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"Anyhow, the hole in the doughnut is at least digestible"*...

Because of the way foods are mass harvested, factory processed and packaged in the States, the FDA has to allow food companies to include a certain number of “defects” in the final products.

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Midlands Foodie Finds

Whether you are staying in the Midlands or nearby Underberg area, or just feel like getting out of town for the day for a meander through the green valleys and along the country roads of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, make sure to pop into any one of these terrific and highly recommended foodie finds along your way… 375 more words

First Resorts

Piggly Wiggly - a Midlands Meander

A short while ago my family and I set off on yet another intrepid adventure, this time to Piggly Wiggly, a coffee shop in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. 653 more words

Piggly Wiggly

Grocery store turns 99, its survival in doubt

It all started at 79 Jefferson Street in Memphis, Tennessee. On Sept. 6, 1916, Clarence Saunders opened Piggly Wiggly, the nation’s first self-service grocery store. It was a novelty at the time, letting customers gather their own goods from the shelves rather than the then-standard practice of presenting an order to a grocery clerk who would then collect the staples, but it quickly became the model for the industry. 790 more words


The 25 Richest Stores in America

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Trader Joe’s just might be a surer sign of gentrification than Whole Foods, according to nationwide retail data supplied by research company… 456 more words

New Collection: The Grocery Stores of Clarence Saunders

Most Memphians, whether it be through Piggly Wiggly or the Pink Palace, are at least somewhat familiar with Clarence Saunders.  Famous in his own time for inventing the self-service grocery store in 1916, Saunders quite literally revolutionized grocery shopping.   111 more words


The Secrets of the Store

When living in a small town, it is convenient to always have that one grocery store nearby to satisfy the odds and ends inside of a household fridge.  824 more words