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Offline johnnytuinals

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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #20 on: May 19, 2020, 10:52:44 PM »
You bought your Grande at Wholefoods(Have no clue what they sold you}
Many of us buy Grande by the Case and 99% are happy(maybe some not because they pay more}
But have been using Grande since 2012 and never had bad cheese.....JT

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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #21 on: May 19, 2020, 10:59:26 PM »
Take it back.... >:(
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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #23 on: May 20, 2020, 04:36:47 PM »
$21 for a block of low moisture whole milk,  New Haven Ct.

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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2020, 05:16:33 PM »
$21 for a block of low moisture whole milk,  New Haven Ct.
.  I hated you... an Grande too by god!!   :P
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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #25 on: May 21, 2020, 11:49:41 AM »
You bought your Grande at Wholefoods(Have no clue what they sold you}
Many of us buy Grande by the Case and 99% are happy(maybe some not because they pay more}
But have been using Grande since 2012 and never had bad cheese.....JT

I think they buy Grade by the case, mark it up and sell it in small blocks.  They used to sell Saputo but recently switched to Grande.  Here in Chicago, Grande isnt easy to find even at restaurant supply stores.  8.99/lb is criminal in my book but I bought a small amount to test as Ive always been curious about how Grande would perform in the home environment. 

Im quite happy with Trader Joes mozzarella and Boars Head (when its on sale).  Will continue using those on my NY pies unless I can find Grande or Saputo in bulk somewhere.

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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #26 on: May 21, 2020, 09:07:21 PM »
Call Grande and tell them you are looking for a local distributor in your area.
Find out who is in your area is a cash and carry or just tell them you make pizzas in you nite club
when there are concerts if there are no cash and carry......JT

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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #27 on: May 21, 2020, 09:57:46 PM »
Call Grande and tell them you are looking for a local distributor in your area.
Find out who is in your area is a cash and carry or just tell them you make pizzas in you nite club
when there are concerts if there are no cash and carry......JT
.  Taint gonna work..... :-\
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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #28 on: May 22, 2020, 09:31:19 AM »
My local c&c has a house brand made by Saputo.  It's close to Grande, but not quite.  Why are they such dicks?  Farmers are dumping milk.  I've been making my own lately.  No social interaction besides saying hi to the girls in my neighbor's barn.
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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #29 on: May 22, 2020, 09:48:22 AM »
No social interaction besides saying hi to the girls in my neighbor's barn.

Assuming the "girls in my neighbor's barn" are bovine, I would hope there wasn't any social interaction beyond "saying hi"!  :-D


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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #30 on: May 22, 2020, 03:08:14 PM »
So I bought a small block of Grande from Whole Foods and wasnt terribly impressed by it.  I baked another pie side by side using Boars Head and the BH definitely tasted better.  Grande had great heat resistance but tasted bland.  On its own it was sourish, dunno whether my cheese was old or if thats what its supposed to taste like.
It performed similarly to Saputo but tasted worse.  Ill be sticking to my 4.99/lb Trader Joes WMLM mozzarella.

My local (Ann Arbor) WF had their sliced block mozzarella listed as Grande on the shelf sticker, but when I had them DOUBLE check, it was actually Saputo. BIG difference...

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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #31 on: May 22, 2020, 11:26:11 PM »
My local (Ann Arbor) WF had their sliced block mozzarella listed as Grande on the shelf sticker, but when I had them DOUBLE check, it was actually Saputo. BIG difference...
    Dang... As if whole paycheck doesn't already make waaaay too much$$.... They gotta go an do the ole bait and switch.  What is going on man!!  💣
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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #32 on: May 23, 2020, 08:56:43 PM »
Listen too Bob......JT

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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #33 on: April 07, 2021, 02:50:20 PM »
Block mozz in the deli may be the biggest rip-off in all of grocery. 400% markup is not unusual. Luckily, I have a Restaurant Depot not too far from my office. I've been getting pretty good mozz - not Grande - for $1.67/lb.

Don't hold back buddy, what is the Moz you buy at Restaurant Depot?  Thanks!

