A few weeks ago I reviewed the Yoplait Nouriche, a fruit smoothie. If you didnâ€™t read the review, I wasnâ€™t too impressed with it because of its price and taste.
However, one good thing came out of buying the Yoplait Nouriche and that was getting a coupon for $1 off its competitor the Dannon Frusion. I also received a coupon for $1 off my next purchase at the national grocery store chain I shop at. This all means a cheap Dannon Frusion for meâ€¦so I thought.
Coupons are a consumerâ€™s and a quasi-review website editorâ€™s best friend, if you remember to use them. Somehow I have this bad habit of having coupons and forgetting to use them. I usually put them in my wallet, because I know I have to open up my wallet to pay for my groceries, but I still forget about them.
When I went to the national grocery store chain I shop at, I immediately went to the dairy section to see what flavors of Dannon Frusion they had. Unfortunately, they only had two: Peach Passion Fruit and Berry Blend.
I decided to go with the Peach Passion Fruit, because I could use a little passion. After I got everything else on my shopping list, I headed to the checkout. While the female cashier was ringing up my groceries, we began to talk about (and Iâ€™m not making this up) my ass.
The conversation went something like this:
Female Cashier: Do you or your groceries need help to your car?
Me: I donâ€™t think anyone could carry me to my car.
Female Cashier: Why do you say that?
Me: I have a big ass.
Female Cashier: (laughter) Lemme see.
Me: No. Bum looker. Cheeky monkey.
Female Cashier: Come on, lemme see.
Me: You can look at it as I walk away.
(I walked away pushing my cart)
Female Cashier: Nice butt.
When I got home, I pulled out my wallet and realized that I didnâ€™t use my damn coupons. I started cursing at myself and looked at the receipt to see how much the Frusion costs. I expected it to be about the same price as the four-dollar Yoplait Nouriche (which has dropped in price since the review), however I was pleasantly surprised that the Frusion was significantly cheaper at $2.49.
So here I was stuck with two coupons, one of which expired that day. I instantly decided to drive to another national grocery store chain I shop at, hoping they would have more of a selection of flavors. They had one other flavor, which turned out to be Strawberry Kiwi.
Headed toward the cashiers, this time with the coupons in my hand to make sure I used them. Also, I made sure to go to a male cashier, because I’m definitely not going to talk about my ass with another guy.
With the coupons, I paid 49 cents for this Frusion.
For the next two mornings I was able to enjoy a Dannon Frusion. After trying them, I like them better than the Yoplait Nouriche, which was a bit too tart for my tastes. I enjoyed both flavors I purchased and would definitely buy more, if I ever get another coupon.
Item: Dannon Frusion
Purchase Price: $2.49 Peach Passion Fruit / $0.49 Strawberry Kiwi (with coupons)
Rating: 4 out of 5
Pros: Cheaper than the Yoplait Nouriche. Not as tart as the Nouriche. Good fruit combinations. I apparently have a nice butt.
Cons: Even though theyâ€™re inexpensive, I wish I didnâ€™t need a coupon to be able to purchase them. It would be cool if they were priced the same as Dannon yogurt.