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yeggy Feb 24, 2011 08:31 PM

Does anyone know is this brand of soup is available in Montreal. I would love to try it but have not seen it anywhere. Thanks

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    montrealeater RE: yeggy Mar 9, 2011 10:54 AM

    About 3 years ago I went on a search for Progresso in Montreal and found nothing. Even more disheartening, at the time, I couldn't locate it anywhere in all of Canada. This may have changed but just wanted to let you know you might be on a futile search.

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      lagatta RE: montrealeater Mar 9, 2011 05:01 PM

      I have never seen it here, and I live in la Petite Italie. Have not seen in St-LĂ©onard either, and not even remaindered anywhere.

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      westaust RE: yeggy Mar 9, 2011 11:59 AM

      General Mills doesn't distribute/sell the Progresso brand of Soups in Canada.

      Best thing would be to head to plattsburgh and buy some over there.

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        porker RE: westaust Mar 9, 2011 03:11 PM

        Save 20 minutes and stop in Champlain. While in the aisle, pick up a couple cans of Snows clam chowder and Rotel diced tomato with chile. You can also get some skin-on haddock fillets and Snyder of Hanover jalapeno pretzels. If feeling peckish, you can throw a pack of those day-glow red Glazier hot dogs in the cart...but I'm just saying.

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          hungryann RE: porker Mar 9, 2011 05:18 PM

          Hmmm, you're no amateur, LOL. Is the Snow's chowder very different from other canned brands?

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            porker RE: hungryann Mar 10, 2011 12:21 AM

            Not especially. Its maybe a tad better than the Campbells regular brand. I just mentioned it as you cant buy it in Canada. Plus I was tickled when driving off the Lewes-Cape May ferry a few years ago to find the road passes right through the Snows plant in Cape May, New Jersey.

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        mtlalex RE: yeggy Mar 11, 2011 01:20 PM

        I am fairly sure that "Primo" soups are re-labelled Progresso.

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          SnackHappy RE: mtlalex Mar 12, 2011 09:28 AM

          Primo soups are made by Baxters in Saint-Hyacinthe.

          http://argent.canoe.ca/lca/infos/queb...

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          yeggy RE: yeggy Mar 12, 2011 08:52 AM

          Thanks for all the suggestions people!

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