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carissima Aug 16, 2009 08:40 AM

I have seen mango strips in a number of stores, but many of those strips are very dry and hard. I'm looking for those soft, not necessarily organic. Any suggestions? Thanks

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    Nella Kay Aug 16, 2009 12:45 PM

    7D is a company based in the Philippines that packages soft mango strips. They have the consistency of licorice, or gummy bears. They are sweet, delicious, and widely available at most grocery stores. I've even seen them near the checkout counter at Longo's

    http://www.sweetsweetmangos.com/home....

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      carissima Aug 16, 2009 01:52 PM

      Thanky Nella Kay. Sounds like what I'm looking for.

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      carissima Aug 16, 2009 12:08 PM

      Thank you everyone.
      Actually, I was referring to the loose mango strips, not the ones in vacuum packages.
      I bought some organic mango strips from Noah's today, and they were rather dry and pretty hard to chew. It's not for myself, buy for an older person.
      Unfortunately, Costco is not an option for me.

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        poppygirl Aug 16, 2009 10:05 AM

        Costco sells large bags of dried mango strips. They are very soft and chewy. For my tastes, I find them quite sweet, but they certainly are delicious (and somewhat addictive). You can find them in the baking section at Costco, near the raisins.

        1. Kagemusha Aug 16, 2009 09:47 AM

          Available widely if you mean the soft, vac-pac variety. Anything softer would be actively decomposing.

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            DrewStar Aug 16, 2009 09:45 AM

            Chinatown.

            I've seen bags of dried yet supple, sweet, orange-coloured mango strips in many Chinatown grocery stores.

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