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Old Nov 19th 2013, 11:07 am
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO get them out the bin!
When I said just...I meant last week.
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Old Nov 19th 2013, 11:14 am
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Originally Posted by Jerseygirl
When I said just...I meant last week.
DAM, sad now! lol
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Old Nov 19th 2013, 6:08 pm
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All these sightings of PG Tips is down to Unilever promoting the brand in the US. PG Tips is now in every supermarket I go to, not just specialty shops like it used to and this is a clearly good thing! For many years Unilever USA have relied on their Lipton brand being all embracing, however you may have also noticed that some products such as soup mixes, pasta sides etc.. that were previously labeled "Lipton" are now "Knorr", another brand they are trying to get Americans more familiar with.
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Old Nov 19th 2013, 9:23 pm
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Originally Posted by MattySD
PG Tips is now in every supermarket I go to, not just specialty shops like it used to and this is a clearly good thing!
a) Never liked PG Tips and (b) is it the same as the British one anyway, the one in Canada is different.
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Old Nov 20th 2013, 12:52 pm
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%$^@*&# PG Tips. I want my Punjana.
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Originally Posted by Speedwell
%$^@*&# PG Tips. I want my Punjana.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B001SB4QKU
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Old Nov 20th 2013, 1:02 pm
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Better value if you order enough for free shipping: http://www.drugstore.com/thompsons-f...7?catid=184325

No, I mean in the shop, thanks.

Edit: Buying it is actually fairly cost effective from the manufacturer's site itself, if you buy a few cases of 4 80-count bags at a time (we would seriously use that much) since shipping is reasonable. I'm surprised. I have asked them if they will ship the 160s or the food service size bags.

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Originally Posted by Speedwell
Better value if you order enough for free shipping: http://www.drugstore.com/thompsons-f...7?catid=184325

No, I mean in the shop, thanks.

Edit: Buying it is actually fairly cost effective from the manufacturer's site itself, if you buy a few cases of 4 80-count bags at a time (we would seriously use that much) since shipping is reasonable. I'm surprised. I have asked them if they will ship the 160s or the food service size bags.
4x80 doesn't sound bad. I order 10 boxes of k-cups at a time (24 count).
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Is PG Tips the same in the US as it is in the UK? I don't honestly know as believe it or not I never drank black tea when I was living in the UK, I was a coffee drinker through and through - I've only developed a taste for tea in the last few years! Likewise Marmite - I rarely consumed Marmite in the UK, but since I moved to the US there's always some in my pantry.
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Originally Posted by MattySD
Is PG Tips the same in the US as it is in the UK? I don't honestly know as believe it or not I never drank black tea when I was living in the UK, I was a coffee drinker through and through - I've only developed a taste for tea in the last few years! Likewise Marmite - I rarely consumed Marmite in the UK, but since I moved to the US there's always some in my pantry.
Depends. Some of it is imported, some of the newer stuff doesn't appear to be.

I just get whatever my mother bothers to send me, but this time have had to make do and get Typhoo, but then $3 for a 100 count box at Ocean State is a bargain...I seem to be the only person buying it which helps.
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Our Fred Meyer has a British section which is very expensive $16 for a bottle of Ribena which we pay only $8 for at Central Market There is a place in Redmond called the British Pantry that do their own baking and so I can get fresh baked mince pies, Cornish pasties, sausage rolls. They also sell lots of other goodies but again they are pricey but at least they are available if I get the fancies for something.
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Old Nov 21st 2013, 5:26 pm
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Fred Meyer's is awesome, at least the ones I've been into in Idaho have been. It's basically a super Kroger's. The ones I've been into have tills on both sides of the store they're so big. It's so rare to find somewhere where you get everything you want without having to go somewhere else for some fiddly bit. It is the only store I've ever been into though where you genuinely need to take your cellphone in case you get separated! Even Wal-Mart isn't that bad, the difference being Wal-Mart is full of crap so it's easy to agree where you'll meet up but in Fred Meyer's you get distracted so the other person has to find you.
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Old Nov 21st 2013, 6:28 pm
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Originally Posted by catck
There is a place in Redmond called the British Pantry that do their own baking and so I can get fresh baked mince pies, Cornish pasties, sausage rolls.
Have you tried any of them? None of them seem to be what I would consider to be typical of British food, they are just similar but different.
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Originally Posted by Anian
Have you tried any of them? None of them seem to be what I would consider to be typical of British food, they are just similar but different.
Yes I have tried them and enjoyed them!
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YAY!

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