5 Ways to Save on Food and Wine

CNNMoney reveals how small moves can mean big savings

   

Despite rising grocery costs, there are ways to save money on food and wine. In a recent report, CNNMoney recently listed 10 ways to help you save money on staples. Some of the tips will require a little forethought and time, but all will help you keep extra cash in your pocket.

Here’s a look at five of those money-saving techniques:

  1. Head to the freezer: Seafood, poultry and meat are usually less expensive frozen than they are fresh. You could end up saving money on that Bob Evans (NASDAQ:BOBE) sausage that’s in your grocer’s freezer.
  2. Go small: If you’re trying out a new recipe that requires ingredients you don’t typically use, consider checking out bulk bins and getting just what you need.
  3. Hit the drugstore: Drugstore chains like Walgreen (NYSE:WAG), CVS (NYSE:CVS) and Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD) often discount grocery staples like milk and eggs.
  4. Go Spanish and Greek: If you prefer wines imported from Europe, selections from Spain and Greece are often less expensive than selections from France.
  5. Visit Costco (NASDAQ:COST): Teri Gault, CEO of TheGroceryGame.com told CNNMoney that discount clubs like Costco and Sam’s Club (NYSE:WMT) offer great deals on even expensive wines.

You can learn more details about these tips and five more ways to save money at CNNMoney.


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