Price of Strawberries - Good or Bad?

Updated on April 29, 2011
A.S. asks from Mesquite, TX
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Strawberries are $1.88 a pound right now and I am wondering if this is about as low as they will get or if they should get a bit lower before the prices go back up. I am wanting to can some strawberries and I want to wait until they are about as low as they will get for the year but not wait so long that they start climbing in prices again.


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answers from Dallas on

Whole Foods has organic ones on sale tomorrow only for $1.99. That's usually what I pay for conventional ones.

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answers from Dallas on

If you have a Sprouts near you, they are on sale for $1.25 right now. Other then that, $1.88 is probably the lowest you will find.

That $1.25 a container, not per pound.

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answers from Rochester on

I think here in MN the best sale I've ever found was at WalMart, for 2 dollars for a 2 lb box.

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answers from Dayton on

$2 is as cheap as we ever see them.

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answers from Honolulu on

I WISH our prices were anything like yours!!! Ours are 7.00 a pound right now!

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answers from Los Angeles on

I bought 5 pounds last week for $4.99, then $2.99 for the 5 lbs.

I think you're shopping at the wrong store.

Good luck to you and yours.

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answers from Boston on

$1.88/lb is good if you are in NH.

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answers from Houston on

That sounds pretty low


answers from Detroit on

up here in detroit,michigan i bought some today for .99! they were on sale but the price you mentioned sounds about right.



answers from Kansas City on

If you have an Aldi ad, they are $.99/pound this week. If your Aldi strawberries look good then there you go....if not, WalMart and Target price match. Take the ad with you so there is no hassle.


answers from Washington DC on

that's really cheap.
i don't buy organic everything because i can't afford it, but strawberries are pesticide sponges so i do usually buy organic ones. and i can't even get pick-your-own that cheaply.
sigh. and my own strawberry plants are kaput. i had the best strawberry patch at my old house, but have had no luck with them here. and how i do love a nice ripe red sweet strawberry warm from the sun!


answers from Dallas on

That's cheap. I paid $5 last week for 2# fresh strawerries at Market Street.

Just watch what you get.... you know the saying, you get what you pay for.



answers from Las Vegas on

Not bad per lb I think-under $2-I just got a 4 lb carton last wk for $3.68 and I was jumpin :) As long as they look good - not all crops look good this ye depends where they come from :) L.



answers from Dallas on

strawberries are at the peak of their season right now. I don't think they will go least not much. Strawberry season will be over very soon and then they'll climb right back up



answers from New York on

That is pretty good for my area (NY area has slightly higher prices than most areas). In my area local strawberries are usually at their peak in June. But you are far south of where I live so you may get them much sooner.


answers from Milwaukee on

I just bought four pounds yesterday at Aldi's. They were awesome and only 99 cents. Most are already gone so I'll restock later today.

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