did you ask the store manager? That would have been my first step. First, it would get me a fast answer. Second, it would let the manager know that I noticed and it makes a difference to me.

      1. jnk Aug 4, 2009 12:10 PM

        THanks for the responses. Hopefully it is a "local" situation, and while I know these stores change what they carry, I was surprised that it disappeared from both shelves. Thanks again for the responses and I will check with Smuckers directly.

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          Kelli2006 Aug 4, 2009 09:41 AM

          Smuckers is alive and well and are currently constructing a new production facility so It's likely a local situation. You might want to sent them a Email to alert them to the situation because I know that they take these situations very seriously.

          You can order it online and they will ship it to you, but it's not cheap.

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            cstr Aug 3, 2009 03:59 PM

            Was in Costco today, plenty of Smuckers Strawberry Preserves.

            1. masha bousha Aug 3, 2009 09:20 AM

              It's been my experience (at BJ's specifically) that their stuff just changes. We use to buy big jugs of Orange Dial anti-bacterial soap there and they stopped carrying it. Ditto for other things like our favorite laundry detergent.

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