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How to Price Match Meat at Walmart

Price Match Meat at Walmart.

Price Match Meat at Walmart

Price matching is a fantastic way to save money on your groceries, and one of the best places to price match is at Walmart.

Walmart will allow you to price match pretty much anything, including meat. Here’s how you do it:

Bring Your Flyer

Like you would with any other price match, be sure to bring in the flyer you want to price match. Most times, you can not price match without one.

Printed flyers are usually okay at most locations, just check with your store manager to be certain.

Store Brand for Store Brand

If you want to price match a brand such as Maple Leaf Prime, you can easily do that. But what if you want to price match meat from, say, Loblaws? There is no brand name on the package, which means it’s just the store brand that Loblaws is selling. You can still price match this item at Walmart.

You must purchase the Walmart store brand (Great Value) in place of the Loblaws store brand in order to match the price.

Kilograms, Not Pounds

Most price matches for meat (and produce as well), is done by the kilogram and not by the pound, so you need to make sure the advertisement you are bringing with you shows the kilogram price.

This price is usually smaller than the per pound price on most flyers. If your ad does not have a kilogram price listed, you will not be able to price match (unless a specific size is mentioned – for example, 3 pack chicken breasts for $7).

Size Matters

You also need to make note of what size is on sale. When it comes to ground meats and chicken breasts, it is often the “family pack” that is on sale.

If this is the case, you will need to purchase the family pack size at Walmart as well, in order to price match.

If your flyer does not state that it is a family pack on sale, you can purchase any size (unless there is a specific size other than “family pack” mentioned).

That’s all there is to it. Price matching meat is very easy and is a great way to make your grocery dollars stretch further.

Make sure you tell your cashier that you will be price matching before they start ringing in your items so you can make sure to get your discount.

Do you price match meat at Walmart?


  1. Celina

    I have price matched meat at Walmart. Often the cashier requires the meat person to come and repackage the meat into the sizes I am asking to price match.

  2. Sonia

    Awesome! Thank you! Meat is the one item I’ve yet to price match.

  3. Connie Walsh

    Can you price match other stores no name brand groceries with Great Value groceries? That would be so cool. I just price matched meat at Walmart yesterday!!


    Thanks so much for this posting! I saw your post yesterday about all the amazing price matching you did at WM and I was surprised to see the meat because I didn’t think they would prove match the club pack! This post is very helpful and I cant wait to try price matching meat at Walmart for the first time. Thanks for posting all these blogs for us to learn from!

  5. Shelley

    Thank You so much!!!! Will help me out so much!

  6. sinyuhkjing

    Thanks for taking the time to explain this! I learned a lot of new things today 🙂

  7. Brenda

    Even if you are not price matching meat and find the flat rate package prices (example $5.00). I noticed most ppl pick one that looks good. yes this still matters but why would you pick a package that is 1.3kg when you can get a 1.9 kg package for the same price. I tend to pick the heaviest weighted pack

  8. Christina

    thanks for the great information! I would also like to know about price matching things like eggs and butter since they have the store brand on them. Will they do it?

  9. Jessie

    I will try it next time I go.

  10. Theresa

    My husband just shows the cashier the ad on his smart phone and that is sufficient. If you have a smart phone, you don’t have to carry around the flyers.

  11. April Christianson

    This is great to know. will save me some time running around to various stores. thank you

  12. Nikki Demers

    I have pried matched meat at Superstore. it has to be the no name meat also, but you need to do it at the butcher in the back before going up to the cashier since they need to print off a new sticker. I have been doing it since I started to price match and it’s great!

  13. Elizabeth

    I just looked it up, and it says that they do not pricematch other retailer’s private label price promotions.

  14. teachermum

    I have priced matched meat at No Frills as well, but same as Nikki mentioned, my store prefers you ask at the back as they print out a new sticker in the meat department. I never think to buy meat in Walmart!

  15. Krista

    Cassie, thanks much for this tip!
    @ Brenda, I agree, one price does not fit all. Walmart has the Maple Leaf veggie grain fed chicken on sale a while back. For $5, the range in weights was incredible. Like you, I spend a bit of time getting the heaviest package for $5.

    I also weigh bags of apples, oranges and grapefruit. You can get more produce for the same cost that way.

