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HOLIDAY FOOD BASKET SURVEY COMPARES PRICES

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs has released its holiday food basket survey of Thanksgiving staples on all three islands.
On St. Croix, the best cumulative price for the 30 items surveyed was Sunshine Supermarket at $60.10; Plaza Extra was next at $61.70, followed by Pueblo at $63.03. Plaza Extra had the best price for Butterball turkey at $1.08 per pound. Sunshine's butterball was $1.19 per pound and Pueblo sells its for $1.29 per pound.
Pueblo had the best aggregate price on St. Thomas for 29 items surveyed at $58. Plaza Extra's total came to $60.31, though its Butterball turkey was cheaper at $1.09 compared to Pueblo at $1.29 per pound.
On St. John, 28 items were surveyed and Marina Market's overall price was $65.82 compared to Starfish Market's $71.02.
Here is a sample of some of the items surveyed. For more information, call 774-3130 on St. Thomas, 773-2226 on St. Croix, 693-8036 on St. John.
St. John
Sweet potato, fresh (per pound): Marina Market, $1.29; Starfish Market, $.79
Stuffing mix (8 oz.): Marina Market, $2.59; Starfish Market, $2.99
Idaho potatoes (5 lb.): Marina Market, $3.89; Starfish Market, $2.99
Danish butter (8 oz.): Marina Market, $1.59; Starfish Market, $1.69
Broccoli (bunch): Marina Market, $2.79; Starfish Market, $2.89
Cranberry sauce (16 oz.): Marina Market, $1.89; Starfish Market, $1.99
Macaroni & cheese (7.25 oz.): Marina Market, $.99; Starfish Market, $.99
Cabbage (per lb.): Marina Market, $.69; Starfish Market, $.49
All-purpose flour (5 lb.): Marina Market, $2.69; Starfish Market, $2.29

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The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs has released its holiday food basket survey of Thanksgiving staples on all three islands.
On St. Croix, the best cumulative price for the 30 items surveyed was Sunshine Supermarket at $60.10; Plaza Extra was next at $61.70, followed by Pueblo at $63.03. Plaza Extra had the best price for Butterball turkey at $1.08 per pound. Sunshine's butterball was $1.19 per pound and Pueblo sells its for $1.29 per pound.
Pueblo had the best aggregate price on St. Thomas for 29 items surveyed at $58. Plaza Extra's total came to $60.31, though its Butterball turkey was cheaper at $1.09 compared to Pueblo at $1.29 per pound.
On St. John, 28 items were surveyed and Marina Market's overall price was $65.82 compared to Starfish Market's $71.02.
Here is a sample of some of the items surveyed. For more information, call 774-3130 on St. Thomas, 773-2226 on St. Croix, 693-8036 on St. John.
St. John
Sweet potato, fresh (per pound): Marina Market, $1.29; Starfish Market, $.79
Stuffing mix (8 oz.): Marina Market, $2.59; Starfish Market, $2.99
Idaho potatoes (5 lb.): Marina Market, $3.89; Starfish Market, $2.99
Danish butter (8 oz.): Marina Market, $1.59; Starfish Market, $1.69
Broccoli (bunch): Marina Market, $2.79; Starfish Market, $2.89
Cranberry sauce (16 oz.): Marina Market, $1.89; Starfish Market, $1.99
Macaroni & cheese (7.25 oz.): Marina Market, $.99; Starfish Market, $.99
Cabbage (per lb.): Marina Market, $.69; Starfish Market, $.49
All-purpose flour (5 lb.): Marina Market, $2.69; Starfish Market, $2.29