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30 Savvy Ways to Outsmart Your Grocery Store

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Katherine Martinelli of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 31: Grocery shopping should be a simple task: make a list, buy what you need, then go home. But these days it’s much more complicated than that. You think you’ll be taking a quick trip to the grocery store, but two hours later you come home with tons of grocery bags and hundreds of dollars gone from your bank account. It’s no mistake; grocery stores actually strategize gimmicks to make you spend more money.And they’re not the only ones trying to scam you. Brands try to lure you into buying their product with an overwhelming number of options: organic, local, non-GMO, generic, private label—the list goes on and on. With so many choices it can be hard to tell if you’re getting the best deals and the freshest products.That’s why we’re here to help. We spoke to supermarket employees at major markets around the country to get some insider shopping tips that will save you money and ensure you’re getting the freshest, highest quality food at the best price. Knowledge is power, and with a few tips and tricks up your sleeve, you’ll be able to outsmart your grocery store. And before you hit the supermarket, be sure to check out the 46 Best Supermarket Shopping Tips Ever to save cash and stay slim.

30 Savvy Ways to Outsmart Your Grocery Store

Grocery shopping should be a simple task: make a list, buy what you need, then go home. But these days it’s much more complicated than that. You think you’ll be taking a quick trip to the grocery store, but two hours later you come home with tons of grocery bags and hundreds of dollars gone from your bank account. It’s no mistake; grocery stores actually strategize gimmicks to make you spend more money.

And they’re not the only ones trying to scam you. Brands try to lure you into buying their product with an overwhelming number of options: organic, local, non-GMO, generic, private label—the list goes on and on. With so many choices it can be hard to tell if you’re getting the best deals and the freshest products.

That’s why we’re here to help. We spoke to supermarket employees at major markets around the country to get some insider shopping tips that will save you money and ensure you’re getting the freshest, highest quality food at the best price. Knowledge is power, and with a few tips and tricks up your sleeve, you’ll be able to outsmart your grocery store. And before you hit the supermarket, be sure to check out the 46 Best Supermarket Shopping Tips Ever to save cash and stay slim.

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