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Grocery Comparison: Top 50 grocery products

Everything you need to know about online grocery delivery in Australia and who has the lowest prices right now.

Both Coles and Woolworths are Australia’s leading online grocery stores and a lot of people often shop at both. Grocery prices are always changing, while delivery fees vary depending on the size of your order.

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Check the prices here of 50 popular grocery products and find out which store can deliver to you for cheaper. Updated every week.


 

ProductSizeWoolworths Price (auto)Coles Price (auto)
Granny Smith Apples1kg$2.00$4.00
Fresh tomatoes500g$7.90$7.50
WatermelonWhole$8.40$11.25
Cucumber1 whole$2.00$2.00
Red potato washed1kg$4.00$4.00
Avocado (Shepherd)1$2.00N/A
Red-tipped bananas1kg$5.00$5.00
Red onion1kg$3.80$3.80
Carrots1kg$1.90$1.90
Iceburg Lettuce1$4.90$3.90
Helga's Wholemeal1$3.50$3.50
Mince (home brand)1kg$8.00$7.00
Free range chicken1kg$5.00$7.20
Manning Valley 6-pk6 eggs$3.60$3.60
A2 light milk1 litre$2.80$2.85
Chobani Strawberry Yoghurt1$1.12$2.48
Lurpak Salted Blend250g$6.00$6.00
Bega Farmers Tasty250g$5.30$4.00
Babybel Mini100g$4.20$4.62
Cobram EVOO375ml$7.00$5.00
Heinz Tomato Soup535g$3.59$3.84
John West Tuna can95g$1.00$2.20
Cadbury Dairy Milk200g$3.50$5.49
Coca Cola2 litre$2.50$4.40
Smith's Original Share Pack Crisps170g$3.29$3.63
Birds Eye Fish Fingers375g$5.60$6.16
Berri Orange Juice2 litre$6.70$6.69
Sorbent 8 pk toilet paper8 pack$8.00$9.90
Vegemite380g$5.00$6.60
Cheddar Shapes175g$2.00$2.00
Colgate Total Toothpaste Original110g$3.50$2.80
Milo Choclate Malt200g$4.00$4.51
Weet Bix Saniatarium Organic750g$5.33$5.89
Schweppes Soda Water1.25 litre$2.40$1.10
Lindt Excellence 70% Cocoa Block100g$4.25$3.00
Original Tim Tams Choclate200g$3.65$4.02
Philadeplhia Original Cream Cheese250g$3.60$4.40
Moccana Classic Instant Medium Roast100g$10.00$7.50
Capilano Squeezeable Honey500g$7.49$6.60
Nutella jar400g$4.99$5.50
Kellogg's Special K Advantage315g$4.69$5.17
Arnott's Scotch Finger250g$2.85$3.14
South Cape Greek Feta200g$5.00$5.00
Sacla Pasta Tomato Basil Sauce420g$4.50$4.40
Primo English Ham100g$3.00$3.50
Primo Short cut rindless Bacon175g$5.00$5.00
Golden Circle Pineapple Pieces in natural juice440g$3.25$3.58
Heinz baked beans in tomato sauce420g$1.04$2.31
San Remo Linguine Pasta No 1500g$1.95$2.70

Delivery fees and times

Both Coles and Woolworths offer next-day delivery. You need to order in the morning if you want a next-day AM delivery and order in the evening if you want a next-day PM delivery.

Woolworths

  • No delivery for orders less than $30.
  • Choose from morning, daytime or evening delivery times and track your order to see when it will arrive.
Woolworths
Order amountUnder $150Up to $200Up to $250Up to $300Over $300
Delivery fee$11$9$6$3Free

Coles

  • No delivery for orders less than $50.
  • The delivery fee varies by location, chosen delivery time and whether you choose a three-hour or an eight-hour delivery window. It’s generally between $4 and $18 in metro areas.
  • You can get free delivery on orders of over $150 (excluding tobacco products) when selecting an eight-hour delivery window, or on orders of over $100 when using a Coles Credit Card.

Cutoffs and cancellation fees

The cutoff time is the latest time that you can order online for a next-day delivery. Any cancellations after this time might incur a fee. Note that cutoff times may vary in special delivery areas.

Woolworths
Cutoff for before-noon delivery6pm the day before
Cutoff for afternoon delivery11pm the day before
Coles
Cutoff for delivery from 6am to 10pm12pm the day before
Cutoff for delivery from 2pm to 10pm12am the morning of

Cancellation fees

If you cancel your order after the cutoff time, you may need to pay a cancellation fee:

  • Woolworths: You may be charged for the cost of perishables.
  • Coles: You will be charged a flat fee of $30.

Which has cheaper delivery?

Use the up-to-date prices above to see which grocery store is cheaper for you. In terms of delivery:

  • For orders over $30 and under $50: You can only get delivery with Woolworths.
  • For orders over $100: You can get free delivery with Coles by using a Coles Credit Card.
  • For orders over $150: You can get free delivery with Coles by choosing an 8-hour delivery window.
  • For orders over $200: Delivery will generally be cheaper with Woolworths.
  • For orders over $300: You can get free delivery with Woolworths.

What is the most popular online grocery store in Australia?

Both Coles and Woolworths are Australia’s leading online grocery stores and a lot of people often shop at both. Grocery prices are always changing, while delivery fees vary depending on the size of your order.

Check the prices here and find out which store can deliver to you for cheaper.

Special delivery areas

In remote areas, ordering your groceries online might cost you more and you may have different cutoff times. Special offers, such as free delivery, may not be available in regional areas.

Other special delivery areas include islands. Contact the store for more information on grocery deliveries to:

  • Hamilton Island. Coles does not deliver here.
  • Lord Howe Island. Woolworths posts its delivery windows for Lord Howe Island a week before the delivery times.
  • Magnetic Island, Macleay Island, North Stradbroke Island, Russell Island, Lamp Island and Karragarra Island. Woolworths delivery cutoffs are 6pm the night before, or 3pm on Sundays.
Store Discount Expiration Description Last verified Redeem
$15 off + FREE delivery on orders over $150: New customers only

Coupon code expires 30 Jun 2017

Simply use the code to get $15 off plus free delivery when you spend $150 or more at Woolworths.com.au. Valid for new customers only. Conditions apply.

Last verified 5 Apr 2017

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FREE delivery on Wednesdays

Deal expires 29 Jun 2017

Order any day of the week and avail free delivery on Wednesdays. Minimum spend of $150. Conditions apply.

Last verified 15 Mar 2017

12 Month - Delivery Saver

Deal expires 29 Jun 2017

Save $379 on delivery feed when you buy a 12 month delivery pass from Woolworths. Online only.

Last verified 16 Mar 2015

6 Month - Delivery Saver

Deal expires 29 Jun 2017

Save $174 on delivery fees when you buy a 6 month delivery pass. Online only.

Last verified 16 Mar 2015

Click & Collect

Deal expires 29 Jun 2017

Place your order before 11am and you can collect your groceries that afternoon! Online only.

Last verified 16 Mar 2015

3 Month Pass - Delivery Saver

Deal expires 29 Jun 2017

Spend $40 on a 3 month delivery pass at Woolworths and save $77 on delivery fees. Online only.

Last verified 16 Mar 2015

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