How Much Money Can You Save at Costco?

How Much Money Can You Save at Costco?

TJ

Here are some updates to my original October post.

In previous grocery haul posts, I would show the savings at Costco for the items I purchased. Here is a complete list with price comparisons.  


Costco Savings

Product Costco Price Size Price at Other Store Size Overall Savings
Almonds $10.49 40 oz. ($0.262 per oz.) $7.99 (Whole Foods Market) 16 oz. ($0.499 per oz.) $9.48
Bananas $1.29 3 lb./$0.43 per oz. $0.44 (Aldi) 1 lb./$0.44 per lb. $0.03
Bread - Dave's Killer $7.99 2 loaves ($3.995 per loaf) $4.99 (Target) 1 loaf ($4.99 per loaf) $1.99
Bread - Udi's Gluten Free Multigrain $8.99 2 loaves ($4.495 per loaf) $5.29 (ShopRite) 1 loaf $1.59
Brown Sugar $4.79 7 lb.   ($0.684 per lb.) 1.29 (Aldi) 32 oz.   ($.645 per lb.) - $0.27
Butter $8.99 4, 16 oz./$2.247 ea. $2.50 (Aldi) 16 oz. $1.01
Cashews $14.69 40 oz. ($0.367 per oz.) $12.99 (Aldi) 30 oz. ($0.466 per oz.) $2.63
Cheese - Jarlsberg $8.39 32 oz./$0.262 per oz. $7.99 (ShopRite) 16 oz./ $0.499 per oz. $7.59
Cheese - Sharp Cheddar $6.99 32 oz. ($0.218 per oz.) $1.69 (Aldi) 8 oz. ($0.211 per oz.) - $0.23
Cheese - Sliced Havarti $5.99 on sale 32 oz. or 32 slices ($0.187 per 1 oz. slice) $2.29 (Aldi) 7 oz. or 10 slices ($0.327 per oz. or $0.229 per slice) $1.33
Ciabatta Rolls $3.99 16 count ($0.249 ea.) $2.99 (ShopRite) 4 count ($0.747 ea.) $7.97
Flour - King Arthur $12.99 25 lb./$0.519 per lb. $3.39 (Target) 5 lb./ $0.878 per lb. $3.96
Goldfish $8.79 58 oz. ($0.151 per oz.) $7.79 (Target) 30 oz. ($0.259 per oz.) $6.27
Grilled Chicken Patties $7.99 12 ct./ $0.665 ea. $7.49 (Applegate Farms/ShopRite) 4 ct./ $1.87 ea. $14.48
Nut Bars $15.69 30 ct. ($0.523 ea.) 4 for $23.00 on sale (KindBars/ShopRite) 4 boxes, 6 ea. ($0.958 ea.) $13.06
Organic Animal Crackers $9.99 64 oz. ($0.156 per oz.) $3.99 (ShopRite) 16 oz. ($0.249 per oz.) $5.97
Organic Blueberries (Frozen) $7.49 3 lb. ($0.156 per oz.) $8.49 (Whole Foods Market) 32 oz. ($0.265 per oz.) $5.25
Organic Brown Rice $10.59 on sale 12 lb.   ($0.883 per lb.) 2.89 (Aldi) 28 oz.   ($.103 per oz.) $9.22
Organic Cereal - Nature's Path Heritage Flakes $7.99 44 oz. ($0.181 per oz.) $6.49 (Target) 28 oz. ($0.231 per oz.) $2.98
Organic Chickpeas, Roasted $4.79 on sale 18 oz. ($.266 oz.) $4.49 $3.15 on sale (Whole Foods Market) 5 oz. ($0.898 $0.63 per oz.) $11.37 $6.55 ea. (3 @ $19.65)
Organic Maple Syrup $10.99 32 oz./$0.343 per oz. $15.99 (Wholesome Pantry/ShopRite) 32 oz./ $0.499 per oz. $5.00
