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Unusual But Useful Online Grocery Shopping Tips To Save Money

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Unusual But Useful Online Grocery Shopping Tips To Save Money

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Weird works wonders, especially in shaving off a few pesos here and there on your expenses. Here’s some uncommon – but definitely practical! – tips for your next online grocery shopping order with MetroMart – the #1 online grocery delivery service in the Philippines.

Store brand is on brand. That is to say, it’s on point for the savings you’re going for. Most generic brands, in fact, are of about the same quality as brand-name products. Pass off on premium options and substitute for more practical materials when you can. For example, if the dish is a steak, that may justify getting the sirloin cut, but if it was part of an ensemble dish like adobo or chop suey or curry, simpler cuts of meat may do.

There is clarity in clearance. The clearance section, that is. Some fruits or vegetables that are really close to ripening are definitely commonplace here. Some fresh produce that just looks “ugly” could also be priced lower. Make sure to consume right away, or preserve properly.

Salvage the stale. You can try making other food out of food that’s about to go bad. Save the day by preventing high-stakes food waste and of course the suffering of your wallet. Got way too much milk and can’t finish it on time? Try making yogurt. When life gives you stale bread, then make croutons or bread pudding! Always, always make sure there’s no mold or soured taste to any food materials before repurposing them, though.

Power to the PISO this Payday. PISO Sales for grocery staples are undeniably the most cost-efficient promo around. They mostly comprise items that you regularly add to your cart. So make sure to check out MetroMart’s Payday PISO Sale at S&R and Landmark this August 29 until September 3. Getting your pantry staples and some extra treats for ONLY ₱1.00 is extra rewarding. Actually, try incorporating online grocery shopping into your routine more, and you get rid of other hidden costs like parking or commuter expenses, and save more time too!

Convenient cost-cutting. Pre-peeled garlic, pre-cut vegetables, and pre-cut fruit can alsobe pretentiously pricier. Opt out of these, buy in bulk, and just make time to chop and dice at home. Make a few exceptions for food that’s harder to prepare and worth the convenience fee, like coconuts, pineapples, or squash.

Diet’s Restrictions. Certain diets or food types like gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and keto, may require specialized foods or alternative ingredients. These could be a bit more expensive, and perhaps even a bit harder to find. We’re talking almost two and a half times more costly than the regular variant! Unless of course, you have medical conditions that require strictly adhering to these diets, you can pick up regular bread, regular cheese, regular ice cream, and more. Re-introduce them for more variety in your overall food arsenal.

Are there other quirky but super useful money-saving tips that you use in your own grocery shopping? Stay tuned for even more upcoming promos, discounts, and sales events at MetroMart this 2023!

Get further discounts on your MetroMart grocery orders with Payday Specials, running this August 29 to 31, 2023. Use codes AUGPAYDAY500, AUGPAYDAY300, and AUGPAYDAY100, and avail discounts up to ₱500, ₱300 and ₱100, respectively. This promo is valid for ALL Users, for a 2-time redemption within the promo period, and applicable across all stores, terms and conditions apply.

The MetroMart Payday PISO Sale with S&R and Landmark is applicable to New and Existing Users of MetroMart. A minimum spend of only ₱2,500 is required in order to avail of the discounted items from the store. Each item will be available throughout the two time slots within the day, from either 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM or 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The sale items will be available throughout the 3 days of their sale period, either August 29-31, 2023, or September 1-3, 2023. Only completed checkout of orders within the scheduled day and time can avail of the sale items.