Grocery Deals to Expect in March
Many of us our anxiously awaiting the spring’s arrival this month and with warmer weather on the way, many of us have the color green on our minds! Tender green asparagus, cabbage and artichokes, green for St. Patrick’s Day – clovers, leprechauns, green beer and, and green for saving cash. This month is full of events as well like National Frozen Food month, first day of spring, and March madness – so there are plenty of savings opportunities abound.
We can expect to see great deals in the following grocery categories:
- National Frozen Food Month: Save on ice cream, frozen meals, veggies, fries, waffles, pizzas, side dishes, desserts, and more.
- March Madness: Prepare for great deals on party snack foods, including soda, chips, dips, cheese, crackers, condiments, snacks, wings, and cut fruit and veggie trays.
- St. Patrick’s Day: Watch for discounts on Irish favorites like corned beef, cabbage, Irish soda bread and of course, green beer!
- Spring/Easter: Easter falls on March 27th this year, so there will be sales on decorations, baskets, candy, ham, eggs and egg dyeing kits, gift sets, Easter dresses and accessories, and more.
- Spring Produce: Get the season’s first fresh artichokes, asparagus, avocado, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, grapefruit, grapes, lemon, lime, mushrooms, onions, peas, radish, rhubarb, spinach, and strawberries.
- National Nutrition Month: Look for sales and promotions on nutrition and health bars, shakes, supplements, vitamins and more this month.
Here is a roundup of grocery deals from around Colorado stores. Use the uGrocery app to find the best deals and compare sale prices for items on your shopping list.
King Soopers – Top 10 Deals March 4th – 10th
King Soopers is continuing to promote lower prices on thousands of natural and organic items and organic produce in their sales flyer ad this week. Here are the highlights of the best deals at King Soopers this week.
- Dreyer’s Ice Cream – 48-64 oz – $2.50
- Large Pinata, Braeburn or Red Delicious Apples – $.77/lb
- Raspberries 6 oz and Strawberries 16 oz – $1.77
- Lay’s Family Size Potato Chips – Classic, BBQ, Wavy or Sour Cream and Onion 9.5-10.5 – $1.88
- Colorado Proud Milk, Chocolate Milk, or Orange Juice – Gallon – $1.99
- Thomas Bagels and English Muffins – BOGO Free – $2.19 each package (Save 50%)
- Red Bird Boneless Chicken Breasts, tenders or Strips – BOGO Free – $3.99 each package (Save 50%)
- Organic Avocados – $.88 each
- USDA Choice Boneless Chuck Roasts – $3.99/lb – This is a stock up price that we have not seen in some time!
- Applegate Organic Sausage – $2.59
- Simple Truth Cage Free Eggs, one dozen – $2.50
- Fage or Chobani Greek Yogurt 5.3 oz cups – $.88
Safeway Top 10 Deals March 4th – 10th
The big news at Safeway this week is that the Rancher’s Reserve brand meat is going away and Safeway now carries USDA Choice branded beef in the meat department. This is the same brand that King Soopers carries. In speaking with the meat department manager, he said it will still come from local producers, so that’s a good thing! Rancher’s Reserve had mostly Choice grade products, but also some USDA Select graded meats, but now we will see mostly USDA Choice graded meats at Safeway.
Special Promotion – Safeway is running a free milk promotion this week when you buy 4 participating Post cereals for $1.99, you get a free gallon of regular milk. Great time to stock up if you like Post Cereals!
Here are the top 10 best sales at Safeway this week:
- Late July Organic chips – 5.5 to 13-oz. (Sale Valid Friday Only) – $1.67
- Annie’s Macaroni & Cheese – 6-oz. – $1.00
- Colgate Toothpaste 4.6 – 6.4 oz – $.99
- Safeway SELECT Olive Oil – 25 to 25.5-oz. (Sale Valid Friday Only) – $5.00 ea
- 12-Pack 7-UP or Dr. Pepper 12-oz. cans. (Sale Valid Friday Only) – $2.50
- Fresh Express Garden Salad – 8 to 14-oz. bag. (Sale Valid Friday Only) – $1.25
- Bumble Bee Tuna Salad – 3.5-oz. Ready to Eat Kit. (Sale Valid Friday Only) – $1.00
- Smucker’s Preserves 18 oz and Jif Peanut Butter 16 oz – when you use in-ad coupon or Just For You Digital Coupon – $1.69
- Green, Black or Red Seedless Grapes – Fresh Produce – $1.77/ lb.
- USDA Choice Beef Ribeye Steak – $5.99/lb.
- Pantry Essentials gallon of milk – $1.99
Eva Fry is a local grocery pricing and savings expert. She manages a free grocery price comparison app uGrocery and grocery sale and coupon match-up site ikonomo.com. Consumers can create their own shopping lists for comparison with a free uGrocery account.