We found shoppers at the Newport, KY Kroger already stocking up for their Thanksgiving feast. And most were buying their turkeys right there.
“It’s just easiest to get it at Kroger for us, because that is where we are already shopping,” one woman told us.
But how competitive are Kroger’s prices? We went price shopping to find out.
- Kroger brand frozen turkey is just 69 cents a pound, one of the lowest prices around.
- Honeysuckle White is $1.19.
- Butterball is $1.49, good but by no means the best price.
At Meijer, spend $30 on groceries, get your turkey at half price. With the discount, you will find:
- Meijer turkey at 59 cents a pound
- Butterball at $1.19 a pound.
- At Walmart:
- House brand frozen turkey is 96 cents a pound.
- Butterball is $1.18 a pound, a penny less than Meijer.
While Kroger and Meijer may sell the most turkeys in the Cincinnati area, there are other stores too that you probably don’t even consider, such as Target.
Many people don’t think Target for groceries. But at Target:
- Market Pantry house brand turkey is 79 cents a pound.
- Butterball is 99 cents a pound, which ties for the lowest price.
Aldi is our co-winner when it comes to Butterball.
- Butterball is 99 cents a pound, no minimum purchase.
Bottom line: all stores are offering great deals right now.
If you don’t mind store brands, Kroger and Target are lowest. For Butterball, Target and Aldi are lowest, so you don’t waste your money.
As always, don’t waste your money.
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