Checking Out Grocery Prices With The Stop and Shop Sausage Lady

Chelmsford grocery hunt for week of Feb. 18, 2013

Last week we restarted the grocery hunt, and this week we continue with items requested by Chelmsford Patch's Facebook fans.

So, yesterday (Feb. 18), we went to Chelmsford's three supermarkets and checked out who had the lowest prices for the items requested by our readers, as well as from free samples from Jeanine the sausage lady at Stop and Shop (pictured).

All prices or availability may change without warning, prices may contain taxes or fees not indicated on labeling. Aisles are indicated by parentheses, the lowest price is indicated in bold italics.

Stop and Shop Market Basket Hannaford Silk Milk (half gal.) $3.29 $2.99 $2.99 Apples (prices and type availability vary) $.99 to $2.49 lb. $.99 lb. $.99 to $2.39 lb. Oyster Sauce $4.99, 18 oz. (13) $2.99, 4 oz. (4) n/a Teddy Peanut Butter (16 oz.) $3.39 (11) 2/$6 (20) $3.59 (13) Spam (12 oz.) $2.29 (12) 2/$5 (2) $2.69 (5) Kikkoman Soy Sauce (10 oz.) $2.39 (13) 2/$3 (4) $1.99 (6)

And here's overall scoreboard for times each store had the lowest price on an item so far combining this week and last week


Hannaford 3 Ties 3 Market Basket
3 Stop and Shop
Don Desfosse February 19, 2013 at 10:49 PM
(Pssst.... Andrew! You may want to double check the Kikkoman.... If Market Basket is 2 for $3, that's $1.50 each, which handily beats the other two....)
Don Desfosse February 19, 2013 at 10:51 PM
And, my opinion, no fair on the oyster sauce to mix different sizes. Most of the cost of a product is in the packaging, so you can't really compare different sizes (at least not that sizes that are that disparate!).
Andrew Sylvia February 20, 2013 at 12:25 AM
Whoops! Sorry about that, my bad. Fixing now.
Andrew Sylvia February 20, 2013 at 12:28 AM
On that one, there's nothing I can do. Not all grocery stores have the exact same items when it comes to certain things.
fatty arbuckle February 20, 2013 at 06:58 PM
i remember her from the howard stern show


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