Looking for more free stuff? Try the grocery game. Food, toiletries, cleaning supplies and the like can be a bit harder to track down and nab for free, but diligence and persistence do pay. As a result, you can stock your kitchen shelves with all sorts of free groceries.
Just for signing up…
Be the first to try Kraft products and get high-value coupons when you sign up for Kraft First Taste.
At PINCHme.com, you can choose products to test every two weeks. A turquoise box arrives in the mail. Try out your samples, then review them online. Past samples include Gevalia coffee, Suave lotion, organic chocolate bars or perfume. Products are available at noon Eastern time on Tuesdays. Act fast. Most items are gone within a hour.
Join P&G Brand Sampler and get a selection of free samples four times a year.
Pick up a free truffle every month in your local Godiva store. Sign up for Godiva Rewards.
Just for asking…
Sign up at Betty Crocker, Pillsbury and Live Better America (all three are part of General Mills) and get one free sample each month from brands such as Chicken Helper or Yoplait. All three sites offer the same items, with each limited to 10,000 samples, so check your inbox and act quickly to get yours.
Teavana is always brewing up a few teas at its store. Sip a sample.
Kroger Free Friday Download. Nearly every Friday, get a free full-size product. Just bookmark this site, visit on Fridays and download the item to your shopper card. You have two weeks to pick up the product, with the digital coupon automatically applied at checkout. Past giveaways include popcorn, shampoo, cat treats, salsa and toothpaste.
Whole Foods Market stores will always give you a taste of any of their prepared foods. If you want to sample or compare several products, even wrapped packages like a box of crackers, ask a team member, who will open them for you to try. Also, stores host quarterly “Cheese Nights” at which you can graze your way through several fancy fromages.
Trader Joe’s can satisfy your caffeine cravings. Stop into the grocery store and help yourself to a mini cup of coffee along with a bite of whatever is being promoted that day at the demo station.
Buy and get…
Get more dough for your “dough.” Entenmann’s Oroweat Bakery Outlets sell brand-name bread, pastries, cookies, sweet rolls, muffins from Mrs. Baird’s, Sara Lee, Bimbo and others, well below grocery store prices, with nothing more than three days old. Fresh items are discounted 20%, day-old even more. Buy $8 worth of merchandise and get a free item. Earn two free loaves of bread when you fill (spend about $40) your Bakery Outlet punch card. Find your nearest outlet here.
Looking for more freebies? Be sure to check out these stories: Get free food at restaurants. Get free stuff on your birthday. Know of a freebie we’ve missed? Be sure to drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.