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Thrifty ‘markdown addict’ shoppers share their incredible discount grocery hauls

Thrifty grocery shoppers have taken to the Internet to share their incredible bargain hunting efforts, and how they purchase everyday products for a fraction of the price.

Among the hauls are household staples including meat, cheese, vegetables and yogurt, all laden with mark down stickers displaying their astonishingly low cost. 

One savvy buyer showed how she managed to buy a swag of meat for less than a dollar a packet. 

‘Went to Coles tonight to get bagels and milk and got home with this,’ she wrote. 

‘It’s the first time I’ve seen such cheap markdowns in my local Coles so I couldn’t resist.’ 

Thrifty grocery shoppers have taken to the Internet to share their incredible bargain hunting efforts, and how they purchase everyday products for a fraction of the price. One savvy buyer showed how she managed to buy a swag of meat for less than a dollar a packet

Online, shoppers congregate at the Markdown Addicts Australia Facebook page, where they rave about their winning discounts on often-pricey everyday buys 

Online, shoppers congregate at the Markdown Addicts Australia Facebook page, where they rave about their winning discounts on often-pricey everyday buys 

One happy customer managed to snag himself a selection of lamb cutlets from $1.76 per pack

One happy customer managed to snag himself a selection of lamb cutlets from $1.76 per pack

Online, shoppers congregate at the Markdown Addicts Australia Facebook page, where they rave about their winning discounts on often-pricey everyday buys. 

Among the buy were a dozen pork sausages for just 60c and steak fillet for just $1.8 each. 

Another user with a penchant for vegetables showed how she bagged enough stock to last for days, all at a fraction of their regular price. 

‘All for $8.63,’ she wrote beside a selection of celery, cauliflower and mixed salad. 

An ambitious chicken-loving thrifter made a serious statement, purchasing a dozen of its roasted variety.

Among the hauls are household staples including meat, cheese, vegetables and yogurt, all laden with mark down stickers displaying their astonishingly low cost 

Among the hauls are household staples including meat, cheese, vegetables and yogurt, all laden with mark down stickers displaying their astonishingly low cost 

An ambitious chicken-loving thrifter made a serious statement, purchasing a dozen of its roasted variety

An ambitious chicken-loving thrifter made a serious statement, purchasing a dozen of its roasted variety

The markdown madness comes after savvy shoppers revealed how you can save up to 99 per cent off food by looking out for discounted products at leading Australian supermarket stores

The markdown madness comes after savvy shoppers revealed how you can save up to 99 per cent off food by looking out for discounted products at leading Australian supermarket stores

‘Five chickens at $3.60, five chickens at $2.70,’ she wrote in the group. 

The markdown madness comes after savvy shoppers revealed how you can save up to 99 per cent off food by looking out for discounted products at leading Australian supermarket stores. 

From a boneless chicken roast for a measly 15c to $46.50kg for lamb fillets marked down to 12c per pack, it’s some of the ‘best before date’ products that go on sale.

Families are waiting for the right time to do their shop – as stores slash prices off perishables in a bid to sell whatever they can before binning it or donating to charities.

Mother-of-three Kimberley Bertram, from Sydney, told 9News she has been able to feed her family for under $5 per night simply by snapping up markdown items. 

One super-organised mother even raved about completing her Christmas shopping after purchasing all the presents at a discounted price. Here's her receipt to prove it

One super-organised mother even raved about completing her Christmas shopping after purchasing all the presents at a discounted price. Here's her receipt to prove it

One super-organised mother even raved about completing her Christmas shopping after purchasing all the presents at a discounted price. Here’s her receipt to prove it

Families are waiting for the right time to do their shop - as stores slash prices off perishables in a bid to sell whatever they can before binning it or donating to charities 

Families are waiting for the right time to do their shop – as stores slash prices off perishables in a bid to sell whatever they can before binning it or donating to charities 

The best times to snap up a bargain varies at every store, but usually the markdowns take place in the early afternoons or within one hour before closing time

The best times to snap up a bargain varies at every store, but usually the markdowns take place in the early afternoons or within one hour before closing time

This buyer managed to nab a slew of microwavable meals for just 60c a portion 

This buyer managed to nab a slew of microwavable meals for just 60c a portion 

The thrifty woman decided to launch Markdown Addicts Australia on Facebook to help tip off shoppers on where to find all the best savings and reduced clearance products across the country.

‘It happens in every store, you’ve just got to be there at the right time,’ she said 

And products are flying off the shelves, with customers sharing photographs of the bargain buys, including 48 cents on 2L of full cream milk – and a whole roast chicken for $3.60 down from $18.

Other discount items include 30 cents on fresh prepared salads, 85 per cent off cherries, a block of halloumi cheese for 49 cents, $12 prawns down to 24 cents and tubs of yoghurt for 6 cents.

The best times to snap up a bargain varies at every store, but usually the markdowns take place in the early afternoons or within one hour before closing time.

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