Beat the drought: Save on groceries
Tips to find the biggest deals
- Duration 3:04
- Date Jul 18, 2012
Tips to find the biggest deals
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Across the country in the latest numbers show some foods have been going up now into the double digits so major droughts and heartland causing these prices decline.
What you need to know how to get the best deals on your groceries Andrea -- as a consumer savings expect.
And she joins me -- today could see you good morning -- to a lot of help people save some money write -- of going back to the dollar store what can we get there but the Dallas -- been popping up all over the place and you go to those national brands like Family Dollar dollar -- -- Dollar General.
You can find some really great sued -- DL is there I recommend looking at expiration dates on and picking up.
Candies for as little as a dollar bad snacks not so anything like that that you probably get your kids had to school.
You can also find huge savings on national brands first showed.
And -- catch up in those types of condiments a look for those nonperishable items aren't allowed people go to the warehouse stores and they buy in bulk.
Which and most the time is is a cost saving measure you have special recommendations at -- story yes so first of all I do recommend again.
Anything that's perishable that you won't use in time watch should be a big waste of money if you buy in -- However -- bought in bulk.
And can be frozen for what you don't use so you can use it later and you can -- up to 60% by buying your -- there as well frozen foods are looking at.
Buying these stinger type foods appetizers.
Gotten better and great for teenagers and whatnot right after school to -- -- out.
And and you can't sitting at 30%.
And they also recommend olive oil has been a huge savings and -- -- it can and has a long shelf life okay and then if you go to the drugstore.
This is sort of a new thing over the last couple of years you can actually buy some groceries at the drugstore yeah what do they do what's the what's the trick to get people to come -- -- -- -- -- -- drugstores are trying to create this one stop shopping experience and they've been adding fresh -- like -- and tags and also -- daily necessity means necessities like serial.
And what you can find is that those.
Those fresh food items like milk are are gonna be priced really low they're considered their lost leaders they'll get the people into the store hoping that -- spend money and other products.
So compare the deals are found on average 10% last at those drugstores that works too because if you going to the -- street I'm just gonna pick up some not like.
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I'm okay let's talk about the organic or the natural or somebody's buzz words that we see on some of the foods what should be and be aware first of all yeah organic is a huge Todd turner now but it does cost you more.
You want to look out for that USDA certified organic label.
All words like it natural.
Or -- antibiotics -- aren't approved and they don't necessarily promise you organic food.
However when it comes to different fruits and vegetables.
There are some that you don't have to buy organic.
So pineapple banana mangoes and avocados in fact have these.
Harder skin shelves on and so that they won't be affected by the -- decide to you don't have just overspend on knows.
His -- and it tends to be more yes Andrew work thanks for -- -- -- save some don't for the summer and --