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Whole Foods Market has announced the launch of ‘Value Shopping Tips, Tours and Top Sellers’ to help shoppers find deals throughout the store.

‘We want customers to know there are many ways to continue enjoying quality foods on a budget, even during times of worldwide food inflation,’ says Bruce Silverman, Whole Foods Market ‘Value Guru’ and global vice president of the Company’s private label program. These tools are aimed at helping direct shoppers to the best values in every department in our stores.’

Top 5 Value Shopping Tips:

1. SHOP THE SPECIALS – Stores have regular specials, which can be found online and in the stores’ flyers.

2. SAVE WITH THE SEASONS – It is cheaper to shop seasonally. It also pays to know when the ‘peak’ of the season for fruit and vegetables are in your region.

3. CHECK OUT STORE BRANDS – Private label products must adhere to high quality standards.

4. WASTE NOT, WANT NOT – Buy bargains in quantity and freeze extra product. When shopping, think about creative ways to use leftovers, giving them new life in soups, salads and sandwiches.

5. BULK UP – Shop the bulk grocery bins, which can frequently be more economical. B

Tours

To help customers navigate store aisles to find the best in-store specials and bargains, Whole Foods ‘Value Gurus’ have recently begun hosting weekly store tours. Value Gurus are Whole Foods Team Members who specialize in knowing weekly special or coupon offerings and how to navigate the store to find the best 365 Everyday Value items and other bargains. The in-store Value Tours show how to enjoy savings while still offering foods that meet the highest quality standards.

‘We invite customers to take a Value Tour and learn how to shop Whole Foods Market on a budget,’ says Michael Bepko, Whole Foods Market ‘Value Guru’ for the Company’s flagship Austin store. ‘We will highlight weekly specials, such as 10 hamburgers for $10, and provide recipes that use seasonal produce and our 365 Everyday Value products, all of which add up to big savings for their food bill.’

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