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Food Lion deals, Oct. 16-22

Food Lion has good coupon deals this week on Campbell’s soup, Betty Crocker cake mix and frosting, Pepsi brand 6-packs, Birds Eye Voila, Seattle’s Best cofee and All laundry detergent.

Without coupons, look for nice deals on green peppers, red potatoes, tangarines and Gala apples.

Keep reading for all this week's top deals and coupon match-ups.

Food Lion shopping tips:

*Food Lion stores in the Triangle accept an unlimited number of coupons per order. Coupons are accepted at face value. No more than 10 identical coupons are accepted per order.

*Be sure to scan your loyalty card at the coupon kiosk near the front door. A sheet of coupons will print each day you shop. These coupons may NOT be stacked with manufacturer coupons, according to Food Lion policy.

*Sign up for weekly emails to receive additional store coupons.

*BOGO sale items ring up at half-price so you don't have to buy both items to get the discount. You may use a coupon on each BOGO item you purchase.

Holiday Dinner Promotion: Through Nov. 26, spend $40 or more in a visit and receive a ticket toward a free holiday dinner. Collect six different weekly tickets and you'll receive a $20 coupon.

Hunger Relief Day at the State Fair: Get free admission to the State Fair on Thursday, Oct. 24, when you donate five cans of store brand food.

Coupon match-ups:

Betty Crocker cake mix or frosting: $1.25

.85/2 printable on BettyCrocker.com or Pillsbury.com

.75/2 9/29 SS

.75/2 SavingStar.com credit

= as low as 45 cents each. Nice deal.

Campbell’s Chicken Noodle or Tomato soup: 69 cents

.40/4 9/8 or 10/6 SS1

= 59 cents each. Good deal.

Pepsi 6 packs (16-16.9 oz.): $2 (an excellent price on its own)

$2/2 tearpad coupons spotted at Food Lion and Lowes Foods stores around the Triangle

= $1 each! Fantastic deal.

Birds Eye Voila: $2.99

$3/2 printable coupon

= $1.49 each. Great deal.

All laundry detergent (50 oz. liquid or 24-count Mighty Pacs) $2.99

$1/1 9/29 RP

.75/1 8/25 RP

= as low as $1.99. Nice deal.

Quaker Chewy Granola Bars: 2/$5

$1/2 9/29 RP

= $2 each. An Ok price.

Pop Secret microwave popcorn 6-pack: BOGO or $2.60 each

.50/2 9/8 RP

= $2.35 each. That’s 39 cents per bag.

Seattle’s Best coffee (12 oz.): $4.99

$2/1 printable coupon on Facebook

$2/1 printable coupon

= $2.99. Nice deal.

No coupons required:

Red potatoes (5 lbs.): $2.99. That’s 60 cents per pound. Very nice deal.

Green peppers: 69 cents each. Nice deal.

White onions: 89 cents per pound.

Tangeries (3 lbs.): $2.99. Nice deal.

Gala apples (3 lbs.): $2.99. Very good deal.

Red seedless grapes: $1.29 per pound. A little over my $1 per pound target price.

Roma tomatoes: $1.39 per pound. Good price.

Sliced mushrooms (8 oz.): $1.69.

Carving pumpkins (large): $4.99.

Whole chickens: 99 cents per pound. A decent deal, though you can frequently get these for about 69 cents per pound.

Boston butt steaks: $1.89 per pound in the value pack.

My Essentials frozen vegetables (32 oz.): $1.97. Nice deal on this larger size bag.

Green Giant canned vegetables (14.5-15.25 oz.): 79 cents.

Food Lion Fruit Bowls (4 pack): $1.79.

Ragu pasta sauce: $1.50. Buy 2, get a FREE 16 oz. My Essentials pasta. That ends up being $1 per item, which is a pretty good deal.

Planters Nutrition peanut butter (12 oz.): $3.19. Buy 1, get a FREE loaf of My Essentials white bread.

My Essentials long grain rice (3 lb.): $1.97.

Cheez-It Crackers: BOGO or $2 each.

My Essentials grape jelly (32 oz.): $1.76.

Arnold Whole Grain Classic breads (24 oz.): BOGO or $2.15 each.