Grocery Stores Exposed: The Secrets Supermarkets Don't Want You to Know

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Even though Americans cook 50 percent less than they did in the ‘60s, frequent trips to the grocery store are still a fact of life. Although the trips may seem tedious, there's plenty of cost-cutting secrets and clever tricks in play to get as much of your money as possible — so you better perk up and pay attention.

Supermarkets are as calculating and manipulative as casinos at grabbing your dollars. Don't believe it? Check out these 30 secrets supermarkets don't want you to know before heading out for your next grocery haul.