Buy Bulk Foods. Save BIG.

Today we are talking about the power you have as a shopper.  I want to share with you a comparison of prices from just one shopping trip & how small decisions add up to an average of 89% savings!

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October 11-17, 2015 is National Bulk Foods Week 2015

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Why you should be buying bulk foods

Buy Bulk Foods. Save Big.
Buy Bulk Foods. Save Big.

1.  Save your money

  • This study, by Portland State University, shows that consumers can save 89% purchasing bulk foods.
  • Just this week I purchased my spices in the bulk food section rather than the main aisle, and you won’t believe how much I saved!

2.  Help the environment

  • By buying bulk foods, you are cutting down on packaging waste.
  • As a consumer, buying just the amount you need saves on food waste.

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3.  Have fresher ingredients.

  • With bulk foods, you are able to smell, see & inspect ingredients to ensure freshness.
  • Buying only what you need allows you to have the freshest, most flavorable recipes.

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2 Replies to “Buy Bulk Foods. Save BIG.”

  1. My mind immediately jumped to Zero Waste Home. Growing up, we had a great grocery store that sold primarily in bulk. But with regulations (and kind of inconsiderate consumers), they’ve pretty much phased it out. I’m really hoping they make a resurgence in popularity in my area. It’s such an important concept. Now, I pretty much rely on my windowsill garden to fill my spice jars 🙂

    1. You grow your own spices? That is AWESOME. I’ve tried the past couple of years to get a garden going, and it’s just not happening. I am just learning about the power of buying in bulk, both in value and quality, and I think I’m pretty much sold! I appreciate the comment and will be checking out your cool site!

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