Posts Tagged "banana box groceries"

Salvage Food Cost Breakdown

By on Mar 23, 2015 in Purchasing | 0 comments

Are you looking for wholesale salvage food? sometimes referred to as banana box groceries, large big box grocery stores liquidate food items for several reasons including nearing expiration, expired, nearing freshness dating, or simply because an item is not selling well. This stock can be purchased by the pallet containing banana boxes for a fraction of original...

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Salvage Food Reader Question

By on Mar 20, 2011 in Questions | 0 comments

We have a question today from a blog reader who purchased their first load of salvage food; his name is Antonio, and he writes: “Hello, I have been reading your blog for sometime now and I have a question about our first 12 pallets of salvage food we bought last week. Let me give you a little background information about our business…My wife has owned a trendy...

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Open a Salvage Food Store With One Load

By on Jan 9, 2011 in Opening a Store | 2 comments

I was reviewing available loads of salvage food and the question came up from one of our blog readers: Is it possible to start a salvage food grocery store with a single load of product? The short answer is yes, it is certainly possible depending on the size of the load you purchase and its mixture of merchandise. Most loads of banana box salvage food come...

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Visiting Salvage Food Stores

By on Dec 30, 2010 in Opening a Store | 0 comments

Over the holidays my family visited relatives down in the Bay Area, which has been a tradition for us for many years. I took the opportunity before Christmas to visit a couple of Salvage food grocery stores to check out their operations. I like to assume I am a local customer and try to find out what I like and don’t like about a particular store. The first...

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Interview with a Salvage Food Retailer

By on Dec 6, 2010 in Opening a Store | 0 comments

I spent some time with a friend who opened a salvage grocery store down in Sacramento, CA asking a few informative questions. I think her answers are not only revealing, but will inspire some of you who are thinking about getting into this business. Take a listen: When did you open your store and how is business for you in the current economy? Our store opened the...

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