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Kroger deals: Great new mix & match promotion!

Posted October 14, 2012 11:08 a.m. EDT




Kroger deals this week include a mix & match promotion that offers excellent deals on Old El Paso taco shells, Betty Crocker potatoes and cake mix, Hamburger Helper and more! You'll also find good buys on mini carrots, red peppers, chicken breast, FREE Crest and more!

These deals are valid 10/14 - 10/20.  Please share any other deals you find at Kroger this week!

Kroger Coupon Policy Basics

Kroger 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: Age 55 and up 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.

New Mix & Match Promotion: Buy 5 participating products and get a $5 coupon at the register
for your next shopping trip. As far as I know, you can roll your register coupons into the next transaction, which is what I plan to try on Monday when I am going to be near a Kroger. This means that I buy 5 qualifying items and then pay for them. Then the $5 coupon prints out at the register. I then do another transaction of participating items and use the $5 coupon I earned on the previous transaction to help pay for the current transaction. Then rinse and repeat. There are no limits in the ad. But remember, each store limits the number of like coupons you can use (most Kroger stores let you use 5 identical coupons as long as you get product to go with the coupons). There are some very good deals to be had with this promotion including:

Betty Crocker Specialty Potatoes, select boxed
Sale: $1.00
Coupons: .50/2 coupon from 10/17 SS
SavingStar: .50/2 SavingStar.com coupon credit
Total at register if you buy 6 and use 3 coupons = $3 THEN you get back a coupon for $5 off your next order and you get .50 into your Savingstar account
After $5 coupon and Savingstar, it’s like getting $2.50 in overage!

Old El Paso taco shells, tortillas, refried beans, select
Sale: $1.25
Coupon: .60/3 coupon from 9/9 SS
SavingStar.com: .60/3 coupon credit
Total at register when you buy 5 and use 1 coupons = $5.65 THEN get back a coupon for $5 off your next order and get .60 in your SavingStar.com account
After $5 coupon and Savingstar, it’s like getting all 5 packages for 5 cents total! (1 cent per package!)

Hamburger Helper, various
Sale: $1.50
Coupon: .75/3 coupon from 10/7 SS or 9/9 SS
Total at register when you buy 5 after coupon = $6.75
Total after $5 coupon = $1.75 (.35 each)

Betty Crocker cake mix, $1.25
Buy 5 and pay $6.25 at the register
Total after $5 promo coupon = $1.25 for all 5 (.25 each)

There are other participating items like GM cereal, Toaster Strudel, and more. See ad for details. Many of these also offer SavingStar.com coupons as well.


Sweet potatoes, .88/lb

Avocados, $1 each

Mini peeled carrots, 16 oz., $1 – good price

Red, yellow or orange bell peppers, $1 each – good price

Fresh selections garden salad, 12 oz., $1.00

Seedless English cucumbers, $1 each

Bartlett pears, $1.29/lb

Florida navel oranges, 8 lb bag, $5.99


Kroger value boneless chicken breasts or thighs, $1.88/lb

Boneless pork loin, $1.99/lb

Boneless Beef Shoulder Roast, $2.99/lb

Salmon fillets, farm raised, $4.99/lb

Kroger ground chuck, 3 lb roll, $2.79/lb

BarS franks, 16 oz., $1.00

Dairy & Frozen

Kroger Greek Yogurt, 6 oz., .70

Kroger cottage cheese or sour cream, 24 oz., $1.66

Kroger Butter, 16 oz., $2.50


Pepsi 2 ltrs, $1 - $1/2 Pepsi Next coupon from 9/30 Pepsico insert = .50 each

Campbell’s Chunky Soup, or 100 % Natural, select varieties
Sale: $1.25
Coupon: Various .50/2 printable coupons from Campbells website HERE , .50/2 from 10/7 and 9.9 SS, .75/2 coupon for microwaveable soups from 10/7 and 9/9 SS
Total after .50/2 coupon = .75 each

Chips Ahoy cookies, select, 9.5 – 15.2 oz., $2 - .50 coupon from All You Magazine September = $1.00

Quaker Instant Oatmeal, select, 8-12 count, $2 - $1/2 coupons from 9/30 Pepsico insert and All You Magazine October = $1.50 each

Kroger flour, 5 lb bag, $1.99 (good deal)

Kroger sugar, 4 lb bag, $2.46

Pepsi 6 pack bottles, 4 for $10


Crest toothpaste, 4.2 – 4.6 oz, $1.00 - .50/1 coupon from 9/30 PG = FREE!