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Aug 11, 2013 10:49 AM

Pretzel Crisps (by Snack Factory) - have you spotted these?

I've recently become addicted to these, courtesy of the little snack vending area in my office, but I'm getting tired of getting gouged for a little 2 oz bag each purchase. I know these exist in bigger bags at some markets, but I'll be darned if they are sold in my neighborhood supermarkets (North Quincy).

Who can help me? Have you seen full size bags sold at a regular supermarket/store in the Boston/Cambridge/Quincy area? For the uninitiated, these are thin, flat pretzels with the crisp of a potato chip, but way less fat, and come in assorted flavors like Buffalo Wing and Cheddar Horseradish that actually taste good.

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  1. I have bought them at the Shaw's (or is it Star?) in the Dedham Plaza. I suspect other Shaw's and Star Markets have them too.
    They are usually in a rack near the end of the cheese section (rather than with the chips/pretzels/popcorn).

    I remember buying the Sesame, Everything and Garlic Parmesan. Not sure if they had the ones you mentioned.

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    1. re: markin617

      Yep, I've seen them at the Allston Star - as markin617 says, they're in the fancy cheese section, not the snacks aisle.

    2. And, according to this page, they shouldn't be too hard to find (Stop and Shop, Whole Foods, Roche Bros., etc. plus convenience sores and gas stations)

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      1. re: markin617

        You'd think, but yet my local S&S and Hannaford's don't have them, nor does the closest Walmart. I have not made my way to check Roche Bros or Stars, as the they're not close enough for me to make regular visits. I'll have to make a trip to check those out. I did make sure to look in the deli section too, as noted on the website, but didn't find them in the stores by me.

        Being car-less unfortunately doesn't make Dedham Plaza feasible unless I want to take a 2 hr trip via commuter rail and bus. I don't like them that much.

        1. re: kobuta

          Roche Bros in Quincy has them. Check in the deli area of the store rather than the snack aisle.

      2. You can get giant 26 ounce bags of the plain ones at Costco.


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        1. re: BostonZest

          Mmm...giant bag. If they offered the flavored ones in giant bags, I'm sold. I'll have to take a look at Costco.

          1. re: kobuta

            I've only seen the plain or "original" as they are called.

        2. I buy them at my local S&S.

          1. I have no idea if this is convenient ( I live in Nova Scotia), but I bought some at the Shaws beside the Prudential Center when I was visiting Boston a couple of weeks ago.