This report comes from the St Louis Fox affiliate – Fox 2 Now. Private Brands are prominently featured in the report that focuses on healthy eating resolutions. Nichole Carpenter from Whole Foods has tips to save without sacrificing in the kitchen. This is a great way to promote Private Brands.
10 Tips From Whole Foods:
- Learn to cook – cooking is good for the wallet and waistline. Whole Foods Market offers ‘learn to cook’ videos, in-store lessons and lots of great recipes.
- Choose the store brand for value and quality. Whole Foods Market has more than 2,000 exclusive and store brand products at great prices including items under our 365 Everyday Value and Whole Foods Market brands.
- Buy in bulk – just buy what you need and reduce waste when it comes to grains, spices, herbs, nuts, flours. Items in bulk are often cheaper by the ounce, too, because you`re not paying for the packaging.
- Buy and freeze meat and fish on sale – take advantage of sales and freeze in one-pound portions. Frozen in the seafood department, tasty, pre-marinated steaks and fillets that make restaurant-quality meals at a discount are now available.
- Stock a healthy pantry – Whole Foods Market recommends 23 pantry items that cost roughly $50 and make many different recipes.
- Shop in season for to support local producers.
- Buy frozen when produce is out-of-season – check out 365 Everyday Value frozen fruit and veggies.
- Look for sales and coupons – Whole Foods Market stores hold one-day and weekly sales and the Whole Deal value guide is chock full of coupons.
- Explore case discounts – you can save 10 percent on many foods and wine.
- Shop around – you might be surprised at food prices. Whole Foods Market prices are quite competitive. In fact, last year, a competitive pricing study found that a basket of popular grocery items from our stores cost $5.38 less when compared to other national supermarket chains.