HOME > Chowhound > Ontario (inc. Toronto) >

Anywhere in Toronto for inexpensive/bulk pearl onions?

Bigtigger Jan 18, 2013 08:34 PM

Have a Greek stew recipe which calls for lots of pearl onions - making it for a crowd becomes outrageously expensive if one buys at Loblaws or other supermarkets. Anywhere to find them inexpensively? If frozen are cheaper, as some earlier threads suggest, where might one find them nowdays?


  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
  1. s
    sbug206 RE: Bigtigger Jan 18, 2013 09:05 PM

    Not in Toronto but I get large bags of frozen ones from MacMillan farms out in Ajax.


    3 Replies
    1. re: sbug206
      Bigtigger RE: sbug206 Jan 18, 2013 09:58 PM

      Thanks for the tip - but don't you mean Acton? or is there another similar store in Ajax?

      1. re: Bigtigger
        sbug206 RE: Bigtigger Jan 19, 2013 07:09 AM

        Yeah there is another store out in Ajax. Very strange it's not listed on the website. Yet there's another website with the same logo www.cookiebatter.ca and the address of the other one. Family dispute perhaps? The one in Ajax is the one I've been to.

      2. re: sbug206
        foodie_guru RE: sbug206 Jan 19, 2013 08:50 AM

        they do have them at the Acton location of MacMillans, I get them there most often. But I also picked up once a frozen bag at I want to say Metro or perhaps Freshco....can't remember for the life of me!

      Show Hidden Posts