Last Updated on December 27, 2021 by Laura Ritterman
Yes, FreshCo has a limited price matching system. This being said they do use other prices on the market as a guide to set their prices and although they promise to price match items lower, that means 1 cent lower than the item you’re trying to price match.
The rest of the article will go into detail about the price adjustment policy of FreshCo, answer frequently asked questions regarding FreshCo’s price adjustment policy, let you know if FreshCo is the company you should shop at.
Does FreshCo Price Match?
Yes, FreshCo does have price matching, but it is limited. FreshCo does have price matching for 2 identical products/flavors, and they price match a select few of the major supermarket competitors.
FreshCo updated their policy in 2020 to start only accepting price matches from Food Basics, Walmart, No Frills and Real Canadian SuperStore. You’re required to price match within 7 days of purchase.
FreshCo Price Adjustment Policy in 2022
You can find FreshCo’s price adjustment policy on their site. This Price adjustment policy was last adjusted in February 2020 and is the most recent policy offered to the public. Keep in mind that there are limitations within this policy and they only guarantee to lower the price by 1 cent.
Freshco Price Match Policy explained
They have a cheaper guaranteed policy that only applies to major supermarket competitors in the store’s geographic trade area (with proof of price). This also applies to identical items and comparable items in the case of private vendors. There are restrictions to the price match policy.
Can items on sale be price adjusted at FreshCo?
Generally, items can be price adjusted at FreshCo. That being said they might not adjust the price that much, and they only guarantee the lowest price by 1 cent.
What items are included under the FreshCo price match policy?
FreshCo includes the same brand items (including produce and meat products size and attributes), as well as comparable items that are of private label. These items all depend on the competition is a large enough supermarket within their geographical trade range.
What items are excluded under the FreshCo price match policy?
Items such as prescriptions, gift cards, limited time offer or sales, and any major supermarket competitor which is out of the geographical trade area which is completely dependant on the store you’re at.
Does FreshCo price match Food Basics?
Yes, FreshCo’s price matches with Food Basics. It again depends on the geographical location of the store, and if that specific store is close enough to Food Basics.
Does FreshCo price match Walmart?
Yes, FreshCo 100 percent price matches with Walmart. Again, it may depend on the geographical location of the stores, however, generally, they always do.
Does FreshCo price match Metro?
Although it isn’t listed that FreshCo’s price matches with Metro, depending on where you are and whether that is a large enough competitor, they may let your price match with them.
It’s hard to keep your head on straight with today’s very competitive retail market. Here are some frequently asked questions to help you out with FreshCo.
Does FreshCo do delivery?
FreshCo sure does do delivery! And they also will let you add things from their in-store restaurant to your order (with some limitations).
How does FreshCo delivery work?
FreshCo says that as long as you match the minimum amount of $15, and pay the low cost of 2$ for the delivery charge, they will deliver the combination of food as well as Freshco group restaurants.
Does FreshCo accept Paypal?
FreshCo 100 percent accepts credit and Paypal. They also will give you a full refund if there are any issues on their end with your order.
What is FreshCo’s exchange policy?
FreshCo says that they have a company goal of 100% customer satisfaction and in general your purchase can be exchanged within 15 days of delivery as long as you have the receipt. That being said you can only return online things online, and in-store purchases in-store. This return policy might also differ from store to store.
What is the parent company of FreshCo?
FreshCo is a Canadian chain of discount supermarkets owned by the parent company, Sobeys.
FreshCo started up in March of 2010. As of 2019, there were 98 FreshCo stores. Back in 2017, Sobeys Inc. had rebranded up to 64 of its stores into FreshCo.
Where do you find FreshCo?
FreshCo is a company only found in Canada. This being said, there are few and far between in the Eastern half of the country, only gaining in number when you hit Ontario.
Should you shop at FreshCo?
Although FreshCo is great for price matching, it might not save you that much money.
That being said, FreshCo offers things that other supermarkets do not, such as tacking on a restaurant order to your grocery delivery. And even though they only promise to beat the price of something by one cent, they still have that option, which isn’t offered in many other major supermarkets.