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Have You Ever?

Have you ever dug around a container in your kitchen pantry looking for the elusive piece of chocolate, tea bag, or other such treat? This happened to me yesterday, as it occasionally does when I do not keep up regular grocery shopping. 271 more words


Pancake Mix

On the weekend I had a sudden craving for maple syrup soaked pancakes so I made a quick trip to my local Coles and bought Green’s Pancake Shake Original which was $3.19 for 375 grams and Coles Original Pancake Mix which was $1.50 for 350 grams. 126 more words

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Coconut Cream

In this weeks bulk cooking I decided that a stir fry and some coconut rice would be great. The coconut rice recipe that I use calls for 500mls of coconut cream so I thought I’d test Trident’s premium coconut cream which was $2.15 for 400mls and Coles Smart Buy Coconut Cream which was $0.89 for 400mls. 114 more words

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Long Life Juice

Today I tried the Coles brand Tropical Fruit Drink which was $1.00 and the Golden Circle Tropical Punch which was $2.26

Both juices were made up of 25% fruit and both were free of preservatives as well as artificial colours and sweeteners. 66 more words

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Flavoured Snake Lollies

Trying to impress my little cousin and trick her into liking me I bought some snakes because which little kid doesn’t like lollies?

So being compared this time was the Coles brand snakes for $1.00 and StarBurst Snakes for $3.08. 182 more words

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Corn Chips

So after thinking carefully I decided that as well as trying generic brands why not compare Aldi brands to Popular Commercial brands. I know that Aldi brands aren’t exactly Generic Brands but a lot of people may actually consider Aldi to be a generic supermarket as it stocks Unknown brands at cheaper prices which is similar to my concept of trying generic brand items. 118 more words

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Frozen Apple Pie Dessert

For dessert I decided to try Coles Brand snack Apple Pies and Nanna’s Golden and Crispy Apple Pie. The Coles Brand pies were $2.80 for 500grams and the Nanna’s pie was $6.26 for 600grams. 170 more words

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