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Bargain of the week

Discussion in 'Personal' started by blazer, Sep 27, 2020.

  1. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    £3.09 from Morrisons.
  2. colpee

    colpee Star commenter

    A coleslaw kit?:D
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  3. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    You don't get to choose, they just give you a banana box full of stuff.
  4. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

    Excellent value, provided you have a freezer or are prepared to eat it all this evening.

    Mind you, "best before" is not the same as "use by".
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  5. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

    Too good to go?
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  6. blazer

    blazer Star commenter


    Some in the freezer, some will be used today other stuff over the next couple of days.
  7. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

    My sister got just bread.
  8. stopwatch

    stopwatch Lead commenter

    Is there a name for this scheme? Is there any specific time or way to get these?
  9. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Too Good to go. You download the app and then businesses put up stuff and you buy it and then collect it. Blazer monor introduced us to it. They have aquirred another freezer to keep the stuff they get. They reckon they have got their weekly grocery bill (3 of them) to £20 per week using this scheme.
  10. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    I am interested...
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  11. Lara mfl 05

    Lara mfl 05 Star commenter

    What a brilliant scheme for struggling families.
  12. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

    Does all that plastic not bother you?
  13. Lalad

    Lalad Star commenter

    What's the 9p for?
  14. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Why, It exists whether I have taken it from the store or they chuck it in a skip.
  15. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    No idea. That is what they charge.
  16. modelmaker

    modelmaker Star commenter

    It should bother everyone, but unfortunately it's an integral part of the modern food supply industry. Quite a number of those items were not available in the form they are sold before supermarkets came along. The plastic keeps the food fresher, but its main purpose so far as supermarkets are concerned is to carry information about the products, including the sell by date and most importantly, the barcode.

    Education is so good these days, it's possible to get a degree without being able to recognise the difference between a satuma and corn on the cob. If it wasn't written on the packet, nobody would know what it was. If you think I'm making this up, try buying some of the rarer loose produce and see how the checkout assistant gets on with identifying it.
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  17. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

    I just don't like plastic food packaging, that's all.
    Beautiful sky, mind.

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  18. Ivartheboneless

    Ivartheboneless Star commenter

    I thought posting pictures of what you had for dinner was for "woke" hipsters on Faecebook?
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  19. modelmaker

    modelmaker Star commenter

    You're not the only one, but until a viable alternative becomes available, it's going to be around. There are alternatives to plastic of course, but their cost makes them unviable. Anyone who wan't to reduce the amount of waste plastic, needs to comprehend every advantage it has so far as supermarkets are concerned. I outlined a few, but it's a very complex thing to get to the bottom of everything that would need to happen for supermarkets, let alone food producers to give it up.
    Lara mfl 05 likes this.
  20. frangipani123

    frangipani123 Lead commenter

    I keep trying to get one of these from my local Morrisons but had no luck yet. You have a good selection there.
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