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Peanut Butter?

Hi,
I'm currently in Geneva and I wanted to buy these:

1) Protein bars
2) Peanut butter

Because my French is almost zero, can I have some help about where to find these and under what names/brands are they sold?

P.S. I live in Servette street and I've access to COOP & Migro

Merci
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Hi,
I'm currently in Geneva and I wanted to buy these:

1) Protein bars
2) Peanut butter

Because my French is almost zero, can I have some help about where to find these and under what names/brands are they sold?

P.S. I live in Servette street and I've access to COOP & Migro

Merci
PB's currently in the following Migros among others:
M Fusterie
M Les Cygnes
M Cornavin Gare

For more info and locations, enter
the product page and enter your location or ZIP code in the field on the right, click search and you'll find the stores closest to your location which sell it.
For protein bars you can do the same.

Enjoy.

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Old 05.11.2015, 19:59
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Re: Peanut Butter?

In Neuchatel, you can buy crunchy PB in Migros. All of the Coops I have visited here carry both a creamy and crunchy PB. I'm a creamy BP guy, so I buy at Coop. I believe you can also buy protein bars in some pharmacies.
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I believe you can also buy protein bars in some pharmacies.
Toppreise shows the possible price difference between regular shops and pharmacies.
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Re: Peanut Butter?

You want beurre de cacahuète and barres protéinées, in French.
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Re: Peanut Butter?

Get peanut butter at reform house. Good quality

http://www.reformhaus.ch/content/sta...index_ger.html
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Re: Peanut Butter?

We buy this peanut butter at Migros weekly, it's about 3 CHF. Coop has a similar product. I have noticed that the smaller Migros shops (near the train) sometimes don't have things like this but it should be easy to find.


https://produkte.migros.ch/m-classic...butter-crunchy
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Hi,
I'm currently in Geneva and I wanted to buy these:

1) Protein bars
2) Peanut butter

Because my French is almost zero, can I have some help about where to find these and under what names/brands are they sold?

P.S. I live in Servette street and I've access to COOP & Migro

Merci
Shell gas station seems to sometimes have peanut butter protein bars if you want the combo!
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Re: Peanut Butter?

Just made my own. Found the shop bought just too sweet so bought some non salted peanuts, roasted them for about 15 minutes then blitzed them in my 30 year old Magimix for about 5 minutes adding a bit of salt and honey to taste. So simple and a lot cheaper than buying from the supermarket. Tastes just as I want it to as well. Win win!!
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Re: Peanut Butter?

https://www.nu3.ch/myprotein-erdnuss...in-1000-g.html

you can also get protein bars etc..
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Re: Peanut Butter?

If you want to go all out and get really good stuff.. try this website...

http://uk.reallygood.co.nz/

The founder is from my hometown in New Zealand and it is unbelievably good stuff. I lived in UK last year and used the website to order 3kg of it there. Moved to Switzerland 3 weeks ago and have 2 x 1kg tubs of it arriving next week.

Sure, by the time you add in freight etc it probably works out cheaper than some you can buy here but I guarantee you that you wont taste better. Cheers Adam
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Re: Peanut Butter?

If there's an Alnatura near you (part of Migros), they have big jars of peanut butter (nothing but peanuts).
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Re: Peanut Butter?

I have a great tip for using peanut butter in combination with fruit smoothies combined with nuts.. It tastes great and is healthy also
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Re: Peanut Butter?

[QUOTE=adam g;2543333]If you want to go all out and get really good stuff.. try this website...

http://uk.reallygood.co.nz/

The founder is from my hometown in New Zealand and it is unbelievably good stuff.

What makes it so good? Peanut butter is such a personal thing that its literally the only thing I haven't managed to find a local replacement for after moving here from the US three years ago. The kids and I love Skippy Natural with honey, my SO likes Skippy crunchy. Nothing I've found here passes muster, and my efforts to make it at home have been laughed off the table.
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Just made my own. Found the shop bought just too sweet so bought some non salted peanuts, roasted them for about 15 minutes then blitzed them in my 30 year old Magimix for about 5 minutes adding a bit of salt and honey to taste. So simple and a lot cheaper than buying from the supermarket. Tastes just as I want it to as well. Win win!!
Brilliant, must try- great way to avoid all the palm oil, sugar and additives.
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Re: Peanut Butter?

I've become a bit of a peanut butter making profi since moving here. I recommend using a combo of non-salted & regular salted peanuts in a 2:1 ratio. This is important for 2 reasons. First, peanut butter needs some salt, there's just no way around that. And as noted above, it would have to be added otherwise. Second, if you are making it in a food processor (as opposed to the big grinders found on Whole Foods-type stores) it's important to have the little bit of extra oil in the normal peanuts. A food processor isn't able to extract as much for the oil as a grinder which can lead to really thick peanut mass...too thick to dub butter. I find the mix of peanuts provides a better consistency/mouthfeel.

When using the food processor, you may have to stop it a couple of times in the beginning to wipe/reset the peanut mass, but once it gets the proper consistency you can just let it run. Bear in mind also that fresh peanut butter like this will separate as it sits on the counter and requires stirring, unlike the mass produced stuff.

We've been doing this so long I can't even stand the taste of the mass produced stuff anymore; it just tastes fake.

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Re: Peanut Butter?

I agree to a mix of salted and non salted. I did not add extra oil, maybe the roasting I did made it unnecessary, I don't know. Mine is spreadable and hasn't separated, not that there is much left! I will definitely be trying again, the shop bought stuff doesn't compare, in my opinion.
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Re: Peanut Butter?

I have just made my second batch! Slightly different to the first in that I didn't ( forgot) roast the nuts first but the result is just as good. Tried it without adding honey but decided it needed a little to lift the flavour. Thoroughly recommend giving it a try, 5 minutes in a food processor, transfer to a jar and hey presto! For information the first batch lasted 9 weeks without deterioration in the fridge.

Also made lemon curd yesterday to go with hubbies birthday cake, so dangerous, I could eat the whole jar with a spoon
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