If you’re already pre-planning for that perfect Thanksgiving dinner, keep in mind that this year, grocery prices have been relatively steep. What does that mean for the cost of the centerpiece of any Thanksgiving meal, the turkey? Well, prices have already been released on the flyers of many grocery stores, so here’s the full scoop.
As a reminder, these prices are per pound and most turkeys are within the 11-15 lb range.
As of the time of writing, Metro’s weekly flyer has fresh turkeys at 2.68/lb and 1.99/lb for frozen.
Longo’s, previously called out for charging $120 for a “Longo’s festive oven-roasted” pre-cooked turkey, has their flyer currently listing prices. A fresh whole turkey is 3.49/lb and their birds are usually 7-8 kg. Their turkeys raised without antibiotics are 3.99/lb.
No Frills has 3 different sizes at different price poinsts: $18 for a 3-5kg frozen turkey, $24 for a 5-7kg, and $30 for a 7-9kg frozen turkey.
Sobeys turkys come out to $2.49 a lb or $1.95 with a Scene plus card.
The weekly flyer special at Farm Boy lists their turkeys at 2.99/lb for a 6.59/kg turkey.
Food Basics comes in at $3.29/lb.
Loblaws has a Butterball fresh turkey for 2.99/lb with turkeys from 3-11kg.
Freshco turkeys are $3.49 a lb.