Without a grocery list, you risk making inefficient trips, forgetting items, and spending more due to unplanned visits.
Grocery delivery is convenient but comes with higher prices and fees. Opt for free curbside pickup services offered by many stores, saving on delivery costs.
Digital coupons are accessible through store apps and websites. Loyalty programs and digital coupons can lead to significant savings, making it worthwhile to explore these options.
Explore budget-friendly options like Aldi, Market Basket, Trader Joe’s, or warehouse clubs such as Costco and Sam’s Club for exclusive discounts and member savings.
Consider store brands, which can save around 30% on food. Some items, like sugar and flour, have no quality difference between brands, and store brands often offer sales and coupons.
The Clean Fifteen, identified by the Environmental Working Group, includes fruits and vegetables safe to buy non-organic due to tough, inedible peels.
Despite potential surcharges, online grocery shopping can save money by preventing impulse purchases.
Shop at big box clubs for bulk pricing, then prep and freeze items to take advantage of cost savings.