When it comes to purchasing name brands vs. store brands we justify trading our hard-earned dollars for better quality products. Surprise – you were wrong. Sorry-not-sorry!
After much research, we can reveal a list of store name products that are actually the same quality as the brand name products – the only difference being they are 20% – 50% less expensive. This is the list you want to take shopping!
So how can you be sure that you are receiving the same quality you wonder? Because the products are made by the same manufacturer just packaged differently. They are manufactured and brought to market just like the big brands sitting next to them on store shelves. So here is the list that’s going to reveal it all – you are welcome.
Save Money at Trader Joe’s
When you are shopping at Trader Joe’s be pleasantly aware that their own label products are made inside the big brand name factories as they do not have their own factory. Which means the same quality and big savings when you buy Trader Joe’s label products. Check out the list below for comparable items:
- Trader Joe’s Pita Chips with Sea Salt are comparable to Stacy’s Simply Naked pita Chips
- Trader Joe’s Organic Vegetarian Chili is identical to Amy’s Organic Medium Chili
- Trader Joe’s Organic Shells and White Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese tastes near identical to Annie’s Organic Shells & White Cheddar Macaroni
Tips for saving at Walmart
When you are shopping at Walmart the Great Value label products are made by big food corporations. Here are two very everyday food products by Great Value you can purchase without compromising on quality!
- Walmart’s Great Value brand peanut butter is manufactured by ConAgra Foods who also make Peter Pan Peanut Butter.
- Walmart’s Great Value White bread is made in the same bakery as Sara Lee
- Great Value Pure Cane Sugar instead of Imperial Sugar Pure Cane Sugar.
Costco Brand Name Bargains
When you are shopping at Costco look out for Kirkland Signature Products.
- Kirkland Signature batteries are actually made by
- Kirkland Signature French Vodka is made in the same warehouse as Grey Goose Vodka.
- Kirkland Signature Coffee varieties are roasted by
- Kirkland Signature Tuna is supplied by Bumble Bee Foods.
- Kirkland Signature Pet Food varieties are made by Diamond Pet Foods.
So, next time you hit the shops – be sure to look out for these store-branded products to save you money without compromising on quality.