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  • Extra 10% off clearance groceries

    Extra 10% off clearance groceries

    Blagged code on reduced 'past-best' (but safe to eat) items. Min order £22.50

    Expired

    If you go online to clearance site Approved Food* you can get an extra 10% off everything, including past-best-before (but safe-to-eat) groceries, when you enter the MSE Blagged code MSEJAN21 at the checkout, until 11.59pm on Wed 3 Feb.

    Delivery starts at £3 for up to 25kg, but varies depending on where you live and increases with the weight of your order, although there's an automatic discount if you spend over £55 (see 'More info' below). The discount code box will be on the right-hand side of the page after you've entered an address.

    We've also blagged some popular products that you can only get via our links – you won't find these searching the site normally – while stock lasts:


    'Best before' vs 'use by'

    While 'use-by' dates are an important health warning, 'best befores' are just a manufacturer's guidance of quality. It's perfectly legal to sell goods beyond a best-before date. However, as there's no hard-and-fast rule on how far beyond a best before it's still safe to eat products, you need to make that call yourself.

    While look and smell are important and often the best indicators, you can't always tell with packaged items such as these, especially as you won't be able to check each item before it's delivered to you. Though not everything's past its best and Approved Food tends to display the best-before date online for each product, so you'll know if what you're buying is out of date.

    What MoneySavers say about Approved Food

    Even though Approved Food has a Trustpilot score of 4.2/5, feedback on Approved Food is mixed. Some suggest bargains have recently become harder to find, and others say using the cheaper option for post makes it a much slower service. We've seen reports from users across our forum and Trustpilot that the food arrives well packaged and in good condition, and that the food itself is decent quality.

    See the MSE Forum for more feedback (good and bad), but do bear in mind that bad news usually travels faster and further.

    MSE Laura B says:

    There's a £22.50 minimum spend before the code can be applied, so it's only MoneySaving if you buy in bulk – so rather than replacing your normal supermarket shop, it's a way you can stock up on a few specific items you regularly buy when you spot them here at a heavily reduced price. It's a bit of a game, and you'll need to do your own research to find the best deals for you.

    For more tips, see our full guide to Cheap Supermarket Shopping.

    • How delivery works...

      For England, Wales and parts of Scotland:

      • £3 for 25kg and under.
      • £6 for more than 25kg but less than 50kg.
      • £9 or more than 50kg but less than 75kg.

      If you're spending over £55, £3 will automatically be deducted from the delivery cost at the checkout. 

      See Approved Food's website for a full breakdown of delivery charges.

      The code can only be used once per customer.

  • Extra 10% off clearance groceries, eg, 15p Walkers crisps, 18p Mars Bars, 30p Diet Coke

    Extra 10% off clearance groceries, eg, 15p Walkers crisps, 18p Mars Bars, 30p Diet Coke

    Blagged code on reduced 'past-best' items. Minimum order £22.50

    Expired

    If you go online to clearance site Approved Food* you can get an extra 10% off everything, including past-best-before (but safe-to-eat) groceries, when you enter the MSE Blagged code MSEJUL10 until 9am on Wed 15 Jul.

    We've also blagged some popular products that you can only get via our links – you won't find these searching the site normally – while stock lasts:

    • Walkers French Fries ready salted 21g* - six for £1, so 15p each with our code. Next cheapest we found, six for £1 (17p each) at Sainsbury's. 
    • Mars Bar 51g* - five for £1, so 18p each with our code. Next cheapest we found, four for £1.25 (31p each) at Asda.
    • Diet Coke 500ml* - three for 99p, so 30p each with our code. Next cheapest we found, £1.40 each at Tesco and Sainsbury's.
    • Heineken Premium lager 330ml* - 10 for £5, so 45p each with our code. Next cheapest we found, 12 for £7 (58p each) at Tesco. Please be Drinkaware.

    Delivery starts at £3 for up to 25kg, but varies depending on where you live and increases with the weight of your order, although there's an automatic discount if you spend over £55 (see 'More info' below). The discount code box will be on the right-hand side of the page after you've entered an address.

    MSE Laura B says:

    Not everything's past its best and Approved Food tends to display the best-before date online for each product, so you'll know if what you're buying is out of date.

    There's a £22.50 minimum spend before the code can be applied, so it's only MoneySaving if you buy in bulk – so rather than replacing your normal supermarket shop, it's a way you can stockpile specific items you regularly buy when you spot them here at a heavily reduced price. It's a bit of a game, and you'll need to do your own research to find the best deals for you.

    IMPORTANT: 'best before' vs 'use by'

    While 'use-by' dates are an important health warning, 'best befores' are just a manufacturer's guidance of quality. It's perfectly legal to sell goods beyond a best-before date. However, as there's no hard-and-fast rule on how far beyond a best before it's still safe to eat products, you need to make that call yourself. Look and smell are often the best indicators.

    What MoneySavers say...

    Even though Approved Food has a Trustpilot score of 4.2/5, feedback on Approved Food is mixed. Some suggest bargains have recently become harder to find, and others say using the cheaper option for post makes it a much slower service. See the MSE Forum for more feedback (good and bad), but do bear in mind that bad news usually travels faster and further.

    For more tips, see our full guide to Cheap Supermarket Shopping.

    • How delivery works...

      For England, Wales and parts of Scotland:

      • £3 for 25kg and under.
      • £6 for more than 25kg but less than 50kg.
      • £7 or more than 50kg but less than 75kg.

      If you're spending over £55, £3 will automatically be deducted from the delivery cost at the checkout. 

      See Approved Food's website for a full breakdown of delivery charges.

      If buying the Oh So Scrummy Gingerbread* for £1 (90p with our code), the cost of each gingerbread sold will go directly to an NHS charity.