Piggly Wiggly Shoppers Seek New Source of Seasonal Green Peanuts

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Since writing last week about the food and drink items that shoppers are likely to miss buying at the Piggly Wiggly, a number of readers have gotten in touch to add favorites to the list.

“Where are we going to buy real grits?,” moaned an anonymous e-mailer. “Instant is nasty and that’s what the ‘others’ sell. No regular grits for $1.99/bag. The ‘others’ have it in the souvenir section for anywhere from $5-$10 for a small bag.”

Another faithful fan of the grocery chain left a voicemail message saying he’s bracing to miss the store’s cottage cheese: “Nobody could touch The Pig’s brand of cottage cheese,” said a man who identified himself only as ‘Bill.’ Continue reading