Thursday, March 11, 2021

AP Flour limit

Today, I stopped at Sam’s Club because I needed some more All-Purpose flour. I store two, 5 gallon buckets of AP flour. When I am at the end of one bucket, I open the second one but quickly refill the one that’s empty with new flour. This way I always have at least 25lbs of flour on hand. A 25lb bag of flour makes a little more than 25 loaves of bread.

What I did notice was Sam’s had a one 25lb bag limit! I have never seen that for flour before. What is really going on? I don’t trust the government for any truth in what they say or do. Or has Biden been messing with our trade deals?

So, I did a quick search and found this for flour and rice:

“Two large U.S. retailers slapped restrictions on purchases of bulk rice, bringing home shortfalls across the globe. Costco Wholesale Corp. , of Issaquah, Wash., and Sam's Club, a unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark., limited consumer purchases of rice at their U.S. stores this week. Wal-Mart said while Sam's has enough rice for customers, it would limit purchases to four 20-pound bags per visit "due to recent supply and demand trends." Costco limited purchases in select stores.”

Wall Street Journal link to the rest of the story:


  1. Gee; d'y'suppose they "know something?..."

  2. They might just be trying to ease the price up.

  3. It may be that with restaurants, pizza shops and small bakeries finally getting to open, Sam's is trying to have enough in stock for everyone until things become normal again.

  4. Hmm. I haven't seen limits, but I don't shop for those quantities. Can't trust what the media says either.

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