Tag: groceries

07
Aug
2009

The Price of Seasonal Buying at Trader Joe’s

A crankygram to the people who run Trader Joe’s. I’m kind of annoyed at my local Trader Joe’s. A few weeks back, I walked into the store to find it stocked like some communist era grocery store — most of…

17
Sep
2008

Truth or Consequences : Egg Labels

The New York Times has a pretty good article about the information you’ll find on an egg carton … what’s required, what the government allows them to claim, and what’s just creative story-telling. “For eggs from chickens that live in…

20
Apr
2008

Decoding PLU Numbers

Here’s a very interesting bit of information from our friends at Serious Eats about the numbers they put on those little stickers on items from the produce department… Conventional produce gets a four-digit number. Organic produce gets a five-digit number…