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Pilsbury

Vanilla bulk buy july 2012

I am going to be running another vanilla bulk buy this month, at the moment im looking at about 20p per pod plus postage and packing at cost which is a bargin when they are £2 each in tesco lol.
I am running it on a few forums and looking to get in orders aroung the 2000 pod mark to get that price, started it a couple of hours ago and i am up to about 500 so far so going well.
anyone want any just express an interest and a rough guess at how many you  might want to i can put a list together.
Cheers
Frazzled_Barbie

Re: Vanilla bulk buy july 2012

Pilsbury wrote:
I am going to be running another vanilla bulk buy this month, at the moment im looking at about 20p per pod plus postage and packing at cost which is a bargin when they are £2 each in tesco lol.
I am running it on a few forums and looking to get in orders aroung the 2000 pod mark to get that price, started it a couple of hours ago and i am up to about 500 so far so going well.
anyone want any just express an interest and a rough guess at how many you  might want to i can put a list together.
Cheers


Cheers for the offer - superb!

How long do they keep for please - so I can estimate how many to put me down for.  
Pilsbury

as they are a couple of years, packed in sugar you get vanilla sugar to use and the pods can still be used in custards and baking, in a bottle of vodka many years and the vodka becomes a perfect substitute for vanilla essence, mixture of all 3 and you will be fine till i do the next one lol.
in all seriousness they will be fine for absolutly ages but as you become accustomed to the fact a pod costs less than the sugar in the recipe you will use them more and more.
Frazzled_Barbie

Pilsbury wrote:
as they are a couple of years, packed in sugar you get vanilla sugar to use and the pods can still be used in custards and baking, in a bottle of vodka many years and the vodka becomes a perfect substitute for vanilla essence, mixture of all 3 and you will be fine till i do the next one lol.
in all seriousness they will be fine for absolutly ages but as you become accustomed to the fact a pod costs less than the sugar in the recipe you will use them more and more.


Thanks - will get my thinking cap on. Vanilla vodka sounds like a plan!

I noticed that my vanilla usage this year has gone thru the roof, I blame herman the german to be fair!  
Justme

Re: Vanilla bulk buy july 2012

Frazzled_Barbie wrote:


How long do they keep for please - so I can estimate how many to put me down for.  


I still have loads left from the last time I did the group buy which is nearly 3 years ago.

Kept well sealed they will keep for a long time.
Pilsbury

I last did a bulk buy may last year and people who had 100 then are ordering again so that means they are getting through about 2 a week lol, when they cost pence you can afford to be extravegent lol
Pilsbury

I have heard back from one supplier and they are offering 10% on orders over 5kg so we might get it, we might not depeding on how much we order.
Its a bit slow so far this year but thats fine, the original price was froma basic price.
Someone has sent me a link to a different supplier that works out 12p a pod but they are half the size and weight but it might be an option to go with them and have more but smaller pods, im sure one of the smaller pods would be enough to flavour a custard for 2 and if you needed more then you can just use to.
Anyone have any thoughts on this one?
midlandsman

If possible, I'd like 50 if they're the larger ones.

Just let me know when you want the money.

MM
maine moose

Hi Pilsbury would like 50 of them please, just a thing can you post to Ireland and would it make it any easyer to pay you by pay pall.If not let me know
Pilsbury

Paypal is fine, I'm going to give it a bit longer to see if more people order then I will work out prices nd let people know how much, once I get enough in my paypal account I will buy them, send them to the people who have paid and start chasing te rest.
Pods are said to weigh approx 5g each so can work out postage from that.
maine moose

Thats great thanks  
midlandsman

Paypal's great for me too.

MM
Pilsbury

Anymore for anymore?if not I am thimkimg of adding up and ordering this week.
Cheers
MrsWW

Hi Pilsbury  

I've still got some left from the last order so won't be coming in on this one.  I've made this thread a sticky though in case it allows more people to see it and place an order.

MrsWW
Pilsbury

I am going to start negotiations tonight and see what i can get the pods for, i am hoping to get enough off to be able to cover the cost of post and packing so everything can go out at 20p per pod.
im going to go for the bigger fatter pods from the original quote but people can still order more if they want them.
Seabird

Only just seen this - 50 for me please if its not too late.
Let me know when you want the money
Just coming to the end of the ones I had last time  
Rare one

can I  request 50 as well please let me know when you want paying. Thanks.
dtalbot

25 for me please
Pilsbury

the payment pms have gone out but i am happy to wait until after payday if it is easier, i have some in my paypal account already but if people are happy to pay now thats great, if you cant at the moment im not worried, i have a little check list and will just tick you off as you pay.
im not chasing for the money, just putting it out there.
Cheers
midlandsman

Payment sent with BIG thanks.