Organic Mixed Vegetables (Frozen) $7.99 5 lb. ($1.598 per lb.) $1.99 (Aldi) 16 oz.   ($1.99 per lb.) $1.96
Organic Mushrooms $4.79 24 oz. ($0.199 per oz.) $3.09 (Whole Foods Market) 8 oz. ($0.386 per oz.) $4.48
Organic Oatmeal $7.59 80 oz. ($0.094 per oz.) $5.29 (Whole Foods Market) 42 oz. ($0.129 per oz.) $2.48
Organic Peanut Butter $9.99 2, 28 oz. ($0.178 per oz.) $6.49 (Target) 28 oz. ($0.231 per oz.) $2.98
Organic Pineapple (Frozen) $7.99 4 lb. ($1.997 per lb.) $2.99 (Whole Foods Market) 10 oz. ($0.299 per oz.) $11.14
Organic Pumpkin Seeds $8.99 22 oz./$0.408 per oz. $3.99 (Whole Foods Market) 8 oz./$0.498 per oz. $1.98
Organic Quinoa & Rice $10.89 6, 8.5 oz./$1.815 ea. Must by 6 for $11.99/$1.998 ea.(ShopRite) 8.5 oz. $1.10
Organic Ravioli - Rana $7.99 on sale 36 oz. ($0.221) $6.49 (Whole Foods Market) 22 oz. ($0.295 per oz.) $2.63
Organic Spinach $3.89 16 oz.   ($0.243 per oz.) $4.99 (Whole Foods Market) 16 oz.   ($0.311 per oz.) $1.10
Organic Strawberries $7.49 2 lb. ($3.745 per lb.) $3.49 (Aldi) 1 lb. ($3.49 per lb.) - $0.51
Organic Strawberries - Frozen $9.69 4 lb. ($0.151 per oz.) $7.49 (Whole Foods Market) 32 oz. ($0.234 per oz.) $5.29
Organic Strawberry Preserves $6.99 42 oz. /$0.166 per oz. $2.39 (Aldi) 11 oz./$0.374 ea. $2.13
Organic Tomato Paste $5.99 12, 6 oz. cans ($0.499 per can) $0.79 (Trader Joe's) 6 oz.   ($0.79 per can) $3.49
Organic Tortilla Chips $4.99 40 oz. ($0.124 per oz.) $2.99 (Target) 12 oz. ($0.249 per oz.) $4.97
Organic Vegetable Potstickers $10.59 48 oz. or approx. 68 pieces/$0.155 ea. $2.99 (Whole Foods Market) 8 oz. or 8 pieces/$0.374 ea. $14.82
Peanuts $5.59 80 oz. ($0.069 per oz.) $1.00 (DollarTree) 10 oz. ($0.10 per oz.) $2.41
Peppers sold by the count, sizes vary $7.49 6 ct./ $1.248 ea. $3.29 (Aldi) 3 ct./ $1.096 ea. - $0.91
Pizza - Frozen, Cheese $9.99 4 ct. (16.95 oz. ea.)/ $2.497 ea. or $0.147 oz. $2.19 ea. (Aldi) 14.5 oz. ea./ $0.151 per oz. $0.25 based on per oz.
Pizza - Frozen, Gluten Free $15.99 52.5 oz. 3 ct./$5.33 ea. or $0.304 per oz. $5.29 (Aldi) 10 oz./$5.29 ea. or $0.529 per oz. $11.78 calculated per oz.
SkinnyPop $3.99 on sale 14 oz. ($0.285 per oz.) $4.39 (Target) 6.7 oz. ($0.655 per oz.) $5.18
Tortilla Chips - Food Should Taste Good $3.89 on sale 28.8 oz. ($0.135 per oz.) $4.99 (ShopRite) 11 oz. ($0.453 per oz.) $9.17
Tortilla Chips - Late July $4.09 on sales 28 oz./$0.146 per oz. $3.00 on sale (ShopRite) 11 oz./ $0.272 per oz. $3.54