WCIF natural or organic peanut butter in Taipei?

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WCIF natural or organic peanut butter in Taipei?

Postby BigJohn » 04 Dec 2009, 22:17

I hate that skippy shit with icing sugar and vegetable oil added. It tastes like sweetened, oily ass.

Carrefour used to have a good organic peanut butter, but apparently it has been discontinued. In Canada, you just go to an organic food shop and they'll grind your nuts up into a nice flavorful paste with a special machine. Or you can get good stuff in the supermarket. Who cares if you need to give it a stir? It tastes goood.

Can anyone help?
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Re: WCIF natural peanut butter in Taipei?

Postby headhonchoII » 04 Dec 2009, 22:23

I can't help but I can tell you that some of the nicest peanuts I've ever had are grown in Taiwan in Miaoli, it's the red clay soil you see....
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Re: WCIF natural peanut butter in Taipei?

Postby Mucha Man » 04 Dec 2009, 23:43

I feel your pain. Yes, my Carrefore doesn't carry it anymore either. Don't know if Costco hasit but they didn't for a while over the summer and I stopped looking.

The only place I see it now is in organic shops but it's NT280 or something for a half size jar.

I saw that 50/5o stuff today at City Super. Just peanuts and a bit of hydrogenated oil (rape, cotton, and soy). Not perfect but better than Skip my way to an early grave.
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Re: WCIF natural peanut butter in Taipei?

Postby Juba » 05 Dec 2009, 01:20

I buy a brand labelled 五惠 (Wuhui). There are two kinds - red label (sweet) and orange label (salty). "Salty" just means "not so sweet," so that's the one I get. It's made in Longtan township, Taoyuan County.

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Re: WCIF natural peanut butter in Taipei?

Postby maunaloa » 05 Dec 2009, 02:19

Costco. Kirkland brand.
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Re: WCIF natural peanut butter in Taipei?

Postby Mucha Man » 05 Dec 2009, 03:09

maunaloa wrote:Costco. Kirkland brand.


Which costco? And recently?
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Re: WCIF natural peanut butter in Taipei?

Postby Belgian Pie » 05 Dec 2009, 07:16

Muzha Man wrote:...
I saw that 50/5o stuff today at City Super. Just peanuts and a bit of hydrogenated oil (rape, cotton, and soy). Not perfect but better than Skip my way to an early grave.



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Re: WCIF natural peanut butter in Taipei?

Postby 500CBFan » 12 Dec 2009, 22:09

I bought some at the Jason's in Banqiao before, it was in the organic food section. Haven't bought in some time, because I brought some back from Trader Joe's this summer. :)
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Re: WCIF natural peanut butter in Taipei?

Postby maunaloa » 13 Dec 2009, 03:02

Neihu, but not recently.
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Re: WCIF natural peanut butter in Taipei?

Postby WolvesMon » 13 Dec 2009, 13:48

Many Philippine shop such as Elite on Zhongshan North Road sec.3 sell this.
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