Um, I can feel lots of Ice Cream coming on 'cos I splashed out on a stand alone Magimix ice cream maker a couple of months back.

 
Rare one

payment sent , will await delivery with anticipation. Many thanks for the chance to purchase once again.
Mo

Am I too late?
Pilsbury

Not at all, still collecting in funds before I can order so still time to order.
I have about 30 people on the list so it might take a little time to get peoples money in so I can order, nearly at 9kg, 2250 pods or £ 450 this time round
The house will smell lovely when I am packing that lot up.....
Seabird

Pilsbury wrote:
Not at all, still collecting in funds before I can order so still time to order.
I have about 30 people on the list so it might take a little time to get peoples money in so I can order, nearly at 9kg, 2250 pods or £ 450 this time round
The house will smell lovely when I am packing that lot up.....


Yes... they say you should put a vanilla pod into a warm oven before showing round potential house purchasers (or have a loaf in the oven).
Look forward to getting mine many thanks Pilsbury.
Pilsbury

I have been know to pop them on the radiator during the winter months and they get a little warm through and smell lovely, they are cheap enough lol
Mo

I'd like 50 please  
Melek

Vanilla pods

Hi there.  I am interested in buying 30 vanilla pods from you.  Just let me know if/when you go ahead.  I have a PayPal account so would be able to pay you through that if you let me have your email address.  Thanks
Pilsbury

No problem, I will add people to my list and send out pm tonight if hats ok, got to keep the paper work in order for hos one, still growing which is fantastic.
Pilsbury

ok, here is my list so far
mo 50
melek 30
seabird 50
Rare one 50
Dt talbot 25
Frazzled barbie 200
Kat lewis 100
Midlands man 50
Maine moose 50
agapanthus 40

let me know if im missing anyone or i have your order wrong or if you want to change it.
Cheers
Gareth

add me for 25 please mate
Pilsbury

just waiting for the last 10 people to send in the funds and i will be able to order.
I will send out new pm's to those people tomorrow so if you get one but have already paid just let me know how, paypal, cheque or bank transfer and i will track it down and add it to the list.
Cheers
Pilsbury

I have enough payments in now that i am going to be ordering this week, if anyone else wants any then they can order but payments will have to be pretty swift, especially if its a large amount.
Mo

Getting excited  
(I have a simple life   )
colour it green

Mo wrote:
Getting excited  
(I have a simple life   )


me too! - every time I read this thread i conjure up the smell of vanilla and dream off all the things I am going to make with it

easily pleased me.
Pilsbury

Just chased them up and they said they were let down by Tue courier but one is booked for tomorrow so it should he on its way tomorrow and delivered Friday hopefully. I had not forgotten about it.
Border

Sounds good mate.
Melek

Vanilla pods


Thanks
Pilsbury

Pods are here, packed off into smaller bags and will be posted first thing next week.
I am missing a few addresses but I will pm those people I am missing.
Melek

Seabird

  I've recently discovered that a vanilla pod in the coffee jar produces lovely vanilla coffee.
Melek

Vanilla Pods have arrived - thank you !

Hi there.  Just wanted to let you know that the Vanilla Pods arrived in today's post.  A big THANK YOU !  they look and smell great - in fact that was what I detected first when I picked up today's post - I knew immediately what was in the envelope.  Wonder if the Postman smelt them too ?!  Thanks again.
midlandsman

...and many thanks from me too.

MM  
Seabird

And mine were on the mat when I got home today.

A big 'thank you' to Pilsbury  
Rare one

mine are not here as yet  
Pilsbury

Rare one wrote:
mine are not here as yet  


cos i need an address please
you might of sent it and i got mixed up, i have lots of pms floating round but pm it to me and i will get them off asap.

same for the others i dont have addresses for, you should have pms.
if you dont have pods or a pm but ordered let me know so i can check it out.
Mo

Mine arrived, thank you  
Rare one

mine is here  thanks Pilsbury  
maine moose

Mine came thanks so much the o/h made some realy good icecream with them

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