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For the last 5 years I make an annual survey of the three cheapest grocery stores I go to. This allows me to plan my shopping to take advantages of the best prices, and to better recognize whether a sale is a genuine savings or not. I learned several interesting things: 1. Prices were all over the place. Meat went up, overshadowing savings on fruits and vegetables. The more processed the food, the more the prices went up; plainer food prices went down. Overall, more prices went down than up, but the savings did not amount to much when you averaged them out - less than $1 on m