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5 Tips to Stay Healthy

In this time of uncertainty and disruption of our daily lives – we would like to pass on five tips for eating healthy and staying safe to our community and customers. You don’t need to look beyond your local Kent’s, we have you covered!

1.) As if you haven’t heard it enough lately, washing your hands and disinfecting your home and just about everything you touch is paramount to keeping germs at bay! Make this a daily, if not hourly practice in your daily routine. Kent’s is your one stop shop for hand wash, disinfecting wipes, and germ-killing cleansers.

2.) As more and more research emerges about how diet effects our health – it has never been more important to take a hard look at what you consume. Balanced diets rich in wholesome fruits and vegetables should be your first focus. The more colors of the rainbow you can add to your daily meals, the better! Health.gov recommends at least five servings of both combined in a day! Shop our fresh produce here:

3.) What about Organic? Kent’s offers an exclusive line of organic items from Full Circle Market – a brand that carries produce, meat, and poultry, dairy, deli, and baby items. Organic foods are grown from responsible, sustainable farms that do not use persistent pesticides. If you want to take your health to the next level without major expense – take a look at what we have to offer in organic products!

4.) Get in the kitchen! Prepare your own meals from scratch with the knowledge and empowerment that you know what you are putting in your body! We can make it easy on our customers to choose healthy meals while providing all the necessary ingredients! Kent’s offers recipes which in turn helps you with your shopping list!

5.) Vitamins and Supplements – we all know our bodies are deficient in some manner. With the instruction and guidance from your health care professional – ask what you could be taking to supplement a healthy diet to improve your health that much more! Kent’s offers a wide range of dietary vitamins and supplements to benefit children, adults, and the aging. Again – coordinate with a health care professional – then bring your list to Kent’s!

A Real Life Story About Digital Coupons

I am a real- life Kent’s Market customer…I am not a blogger nor do I have an internet following on social media.  I am just a regular shopper trying to save money on groceries while feeding my family.  Here is my experience with using the Kent’s Market website and their digital coupons.

Kents has made it really easy to set up an account online and begin using all their great tools.  Just go to kentsgrocery.com  to get started.  Set up your account and next time you need to login just put in your email and password!  The website has so much information…it even keeps track of your recent receipts and purchases! I am new to their digital coupons but I want to share my experience using them. I love Kent’s grocery store and have shopped there for about 12 years.  They have the best produce in town at the best prices and their meat department can’t be beat! Plus they have great customer service.  Kents is just a great home town grocery store…but they are really working on keeping up with what’s new in the marketing world. 

When you log in to the website there are three bars on the right side of the page – just click on that to bring up their menu.  Scroll down to ” digital coupons”.  Once you select digital coupons it brings up their coupon page where you can ‘clip away’!  Just scroll through the HUNDREDS of digital coupons and select the ones you want to add to your account.  

They are stored under your kickbacks rewards account and when you give the cashier your phone number they automatically are redeemed as the items are scanned at the register.  No need to fumble through your wallet for paper coupons!  It really was so easy! Plan your weekly meals around the items that are on sale in their Ad, plus use the digital coupons to really save money on your grocery bill.  

As you can see from my receipt I saved $21.40 on my total purchase using 18 digital coupons! Almost all the items I bought were already on sale in their weekly ad, and some were also an additional amount off using coupons I added online to my account! Double savings!!There were a few items I had digital coupons  for that I could not find in the store, but overall there were hundreds of coupons! You can select categories to help you find what you are looking for such as frozen foods, or dairy/ eggs/ cheese or paper/cleaning/home.  It stores all your added coupons under the tab ” My digital coupons”.  It also allows you to see what coupons you have redeemed or that are expired. 

I will be using Kent’s digital coupons from now on. It is so easy and so organized! Try it for yourself and see how much money you too can save! 


–A.S.– Perry 

Introducing Single Sign On

We’ve upgraded our website!

