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Old 13-01-2011, 07:52 AM   #61
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was at the Shi Ma lu (queen st) shop, they are all selling the original package calmex at $125. anyone know which other super market sell it at a lower price ?
hi, cold storage in town r selling at $88.80, my aunty bought a few there, i was at woodlands yesterday night also left 12 tins, all at $88.80....
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Old 13-01-2011, 10:14 AM   #62
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hi, cold storage in town r selling at $88.80, my aunty bought a few there, i was at woodlands yesterday night also left 12 tins, all at $88.80....
Is your can of abalone looks like this?


if not, then is no calmex.

If your Aunt bought something like below:


It is not calmex, it is California Mexico - short for "Mexi-cal".
Both brand having similar species of abalone caught wild off baja california. I know cause I bought 1 Mexi-cal myself at cold storage too at 88.80. Its not the original calmex but said to have same great taste and quality as calmex.

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Old 13-01-2011, 01:40 PM   #63
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Calmex got black can? What's the diff?

$68 for NZ abalone sounds ex. So what's with the XL abalone? It's almost twice the price of normal NZ abalone.
This one can redeem for free if you spend $1688 with OCBC credit card.
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Old 13-01-2011, 04:45 PM   #64
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So how much is one can of calmex? And where can I get it? It seems supermarts like cold storage and NTUC don't really carry it according to replies here.

Initially wanted to give 2 to my gf's parents but one can if 100+ is already so ex I think I just give 1 can la..

Has anyone triled the calmex and Mexi-cal abalone? Can share what;s the difference in terms of price and taste/quality?
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Old 13-01-2011, 07:17 PM   #65
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hi, cold storage in town r selling at $88.80, my aunty bought a few there, i was at woodlands yesterday night also left 12 tins, all at $88.80....
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Old 14-01-2011, 05:30 PM   #66
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Original calmex can stil be found in "Dried Food Market" ard victoria st or bencoolen st.

Taste between both as the food blogger, Dr LEslis Tay, he comment, not much of any diff. Both quite like the same.

Remember, Mexi-Cal is endorsed by world renowned food critic "Cai Lan".
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Old 16-01-2011, 10:12 AM   #67
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guess, i can only get it in the si ma lu for the original calmex one...
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Old 16-01-2011, 03:48 PM   #68
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I just hoot 12 cans of original calmex....going to open in 2 weeks time....
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Old 16-01-2011, 04:45 PM   #69
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guess, i can only get it in the si ma lu for the original calmex one...
chinatown many shops have, but diff pricing depending on whether you want 1 abalone per can, or 1.5 or 2 etc
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Old 17-01-2011, 09:35 AM   #70
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1 abalone per can is most exp. Largest and huge enough to weigh at 255gm. If smaller abalone (cheaper) will need 1.5 or 2 to achieve 255gm roughly 0.5 斤

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Old 25-01-2011, 10:32 AM   #71
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Just a quick check, anyone know which shops in chinatown or that area still carry the original calmex? Looking to buy 2 cans for gf family. and if possible let me know the price as well.

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Old 25-01-2011, 11:12 AM   #72
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Ask ard in larger medicinal herb shop in CT. Pricing is ~$130 per can
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Old 26-01-2011, 09:03 PM   #73
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Just a quick check, anyone know which shops in chinatown or that area still carry the original calmex? Looking to buy 2 cans for gf family. and if possible let me know the price as well.

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pasir panjang wholesale center have. a shop at the block opposite the foodcourt
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Old 26-01-2011, 10:11 PM   #74
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pasir panjang wholesale center have. a shop at the block opposite the foodcourt
did u buy from there? do u have ths shop name and price?
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Old 27-01-2011, 06:57 PM   #75
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did u buy from there? do u have ths shop name and price?
i didnt buy from there, but i saw it . the shop name is hsin lian fa. dont know the price
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