Grocery Shopping Tips

5 Ways to Buy Cheap Food

1. Coupons

They come in your mailbox and on the internet. Most people disregard these coupons in the mail, but for the cheap food eater, these are like a gold mine. There are also coupons on the retailers websites of your favorite products. Don’t forget to check and see, if they have specials on your birthdate.

2. Buying in Bulk

Bulk purchases help the customer and companies save money on food. The companies pay less in packaging and may pass on some savings to the customer. The more the customers spends a product, the more the price is reduced. Also, the customer can buy small portions. It allows customers  to not buy a whole boxes of cereal, for instance.

3. Buy 1 Get 1 Free

Getting free food is always good. These tags are always highlight in newspapers and next, to the products. The meat department and the healthy smoothie sections, are the best places to find deals.

4. Managers Special

These specials usually come with a highlighted sticker on the package. Stores do this, because there trying to empty inventory, before the expiration date ends. Or the products are not selling well, which are mostly found in the specialty section. When you purchase these items, they should be eaten the same day, or frizzed to not go bad. Freezing is a good method to have cheap food last longer.

5. Savings Card

Almost every grocery store has a savings card. These cards dramatically save the customer money. While shopping, check out the tags, next to the products when your coasting down the aisles. It also allows the customers to try new products without paying full price.