Meijer Expects to Lead the Mid-West in Lowest Per-Pound Price on Turkeys

More reasons to be thankful this season: Turkeys priced as low as 43 cents per pound.

Meijer Expects to Lead the Mid-West in Lowest Per-Pound Price on Turkeys

By FOX 47 News . CREATED Nov 18, 2013

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. –Meijer is once again announcing aggressive pricing on turkeys that are expected to lead the Midwest in low-price Thanksgiving turkeys.

“A Thanksgiving meal isn’t complete without the turkey, and with these great prices, Meijer wants to ensure that our customers can provide their families with the best holiday experience,” said Jerry Suter, vice president of fresh merchandise.

When a Meijer customer spends $20, they will receive $10 off any fresh or frozen turkey that weighs 10-15 pounds, or $17 off any fresh or frozen turkey weighing 16-24 pounds. The result: after spending $20, a 10-pound frozen Meijer turkey is priced at just 49 cents a pound, or a 16-pound frozen Meijer turkey will cost just 43 cents a pound.

Meijer is just as committed to variety – offering more than a dozen varieties of the holiday bird in varying sizes, ensuring there is something for everyone.

“But the savings don’t stop there,” Suter said. “We have all the staples to help our customers make a memorable – and affordable – Thanksgiving meal to share with family and friends.”

Meijer is once again preparing for high sales of premade Thanksgiving dinners for those who want the traditional holiday meal without the time spent in the kitchen. Customer demand for premade meals at Thanksgiving is a trend that has been growing for the last several years for individuals looking for convenience or as a great gifting solution by companies, clubs and organizations.

A deluxe turkey dinner costs $47.99 and includes a 10-12 pound prebaked turkey, home-style stuffing, roasted turkey gravy, cranberry walnut relish, mashed potatoes and green bean casserole. A deluxe ham dinner costs $47.99 and includes a 7-9 pound spiral ham, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, roasted turkey gravy and cranberry salad. Both deluxe dinners can feed between 6-8 people. Meijer also offers just the pre-baked turkey with stuffing and gravy for $35.99.

While Meijer will work to accommodate any customer request, deli team members encourage customers to place orders for those premade dinners 24 hours in advance to ensure availability.