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Supermarkets that sell loose potatoes?

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sniffle12 Mon 27-Feb-17 22:51:00

Which supermarkets sell loose white potatoes (or maris piper, king edward, etc. - just not baking potatoes!)

My local Tesco and Asda only seem to sell loose baking potatoes and new potatoes.

What do you do if you're a small family and can't get through a whole 2kg bag of potatoes? They inevitably get chucked even if I keep them in the dark cupboard to stop them sprouting...

Haribogirl Tue 28-Feb-17 00:05:49

Lidl sometimes have Maris piper loose
Also m&s sell loose,

On the loose ones you have to look on box/carton to see which verity they are

Depending on how many you buy though just 3 can be near £1.50

Coralfish Tue 28-Feb-17 00:08:49

DP and I manage with the 2.5kg bags and I try to limit potatoes to twice a week max. They last ages - I just pick the sprouty bits off. blush

lastqueenofscotland Tue 28-Feb-17 07:21:49

All the sainsburys near me do

BikeRunSki Tue 28-Feb-17 07:23:58

Take them out of the plastic and keypad them in the dark (garage, drawer, cupboard) and they'll last weeks without sprouting.

INeedNewShoes Tue 28-Feb-17 07:25:59

M&S do loose Maris Piper's.

Having said that, I just buy a bag and generally manage to get through it on my own. Kept in a vegetable rack inside a dark cupboard they keep for weeks!

I just pick the eyes off. I'll only chuck them if they've gone soft or green.

insancerre Tue 28-Feb-17 07:27:24

Just cut the sprouts bits off
Potatoes last for ages
Just don't eat any green bits
If you keep them in the dark they won't go green

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