Planning for and saving on your grocery shopping has never been easier. The Kent’s team has been hard at work looking for ways to help you better use our website, app, digital ads and all the benefits and perks associated with them. Based on your feedback, we have made a variety of updates to each platform to help you have the best grocery shopping planning experience around.

What has changed on our website? The first time you visit our updated website, you’ll need to re-register your account so it can be updated to the one username and one password program and our new website experience. Don’t worry! You won’t lose any of your points, wallet credits or saved coupons as long as you use the same phone number connected to your original account. Once you log in, you can move from page to page without being asked to sign in again regardless if you’re checking your points or looking for coupons.

This makes managing your rewards account much easier. Once you are signed into the site, you can instantly see your points, special offers and other benefits of being a Kickbacks member.

Save more with digital coupons! The new digital coupons experience on the Kent’s website is easier than ever to use and is tied directly to your account. Coupons are now organized by category. When we have special events at the store, we’ll create a separate category for those coupons, making it simple to find the coupons that matter most to you. To use our digital coupons, simply visit the Digital Coupons section of our website, select the coupons you want, save them and then go shopping. Every coupon you add to your account is automatically applied when you check out so you don’t’ have to remember to clip them and bring them with you.

Digital Coupons

Extra savings? Yes, please! Kent’s offers hundreds of clip-able coupons that are available to you each week. We’ve made it easy and fast.  Learn how to do so below:

Website Coupon Clipping

Step 1: Login to your Kickback Account

Step 2: On our home page click on Digital Coupons

Step 3: Browse the ‘Digital Coupons Available’ tab to view the current offers

Step 4: Click on the blue plus sign or ‘View Details’ to learn more about the offers

Step 5: Click on the ‘Load to Perks Account’ button to add the digital coupon to your account

Step 6: Click on the ‘My Digital Coupons’ tab to view your saved coupons

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Continuity Offers

Make room in your refrigerator and freezer, because our new continuity offers are here to stay! Red Button Vintage Creamery lovers, and Food Club® yogurt fans, this is the deal for you. Read more below on how to get your free ice cream and yogurt!

Red Button Vintage Creamery

Mix and match the delicious Red Button Ice Cream and Gelato offerings to gain your free reward. When you buy 10 cartons, you get the 11th free!

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Food Club® Yogurt

For those of you who eat yogurt for breakfast everyday, here is the perfect deal for you. When you buy 10 Blended or Light Yogurts, you get the 11th free! The deal also works for our Greek Yogurts as well, but are not able to be mixed and matched.

You must enter your rewards phone number at checkout with each purchase you make to gain the qualifying FREE item.

Visit our Weekly Ad to check out the rest of our current deals!

Healthy Eating in 2020

Healthy Eating in 2020

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Making healthy eating a “resolution” can be tricky! It seems easy to tell yourself at the beginning of the year that you are going eat healthier and make some big changes! But soon you realize that “resolution” has faded away and you are back to your old ways.

Instead of making a resolution why not make a life style change? Taking away the deadline of a resolution can help reduce the stress and pressure of this big change in your life! Here are a few ways to get you started on the right track!

  • Meal Prep: Take any day of the week (preferably Sunday) and set aside about an hour to prep your meals for the week. It may seem daunting at first but once you have ready made meals you will thank yourself! Meal prepping cuts out the urge to eat out and will in turn save money. Win, Win!!
  • Prep your fruits and vegetables: How many times have you got home from the grocery store and just threw your fruits and vegetables in the refrigerator and forgotten about them? Don’t let those go to waste! You are more likely to eat them when they are prepped and ready for you! When you get home, wash and cut them up! Place them in little bags or containers! Boom! Ready to eat!
  • Eat Naked: No… I don’t mean that eating while naked. I mean, eat foods that don’t come packaged. Fruits, vegetables, fresh meats from the deli, nuts and seeds that you can buy in bulk!
  • Invest in a good blender. Smoothies are a really good way to get a nice treat without all of the sugar! Plus, you can add vegetables like spinach and carrots to make it extra healthy without even tasting it! You can also meal prep smoothies! Have them in the freezer and ready to just dump into the blender! Time saving and healthy! Can’t go wrong there!
  • Read the labels: Make sure you are reading the labels of what you are buying! Look for whole ingredients. And, the less ingredients the better!!

