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My Duke's Mayonnaise Experience

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  • CaptainMike
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    My Duke's Mayonnaise Experience

    Some time ago one of our members created a poll on mayo/sandwich spread. It was a lot of fun and there was great participation. One of the options in the poll was Duke's Mayonnaise, to which there was not just overwhelming support, but almost extreme gushing over how good Duke's is. I think Troutman likened it to unicorn snot, or something like that.

    Duke's is not in stores out here on the Left Coast, at least not in my neighborhood, and I wanted to see what all of the fuss is about so I got on their site and ordered a 2-pack. It was reasonably priced with shipping included and arrived in about 10 days. It was indeed very good, better than the old standby Best Foods/Hellman's, so I went ahead and ordered a 4-pack before the country plunged into winter with freezing temps that might be a problem during shipping. Again, it arrived in about 10 days.

    About 3 weeks later, we received another package of 4 from C F Sauer (the corporate name) and thought it was mistakenly reshipped or refilled. We opened the box and there was a card on top that stated the last shipment did not meet their quality standard and to please accept this new shipment as a replacement. Now that is a company that knows quality control and cares a great deal about the products they sell. Interestingly for us is we liked the "substandard" product just fine, but the new stuff was better and creamier. Needless to say, we are now Duke's fans and customers for life.
    Last edited by CaptainMike; October 22nd, 2018, 05:47 PM.
  • gcdmd
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    #2
    The only thing wrong with Hellman's is that it's not as good as Duke's.

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    • CaptainMike
      CaptainMike commented
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      Well put.
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    • JoeSousa
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      • Sep 2016
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      #4
      https://www.target.com/p/duke-s-real...z/-/A-14776644 $3.29 a jar and free shipping on $35+

      When I moved to the Northwest from Florida a couple months back I brought 10 jars of Duke's with me. It was really the only food I could readily get in the South but not in the Northwest that I wanted. Well, I wanted a bunch of Martin's Potato Rolls but those don't really keep as well as mayo.

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      • CaptainMike
        CaptainMike commented
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        I remember you mentioning that.

      • treesmacker
        treesmacker commented
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        Kinda strange if it is so good why it wouldn't appear on the shelves here in the northwest. I'll have to keep an eye out for it... maybe at specialty stores.
    • Steve R.
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      #5
      Thanks for that story, it's always good to hear when someone gets treated right and not just the complaints.

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        #6
        Yea Unicorn snot (er Duke's) is some pretty good stuff.

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        • Skip
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          #7
          +1 on the Dukes. Try it--you won't be disappointed.

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            #8
            No Duke’s here either. Will have to check on shipping policies.

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              #9
              It took me a minute to figure out of unicorn snot was a good or bad analogy.

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                #10
                Mmmm. Duuuuukes.

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                  #11
                  I've been ordering from them online for a few years now since Duke's isn't available near me. Dang, I wish I'd gotten some free Dukes. Some folks have all the luck....

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                  • CaptainMike
                    CaptainMike commented
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                    Yeah, I am feeling a little Mr. Bones 'y.

                  • EdF
                    EdF commented
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                    CaptainMike - you mean the Dukes's delivery C-130 flies over your location?

                  • cstrfd4
                    cstrfd4 commented
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                    Check Walmart, available in Wisconsin
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                  #12
                  Some Dukes for ya... Click image for larger version

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                  • CaptainMike
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                    Hahaha, awesome!!

                  • Troutman
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                    OMG enough to fill a swimming pool !!! Ahhh to bathe in Dukes !!!!

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