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Old 03-11-2017, 10:46 AM
 
Location: Not far from Fairbanks, AK
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I saw this article on the Drudge's news page today. The article is about the future plans for Mekoryuk to sell or distribute reindeer meat nationwide:
News from The Associated Press
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Old 03-12-2017, 08:00 PM
 
Location: In the middle of nowhere
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The reindeer meat here is over $12 a pound. I do like it, but not that much.
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Old 03-12-2017, 08:09 PM
 
Location: The Woods
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Bison meat sells for $10 a pound here (ground meat), I bet they could find a market for reindeer meat in a somewhat comparable price range (10, 12 whatever, a pound).
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Old 03-12-2017, 08:51 PM
 
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The reindeer meat here is over $12 a pound. I do like it, but not that much.
Yeah. It's pricey here as well. I'll buy it when it goes in sale.
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Old 03-13-2017, 12:27 PM
 
Location: Back and Beyond
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Interesting, I saw they were trying to get something going a while back in the paper.

I love reindeer. My favorite is the reindeer tenderloin from the pump house in Fairbanks. It is the best and a great example of fine Alaskan dining serving quality local meat. The Pump House Restaurant guilty of passing off New Zealand deer as Alaska reindeer | News | newsminer.com
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Old 03-14-2017, 01:14 AM
 
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I'm hoping to get some caribou tomorrow. No need to buy the reindeer if I can get the bou.
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Old 03-14-2017, 08:11 PM
 
Location: Bethel, Alaska
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We're like the browns, we don't buy reindeer meat, we trade food from the Kuskokwim with meat from the Rock.
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Old 03-15-2017, 10:36 AM
 
Location: NYC
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Think I will actually buy it in a bit
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