Am I able to buy dates in Taipei?

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Am I able to buy dates in Taipei?

Postby benhaminyoung » 29 Apr 2012, 19:12

Hi I'm a vegan living in Taipei, and I'm looking for some easy calories in the form of some Medjool dates, or any other variety. I realise there probably isn't any locally produced, but can I get imports from anywhere?
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Re: Am I able to buy dates in Taipei?

Postby Nuit » 29 Apr 2012, 19:44

Most of the organic stores (EarthLife etc.) will carry boxes of dates, varying quality. Expect to pay $250 and north of that. Hard to buy them fresh, I think.
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Re: Am I able to buy dates in Taipei?

Postby Dragonbones » 29 Apr 2012, 20:37

Costco sometimes has dates; also check the DIY baking supply stores (see the sticky near the top of this forum)
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Re: Am I able to buy dates in Taipei?

Postby Chris » 30 Apr 2012, 00:23

I totally misinterpreted the subject line... :oops:
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Re: Am I able to buy dates in Taipei?

Postby Enigma » 26 May 2012, 21:52

I didnt misinterpret but . . . . nice. Sounds like my line.
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Re: Am I able to buy dates in Taipei?

Postby Confuzius » 26 May 2012, 22:21

Chris wrote:I totally misinterpreted the subject line... :oops:


ditto, and I was sorely disappointed :wink:
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Re: Am I able to buy dates in Taipei?

Postby Battery9 » 26 May 2012, 22:38

And I completely read it wrong..I was willing to sell April 1st to you!
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