If saving more money and eating healthier are part of your new year’s resolutions, the commissary has plenty of special in-store promotions and coupons to help, according to the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales.
“Your commissary is always here to help you and your family eat healthier and also save even more on all your favorite products,” said Tracie Russ, DeCA’s director of sales. “Whether it’s commissary store brands or national brands, we have what you need at prices that help extend your paycheck.”
Russ also encouraged patrons to check out www.commissaries.com for a treasure trove of recipes. The website offers access to the “Savings Center” for a sales flyer with current sales pricing and the “Thinking Outside the Box” section, which offers quick solutions for dietitian-approved and economical meal options. The Savings Center also has links to the Commissary Rewards Card, and information on featured promotional items, commissary store brands, links to coupons and more.
For patrons who want help making nutritious choices when they shop their commissary, DeCA offers the Nutrition Guide shelf sign program with color-coded labels that depict key nutrient attributes of low sodium, low fat, whole grain, no added sugar good source of fiber and organic.
Throughout January, DeCA’s industry partners – vendors, suppliers and brokers – are collaborating with commissaries to offer discounts beyond everyday savings. Overseas stores may have substituted events for certain promotional programs. Customers are asked to check their local commissary for details on dates and times for the following promotions:
“The Defense Commissary Agency sends out wishes to all of our military shoppers to have a healthy, safe and prosperous 2018,” Russ said. “Your commissary is always worth the trip year-round for the very best savings possible.”