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What's on sale in September: From coffee and corn to mattresses and cars

Summer fruit: Apples, pears, stone fruit
Fruits on sale: Apples and pears, plus summer stone fruit © mythja/Shutterstock.com

Summer fruit: Apples, pears, stone fruit

Craving apple pie, apple fritters or just a sweet, crispy apple with a slice of cheese?

Domestic apples are "a fall crop," and as they roll into the stores this month, you'll start to see prices dropping by 10% to 15%, says Romano. Look for prices in the range of $1.49 a pound for conventional fruit and $1.99 a pound for organic.

It's also the start of the short season for another fall favorite: Bartlett pears, he says. "They're very prolific and very flavorful in September and October."

Look for prices to go from the out-of-season $1.99 a pound to the $1.29 per pound this month. "You'll see some nice discounts," Romano says.

With peaches and nectarines, look for a 20% discount from off-season prices -- about $1.99 a pound, says Romano. "The pricing continues in September. It's the last chance to grab a good price on peaches."

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