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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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It’s October and fall is in the air! I’m glad pumpkins will be on sale this month! I’m excited for HOMEMADE PUMPKIN SPICE LATTES, pumpkin Bread, pumpkin pancakes…basically everything pumpkin! In addition to pumpkin items, here is what to buy in October based on grocery store trends.

If you are looking for a source that constantly updates, check out the NATIONAL FRUIT & VEGETABLE RETAIL REPORT issued by the government every couple of weeks. This report gives the top 10 fruits and vegetables and the national percentage of which fruits and vegetables are in store ads.

Note: Typically October is NOT the month to buy any electronic equipment.  However with supply and shipping issues, this year October is going to become the month to shop!

What to Buy in October | Grocery Store Trends

Fruits

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Apples

Cantaloupe

Cranberries

Grapes

Pears

Pomegranate

Pumpkins

Pomegranate

Vegetables

Beets

Bell Peppers

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbage

Cauliflower

Chard

Carrots

Eggplant

Leeks

Winter Squash

Lettuce

Mushrooms

Onions

Potatoes

Spinach

Squash

Sweet Potatoes

Turnips

Zucchini

Other Items

Big Appliances

Camping Gear

Candy

Chocolate Chips

Clearance Grills & Patio Furniture

Clearance Summer Toys, Swim etc.

Evaporated milk

Flour

Nuts

Pumpkin Items

Spices

Sugar

Vacations (buy ahead for next year)

Vacuums

On the other hand, here’s what NOT to buy in October!

Following grocery store trends means you're getting the most bang for your buck on products in season. Wondering what to buy in October? Pumpkins and more!