We went on location at PCC Natural Market in Seattle’s Greenlake neighborhood to find examples of bulk-bin bargains. These items may be equally well-priced at your natural foods store, so check them out.

Food

Packaged

Bulk

Organic maple syrup

$7.39/pint

$4.99/pint

Thick-cut oats

$1.24/lb. (nonorganic)

$0.86/lb. (organic)

Brown Sugar

$0.99/lb.

$0.88/lb.

Organic unbleached white flour

$0.96/lb.

$0.58/lb.

Total Cost

$10.58

$7.31

Total Savings:

$3.27 (about 30%)