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Pine Nuts

jmossporter Oct 13, 2010 10:46 AM

Does anyone know where you can purchase pine nuts at a reasonable cost? I used to buy them at Costco for $11.99 then they went to $19.99 which I thought was crazy - however I was there last week and they are now $34.99/bag. Yikes!

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  1. fmed RE: jmossporter Oct 13, 2010 11:51 AM

    I hear that the price of pine nuts are high everywhere right now http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/725114

    I have read that the crop was small in China last year and the European crop was infested with beetles.

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      YVRChow RE: jmossporter Oct 14, 2010 07:05 AM

      Pine nuts are definitely increasing in price. Three spots to call and ask their price though, which as I recall being relatively reasonable are:

      Jasmine Foods: http://jasminefoods.com/
      Afra Market: (604) 987-7454
      Parthenon: (604) 733-4191

      Good luck!

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        grayelf RE: YVRChow Oct 14, 2010 07:48 AM

        I get mine at Parthenon too but haven't bought any lately.

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          souggy RE: YVRChow Oct 14, 2010 11:42 PM

          Thanks for the heads-up.

          I cried when I saw the revised price. Tripled from last year!

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