Grocery Store Shopping Cart Comparison

Listed prices are the cheapest available at each store. To compare items of different quantities, the unit price was used to calculate the total cost of the most commonly available quantity. 

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ITEM

WALMART

WALMART 
PRICE

KROGER

KROGER 
PRICE

KROGER PRICE 
WITH PLUS 
CARD

ALDI

ALDI 
PRICE

Dairy

2% Milk (1 gallon)

Great Value

$2.48

Kroger

$3.09

$2.69*

Friendly Farms

$2.39

American Cheese (16 individually wrapped slices)

Great Value (24 slices at $3.78, or 15 cents/slice)

$2.52

Kroger Value (6 cents/slice)

$0.99

$0.99

Happy Farms (12 cents/slice)

$1.99

Eggs (dozen)

Sunny Farms

$1.89

Kroger

$2.09

$2.09

Goldhen

$1.39

Yogurt (32 oz.)

Great Value

$1.98

Kroger

$2.39

$1.88*

Fit & Active

$1.79

Produce

Lettuce (1 head)

-

$0.97

-

$0.99

$0.99

-

$0.99

Cucumber (1)

-

$0.58

-

$0.69

$0.69

-

$0.49

Russet Potatoes (10 lbs.)

36 cents/lb.

$3.67

8 lb. bag at $2.99 (37 cents/lb.)

$3.74

$3.74

29 cents/lb.

$2.99

Strawberries (16 oz.)

-

$2.48

-

$2.99

$2.99

-

$1.99

Bananas (1 lb.)

-

$0.52

-

$0.59

$0.59

-

$0.44

Gala Apples (1 lb.)

-

$1.57

-

$1.59

$1.59

3 lb. bag at $1.99

$0.66

Organic Baby Carrots (1 lb.)

-

$1.96

-

$2.59

$2.59

-

$1.99

Meat

Ground Beef (1 lb.)

93% lean

$4.68

90% lean

$5.39

$5.39

93% lean

$4.19

Frozen Tilapia (1 lb.)

-

$3.11

-

$4.99

$3.74*

-

$4.29

Chicken Breasts (1 lb.)

Tyson

$3.56

Kroger Value

$2.79

$2.79

Kirkwood

$2.69

Boneless Pork Chops (1 lb.)

-

$4.18

-

$4.79

$4.79

Roseland

$2.99

Oven-Roasted Deli Turkey Breast (9 oz.)

Hillshire Farm (28 cents/oz.)

$2.50

Kroger (31 cents/oz.)

$2.79

$2.79

Lunch Mate (16 oz. at $3.29, or 20 cents/oz.)

$1.85

Condiments

Ketchup (20 oz.)

Great Value (5 cents/oz.)

$1.18

Kroger Value (36 oz. at $1.49, or 4 cents/oz.)

$0.83

$0.83

Burman's (38 oz. at $1.49, or 4 cents/oz.)

$0.78

Ranch Dressing (16 oz.)

Great Value

$1.66

Kroger

$1.67

$1.67

Tuscan Garden

$1.39

Peanut Butter (28 oz.)

Great Value (12 cents/oz.)

$3.36

Kroger Value (17 oz. at $2.09, or 12 cents/oz.)

$3.44

$3.44

Peanut Delight (40 oz. at $3.49, or 9 cents/oz.)

$2.44

Frozen Foods

Pizza (~28 oz.)

Sam's Choice Rising Crust (17.6 oz. at $4.47, or 25 cents/oz.)

$7.11

DiGiorno Rising Crust (27.5 oz. at $8.59, or 31 cents/oz.)

$8.59

$5.99*

Mama Cozzi's Rising Crust (13 cents/oz.)

$3.89

Lasagna (38 oz.)

Great Value (15 cents/oz.)

$5.86

Kroger (76 oz. at $9.99, or 13 cents/oz.)

$5.00

$5.00

Bremer (28 oz. at $2.69, or 10 cents/oz.)

$3.65

Ice Cream (48 oz.)

Great Value

$3.44

Kroger

$2.99

$2.50*

Belmont

$2.89

Mixed Vegetables (16 oz.)

Great Value (6 cents/oz.)

$0.98

Kroger Value (32 oz. at $2.29, or 7 cents/oz.)

$1.15

$1.15

Season's Choice (peas only; 6 cents/oz.)

$0.95

Pasta/Grains

Spaghetti (13.25 oz.)

Great Value (8 cents/oz.)

$1.00

Kroger Value (16 oz. at 79 cents, or 5 cents/oz.)

$0.65

$0.65

Reggano (32 oz. at $2.49, or 5 cents/oz.)

$1.03

Spaghetti Sauce (24 oz.)

Great Value

$1.50

Kroger Value

$0.95

$0.95

Praino

$1.79

Rice (2 lbs.)

Great Value (88 cents/lb.)

$1.76

Uncle Ben's ($2.25/lb.)

$4.49

$4.49

Rice Bowl (3 lbs. at $1.59, or 53 cents/lb.)

$1.06

Bread (1 loaf)

Great Value (white)

$1.28

Kroger (white)

$1.39

$1.39

L'oven Fresh (white or wheat)

$0.89

Hamburger Buns (8)

Great Value

$1.18

Kroger

$1.49

$1.49

L'oven Fresh

$0.89

Baking Products

Flour (5 lbs.)

Great Value

$1.64

Kroger

$1.99

$1.99

Baker's Corner

$1.49

Sugar (4 lbs.)

Great Value (5 lbs. at $2.78, or 56 cents/lb.)

$2.22

Kroger Value ($4 for two 8 lb. bags, or 50 cents/lb.)

$2.00

$2.00

Baker's Corner (45 cents/lb.)

$1.79

Canned Goods

Tuna (5 oz.)

Great Value

$1.14

Kroger

$0.89

$0.89

Northern Catch

$0.68

Chicken Noodle Soup (10.75 oz.)

Great Value (6 cents/oz.)

$0.64

Kroger (10 cents/oz.)

$1.09

$1.09

Chef's Cupboard (10.5 oz. at 59 cents, or 6 cents/oz.)

$0.60

Cereal and Snacks

Cereal (14 oz.)

Great Value

$2.24

Kroger Toasted Oats

$1.99

$1.99

Millville Crispy Oats

$1.69

Chocolate Chip Cookies (13 oz.)

Great Value Original (13.75 oz. at $1.98, or 14 cents/oz.)

$1.87

Kroger Chip Mates (15 cents/oz.)

$1.89

$1.89

Benton's (13.72 oz. at $1.79, or 13 cents/oz.)

$1.70

Popcorn (10 bags)

Pop Weaver Extra Butter (8 bags at $2, or 25 cents/bag)

$2.50

Kroger Movie Theater Butter (35 cents/bag)

$3.50

$3.50

Clancy's Movie Theater Butter (6 bags at $1.69, or 28 cents/bag)

$2.82

Beverages

Cola (2 liter)

Great Value Cola

$0.68

Big K Cola

$0.87

$0.87

Coke or Summit Cola

$1.35

Juice (1 gallon)

Great Value (3 cents/oz.)

$3.98

Minute Maid (3 cents/oz.) or Kroger on sale (2 cents/oz.)

$4.39

$2.69*

Nature's Nectar (59 oz. at $2.49, or 4 cents/oz.)

$5.40

TOTAL

Walmart

$85.88

Kroger

$93.73

$86.78*

Aldi

$72.30

*Sale prices