Whole Foods is a place where you can buy a $93.00 truffle. It's also a place that sells asparagus water, which is exactly what you think it is.
So, suffice it to say, Whole Foods is not really the everyman's grocery store.
But all of that changes today.
Back in June, Amazon purchased Whole Foods for $13.7 billion.
The deal finally closed today, which meant that prices on several food items have dropped dramatically.
We know what you’re thinking. You may be assuming that the “deals” are actually no big whoop and you’re still going to end up paying through the nose for basic food items like a pre-peeled orange.
Well, you might be surprised! Here are the specific Whole Foods items you can save money on today.
(Note: the prices listed in this article apply specifically to a store in Brooklyn, but you can expect very similar pricing across all Whole Foods stores.)
Whole Trade Bananas — save $0.30
Old Price: $0.79/pound
New Price: $0.49/pound
Time to make some banana splits! And banana bread! And banana smoothies! At under 50 cents a pound, we should just go ahead and start putting bananas in everything.
Lean Ground Beef — save $4.00
Old Price: $10.99/pound
New Price: $6.99/pound
That price is for the local grass-fed beef. If you switch to regular ol’ lean ground beef, you’ll spend only $4.99/pound.
We do not recommend just putting a couple basil leaves in the meat and serving it raw, however.
Avocados — save $1.01
Old Price: $2.50 each
New Price: $1.49 each
This is a pretty good deal and all, but who the heck was spending $2.50 per avocado?! We thought that guy who said millennials can’t afford houses due to their avocado toast habit was whack, but if people were spending FIVE DOLLARS ON TWO AVOCADOS, his whole thesis starts to make a little more sense. Anyway, now you can buy avocados and a house, because they’re way cheaper.
Brown eggs — save $0.30
Old Price: $4.29/dozen
New Price: $3.99/dozen
You can’t make an omelet without breaking a few eggs, but you can make one without breaking the bank. Now is the time to master that soufflé recipe you’ve had your eye on all these years.