With grocery prices up across the board, holiday meal planning might seem challenging in 2022. Two large grocery chains are addressing that pain however, by rolling back prices to match those of a previous year. Add that to your list of things to be thankful for!
Walmart and Aldi have both announced the price rollbacks, and we’ll update if other retailers join in. Each of them are approaching the rollback slightly differently — see the details below.
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Walmart’s holiday grocery rollback
According to Walmart’s press release, you can get this year’s Thanksgiving meal at last year’s price. And it looks like the same goes for your Christmas or Hanukkah meal as well, because the reduced prices are good through December 26th, 2022.
This discount includes holiday staples for from-scratch meals — including turkey, ham, potatoes, yams, pecans, canned pumpkin, premade pie crusts, and even whipped cream.
It also includes pre-made and convenience items, including pumpkin and pecan pie, macaroni and cheese, stuffing mix, gravy, and more.
Amazingly, you can also get kitchen prep items at the rolled back price — including tin foil, baking pans, plastic wrap, and more.
You can see all the roll-backed items here, but some of the biggest savings include:
- A frozen Honeysuckle turkey for 98 cents per pound. The average cost for a frozen turkey was $1.24 per pound the first week of November, according to the USDA.
- A can of whipped dairy topping for $2.94 instead of $3.48.
- A 5-lb bag of russet potatoes for $2.96 instead of $3.97.
- Eight ounces of pecan halves for $4.52 instead of $6.34
- A 12-ounce bag of fresh cranberries for $1.50 instead of $2.18
- A 3-pound bag of yellow onions for $2 instead of $3.18
- Pillsbury pre-made pie crusts for $2.87 instead of $4.24
- A 2-pound bag of baby carrots for $1.48 instead of $1.92
In addition, Walmart+ members can save even more on holiday necessities through Walmart Rewards. The new program provides access to over $1,000 in Walmart Reward offers on hundreds of items from grocery to household essentials. The rewards can be used on future online or in-store purchases at Walmart.
There are over 50 Walmart stores within a 50-mile radius of downtown Atlanta.
Find a store here
Aldi’s holiday grocery rollback
Aldi is rewinding even more — rolling back prices to 2019!
Reduced price items are available in-store and online from November 2nd thru November 29th, 2022.
Just look for the red Thanksgiving Price Rewind icon in your store’s ad flyer and while you shop at your preferred location.
From the press release:
Holiday favorites ranging from appetizers, desserts, sides and beverages, will match 2019 prices for discounts of up to 30%. Think favorites like brie cheese, prosciutto, cornbread stuffing, award-winning wines, mini quiches, fresh brown-and-serve rolls, macarons, and apple pie, to name a few.
If you’re an Aldi shopper, you know that the chain has a somewhat limited selection, and it varies greatly by store. You may not be able to get your holiday turkey or ham at Aldi.
View the in-store ad here — note that you’ll have to put in your correct zip code, in the top left corner.
There are over 40 Aldi locations in the extended metro area.
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