Wholefood at Costco

I wanted to check out Costco, but I was nervous there would not be much I wanted to buy. So I found a lovely family member with a membership to take me so I could explore.  I went on a mission to find wholefood at a good price. I was a little hopeful I would find items, as a little web search revealed to me that in the US Costco have things like bulk organic berries, frozen cauliflower and pantry items.   I could not however find similar information about Australia.

I wanted (and I know I was being optimistic):

  • Organic if possible
  • Wholefood (food with one-two ingredients and as close to nature)
  • Bulk produce that has less packaging (ie, not buying individually packaged things in bulk)
  • As local as possible

Here is some items I found at my local store that were of interest:

Coconut Oil (Aus Certified Organic)

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Coconut Flour (Aus Certified Organic)

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Flaxseed (Aus Certified Organic)

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Bicarb Soda (for cleaning)

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Sadly I was a little disappointed as I did not find enough items I would buy to make a membership worth it. I did however walk out with 6.2kg of Bicarb soda and a giant bottle of vinegar!

(The upside of the bicarb was that it was in bulk and saves on packaging, however the downside is its from the US and not local)

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Luckily for me, when I get through my 6.2kg of bicarb my lovely family member has offered to get me some more!