Grocery Shopping from my Bed

Grocery Shopping from my Bed


I never thought the day would come when I could snuggle into my big cozy bed, throw the covers over myself, and do a whole month’s worth of… yep… you guessed it, GROCERY SHOPPING! There was absolutely no hesitation when grocery pick-up became available to me! I jumped on that train in less than a heartbeat!


I’m a mom of two young boys and a wife to a husband who works a lot of crazy hours. So, that leaves me to do most of the household chores. I can handle the dishes, the endless amounts of laundry, the mopping, and the constant picking up. I can handle the vacuuming and the dusting. I can even tackle the lawn in record time. But grocery shopping is the most dreaded chore of all.

You can say I’m a little “type A” especially when it comes to grocery shopping. I still write lists in the order of where the items are located in the store, starting with the outside aisles and working my way in. I like things to be neat, organized, and smooth sailing. But add two boys (ages 5 and 3) to the mix and it is just a recipe for disaster! Might as well rip the list up in the car before entering the store. Because it’s guaranteed that I will forget at least 3 of those items! Hot mess mom coming through.

My kids are (mostly) well behaved but there is just something about entering the market that turns them into complete monsters. I may have been a little naive when they were younger, thinking… “This will get easier the older they get.” Believing they would be able to walk nicely beside me while I calmly stroll the aisles. I imagined they would not hang off of the grocery cart like little monkeys, or running down aisles, or touching everything in their sight. Not whining and begging to buy everything with a sugar content higher than the temperature outside (ok, a little exaggeration, but really… they aren’t begging for that broccoli in the produce aisle). Nope. No such luck for me. Grocery shopping with two boys has become an Olympic sport for myself. I have come out of the market after an hour feeling like I just ran a marathon. Please tell me I’m not the only one who has felt this way?

So, you can imagine my excitement when I heard you can actually order groceries online and pick them up at a time you reserve!  This has been a huge life-saver! I can get my boys off to bed at night, sit in a quite home and add groceries to my cart with the click of a mouse. The process is so simple and very organized! Right up my ally!!

I have had people ask me if I would trust some random person to pick out my meat and produce. My answer: absolutely! I like to shop LOCAL and most small markets offer a produce guarantee. So, that is just a no brainer! I have yet to receive a bad order of produce or meat! In fact, I would say they do a better job than myself, I mean… they are the experts, right?

The best part of grocery pick-up is, well, the pick-up!! I have the option to go into the store or have my groceries delivered to my car. I like to save myself the car-seat shuffle (moms… you get me?) and have them brought out to me! I’m always greeted with warm and friendly customer service, which is always a plus! They place my groceries in my car and I’m off. You just can’t beat a 10-minute grocery trip! Am I right?  What a pleasant experience! So, whether you are a mom or not I highly recommend giving it a try! I think you will be surprised by how enjoyable and time efficient grocery shopping can actually be!

Choosing the Best Produce

Choosing the best fruits or vegetables at the market shouldn’t be a mystery! Take the guess work out when you are shopping and follow these simple guidelines to pick the best of our favorite summer-time produce!

– Watermelons – Pick one that sounds hollow. You don’t want a ping (underripe) or a thud (overripe).

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– Avocados, Peaches and Nectarines- choose firm, no bruising, nice colors. A little softer can be good though, as it will be a little sweeter.

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– Cantaloupe – Look for a firm button, and you want to be able to smell the actual melon when you bring it close to your nose.

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– Cherries – Darker color means sweeter. Look for firmer ones.

