ORLANDO, Fla. - As Central Florida residents make their shopping lists for Thanksgiving dinner, two Florida-based grocery stores are limiting certain items ahead of the holiday.
Publix had announced that it would be limiting several products to just two per shopper. The Florida-based grocery chain said that the decision came "due to ongoing supply issues and increased holiday demand."
Some items on Publix list are Thanksgiving staples and some are not:
- Canned cranberry sauce
- Jarred gravy
- Canned pie filling
- Canola and vegetable oil
- Cream cheese
- Rolled breakfast sausage
- Paper napkins
- Disposable plates, cups, and cutlery
- Bath tissue
- Refrigerated snacks (Lunchable type items)
- Sports drinks
- Aseptic type juices (Capri Sun)
- Canned cat food (Variety packs)
- Refrigerated pet food
Now, Winn-Dixie says it is limiting the number of turkeys customers can buy to just one.
Meredith Hurley, director of public relations and community for Southeastern Grocers which owns Winn-Dixie, told the Orlando Sentinel that while it is not limiting other holiday food items, the grocery chain is asking that customers only purchase what they need for their families.
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