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Kroger deals 10/30

Posted October 30, 2011

The Mega Event promotion is back at Kroger: Buy 10 participating items and get $5 off at the register! There are some very good buys on a number of items. They also have goo dprices this week on pears, red peppers, chicken breasts, pork loin, and FREE Crest!

Kroger Coupon Policy Basics

Doubles coupons up to .50 at Kroger stores in the Raleigh, NC area

Many Kroger stores in the area now allow 5 identical coupons per day (check with your store about their limits)

No total limits of coupons doubled per day

Senior Citizen Discount on Tuesday’s: If you are born on or before 1954, receive a 5% discount on total grocery bill (excludes alcohol, tobacco and prescriptions)

Kroger digital e-coupons can be found at the link in the box above. You cannot couple a digital coupon with a paper coupon at Kroger. If you have a digital coupon loaded to your card, the register will automatically deduct it and will not allow you to use the paper coupon. Digital coupons do not double. Click HERE for the digital coupons.

Fuel Rewards: Save up to $1 per gallon at Kroger gas stations when you redeem up to 1000 fuel points. Save 10 cents per gallon at participating Shell when you redeem 100 fuel points. For more information on the fuel rewards, Click HERE.

Mega Event: Save $5 instantly at checkout when you purchase 10 participating items using your Shopper’s Card. It’s basically like getting 50 cents off each item. You can also use manufacturer’s coupons to get the cost even lower. Here are some of the best deals from the ad. There will also be even more unadvertised participating items in-store so make sure you bring your coupons when you shop.

Annie’s natural macaroni and cheese $1.19 - .50 promo discount - .75/1 printable coupon when you Like them on Facebook HERE (must log in to Facebook to see the coupon)

Kleenex facial tissue $1.49 - .50 promo discount = .99 - .50/1 Cool Touch coupon from 10/2 (exp 10/31, .50/3 coupon from 10/2 SS (exp 10/31). Total after .50 /1 Cool Touch (if included) – FREE

Cool Whip $1.39 - .50 promo discount = .89 - .75/1 coupon for Season’s Delight varieties from Facebook HERE
= .14

Del Monte canned veggies .99 - .50 promo discount = .49
There is a $2 off 10 manufacturer’s coupon when you buy from a Lowes Foods coupon booklet found recently in stores.
Total after coupon and promo = $2.90 for 10 (.29 each) – a good deal

Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup or Cream of chicken soup .99 - .50 promo discount = .49 each - .25/4 coupon from 10/9 SS and 9/18 SS = .37 each after coupon and discount

Heinz gravy 12 oz $1.25 - .50 promo discount = .75

Swiss Miss hot chocolate $1.49 - .50 promo discount = .99

Healthy Choice Steamers $2.49 - .50 promo discount = $1.99 - $1 printable Steamers coupon HERE
= .99

Pepsi soft drinks $1.49 - .50 promo discount = .99

Domino sugar, 4 lb bag, $2.99 - .50 promo discount = $2.49 - .50 coupon from 10/16 RP = $1.49

Hillshire Farm deli select lunchmeat 6-9 oz. $3.49 - .50 promo discount = $2.99 - .35/1 coupon from 10/16 RP = $2.29

Land O’Lakes butter, 15-16 oz., $3.39 - .50 promo discount = $2.89 - .50/2 coupon from 10/23 SS = $2.39 each

Kraft singles 24 count and Kraft Natural string cheese, 12 count $2.99 - .50 promo discount = $2.49 (which is the same as $1.25 for a 12 count of sliced cheese – a good deal)


