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Consistently bad quality in Migros

Over the several shopping trips to Migros, I had:

- Rotten onions
- Rotten garlic
- Rotten strawberries

Nothing like this in Coop, Denner or Manor ever.

Any thoughts?
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Old 12.08.2021, 22:25
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Re: Consistently bad quality in Migros

Don't shop at Migros then.
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Re: Consistently bad quality in Migros

Could be just a poorly run Migros branch. I've had good results.
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Old 12.08.2021, 23:10
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Over the several shopping trips to Migros, I had:

- Rotten onions
- Rotten garlic
- Rotten strawberries

Nothing like this in Coop, Denner or Manor ever.

Any thoughts?
What olygirl said: There are branches badly run. It changes when the manager changes. Seen it, worn the t-shirt .... I stopped visiting one of those for about two years, when I went back it was completely different.

As to the onions: I noticed that too. I had several that were rotten. But on the inside (earliest 3rd or 4th layer). That is a PITA! But I have to admit, just like for me, this was impossible for Migros to see/know. They were perfect on the outside, I blame the weather.
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Re: Consistently bad quality in Migros

You should contact the Migros customer service. They are really helpful, try to solve problems and sometimes even offer a voucher..
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Re: Consistently bad quality in Migros

Well, what I've noticed it all the frozen veggies and fruit in the fresh-veggie-fruit-department. And the craziest things, what the heck?!

The Zucchetti - okay. But the watermelons? And the fruits?
And to top it today: The Avocados??!! I thought they were meant to ripe on their way here? No wonder they're rock hard still (after defrosting before someone gets smart )

If I want this stuff frozen, I get it from the freezer. This I will definitely check out with Migros customer service when I got time and I'm in the mood.
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Over the several shopping trips to Migros, I had:

- Rotten onions
- Rotten garlic
- Rotten strawberries

Nothing like this in Coop, Denner or Manor ever.

Any thoughts?
I hope you inform the Migros customer services department and not just EF?
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Well, what I've noticed it all the frozen veggies and fruit in the fresh-veggie-fruit-department. And the craziest things, what the heck?!

The Zucchetti - okay. But the watermelons? And the fruits?
And to top it today: The Avocados??!! I thought they were meant to ripe on their way here? No wonder they're rock hard still (after defrosting before someone gets smart )

If I want this stuff frozen, I get it from the freezer. This I will definitely check out with Migros customer service when I got time and I'm in the mood.
What on Earth is a Zucchetti?
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What on Earth is a Zucchetti?
for someone mostly vegan you are not very educated in vegetables.
Zuccheti = Courgette

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for someone mostly vegan you are not very educated in vegetables.
Zuccheti = Courgette

Education doesn't come into it; Curley meant to write zucchini (no t), which is american-speak for courgette.

Zucchetti seems to be an italian software company.

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Re: Consistently bad quality in Migros

you have to learn by experience which branch is bad and avoid it in the future. In general I don't buy, any discounted vegetables/fruits, they might be fine but most often they are already rotten inside or are going to within hours. I don't know how do they know when to discount them

I have 1 Mirgros and 2 Coop branches on my to avoid list.
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You are allowed to touch the veggies in a supermarket. If I want the best of the best I buy from the corner family grocer for twice the price of M&S, Waitrose, Migros, Coop. My daughter is well known at M&S and Waitrose for bringing bad stuff back and getting both a refund and new stuff. They did that for a bottle of wine I returned. I don't think Coop or Migros (who may be selling wine outside of their Denner stores once they can change their charter) do that.

You clearly never learned home economics in school. I have almost 500,000 Chase points, another 500,000 Amex points. And I have to figure out how to use them. Except the best use is for travel, and COVID has put an end to that. I'm still harried over getting back home to Switzerland. I assume they will honour my NHS QR app. And then returning? I have to go back: by driver licence will expire unless I get a doctor's note that I am still sane. And the doctor has to be from my own canton. I met him once: last time I had to renew the licence. I avoid doctors at all costs, although did get a PSA & MRI on the NHS a couple of months ago. I am told the doctor can give me the COVID test I need to return to the UK. But what do I know: at my age I just stay home. Except once or twice: I took my grandson to the ROH to see a ballet (8. y,o,: he liked it. But not so much when I took him back to see a modern opera).

Which reminds me: years ago I met a couple at GVA airport who said they go many times a year to London to see plays and opera and ballet: including the air fare and the hotel it's cheaper than Switzerland.

As I write this, he's watching a Chelsea match with my daughter. Because he has ASD he gets cheap tickets to anything, and the person accompanying him goes free.
What is the relation between your post and garlic, onions and strawberries?
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Education doesn't come into it; Curley meant to write zucchini (no t), which is american-speak for courgette.

Zucchetti seems to be an italian software company.
Actually I didn't, I was just lazy and wrote it the Swiss-German way. But you are correct in thinking that had I bothered to use the English term for it, I would have written zucchini. Courgettes do not even exist in my voccabulary.

A little help for those who live only for a week or two in the German part of Switzerland.

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Re: Consistently bad quality in Migros

Bring it back and ask for refund, complain so that maybe it gets better, otherwise shop elsewhere.
By the way zucchetti is a swiss german term.
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What on Earth is a Zucchetti?
Zucchini that were harvested late, that gave them the time needed (probably a couple weeks) to grow into zucchetti.
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By the way zucchetti is a swiss german term.
It is indeed part of Swiss German, but just like zucchini the word sounds very Italian to me. Both's spelling follows Italian rules.
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What on Earth is a Zucchetti?
German for zucchini.

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for someone mostly vegan you are not very educated in vegetables.
Zuccheti = Courgette


Education doesn't come into it; Curley meant to write zucchini (no t), which is american-speak for courgette.

Zucchetti seems to be an italian software company.
Zucchini is the Italian word, courgette is French.

The correct word is summer squash.

Tom

P.S. Even zucchini are from the Americas.
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Zucchini is the Italian word, courgette is French.

The correct word is summer squash.

Tom

P.S. Even zucchini are from the Americas.
The correct word in the U.K. is courgette.

We use lots of French words in the U.K. and they use some of ours such as Le Weekend !
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Re: Consistently bad quality in Migros

Zucchin is what Swiss-Germans turn into when they pass through Airolo
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