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– Pineapple – It’s all about the color! Pineapples do not ripen after they are harvested, so the more yellow, the riper. Get a grip on the stem, if it’s very easy to pull out, it’s overripe. Too hard, underripe. Find a good middle ground.

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And, if you have any hesitations, feel free to ask any of our produce experts! We are sure to lead you into the right direction and always happy to help!

A few simple tricks to help you save money at the grocery store.

By Andrea Nay

In today’s world it seems the cost of everyday items keep going up, while our wages are staying the same. It is essential to save money where we can to maintain financial stability. Food is a huge one. We have to eat. There is just no way around that. Finding ways to save money in the grocery store can significantly cut everyday costs! Here are a few tricks to help you start saving today.

  • BUY IN BULK

When food items with a long shelf life go on sale, stock up! Buy items that you like and are sure to use! If you have a lot of freezer space, buying meats and vegetables in bulk while they are on sale is an excellent idea!

  • MAKE A GROCERY LIST AND A PLAN BEFORE GOING TO THE STORE!

When you head into the grocery store without a plan or a list you are more likely to buy random items that you don’t actually need. Making a list will help keep you on the right track and only buying the essentials. And, in turn, saving a lot of money!

  • UTILIZE LOYALTY PROGRAMS

Many grocery stores offer loyalty programs that you can sign up for to get items at a discount price! These programs don’t take a lot of time to sign up for but they can sure save you a lot of money!! Sign up for the programs!!

  • BONUS

Apps such as IBOTTA are a great way to get some cash back!! IBOTTA is a free app that offers coupons and cash back on thousands of products. Shoppers earn by performing easy tasks, purchasing products, then providing proof of purchase (your receipt). It really is THAT simple!! Shopper Radar is also a great app, earn cash back just by shopping! Download the apps…because, who doesn’t love getting free cash for shopping??  

  • SHOP SEASONALLY

Fruits and vegetables that are in season are typically less expensive than those that are not. Plan your meals with items that are in season to be sure you are saving every time.  

  • BUY STORE BRANDS

This is undoubtedly one of the best ways to save! Unless there is a sale going on, the generic brand is almost always cheaper. A lot of times, some store brands are actually produced by national brand companies. Which means you are buying basically the same product at a fraction of the price!

Grocery Savings In The Digital Age

Grocery Savings In The Digital Age

Technology has changed the way we shop… seriously! Gone are the days of the ad in the sunday paper. (We know you loved those, so RIP!)

Saving money on groceries in a digital age can seem daunting. But there are SO many tools out there that make it easy. And if you play your cards right, you can save some big $$ at the register.

We’re going to let you in on a few secrets that we’ve found:

Use apps like Ibotta and Savingstar

These apps are great ways to save money on many common items at the grocery store. Manufacturers now use platforms like these to push their coupons for items they are trying to promote. Using them is pretty easy. Just setup an account, select a coupon online, then shop at your favorite store. When you use the apps in conjunction with your Kent’s Kickbacks Phone Number, the proof of purchase goes automatically to the manufacturer, and you receive money in your account almost immediately! You can cash out when you reach a certain threshold, usually $20. This is like free money!

Find Ads Online

Many retailers, including Kent’s Market, post their ads online. Not online that, but they will often post extra deals for online shoppers. Because they save money on advertising costs by having you find them on the internet, rather than printing and sending to you, you’ll often find great deals on online-online sales. Be sure to sign up weekly emails or follow your favorite store on social media.

Online Loyalty and Digital Coupons

Many grocers now have loyalty programs that tie to customer specific offers, similar to the Kent’s Kickbacks program. These are great ways for you to find offers that are custom to you! You can clip digital coupons online, add them to your account, then use your loyalty phone number when checking out and the savings will roll off your purchase automatically! To make it even sweeter, most rewards programs will give you a % back on your purchase. Access your account balances, coupons, etc on online portals like Kent’s Grocery Kickbacks portal.