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Best way to get quinoa in Montreal?


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#1 doronin

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 10:44 AM

I'm wondering if anyone knows how can I find quinoa in bulk 4-10kg here in Montreal, for a reasonable price? Any store, or may be online?

#2 Gabriel Lewis

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 02:22 PM

I'd say your best bet is either frenco vrac or Segal's on St. Laurent. Quinoa isn't super cheap, but frenco vrac has a reasonable per/lb/kg price and you might be able to get them to give you a cheaper one if you say you are buying so much. As for segal's, well they're the cheapest grocery store in town, and you can probably buy a lot of packages for cheapish.

#3 riboflavinjoe

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 08:30 AM

I don't know if Aubut has quinoa, but it might be worth investigating.

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#4 UnConundrum

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Posted 11 April 2008 - 05:21 PM

I'm wondering if anyone knows how can I find quinoa in bulk 4-10kg here in Montreal, for a reasonable price?

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#5 DominicBruys

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Posted 13 April 2008 - 11:27 AM

The local healthfood store has bulk for $3.36 a pound. Better than the brand named stuff in 1lb bags on the shelves, but ... I'd like to know if i could get it cheaper.

#6 patcholi1961

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Posted 29 March 2010 - 04:33 PM

Aliments Mérci. They are a pre-packaged, bulk store with a very large selection. Three locations: Ontario St E., Ontario St. (Marché Maisonneuve), or Marché Jean-Talon. I bought a large quantity organic quinoa there for a very reasonable price.