Save on Pantry Essentials w/ This Week’s Best Deals!

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Pantry staples are more expensive than ever. Here’s where to get the best prices on your grocery essentials this week!

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Stock your pantry and save on groceries!

The cost of groceries is at an all-time high, and it looks like high food prices are here to stay. As a result, many families are struggling to put food on the table while keeping their grocery bills in check.

Since food is essential and there’s not much we can do about rising prices, it’s more important than ever to shop for groceries as strategically as possible.

kroger shopping cart full of groceries

For some people, that may mean shopping at multiple grocery stores to get the lowest possible price on every item.

If you don’t have many grocery stores near you, your strategy may involve choosing the retailer with the best prices of the week and making just one trip to save on gas.

amber's meal planning — full grocery cart at aldi

No matter what your money-saving strategy is, it’s going to require a little bit of planning and we’re here to help!

Below, we’re sharing this week’s price comparisons for pantry staples and other grocery essentials at four popular retailers. The information below can be used to help you plan your grocery shopping for the week.

Keep in mind that some retailers aren’t available in all areas of the country, and prices may vary by region. To account for this, we have various team members checking pricing from coast to coast, and we share the current national average every week.

We hope this list helps you to develop a grocery shopping strategy that will maximize your food budget, whether you’ll be visiting multiple stores to save the most money or consolidating trips to save on time and travel expenses.

Here’s the cost of pantry staples & other grocery essentials at four popular retailers this week:

goldhen aldi eggs

Eggs


milk in refrigerated case at Kroger

Milk

*Be on the lookout for a regional milk coupon at Kroger and affiliates this week! With this coupon, you may be able to get a half-gallon of milk for as low as $1.29 or a gallon for as low as $1.99.


taking bread off shelf at Target

Bread


holding a box of butter at Target

Butter


lifting a case of water at Target

Water


holding a bag of flour at Walmart

All-Purpose Flour


bag of sugar next to measuring cup full of sugar

Granulated Sugar


Great Value peanut butter

Peanut butter

*Note that the 64 oz. jar of creamy peanut butter is part of Kroger’s Buy 3, Save $2 Each Mega Sale, so this larger size would be $4.99 when purchased with at least 2 qualifying Mega Sale items.


holding a box of spaghetti

Pasta


holding a bag of white rice

White Rice


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About the writer:

Jenna has a Bachelor's Degree from Lycoming College and her Master's from Penn State, holding 4 years of writing experience between a variety of publications and Hip2Save.


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Comments 34

  1. Maria

    Thank you for posting these deals to save us money, every penny saved helps. I have found Aldi’s has great prices overall. Other places I shop to save money are The Grocery Outlet, Sam’s Club, the 99 Cent Store, and The Dollar Tree.

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re so welcome, Maria, and I definitely agree that every little bit helps! πŸ’•πŸ€— Thanks so much for sharing all the stores you shop at to score the best deals near you!

  2. Theresa

    Trader Joe’s has the cheapest eggs in my area. They were $1.79 for a dozen when I was there last week. Milk was reasonable priced too.

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Oh wow! Thanks so much for letting us know about those prices, Theresa. Great prices for staple items! πŸŽ‰πŸ’•

  3. firstladyml@aol.com

    really like this

  4. Vikky

    Thank you for this!!! We all have to save now…

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re welcome, Vikky! πŸ’•

  5. JLM

    Thank you for posting these!

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re welcome, JLM! πŸ’—

  6. Michelle Kill

    Thanks for all the work on this!!

    • Trish (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re very welcome, Michelle! πŸ’–

  7. Holly Kai

    If you use 2 percent milk, you can save HALF the price. All milks are the same price, so mix 4 percent/whole milk half and half with water. I use filtered and boiled water (cooled) to be sure it’s clean and safe. I’ve been doing this for about a year now. I also only buy milk on sale and freeze enough to last until the next sale – usually every 3 weeks.

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Such a great “hack,” Holly. Thanks for sharing how you make your own 2% milk and make it last! πŸ₯›πŸ€—

    • mona2

      But now you only have half the protein and calcium per serving.

  8. mist

    eggs are 6.12 where I live. πŸ™

  9. Ashlie

    great post! Yes, definitely varies by region. I will say my Aldi has had white bread for 50Β’ a loaf for maybe 6+ months now!

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Thanks so much for the kind comment about the post, Ashlie. πŸ’• Sure appreciate the heads up on the bread pricing at your Aldi location – that’s an amazing deal! πŸžπŸ€—

  10. sheilaann

    Yep I just scored on some these as well. Thank you

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re most welcome, sheilaann! πŸ’ž

  11. lauramolina

    Thank you for posting these weekly grocery deals it’s so helpful.

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re very welcome, lauramolina! πŸ’ž

  12. Karina

    Wow I’m surprised that ALDIs prices are higher!

  13. Celenorma

    Thank you for these comparison prices!

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re so welcome! πŸ’•

  14. berrygirl71@gmail.com

    Will you ever add in Albertsons prices? I find they have great deals as well

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Thanks so much for this Albertsons suggestion – good to know they have great sales there too. ❀️ I’ll be sure to share this with the team. πŸ€—

  15. Amy

    I would love it if you could expand on this to include organic, gluten free, and keto foods. I have to eat differently and especially need good deals! We also use Kerrygold butter so I am ALWAYS seeking a good deal for stocking up on it.

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Thanks a bunch for sharing what kind of pantry and food deals you’re on the hunt for, Amy. ❀️ I’ll be sure to pass your suggestion along to the team! πŸ€—

  16. Margaux

    Gohlden Eggs are $1.63-$1.69 in North Texas. So glad to finally have cheap eggs available regularly, the shortage stressed me out!

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Glad to hear about the price drop on eggs near you, Margaux. πŸ™Œ Thank you for sharing what you’ve been able to scoop them up for now! πŸ’•

  17. Mika Moris

    For those with a Braum’s nearby, their A2 whole milk is $2.99/gallon.

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      Awesome! Thank you for letting us know of that option, Mika! πŸ€—

  18. Shawna Colen

    Thank you. My area the Walgreens usually has the cheapest water at 2 for $7 but lots of sales for 2.99 also.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re very welcome, Shawna! πŸ’–

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