The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series in which Austin Smith, consumer goods editor and analyst, and Andrew Tonner, technology and media editor and analyst, discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Austin ranks his top four grocery stocks. Sounds boring, but that's where all the money is made.

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