  16. Carrie H

    My only issue I don’t like Walmart actually I don’t like any store meat – I have an issue how the animals are raised and handled – so I have been looking around and have found some farmers I like so we save up $$$ every month and buy a 1/4 cow cut and wrapped. This fall were getting a pig. The only thing I need to find is a good farm with chickens ( I’m even thinking of raising my own next summer). This is no cheep 1/4 can cost u $500.

  17. Sandra

    Any tips for price matching produce at Walmart?

  18. Cassie Howard

    Sandra: Most of these “rules” apply to produce as well.

    Elizabeth: Walmart has allowed price matching of meat for years now.

    Christina: Yes, they will! I price match eggs all the time and have done butter once as well.

    Connie Walsh: Yes, you can!

  19. dawn

    Cassie, the per kilo price is always larger then the per pound price

  20. Cassie Howard

    dawn: That’s correct.

  21. Lisa

    Quick question as im new to price matching!does all the price matching have to be done at customer service?or can you do it as your going through the check out?Or do you buy it all first and then point it out at customer services and they refund you your money?Thanks

  22. Lisa

    oh also, is it only whats on the flyers?

  23. teachermum

    Anywhere I have price matched it has been with store flyers at the cash register. My phone has a low IQ so I cannot answer to where that might work!

    In my area, Walmart, No Frills, Zellers, and now Superstore will price match. I have done it at all four. Apparently now Giant Tiger does as well, though I have not tested that one out yet.

  24. Cassie Howard

    Lisa: You cab do it right at the cash, and yes, they will only price match advertised sales.

  25. Sandra

    Thanks Cassie…
    Your site is great, love the weekly match-ups, I always seem to miss one or two deals when going through the flyers the match up helps… Thanks

  26. Wannietta

    And it has to be the same put up – you cannot admatch a “$6 whole chicken” for whole chicken at Walmart that is sold by weight.
    As for produce the biggest thing is country of origin. If the bananas in the ad are from Columbia, the ones at WM need to be as well. It’s a thing, but once you know it’s a quick check.

  27. natalie york

    Hi all i was reading some of your comments on price matching at walmart and i have to say i have price match bananas that were not from the same country as well as whole chickens for a certain base price and gotten walmart chickens that were sold by weight as one point for Cassie i have priced matched meat even when it has not had the kg price as well. Maybe i just have a walmart that will do everything as long as it is price match no matter what. I have never had a problem at all at walmart just my thoughts and experience

  28. Las

    Walmart does not match store brand names against their brand name. I had this issue yesterday. If I go to target and they have the target brand chickens at .99 cents a pound and Walmart is selling their store brand chicken at 1.99 you can’t price match it.

    • Cassie Howard

      Your store was incorrect when they told you that they do not price match store brand for store brand. All Walmart locations do this.

  29. Suzanne

    I find that Walmart has the worst quality meats and produce so, I have pretty much stopped going there for all grocery shopping. I now do my shopping at RCSS since their quality is much better and, they also price match. If meat is on sale at Metro, Sobey’s or Halenda’s I will make the extra stop and stock up as, they have the best quality meat IMHO. I think it’s worth the extra bit of effort.

  30. Chelle5d

    I just want to make a comment that No Frills will price match meats, and produce in the same way that walmart does the only difference is they will not match a store brand to their no name brand.

  31. amber

    Hi just wanted to let everyone know that Walmart no longer does price matching on store brands. You can no longer match a No Name for a Walmart brand etc. This was put in place about 2 weeks ago and I found out while going threw the check out…. horrible customer service

  32. Barbara

    Beware I was informed they only price match with stores in the same town. I live in an inbetween town, saying I live dead center betwix three large towns. Columbus, Shelbyville, and Greensburg Indiana. They are each twenty minutes from me. So if I need to go to Jay C, I go to Columbus. So one day I had to pick up my mother’s prescriptions in Greensburg one day and needed groceries which were on sale at Kroger, so I took my flyer. They informed me after I loaded a cart full, that they couldn’t honor it because there was not a Kroger in greensburg so I just left. I understand now it makes sense, but wasted a lot of time… They should advertise they do not honor all local ads just in town ads.

  33. Christy

    Starting in 2017 in Canada the cashiers I’ll tell us that they price match nation wide. Maybe that policy has changed.

  34. Lourdes Gonzales

    I am a resident of Canada, the store department manager refused to accept the price match of regular brand chicken , and not only that he then continue to tell me that Walmart doesn’t do price match any more.

  35. Candy

    Walmart (Canada) absolutely does price matches – I just did one there last night. I believe the store you went to gave you false information.

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