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Passover Coke

beauxgoris Mar 7, 2010 10:09 AM

I want to stock up this year. Can someone let me know where and when they see this product. It should being showing up soon, right?

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    mrsphud Mar 11, 2011 01:50 PM

    Saw it Monday in the Costco in Gaithersburg. I am not sure if there is a hekshur, but it was cane sugar only coke (in a bottle!) so no hekshur is technically needed as there is no corn syrup.

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      lalajane Mar 12, 2011 06:34 AM

      That is probably the Mexican Coke. it is also made with sugar, not the HFCS. So i dont know if that is the only thing that is needed to make it kosher (no corn), or if there is more involved in making it deemed kosher. We have bought some of the Mexican coke from Costco, but it is expensive. I would think finding the passover coke would be cheaper.

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      happybill Mar 15, 2010 07:30 AM

      kosher coke in Doylestown, PA at Delaware Valley College bookstore as of today. i bought a couple of two liter bottles this morning. They keep it in the store room; you have to ask for it. $1.99 a bottle.

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        HungryinBmore Mar 15, 2010 08:58 AM

        7MM 2/$3 ...Hmm. Does Wegmans Hunt Valley sell KP Coke? Or what's the price difference between Giant vs. 7MM? Wegmans Cheaper (I know Not KP 2L Coke is 0.99 @ Wegmans) I want to stock up!

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          beauxgoris Mar 10, 2011 03:07 PM

          Any D.C. area sightings yet?

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            DanielK Mar 10, 2011 04:37 PM

            Give it another week or so. Traditionally within the Jewish community, Passover goods aren't sold until after Purim, which is March 20 this year.

            I'm sure retailers won't honor that, per se, but that's when you'll probably see the explosion of Passover-friendly goods.

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        kara1515 Mar 10, 2010 06:17 AM

        Firehook Bakeries always sell Passover products including cake, brownies, and macaroons. They are baked fresh daily. You can also call ahead for a special order. They may be a bit more pricey than your average grocery store's Passover products, but the quality will be much better.

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          skipper Mar 10, 2010 11:23 AM

          They, probably, also will not be Kosher for Passover.

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            masonuc Mar 12, 2010 08:02 AM

            I assume these are passover-friendly cakes? Never heard of this, and I live right next to a Firehook.

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          kcb203 Mar 9, 2010 10:17 AM

          I bought some at the Shopper's at 7 Corners over the weekend. I've been seeking it out for years, but, alas, now realize that I prefer Coke with corn syrup after all. Oh well.

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            elmoz Mar 7, 2010 06:29 PM

            In addition to the kosher stores Shalom's, Shaul's, and Koshermart, the Shoppers on Randolph Rd. and Magruders in Wheaton will both have, if they don't already. If I recall correctly, Shoppers had them for $1 last year.

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              treetop tom Mar 7, 2010 12:56 PM

              Giant Foods used to carry KfP Coke in all of their stores, but now stocks it only in their "Passover Superstores." Check this week's Giant circular to see where the nearest Passover Superstore to you is. I know Pikesville, Kentlands, Rockville Pike, all 4 stores in Silver Spring off the top of my head but there are probably 12-15 different ones in all. 2L bottles only should start showing up this week. This week's flyer for the 7 Mile Market in Pikesville has them 2/$3.

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                Steve Mar 9, 2010 01:24 PM

                They have it at the Giant on Chain Bridge Rd. in Mclean.

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                  lalajane Mar 12, 2011 06:35 AM

                  wow! i never thought of that giant in Kentlands as super anything. but that is good to know abotu them carrying the passover coke.

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