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Some East Campus Store, Lobby Shop prices more than double Harris Teeter: What to know about where to buy products

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A variety of snacks and other food products are available at the Lobby Shop on West Campus and the East Campus Store. But for some products, it may be worth making the trek to Harris Teeter instead—or even checking out Perkins Library.

Ramen:

The Lobby Shop: $0.55

East Campus Store: $0.49

Harris Teeter: $1.79 for six packets

What to know: Maruchan Ramen is one of the cheapest brands available. Six packets from Harris Teeter cost about the same as three packets from on-campus stores. 

Lemons:

East Campus Store: $1.09 per lemon

Harris Teeter: $4.49 for two pounds

Whole Foods: $0.80 per lemon

What to know: Two pounds of lemons represents about eight lemons, putting Harris Teeter’s rate at about 56 cents per lemon.

Also, if you are on campus and need fresh foods and vegetables, the East Campus Store has a wider selection with raspberries, mangos, lemons, limes and more. 

12 oz honey:

The Lobby Shop: $6.75 

Harris Teeter: $2.99 

What to know: If you need specific ingredients for pre-packaged meals, you‘ll find a greater selection at The Lobby Shop than the East Campus Store. 

Tampons:

East Campus Store: $4.19 for a pack of 10

Whole Foods: $3.49 for a pack of 20

What to know: Free menstrual products are also available in Perkins Library.

Condoms:

The Lobby Shop: $4.89 for a pack of three

DuWell: Free

What to know: With free and accessible condoms in multiple locations on campus, there is no need to purchase them from the store. 

Gum:

The Lobby Shop: 85 cents

East Campus Store: 35 cents

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