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Be careful not to order 550 pounds of salami

While waiting in line at the local Meztgerei (butcher’s shop), an American woman in front of me ordered 250 kilograms of salami.

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What you need to know about basic German grocery items

Grocery shopping off base can be one of the most intimidating experiences after moving to Germany. Here's what you need to know about purchasing...

Understanding the Bio label

If you shop on the German economy, you may have noticed the “Bio” symbol on some products. This label simply means that the product is organic.

An intro to grocery shopping on the German economy

Shopping on the economy can be very intimidating, especially if you have not been in Germany very long.

Tips for shopping in Germany

Here are a few important tips to keep in mind when grocery shopping on the German economy. 

Case lot, 'back to school'

August promotions yield savings for commissary patrons.
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