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Lowes Foods: Cereal, apples, tomatoes & more!

Posted October 2, 2012


Lowes Foods has some very good produce deals this week as well as good buys on Multi-Grain Cheerios (35 cents per box!), Cocoa Puffs, Dole Fruit Smoothies and more! The 3-week coupons are also still valid, there is a new P&G pink cookware promo and some new bonus fuel rewards. These deals are good 10/3 through 10/9.

Lowes Coupon Policy Basics:

Doubles coupons .99 or less everyday

Doubles up to 20 coupons per day

Doubles up to 4 identical coupons (must have required product to go with each coupon)

BOGO sales ring up at half price. If you just buy one, it still rings up at half price and you can still use a coupon on it! I love that policy!

Reminder: You can now add digital coupons to your Lowes Foods Reward card by going to Lowesfoods.com. These coupons will not double.

The official Lowes Foods Coupon Policy can be found on their website HERE. Scroll down to see the policy once you get to their website.

Double Gas Rewards: From 10/3 through the end of the year, Lowes Foods is offering double gas rewards at Lowes Foods fuel centers and Wilco Hess gas stations. Save 10 cents per gallon for every $100 spent in-store with your Fresh Rewards Card.

Proctor & Gamble Pink Cookware Promotion is back: Purchase $30 of P&G products in one transaction and receive a pink cookware set from Good Cook’s Hope Line by mail. Offer valid 10/3 through 10/9. See ad for details. There are a number of coupons that match with the sales from the P&G insert last Sunday.

In-ad Store Coupons: The store coupons in the ad last week are still valid through October 16. You can couple these store coupons with manufacturer coupons for the same products. You can also use the same store coupon during the whole 3-week period. Just ask the cashier to give it back to you once he/she has scanned it.

Here are some of the deals using the store coupons:

Betty Crocker frosting or cake mix
Sale: Frosting is $1.50, Cake mix is $1.25
Store coupon: $2.00 off 2
Total for 2 cake mixes after store coupon = .25 each!

Betty Crocker desserts including cookie mix, brownie mix, dessert bars
Sale: $2.00
Store Coupon: $2 off 2 AND use Manufacturer coupon: .50/1 cookie pouch printable coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above
Savingstar coupon: .50/1 Betty Crocker cookie pouch Savingstar ecoupon credit
Total for 2 cookie mixes after store coupon and 2 of the .50 printable coupons and savingstar coupon = 2 for FREE!

Yoplait yogurt with granola or Go-Gurt
Sale: $2.50
Store coupon: $1/2
Manufacturer coupon: .75/1 Light with Granola coupon from 9/23 SS, .75/2 Go-gurt coupons from 9/9 SS
SavingStar coupon: .75/2 SavingStar e-coupon credit for Go-Gurt
Total for 2 of the Yoplait light with granola after store coupon and 2 of the .75/1 manufacturers coupons = .50 each

Betty Crocker fruit snacks
Sale: $2.50
Store coupon: $4 off 4
Manufacturer coupon: $1/2 printable coupon from BettyCrocker.com
Savingstar: .50/2 SavingStar ecoupon credit

Hamburger Helper
Sale: $1.50
Store coupon: $5 off when you buy 10 (.50 off each)
Manufacturer coupon: .75/3 9/9 and 8/19 SS

Chex Mix, 15 oz (the bigger bags)
Sale: $3.00
Store coupon: $2 off 2
Manufacturer coupon: .50/1 printable coupon available recently (I think on coupons.com), .50/2 from 9/9 SS
SavingStar coupon: .50/1 savingstar ecoupon credit
Total after store coupon, 2 of the .50/1 coupons, savingstar coupon = .75 each (a good price for these larger bags)

Pillsbury crescent rolls or sweet rolls
Store coupon: $1.00 off 4
Manufacturer coupons: $1/2 printable coupons on bettycrocker.com HERE
, .40/2 coupon from 9/9 SS for crescent rolls, .40/2 SavingStar.com ecoupon credit for sweet rolls, .50/2 Savingstar.com ecoupon credit when you buy crescent rolls

Pillsbury Grands
Sale: $1.50
Store coupon: $1.00 off 4
Manufacturer coupon: $1.00/3 printable coupon on bettycrocker.com, .40/3 coupon from 9/9 SS

Green Giant Steamers
Store coupon: $2 off 4 in-ad store coupon (not sure if Seasoned Steamers included)
Manufacturer coupon: .75/1 printable coupons were on coupons.com for the Seasoned Steamers if included
SavingStar: .75/1 Green Giant Seasoned Steamer e-coupon credit available at savingstar.com, .50/2 Savingstar coupon for regular Green Giant Steamers

Lowes Foods hot cocoa mix, 10 count, .99

Bonus Gas Rewards: There are a number of new bonus gas rewards for products including Pepsi and Frito Lay products, Del Monte canned veggies and fruits, Meow Mix, various dog food items and various Hershey candy bars. See add for details.

