Store Brands - Which ones do you like and trust?

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  1. marcemc

    marcemc I wouldn't be able to handle such fluffliness eith

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    Target's up & up & Market Pantry :thumbsup2

    Costco's Kirland :thumbsup2
     
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  3. Tinkermommy

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    Kirkland and Publix (especially their Greenwise organic line)

    Seems there are a lot of use that buy house brands!
     
  4. cah5525

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  5. powellrj

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    I have always had good luck with Kroger and Meijers. I love Kroger frozen vegetables and at 10 for $10 you can't beat the price!
     
  6. Pigeon

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    I'm not picky and am pretty god with just about any store brands of everything. I normally shop at Price Chopper or Hannaford. The only thing I buy name brands of is mayo.
     
  7. charming23

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    I buy a lot of store brand items. I personally like the Great Value, Up&Up, Market Pantry, and Market District (Giant Eagle) brands.
     
  8. MomToOne

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    You worked on a line making butter, obviously there's not a whole lot of variation in "recipe" or ingredients for that. But when you talk about something like Baby Formula (which was the post I was responding to) there can be a lot of variation in recipe/ingredients.
     
  9. Zhoen

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    When my girls were little, we gave used the Toys R Us/Babies R Us store brand (especially for baby) diapers and Lipil formula... I compared the labels and the ingredients were almost identical except EFB formula was higher on the recommended nutrients in many cases.
     
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    Almost everything in our medicine cabinet is now Up & Up. (Sunscreen, ibuprofen, face cream, children's tylenol etc)
     
  11. helloirishkitty

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    Wegmans and Up&Up. I LOVE Wegmans and Target :)
     
  12. momfeez

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    Publix store brand unless name brand is on sale and is cheaper. For most things, the family likes the generic better. Except for peanut butter. I have to have JIF...I'm a choosy mom :rotfl:
     
  13. mikehn

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    The Kirkland brand (Costco) beer is not bad. And the kirkland brand margarita mix is as good as any.
     
  14. Suellen

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    365, Trade Joe's, Archer Farms and UP and UP for us.

    We buy very little packaged foods - but what we do is usually the above.
     
  15. jenlynn0808

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    A lot of brands are that way. I remember my Mom being told (by someone who would be in the know) that it was fine to buy a particular store brand (this grocery chain no longer exists-was bought out and re-branded) of laundry detergent. It was Tide, just with a different label. The label truly was the only difference, they even used the orange bottles!:confused3
     
  16. Fire14

    Fire14 Spartan Living in land of Buckeyes.

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    Maybe it was just my rotten luck or something but I dislike kroger corn, found pieces of cob, bad kernals, lots of yucky stuff in it. Now meijer brand I like. I usually buy store brand also but have found I didn't like meijer laudry soap. DH likes kroger pop tarts over national brand. I buy store brand contact lens solution but every once in while like to use name brand just seems like it refreshes my contacts better ( granted I'm sure it's not exact same stuff)
     
  17. StregaNona

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    I wholeheartedly agree! Wegman's has wonderful, friendly service and the quality of the food keeps me going back!
     

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