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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Publix places limits on gravy, cranberry sauce, other items as Thanksgiving stresses supply chain

Posted By on Tue, Nov 23, 2021 at 12:24 PM


Publix is placing per-customer limits on certain food items as Thanksgiving demand smashes up against ongoing supply chain issues.

The Lakeland-based chain of grocery stores is limiting the following items to two per customer ahead of the holiday:

— Canned cranberry sauce
— Jarred gravy
— Canned pie filling
— Canola and vegetable oil
— Cream cheese
— Bacon
— 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

The limits are universal across all Publix stores.

The Florida chain is far from alone in feeling the holiday squeeze. Winn-Dixie is limiting turkey purchases in its stores to one per customer. None of the other holiday items are being limited by the Jacksonville-based store.

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