Some Costco shoppers love the discount store for its convenience and impressive savings so much they could be in the Cult of Costco. Being a member lets you buy stuff in bulk for a lot less than what you’d pay at the grocery store and they have good deals on all kinds of stuff, but some of the store’s own Kirkland Signature brand items have a cult following of their own. Here are some of their favorites, based on online reviews.
Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, $18.59 for 2 liters - According to a report from the University of California-Davis, some imported “extra virgin” olive oils failed to meet standards for that designation, but Costco’s Kirkland olive oil not only passed, but costs less than competitors.
Organic Maple Syrup, $12.99 for 33.8-ounce jug - True maple syrup is pricey, but Consumer Reports found that more expensive syrups often don’t do as well in taste tests as cheaper options. Kirkland was the least expensive dark syrup tested, and it did better than the priciest option. Plus with a jug that big, you’ll have plenty for lots of pancakes and waffles.
Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon, $3.89 per 6-ounce can - This wild salmon gets good reviews from customers who think wild fish is tastier than farmed and the convenient cans make it easy to have this healthy option around anytime.
Source: Cooking Light