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Peppadews in Vancouver?

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ange7a Nov 15, 2010 07:38 PM

Has anyone seen peppadew peppers anywhere in Vancouver? The only place I've seen these tasty morsels is at Whole Foods/Capers, and I'm hoping to find an alternative. Thanks!

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    bonlee Jan 16, 2013 02:18 PM

    I've recently seen peppadews at Safeway in Burnaby Heights, at the self-serve olive counter.
    They seem to be a staple at Whole Foods.

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      emerita Jan 13, 2013 09:18 PM

      It's 2013, and things are improving. Peppadews are a South
      African product, so Lower Mainland sources like African Breeze (1 in North Vancouver, new store in Kitsilano) routinely carry them. So does the unbeatable Gourmet Warehouse on East Hastings. Plus, news flash -- I just found them in the SALAD VEG. section of my big West End Safeway at Davie & Denman, after a senior staffer told me that if they weren't shelved with the other bottled peppers/pickles, they weren't carried. And, Safeway
      sells them for about $2-3 less per bottle too.

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        brokentelephone Nov 18, 2010 03:27 AM

        Perhaps google South African food sellers in Vancouver.I think those are from SA and perhaps they bring them in !

        1. fmed Nov 16, 2010 07:04 AM

          I've only seen these at "gourmet" type stores so try Urban Fare, Gourmet Warehouse, South China Seas Trading etc.

          1. Sam Salmon Nov 15, 2010 09:53 PM

            Rocotillos might work but they too are a rare sight.

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