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The 10 Best-Value Items to Buy at BJ’s

BJ’s Wholesale has tons of great deals. But which products will get you the most bang for your buck?

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Fresh cuts of meat

BJ’s butcher has a wide selection of meat that is 100 percent vegetarian-fed and never given growth hormones. The store offers bulk sizes in beef, poultry, and pork that are already pre-portioned, so you don’t need to repackage before putting the cuts in the freezer. Plus, they will cut meat to fit your specifications, making it easy to package for freezing. Frequent the butcher counter? Here are the best cuts of meat you didn’t know you could ask for.

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Organic products

Want to shop organic, but hate getting sticker shock? BJ’s has a great range of organic products that make sustainable shopping easier on your wallet. From organic produce to meat to eco-friendly cleaning products, they have you covered. Psst! Save even more with these couponing tips.

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Alcohol

Stock up that mini bar! Their prices on beer, wine, and liquor are much lower than you would find in a grocery store, and they have a wide selection to make your next party a hit. They also often host wine tastings, as well as bottle signings and engravings. Check out your local BJ’s for events happening soon. Learn how to master every classic cocktail.

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Canned and dried food

Canned food like soups and tuna, as well as dried foods like pasta and beans, are always great bets when buying in bulk. Prices are way lower per unit than at the grocery store. Just make sure you aren’t buying more than you need! And always watch out for expiration dates. While most canned and dried foods will last you a while, some expiration dates might surprise you. Watch out for these other things you should never buy in bulk at warehouse stores.

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Toothbrushes

If you’re like most people, you only get a new toothbrush when your dentist hands them out. However, the American Dental Association recommends you replace your toothbrush every three to four months. Buying them in a department or grocery store can be expensive, so save yourself some money and purchase a bulk pack at BJ’s. After all, clean teeth never go out of style. Check out these other 50 insider secrets for saving at all of your favorite stores.

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Cooking and baking supplies

Stock up on all your cooking needs! Flour, yeast, baking soda, sugar, and cooking oils are great items to buy in bulk because they go fast. Get going baking your own bread, pizza crusts, and other goodies for way less.

 

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Diapers

BJ’s has great deals on baby supplies, and with coupons, you can save a bundle. Just be cautious not to go overboard. Remember that your child might outgrow the diapers you purchase and plan accordingly. BJ’s also offers free shipping on diapers, training pants and wipes when you shop on BJs.com. As a busy parent, that’s one less thing you have to worry about.

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Office supplies

School shopping can be daunting, but with BJ’s great selection on office and school supplies, you could save tons. Since your kids will mostly need the same things every year, there’s nothing wrong with buying in bulk, and maybe even saving yourself a trip next year! Learn the key differences between BJ’s, Costco, and Sam’s Club.

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Tires

Along with great gas prices, you can buy and replace your tires at BJ’s for a fraction of what it would cost you at another automotive store. BJ’s can also replace them for you while you do your grocery shopping, saving you time and money.

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Charcoal and propane tanks

Keep the barbecue going all season long! Buying in bulk on bags of charcoal is way cheaper than purchasing smaller bags at your grocery store. BJ’s also offers refills on propane tanks. So, rather than buying a new one each time, bring in your tank to get refilled. You’ll save around $20 each time you do! Next, don’t miss these other 10 secrets no one tells you about shopping at BJ’s.

 

Originally Published on Taste of Home