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Where to buy Almonds?

Hey, I am looking for almonds, preferably RAW, and bulk.
Where can I buy and for not too expensive.
I looked online and US sources have some cheap, but VERY expensive shipping.
Could anyone possibly tell me a Canadian source or low shipping US source?

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  1. They're available all over the place in bulk ... is there a particular price point you're looking for? Or, when you say RAW, do you mean non pasteurized? - in which case you won't likely find them from a US supplier ...

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    1. re: CocoTO

      Hmm, well, I don't mind pasteurized, and what stores would have them?
      Im looking for a range of around 4-5$ per pound.

      1. re: idjlee96

        Just about any bulk food store would have them ... check out this link for some of the best in TO http://www.blogto.com/toronto/the_bes...

        1. re: idjlee96

          As mentioned, they are available everywhere for the price point you are willing to spend. (well maybe not at McEwans)

          The Indian grocery stores, and various bulk stores carry them in raw form, and you may even find other grocery stores which have a "bulk" section.

      2. Costco's very hard to beat for price/quality/freshness.

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        1. I buy nuts including raw almonds at costco. Very good price and quality.

            1. Rami's Middle Eastern market at 1996 Lawrence Ave E. Excellent almonds (many varieties) and other nuts in their "wall of nuts". If you go, you'll know what it means...

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              1. re: PoppiYYZ

                If you're going raw, you should get them organic. I know its a bit more but they taste so much better. The cheapeast is Sweet Potato in the Junction, they are $7.99 a pound. Upaya naturals sells the non-pasteurized version:

              2. No Frills, (Dufferein Mall location, presumably others as well,) has raw Californian almonds at $ 3.99 per pound

                1. Karma co-op has impeccably fresh raw, organic california almonds and unpasturized sicilian ones. They also carry great smoked ones smoked by salmon river smoke hpuse. Yummy!