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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #34 on: April 07, 2021, 09:38:26 PM »
I go to my Local Restaurant Depot butttt will not buy Cheese there.
I have 2 local Distributors near me(Cash and Carry}
But bought 2 cases of Grande Shredded WM on Monday and paid $110 per case (6 5lb Bags per case}.
I might be paying tads more then the NO Name brands buttttt yea cannot go wrong with Grande....>JT

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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #35 on: April 09, 2021, 05:40:09 PM »
I get mine from my local Pizzeria he charges me 13.40  last time for East Coast Blend Grande

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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #36 on: April 10, 2021, 02:22:44 PM »
I found some locally for $5.99 per pound. 

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Re: What are you paying per pound for Grande?
« Reply #37 on: April 10, 2021, 04:08:35 PM »
Here are my grande prices as of today.  Being on the west coast I have found it to higher priced than the east and upper midwest. 

001030   6   5 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZARELLA WHOLE MILK DICED 704      
   3.48 lb   Copy this item to...
001151   6   5 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZ CHEDDAR BLEND SHREDDED 00712      
   3.50 lb   Copy this item to...
001152   6   5 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZARELLA DICED EAST COAST BLEND      
   3.32 lb   Copy this item to...
001153   6   5 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZARELLA SHRED EAST COAST BLEND      
   3.32 lb   Copy this item to...
001155   8   7 LB RD   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZARELLA LOW MOISTURE P/S 104      
   3.04 lb   Copy this item to...
001158   6   5 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZARELLA SHRED W/M 703      
   3.44 lb   Copy this item to...
001159   2   10 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE FRESH CURD PILLOW PACK 171      
   3.34 lb   Copy this item to...
001162   6   5 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZ DICED 50/50 BLEND SKIM PROV      
   3.34 lb   Copy this item to...
001163   1   5 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE FRESH MOZZARELLA LOGS CEPPONELLI      
   5.68 lb   Copy this item to...
001168   6   5 LBS   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZ/PROV BLEND 50/50 SHRED LM PS      
   3.50 lb   Copy this item to...
001299   6   1.5 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE PROVOLONE SLICED PROVO NELLO 325      
   4.35 lb   Copy this item to...
001303   4   6 LB RD   GRANDE   CHEESE PROVOLONE DELI STYLE 322      
   3.35 lb   Copy this item to...
001306   4   5 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE PARMESAN GRATED      
   5.37 lb   Copy this item to...
001308   2   3 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE PARMESAN SHAVED 995      
   5.75 lb   Copy this item to...
001402   1   5 LBR   CYPRESS GROVE   CHEESE GOAT HUMBOLDT FOG GRANDE 09507      
   17.30 lb   Copy this item to...
001757   2   3 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE FRESH MOZZARELLA BALLS OVAL 163      
   5.13 lb   Copy this item to...
001758   2   3 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZ FRESH CILIEGINE FIOR DI LATT      
   5.25 lb   Copy this item to...
001795   2   3 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE RICOTTA SOPRAFFINA SUPERFINE 138      
   2.49 lb   Copy this item to...
001812   2   5 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE RICOTTA DEL PASTAIO IMPASTA 131      
   2.72 lb   Copy this item to...
001845   5   3 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE ASIAGO SHREDDED 00972      
   5.89 lb   Copy this item to...
001853   4   1 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE BALL 4 OZ BURRATA 00169      
   12.15 lb   Copy this item to...
001864   2   7 LBR   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZARELLA LOAF AVORIO FRESH      
   4.33 lb   Copy this item to...
F2H006   5   3 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE PARMESAN SHREDDED 952 SPEC      
   6.36 lb   Copy this item to...
F2H008   4   5 LB   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZ ASIAGO SHRED BLEND 720 SPEC      
   5.23 lb   Copy this item to...
F2L009   8   7 LB RD   GRANDE   CHEESE MOZZARELLA LOAF WHL MILK 106 SPEC      
   3.49 lb   Copy this item to...
F2P030   1   24 LB R   GRANDE   CHEESE ROMANO WHEEL 523 SPEC      
   5.44 lb   Copy this item to...
F2P031   1   24 LB R   GRANDE   CHEESE PARMESAN WHEEL SPEC      
   6.48 lb   Copy this item to...
F6D121   2   12.5 LB   ROSA GRANDE   PEPPERONI SLICED 2/12.5LB 374600 SPEC      
   5.03 lb   Copy this item to...
001303P   1   6 LB RD   GRANDE   CHEESE PROVOLONE DELI STYLE 322
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