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Publix deals, Dec. 26-31

The top deals at the new Publix store in Cary this week include: Starbucks coffee, Perdue Shortcuts, Mission tortillas, Quaker instant oatmeal, hummus and feta cheese.

There’s also a generous gasoline gift card promotion -- spend $50 on groceries and pay $40 for a $50 gas card. That’s a 20 percent discount on gasoline.

Here are the highlights of this week’s promotions and coupon match-ups:

Senior discount: If you’re 60 or older, receive a 5 percent discount on Wednesdays.

Gas card promotion: Get a $50 gasoline gift card for $40 when you spend $50 on groceries. This is a great promotion if you’re planning on spending at least $50 on groceries this week because it amounts to a 20 percent savings on gasoline. The coupon is on the inside back cover of the Publix circular and is good Dec. 26-28.

Arnold Sandwich Thins: BOGO or $1.95 each

$1/2 9/7 SS1

= $1.45 each.

Perdue Shortcuts: BOGO or $2.50 each

.75/1 10/12 RP

= $1.75 each. Great deal.

Starbucks ground coffee (10-12 oz.): BOGO or $3.82 each

$2/2 11/23 SS

= $2.82 each. Fantastic deal!

No coupons required:

Avocado: $1 each.

Fuji or Red Delicious apples: $1.29 per pound.

Organic Gala apples: $1.99 per pound.

Publix salad blend or kit (5-12 oz. bag): $2.50.

Red potatoes: $2.99 for 5-pound bag.

Cherries: $3.99 per pound.

Clementines: $5.99 for 5-pound bag.

Boneless pork loin: $1.99 per pound.

Mama Lucia meatballs (20 oz.): BOGO or $2.25 each.

Publix cold cuts (7-9 oz.): $3.33 each.

Athenos crumbled feta cheese (3.5-4 oz.): BOGO or $1.60 each. Great deal.

Publix deli hummus (8 oz.): $1.99.

Alouette soft spreadable cheese (6.5 oz.): BOGO or $3 each.

Silver Floss saurkraut (16 oz.): BOGO or 80 cents.

Mission flour tortillas: BOGO or $1.20 each.

Publix Blackeye peas (16 oz.): $1.29.

Quaker Instant Oatmeal: BOGO or $1.50 each.