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good deals on crabmeat?

tastycakes Jan 26, 2010 08:52 AM

where can i get a good price on crab meat? costco used to have a decent canned crab but doesn't carry it anymore.

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  1. Servorg RE: tastycakes Jan 26, 2010 09:00 AM

    Say it ain't so! They don't have those black cans with the red "Phillips" name with the lump crab meat any longer? Bummer. That was our "go to" spot for crab.

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    1. re: Servorg
      goodhealthgourmet RE: Servorg Jan 26, 2010 09:03 AM

      the last couple of times i've been to Costco recently here in San Diego, the only "canned" crab they had was pastic containers of Chicken of the Sea. blech.

      1. re: goodhealthgourmet
        monku RE: goodhealthgourmet Jan 26, 2010 04:48 PM

        Saw the Chicken of the Sea one pound container today at the Los Feliz Costco for $13.99. Jumbo lump crabmeat...."product of Vietnam".

      2. re: Servorg
        tastycakes RE: Servorg Jan 26, 2010 09:17 AM

        yep, they haven't carried the philip's crab for over a year now, at least in burbank.

        1. re: tastycakes
          TomSwift RE: tastycakes Jan 26, 2010 09:27 AM

          Ditto for Canoga Park. Now both TJ's and Costco have the Chicken of the Sea.

      3. goodhealthgourmet RE: tastycakes Jan 26, 2010 09:35 AM

        ok, seeing Tom Swift's comment about TJ's making the switch as well bummed me out, so out of curiosity i did a quick locator search on the Phillips web site...it appears you can find the jumbo lump and the claw meat at various Vons, Pavilions, Albertsons & Ralphs stores (i didn't search for any other products). just type in your zip code to get the specific stores...


        i have no idea how the prices are, but maybe one of them will put it on sale occasionally...

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          Burger Boy RE: tastycakes Jan 26, 2010 07:28 PM

          LA Fish they are open to the public, last time I got claw meat for about $8 lb.

          Los Angeles Fish Co
          420 Stanford Ave, Los Angeles, CA

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