Alternative fuels at the supermarket: ranked up

1 09 2008

I have never really understood some of the TV spots highlighting cars that run on peanut or canola oil.

Have you seen the price of vegetable based oils in the supermarket?

The data shows that petrol is by far one of the most cheapest liquids commonly consumed (in any sort of sense of the word) by the people of the world on a regular basis. Even bottled water tends to push the boundaries.

Product

Price

Price per Gallon

Coca-Cola

Lucerne 2% Milk

Tropicana Orange Juice

Tree Top Apple Juice

Evian Water

Bud Light

Heinz Ketchup

Crisco Vegetable Oil

Tide Laundry Detergent

Windex Glass Cleaner

Aunt Jemima Maple Syrup

Starbucks Frappuccino

Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing

Red Bull Energy Drink

Pert Shampoo

Lucky Clover Honey

Pepto Bismol

A1 Steak Sauce

Listerine Mouthwash

Bertolli Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Vick’s Nyquil

Wite-Out Correction Fluid

$1.89 / 2 liters

$3.79 / 1 gal.

$3.19 / 64 fl. oz.

$3.55 / 64 fl. oz.

$1.89 / 1 liter

$1.99 / 24 fl. oz.

$4.19 / 46 fl. oz.

$5.69 / 48 fl. oz.

$14.49 / 100 fl. oz.

$3.99 / 26 fl. oz.

$4.39 / 24 fl. oz.

$7.29 / 38 fl. oz.

$3.75 / 16 fl. oz.

$1.99 / 8.3 fl. oz.

$3.49 / 13.5 fl. oz.

$4.45 / 12 fl. oz.

$5.99 / 16 fl. oz.

$7.34 / 15 fl. oz.

$3.59 / 5.8 fl. oz.

$11.49 / 17 fl. oz.

$7.49 / 10 fl. oz.

$2.19 / 0.7 fl. oz.

$3.58

$3.79

$6.38

$7.10

$7.16

$10.61

$11.66

$15.17

$18.55

$19.64

$23.41

$24.56

$30.00

$30.69

$33.09

$47.47

$47.92

$62.63

$79.23

$86.51

$95.87

$400.46

Just further evidence that crop-based fuel initiatives are just crazy.

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8 09 2008
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[…] I must confess even I am merely mortal: “most cheapest liquid” (thanks […]

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