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The 10 worst things to buy in bulk at Costco

Kiplinger Logo By Bob Niedt of Kiplinger | Slide 3 of 12: Unlike fresh produce, frozen fruits and vegetables can’t go bad. Or can they? Shopping experts say step away from the freezer case. That big bag of frozen broccoli that seems like such a bargain might not be in the end.“Oversized bags of produce may seem like a great idea, but every time you open the bag, the frozen food is exposed to fresh air and can cause freezer burn,” says money-saving expert Andrea Woroch. “I find it’s better to buy smaller bags of frozen vegetables and fruit from a local grocery store and look for deals on the store brand to save.”See Also: 11 Tricks to Shopping at Amazon's Whole Foods

Frozen Produce

Unlike fresh produce, frozen fruits and vegetables can’t go bad. Or can they? Shopping experts say step away from the freezer case. That big bag of frozen broccoli that seems like such a bargain might not be in the end.

“Oversized bags of produce may seem like a great idea, but every time you open the bag, the frozen food is exposed to fresh air and can cause freezer burn,” says money-saving expert Andrea Woroch. “I find it’s better to buy smaller bags of frozen vegetables and fruit from a local grocery store and look for deals on the store brand to save.”

See Also: 11 Tricks to Shopping at Amazon's Whole Foods
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