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abeles and heymann franks @ Brooklyn shoprite

If you want to buy a& h beef franks do not buy them next to the kosher meat----- in the non kosher frank section in the dairy section they are $4.99 for 12 ounces!!!!!

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  1. That is odd - most if not all grocery stores tie the price at the checkout to the bar code - so if it is the exact same product you should get the exact same price no matter where you pick up the product and if you do not get $4.99 complain - here in Illinois you will get that price - and usually one will be thrown for free -

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    1. re: weinstein5

      It's the same here. In fact every year before Passover I check which stores are having a sale on Coke - in any given week there is always a sale in one of the supermarket chains - and that's when I make my move and buy the KFP Diet Coke with the yellow caps, same price as the regular ones.

      1. re: helou

        I used to do the same thing, but the last two years the Pesachdicke Coke has a different UPC and has been specifically excluded from the sale price by the major supermarket chains in our area. In fact the Stop and Shop and Shop-Rite circular this past year specifically said Passover varieties not included in the sale.

    2. Sounds highly illegal to do that.

      I saw firsthand, actually, that A&H gets their scraps for franks directly shipped from Meal Mart, in case anyone's wondering.

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      1. re: tractarian

        Why should standardized pricing be illegal?

        1. re: queenscook

          The OP said that in the nonkosher frank section, the price was $4.99, and he said don't buy them in the kosher meat section; the point he's making is that the franks are sold for cheap in one section of the store and the same product is marked up in the kosher section. That's very unethical, if not illegal.

          1. re: tractarian

            How do you know that the point being made is that they are more expensive in the kosher meat section? It's not in the OP.
            In Shop-Rite here in CT, I always check the packages in both sections, not because of price, but they move more product in the frank section near dairy and the dating is better than those in the kosher section.

      2. Is the only difference actually where they are in the store? The barcode wouldn't differ and Shoprite cashiers aren't entering those prices by hand.

        1. This is all utter nonsense. The bar code is the same, so how could it possibly be a different price?

          In any case, last time I checked the A&H stuff wasn't in the general kosher refrigerated aisle, it was at the back with the gourmet stuff.

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          1. re: zsero

            The OP has never responded to any comments and NOWHERE in the OP does he say the same item was being sold at 2 different prices in the same store.

            That said, sometimes chain stores will forget to change the price sign in one location, but the item rings up at the same price when scanned.