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French Supermarket Vocabulary

French Supermarket Vocabulary

This page offers a list of French vocabulary for the supermarket (or grocery story) including words such as le caddie (shopping cart), la caisse (check-out) and les provisions (groceries). We’ve also included department names such as the frozen food department (les produits surgelés).

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  • le supermarché supermarket, grocery store
  • les provisions groceries
  • le tapis roulant conveyer belt
  • l’allée aisle
  • le caddie trolley/shopping cart
  • le code barres bar code
  • la boulangerie bakery
  • la confiserie confectionary/sweets section
  • les fruits fruits
  • les produits surgelés frozen food
  • les produits d’entretien household (cleaning) products
  • la nourriture pour animaux pet food
  • les pomotions offers/sales
  • l’étagère shelf
  • la caisse check-out, till/cash register
  • le lecteur optique scanner
  • les céréales cereals
  • les légumes vegetables
  • le poisson fish
  • les boissons beverages
  • les articles de toilette toiletries
  • l’électoméneger electrical goods
  • le panier shopping basket
  • le cassier cashier
  • le sac à provisions shopping bag
  • la crémerie dairy section
  • les converves canned/tinned food
  • la viande et volaille meat and poultry
  • la charcuterie deli
  • les plats cuisinés instant meals
  • les articles pour bébés baby section
  • les magazines/revues magazines

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