Fresh Rewards Offer: Lowes Foods sliced bacon, 12 oz., $1.77


Limes, 4 for $1

Gala apples, VA grown, .97/lb

Roma tomatoes, .97/lb

Garden salad, 12 oz., .97

Yellow onions, sweet, .97/lb

Mushrooms, 8 oz., .97

Bell peppers, .97

Green snap beans, VA grown, .97/lb


Boneless bottom round roast, $2.97/lb

Butterball turkey franks, 16 oz., BOGO for $1.60

Cooked Perfect meatballs, 14 oz., BOGO for $1.50

Mama Lucia meatballs, 25.6 oz, BOGO for $4.35 (makes them $2.72/lb)

Dairy & Frozen

Dole Fruit Smoothies shakers, 4 oz., $1.50 - .75/1 coupon from 9/9 SS = FREE

Dannon Danimals Crunchers, $2.50 - .75/1 coupon from 8/26 SS = $1.00

Cedar’s hommus, 12 oz., $1.99

Dr. Oetker frozen pizza, BOGO for $3 - $1 coupon from 9/9 SS = $2


General Mills cereal, select, BOGO for $1.85 for Multi-grain Cheerios, $1.93 for Cocoa Puffs
Coupons: .75/1 Multi-grain Cheerios coupon from Smart Shopper coupons in box above, .60/1 Cocoa Puffs from Pillsbury.com HERE , .50/1 Cocoa Puffs coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link in box above
Total for Multi-grain Cheerios with .75 coupon = .35
Total for Cocoa Puffs with .60 coupon = .73
There is also a .50 Cocoa Puffs SavingStar.com e-coupon credit available


Mardi Gras napkins, 250 count, $1.99 - .55 coupon from 9/16 RP = .89

Luvs diapers, 23 – 50 count, $6.99 - $1/2 coupon from 9/30 PG insert


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  • Nanee Lion Oct 6, 2012

    At my Lowe's in Clayton, the Dole Fruit Smoothies shakers are ringing up at $2.29, so not free. I showed the manager Faye's list and he refunded my money. The tag on the shelf was $2.29. I told them that Faye got her prices from Lowe's to go on the computer. I asked if they would check their computer but he just said to give it to me. You may want to watch your receipt before you leave the store.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Oct 3, 2012

    I was pleased to see that the Lowes Foods in Cary on Tryon and Cary Parkway had a good stock of the Multi-grain Cheerios, Betty Crocker cookie mix pouches (money maker with .60 printable and store coupon) and Yoplait yogurt with granola.

    My total before sales and coupons (including roma tomatoes) was $28.35 and I paid nothing! My balance after coupons was $2.58 and I used a Visa gift card from a Verizon phone rebate so I paid zero at the register! Thanks Lowes Foods!

  • Packy Oct 3, 2012

    lol @ katie1horton. That's exactly what we're still debating on the other thread... "share the deals, questions, etc"

  • katie1horton Oct 3, 2012

    Is the P&G deal before SALES AND COUPONS or just before COUPONS?

  • pss3 Oct 3, 2012

    I just did the P&G cookware deal at the Lowes Foods on hwy 50 outside of the 40/42 area. It is figured on sale prices BEFORE coupons. I bought 4 cascade action pacs and 4 head and shoulders shampoos. I used 4 $1/1 Cascade and 4 $2/1 Head and Shoulders from the 9/30 P&G insert. My OOP was $25.49 and the redemption form printed with my receipt. The date on the redemption form says it has to be post marked by 10/16 and received by 10/30 so this is different than last year's event (I think we had a six week period to earn the form and another 2-3 weeks to mail them in?).

  • TopCopWife Oct 3, 2012

    That might be the case for the whole program but you would be only able to use items purchased at Lowe's for this week. So there could be a chance that other stores are doing it a different week, like maybe HT next week. http://www.pgearlydetection.com

  • bcde Oct 3, 2012

    Actually the 'free' cookware displays were up yesterday and on the card you feel out to send in the promotion runs from the middle of September until the first part of November.