October

Sales/Deals:
Halloween promos
Candy
Cookies
Baking season begins
Baking chocolate chips
Fruitcake/candied fruit
nuts

Fall promos
Apples
Pumpkins (fresh)

Pet products, food

Car care products

The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) is celebrates the annual October Frozen Food Festival; look for many stores featuring special prices and promotions on America’s favorite frozen food brands.

Daylight Savings time ends promos-
Batteries, smoke alarms, safety equipment, alarm clocks

Clearance items:
“last year” flavors of holiday foods – time to clear the shelves for new products and packaging…

Occasions:
Columbus Day
National Children’s Day
World Food Day/UN and UNICEF
Halloween
Daylight Savings time ends

Other Promotions this month:
Adopt a Shelter-Dog Month
Fire Prevention Week (10/5 – 10/11)
German-American Day
Pledge Across America/Reading/School Celebration
National Animal Safety and Protection Month
National Apple Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Chili Month
National Cookie Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Dessert Month
National Pizza Month
National Pork Month
National Pretzel Month
National Seafood Month

Produce in Season:
Almonds ~ Peak
Apples ~ Peak
Artichokes ~ Peak
Arugula ~ New
Basil ~ Waning
Beans, Fresh Shelling ~ Waning
Beans, Green ~ Waning
Beet Greens ~ New
Beets ~ New
Broccoli ~ New
Brussels Sprouts ~ New
Cabbages ~ New
Cardoon ~ Peak
Celeriac/Celery Root
Chard ~ New
Chestnuts ~ Peak
Cranberries ~ New
Daikon ~ New
Eggplant ~ Waning
Escarole ~ New
Fuerte Avacado ~ New
Fuyu (Firm) Persimmons
Garlic ~ Waning
Haas Avacado ~ Waning
Hachiya (Soft) Persimmon
Kale
Kohlrabi
Kumquat ~ New
Lemons ~ New
Lettuce ~ New
Orange, Valencia ~ Waning
Parsley ~ New
Parsnip
Pears, Bosc ~ New
Pears, Comice ~ New
Peppers, Hot ~ Waning
Peppers, Sweet ~ Waning
Pistachios ~ Peak
Pomegranate ~ Peak
Potatoes
Potatoes, Sweet ~ New
Pumpkin ~ Peak
Quince ~ Peak
Radish ~ New
Raspberries ~ Waning
Rutabaga ~ New
Spinach ~ New
Squash, Winter ~ Peak
Tomato ~ Waning
Turnip Greens ~ New
Turnips ~ New
Walnut ~ New
Yams ~ New
Zutano Avacado ~ New

 

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