May Sales Cycles

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May Seasonal Sales Cycles – the following information is a compiled list that takes the following factors into consideration: Traditional Sales/Deals, Occasions, National Monthly Promotions, as well as Produce in season for the month of May.

Occasions to be aware of:

  • Cinco De Mayo
  • Kentucky Derby
  • Memorial Day
  • May Day
  • Mother’s Day

Traditional May Promotions:

  • Armed Forces Day
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage month
  • International Pickle Week
  • National Allergy/Asthma Awareness month
  • National Asparagus month
  • National BBQ month
  • National Egg Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Salad Month
  • National Salsa Month
  • National Strawberry Month
  • Skin cancer awareness/prevention month

Fruits & Vegetables that are in Season for the Month of May:

  • New– Means the item just came into season
  • Peak – at it’s best Price and Availability
  • Waning– means it’s availability is declining- it’s going out of season

Fruits in Season
Status
Veggies In Season
status
ApricotsNewArtichokesWaning
AvocadoAsparagus
BlackberriesNewBeans, FavaPeak
CantaloupeNewBeans, GreenNew
CherriesNewBeets
GrapefruitWaningBroccoliWaning
HoneydewNewCabbagesWaning
PeachesNewCarrots
RaspberriesNewCauliflowerWaning
Rhubarb, FieldWaningCeleriac/Celery RootWaning
StrawberriesCeleryWaning
WatermelonNewChardWaning
CornNew
FennelWaning
Garlic, GreenWaning
Greens
KaleWaning
Mushrooms, MorelWaning
Onions, SpringWaning
Onions, VidaliaPeak
Peas, Edible PodsPeak
Peas, English ShellingPeak
PotatoesNew
RadishWaning
RampsPeak
Salad MixWaning
SorrelPeak
SpinachWaning
Squash, ZucchiniNew

Sales & Deals you can Normally Expect in May:

  • Memorial Day Promos- Condiments- BBQ Sauces, ketchup, mustard, mayo, pickles, salad dressings, marinades, ribs, steaks, buns, burger, ground beef, bbq supplies, soda, picnic supplies

    • This is a fabulous time to stock up on Charcoal if you use it often as it can usually be found buy 1 get 1 free, plus there are usually high value coupons (up to $3 off per bag) as well. It’s not unusual to score 20# bags of name brand charcoal for about $3 per bag after sales & coupons.

  • Cinco De Mayo Promos-salsa, tortillas, tacos, seasonings, canned peppers (chili/jalapeno) – restock the pantry!

  • National Pet Week Items-Pet food (dog/cat), pet treats, pet toys

  • Sunscreen

  • Appliance Deals- Most big box stores such as Lowes, Home Depot, etc offer 10-20% off Major Household Appliances on Memorial weekend

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