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Kroger deals 7/10

Posted July 10, 2011
Updated July 11, 2011

Kroger comes in strong this week with another Mega Event! This week, you get $5 off at the register when you buy 10 participating items and there are some very good deals! You'll also find great buys on peaches, cherries, red peppers and split chicken breasts this week!

Kroger Coupon Policy Basics

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

Many Kroger stores only allow 2 identical coupons per day (check with your store about their limits)

No total limits of coupons doubled per day

Senior Citizen’s Day 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.

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: There is yet another Mega Event this week! Buy 10 participating products and get $5 off at the register. Basically, you get .50 off each item instantly when you check out. The ad does not show all the items that are qualifying for this event, so be sure to look at the store shelves when you shop. Please post any other deals you find. Here are some of the participating items from the ad. The price shown is after the .50 per item mega event discount.

Here are some of the better Mega Event deals from the ad:

Colgate toothpaste, 6.4 oz $1.49 - .50 discount - .75/1 coupon from 6/26 SS = .24

Sunny D drink, 64 oz $1.49 - .50 discount - .25 coupon from 5/15 SS = .49

Kraft Mac & Cheese Easy Mac cups .99 - .50 discount = .49

Chi-chi’s salsa $1.99 - .50 discount - .50 coupon from 6/12 or 5/15 SS = .49

Rice a Roni/Pasta Roni $1.05 - .50 discount = .55

Pringles cans $1.49 - .50 discount - $1/3 coupon from 6/26 RP = .66 each

Pepsi 2 ltrs $1.24 - .50 discount = .74 (a good price)

Birds Eye Steamfresh veggies $1.39 - .50 discount = .89 each

Smart Balance spread $2.49 - .50 discount - $1 coupon from 7/10 = .99

Chips Ahoy cookies $2.18 - .50 discount - $1/2 coupon from 6/19 SS = $1.18 each

Silk PureAlmonf or PureCoconut milk ½ gallon, $2.89 - .50 discount - $1 coupon from 7/10 SS = $1.39

Wisk $3.99 - .50 discount - $2 coupon from 6/26 RP = $1.49 (a good deal!)

Gorton’s fillets, portions or fish sticks $2.99 - .50 discount - $1/2 printable coupon = $1.99  Click HERE for the coupon.


Vidalia onions .69/lb – a good price

Peaches .79/lb – a good price

Yellow or zucchini squash .99/lb

Red, orange, yellow bell peppers $1.25 each – a good price

Grape tomatoes, 10 oz, $1.50

Cherries $1.99/lb – this is a very good price for cherries


Tyson split chicken breasts .99/lb

Dairy & Frozen

Dannon yogurt, select varieties 4-8 count $1.88 - .50 coupon for Danimals pack from 6/5 SS = .88 (if Danimals varieties are included in sale)

Eggs, large 18 count $1.69


Mars or Nestle candy (including M&M’s) 2 for $1 - .75/2 coupon from 7/10 RP = 2 for .25 (12.5 cents each)

Kroger Big K soft drinks, 2 ltr 3 for $2 (.66 each)

Kroger buns or bread $1.00

Raisin Bran $1.99 - .70/1 printable coupon = $1.29  Click HERE for the coupon.


Oxford Twin Pocket portfolio 15 cents each

Crayola crayons, 24 pack .25

Office Works #2 pencil pack, 10 count .50



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  • CouponLadyCoupon Jul 11, 2011

    My co-worker came in this morning and asked if I had heard that the policy had changed. I totally agree with you about that show. So far, I haven't had any problems with my store in Durham.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jul 11, 2011

    Couponlady - what policy specifically prompted you to ask the question? Did something change at your store? What store?

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jul 11, 2011

    COuponLady - some Kroger stores change policies from month to month. One month they may allow you to double many multiples of a coupon. The next month it may only be 2 multiples. It's up to each individual manager to decide how coupon friendly he/she will be. I have spoken with corporate many times about the lack of continuity and as Nancy said, they do not have a company wide policy. You just have to check with your store and see what the policy is at that time. I know it's a tad frustrating but it has been that way at Kroger for a long time. It's just that with Extreme Couponing, Kroger stores are really buckling down on couponing after being hit hard in the Texas market with very extreme couponers and excessive hoarding. We all suffer the consequences of that show.

  • Nancy Jul 11, 2011

    CouponLady - they seem to be in flux. I know that Kroger stores in TX have stopped all doubling, certain markets. So since their coupon policy is not truly company wide, I think it's going to be touch and go and to be certain, check with CS desk at the store before you shop to be sure what they allow :(

  • CouponLadyCoupon Jul 11, 2011

    Has anyone been told that Kroger's policy has changed? And if so, what are the changes?