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Hunt's 5 23.81%
Redpack 0 0%
Other 16 76.19%
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Old 05-20-2012, 06:10 PM   #11
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Agreed. If you're buying caned tomato products, Muir Glen is the best available where I am. I don't go to the expense for some things, but when you'll really taste the tomato, that's the one. My store also carries Cento imported Italian, and it's good, too.
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Old 05-20-2012, 06:23 PM   #12
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I have found real San Marzano tomatoes are the best for me. I was buying the Pastene brand but didn't want to pay the almost $5 a can price. I tried Cento and found them to be very acidic. I just picked up a couple of cans of Daniele Certified San Marzanos. If they work out, The price is right and I'll stock up.

I tried Muir Glen a few years ago and found them to be overly acidic to my taste.
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Old 05-20-2012, 06:42 PM   #13
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We buy an organic store brand from our local pharmacy chain. It comes in jars and doesn't have any soy oil and tastes pretty good. We don't use it that often. I use a lot of passata (comes in jars) and add stuff.
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:01 PM   #14
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I'm with PF. I don't buy canned tomato sauce, either. Just canned tomatoes. Pretty much all of the sauces I've tried taste overcooked.

As far as brands go, I buy Muir Glen most of the time. I also buy organic San Marzano tomatoes, but I can't recall the brand offhand.
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:03 PM   #15
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I'm with PF. I don't buy canned tomato sauce, either. Just canned tomatoes. Pretty much all of the sauces I've tried taste overcooked.

As far as brands go, I buy Muir Glen most of the time. I also buy organic San Marzano tomatoes, but I can't recall the brand offhand.

All my comments related to canned tomato, not prepared sauce. Thanks to PF and Steve for the clarification.
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:19 PM   #16
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Because we have 300+ tomato plants, I don't buy any tomato products. So I guess other is the appropriate response. We can, freeze, dehydrate, make paste, sauce, and salsa. That pretty much gives us all the tomato products we need until the next season rolls around. When tomatoes are a good price during the non-production months, we will buy tomatoes, but those we usually eat in salads or on toast.
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Old 05-20-2012, 08:23 PM   #17
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I rarely buy tomato sauce, and when I do I usually grab the store brand. Our store's brand of tomato products is good, so unless name brands are on sale I stick to them. I have never even heard of Redpack.
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Old 05-20-2012, 09:41 PM   #18
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Haven't bought commercially-produced canned tomatoes and tomato sauce in years. I prepare and can ours from the tomatoes from our garden.
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Old 05-20-2012, 09:56 PM   #19
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Haven't bought commercially-produced canned tomatoes and tomato sauce in years. I prepare and can ours from the tomatoes from our garden.
I guess you're in the other category, too. I wouldn't know what to do without all the tomato products we put up each fall!
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Old 05-21-2012, 12:39 AM   #20
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I use crushed tomatoes in the can instead of sauced tomatoes in a can.

I usually buy Furmano's.
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