Asian pears .99/lb

Bell peppers including red, yellow and orange $1.00 each

Avocados $1.00 each

Organic gala apples $1.49/lb

Red tomatoes on the vine $1.69/lb

Kroger jumbo russet potatoes, 8 lb bag $3.99

Navel oranges, 8 lb bag $4.99


Pilgrim’s Pride boneless skinless chicken breasts $1.99/lb

Boneless pork loin $1.99/lb

Ground chuck, 3 lb roll, $2.66/lb

Boneless sirloin tip roast $2.99/lb

Nathan’s beef hot dogs 16 oz BOGO for $2.75 each

Dairy & Frozen

Green Giant veggies, boxed, frozen 7-10 oz. $1.00 - .60/3 coupon from 10/2 and 9/11 GM = .80 each

Kroger ice cream 48 oz., $2.50


Kroger bread, English muffins, donuts $1.00

Big K soft drinks, 12 pack 12 oz cans, 4 for $9.00 ($2.25 each)


Crest toothpaste $1 - $1 coupon from 10/30 and 10/2 (exp 10/31), .50 coupon from 10/30 and 10/2 (exp 10/31) = FREE



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  • christinaland Oct 31, 2011

    annies coupons would not print an error on their end and now i went back and it says i have already printed them.... can't find who to contact since it's app on FB?? , any suggestions? ;)

  • BuckJJJ Oct 31, 2011

    Faye - I was at Kroger this morning and the Morning Star items are included in the mega event.

  • justme463 Oct 31, 2011

    Thanks Faye and Nancy!

  • Nancy Oct 30, 2011

    "Even though the Mars candy coupon (for Snickers, Milky Way or 3 Musketeers) says "available at Walmart" on it, since it is a manufacturer's coupon, Kroger will take it, right?"

    Yes, they will HOWEVER if you hang onto the coupon (expires in November) and use it next week at HT, the regular price at HT for 11.24oz bag is $3.89 - which means you would pay 89 cents for them at HT next week :)

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Oct 30, 2011

    justme - they should take it because it does not indicate "good ONLY at Walmart" but, as many have found out with past coupons, some managers still won't take it with the Walmart word on it. But they SHOULD take it. If the cashier gives you any grief, ask to speak with the manager since it is a manufacturer's coupon.

    Steph - I love that Rx transfer reward! I did it last week and got $41 worth of free groceries after reward and coupons! Lots of fruit, veggies and other needed items.

    If anyone goes to Kroger tomorrow and happens to be in the frozen food section, would you check to see if the Morningstar frozen veggie burgers are part of the mega event deal? I saw it posted on a couple forums & wanted to know if it was included.

    Nancy - I agree. Since many of the area Krogers started allowing up to 5 like coupons doubled, it is more worth it to go. They have some very good produce and bread deals just about every week. I wish there was a Kroger closer to me.

  • justme463 Oct 30, 2011

    Even though the Mars candy coupon (for Snickers, Milky Way or 3 Musketeers) says "available at Walmart" on it, since it is a manufacturer's coupon, Kroger will take it, right?

  • stephlw Oct 30, 2011

    I got 20 items today for FREE! Used coupons and then my Rx reward for transferring prescriptions!! I still have money left too! Lots of butter, capri sun, yogurt, pie crust, and more! I will probably have to go get more Annie's pasta -- that is a great deal. BJs is 91 cents a box, so anything less than that is a great deal! (already got the free one!)

  • Nancy Oct 30, 2011

    Kroger is earning my attention the last 6 months, more than they have in a couple years! Some excellent sales!

    I actually look forward to their ad each week know, knowing there will probably be something I can't resist :)

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Oct 30, 2011

    Littanybreigh, The discount is good for sets of 10 only. If you only buy 8 participating items, you do not get the $5 discount or any discount at all. If you buy 11 participating items, you only get a $5 discount and no more than that. In the past, they have let you get multiple discounts in one transaction if you buy enough items. For instance, if I buy 20 participating items, I would get $10 off on the transaction. Have fun!

  • littanybreigh Oct 30, 2011

    For the Mega Event, do you have to buy 10 items to get the promotional discount? If I buy 11 items instead of 10, then does the discount extend to those additional items?