Tips to save on your grocery bill
From consumer expert Teri Gault
- Duration 2:53
- Date Jun 20, 2012
From consumer expert Teri Gault
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-- grocery bills already sky high and they're expected to rise 3.5 percent next year.
But you don't need to coupons to save money you just need the tips.
There we are about to give you -- golf is the founder of the grocery game dot com Terry great to see NC to -- say you're gonna tell us how to shop how to get most bang for our -- the first thing you say.
In -- the limits what do you mean by that show us the peanut butter.
Limit is usually a loss leader which means it could be at cost -- below cost probably -- cost so might say for instance in the still secular is here.
That it would be a limit of something like -- peanut -- limit of for -- -- as you can only -- for you say you should do that yes because that means it's a good deal you should stock up this also applies to things like.
Mean if it's a limit for chickens -- chickens for example.
By -- he went tonight freeze the other three.
Also -- to produce and every category in the supermarket.
But -- we don't want to waste food because the food and agriculture's organization told us.
That we wasted almost a third of our food last year globally globally -- I had one.
Went and so that's the risk of buying the limit because then maybe you won't be able to use the work chickens used whatever you can store or freeze or eat.
And we don't wanna waste otherwise okay so we asked a question of our viewers which was which one of these -- -- box is the biggest.
The media or the littlest was the best deal I mean I would guess the biggest -- that sort of what we're trained to think I rights.
Well a lot of times now we noticed that the medium size is the lesser cost per unit -- cost per -- -- there's a way to cheat on that at the shelf tag you'll see the little unit price it's below the big prize and you can do is find out for yourself checked that.
Because that looks can be deceiving we used to grabbing big and it's not always the best.
Fascinating I didn't know do you could go with the middle one meanwhile.
The it would Tulsa the -- issues here and shrinking groceries I think we've all noticed some shrinking groceries over the years but just this year and especially recently.
They went all over the supermarket.
They -- and almost every category different things.
But the good news is that's a lot of the store brands have not yet gone down inside -- a half gallon of store brand orange juice is still -- half gallon.
Where has our name brand might be only 59 ounces.
But there's a little bit of a caveat here.
If the name brand is on sale even.
Though it's a little smaller it might be less if -- had a coupon to -- name brand on sale it will almost.
Always -- the store brand even though -- smaller so you are a big fan of the coupons I am but the biggest savings comes with the -- that's how popular and I went shopping on an early year -- -- ago we say 60%.
And the bulk of that -- -- the sales only the coupon -- just a tiny bit like the frosting on the cake.
That's great growers and an -- -- golf with the grocery game dot com.
Thanks so much for being in Atlantic -- off to us.