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Old 01-03-2017, 09:41 AM   #1
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Beef/Chicken Base

I've been using Better Than Bouillon beef and chicken bases. Some time ago I noticed Costco has a different brand of these items. I think they're Orrington Farms.

Do any of you have experience with this brand? How does it compare to BTB?

Or should I get these items from Penzys?
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Old 01-03-2017, 09:57 AM   #2
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I used to use Minor's (from BJ's) but now I strictly use BtB


BtB has a much deeper taste and seems less overtly salty


Penzey's I didn't like at all, although I only tried the chicken. It was SWEET!
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Old 01-03-2017, 10:17 AM   #3
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Thanks, Jen.
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I'm happy with BtB so I haven't tried any others. I love Penzeys, but some of their stuff is just too expensive, imo.
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Old 01-03-2017, 10:33 AM   #5
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Craig got several different flavors of BTB at Restaurant Depot a while back, among them chicken. I just have to ask. Doesn't it taste like Campbell's chicken noodle soup to you guys? I'm not too fond of it because of that. Don't get me wrong, when I don't feel good, I'll go for the CCN, but otherwise, just no and I don't want my dishes tasting like that.
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Old 01-03-2017, 11:41 AM   #6
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Beef/Chicken Base

I get the low sodium BTB at Costco. When they have it. The last time I found it there, the only low sodium they had was the roasted chicken flavor, not the regular flavor. I use it in lots of stuff. BTB is also my preference, I don't find that it tastes like Campbell's.

I've had the Orrington Farms brand of other stuff, not the bouillon, but their other products have been really good. So I would think their bouillon would be decent.
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Old 01-03-2017, 04:19 PM   #7
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My bad. I thought it was BTB but was informed it was a brand called Empire.
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Old 01-03-2017, 08:45 PM   #8
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I've thought about trying Orrington Farms, my store carries both, but I've enjoyed BTB so much that I usually stick with that. I hope that this isn't a permanent change for Costco, they had an awesome price on BTB.
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