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Presliced Produce

"Produce that has been presliced, prechopped, or diced for the consumer will cost on average 35 percent more than the whole vegetable or fruit. Shoppers are paying for convenience, but a task that takes no more than five minutes isn't worth paying more for.

"Opt to shop for produce at a local farmers market and buy only what's 'in season' to enjoy the lowest prices. Better yet, pop by a street vendor for the least expensive fruit and veggies."

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