We happened to arrive at Super Buy this morning right when they were unloading two truckloads of new stock.  One of the large delivery trucks had just driven off when Barry snapped these shots.  It's pretty crazy shopping here now as high season cranks up, as there are almost always numerous bicycles, golf carts, Polarises (ultra-loud souped-up 4WD golf cart-like vehicles), and sometimes trucks to dodge to find a parking place.  But the prices are good, so we keep coming back.  
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You can see the back end of one of the large delivery trucks to the far right of the photo
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Getting situated at the bike rack
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Plenty of new stock arriving
One of many interesting things about shopping on Ambergris Caye is that very few stores have designated parking.  Many shops have a bike rack, but there are no "parking lots" like back in the US.  So people park on the street and pull in right in front of the stores, wherever they can find a place.  It's quite chaotic at times with vehicles coming and going.  The thing that really irks me is when a golf cart parks right in front of the bike rack, blocking entry and exit.  If your bike is parked in the middle of a couple of others and a cart pulls in right behind you, you're stuck.  I expect we'll be seeing more and more of this sort of thing as high season cranks into full gear next week and the week between Christmas and New Years.  Hopefully after that, things will calm down a bit.
Uncle Sam
12/16/2011 01:41:44 pm

Superbuy has one of the highest price in on the island and ironically on the most products they remove the expiry date.

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BeBelize Emily
12/16/2011 09:58:48 pm

I gotta disagree with you, Unc. When we first got here, we compared prices on lots of different items that we typically buy at a variety of different grocery stores in town, and on most, Super Buy had the best or tied for the best price. Not on everything, of course. They are also doing better on the expiration date stuff. I ALWAYS check expiration dates and most items there DO have dates and most are in date. I have seen some out-of-date products, but most have been marked way down. They aren't perfect, but a careful shopper can do pretty well there.

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BeBelize Emily
12/16/2011 10:15:59 pm

Uncle Sam, if you have other suggestions of places you think have better prices, I'm all ears. "Mash" has great pricing but a limited selection. Same for Marina's. "Greenhouse" is pricey but has some things you can't find elsewhere. There are a couple of places in town I won't shop at because we got ripped off. We were not given receipts, and when we got home, the prices on the individual items added up to much less than we were charged. Honest mistakes or "gringo pricing", I'm not sure, but I won't shop at those places again.

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Uncle Sam
12/17/2011 02:16:40 am

Marinas and San Pedranos and the Groceries store across of CCV have much better prices but not all the items. I had my self bad experiences with both Super Buy. On many articles the date is removed and you can mostly read the month, but not the year.

All the "Arab Groceries", and Ritchie are in the same price area as Super Buy for certain products.

In general, if you like to buy meat always get it from the butcher or the sausage factory unless its frozen, because on meat is not date at all.

Special items I always get from Brodie's in Belize City and I stock them.

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BeBelize Emily
12/17/2011 04:57:17 am

Thanks Unc, I confess I don't know where San Pedranos or the grocery store across from CCV are. We have also been to Brodie's a couple of time, and most of their prices are quite a bit better than on the island, but not all! It really pays to know what you usually pay for various items to know if something is a deal or not.

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