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Half-price specials: Best Woolworths, Coles deals this week

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The two big supermarkets, Woolworths and Coles, each week put a range of grocery products on sale at 50 per cent off.

These weekly half-price specials distinguish them from their fast-gaining rival Aldi, although the German discount chain does have its own weekly specials.

For Coles and Woolworths, these "loss leader" deals don't bring in much money - if at all - but they bring shoppers into their stores. Once they're in the supermarket, the retailers are hoping they will buy other full-priced groceries to complete their weekly shop.

Yahoo Finance every week reviews the half-price specials and lists them here so you can choose which supermarket to go to this week.

The groceries below are discounted from Wednesday October 9 until Tuesday October 15 inclusive:

Coles: best half-price deals

Food items:

  • Gold Sunset canola, vegetable or sunflower oil 4L: $9

  • Steggles Chicken Breast Goujons 1kg: $8.75

  • Sunrice medium grain rice 5kg: $8

  • President double brie or camembert 200g: $5

  • Robert Timms coffee bags 28-pack: $4.82

  • Sara Lee Classic ice cream 1L: $4.50

  • Reese's ice cream tub 473mL, cones or sticks 4-pack: $4.25

  • Bulla multipack 8-14 pack: $3.50

  • Jarrah coffee mixes 250g: $3

(Image: Coles)

Non-food items:

  • Oral-B Pro 100 Crossaction electric toothbrush: $35

  • Finish Quantum Ultimate dishwashing tablets 36-pack or 0% 42-pack: $16

  • Ogx Penetrating Argan Oil hair treatment 100mL: $12.50 (other Ogx also at half-price)

  • Blackmores Glucosamine capsules 1500mg 60-pack: $10

  • Nature's Way various vitamins and supplements: $10

  • Biozet laundry powder 2kg or liquid 2L: $10

  • Cold Power laundry powder 2kg or liquid 1.8-2L: $8.25

Woolworths: best half-price deals

Non-food items:

  • Various cosmetic brands (eg Revlon, Maybelline, Rimmel)

  • Philips Sonicare Gum Health electric toothbrush: $30

  • Blackmores Glucosamine capsules 1500mg 180-pack: $25 (other Blackmores also at half-price)

  • Celebrity Slim Rapid Shake mix 840g: $17.75

  • Finish Quantum Ultimate dishwasher tablets 36-pack or 0% 42-pack: $16

  • Ogx Penetrating Argan Oil hair treatment 100mL: $12.50 (other Ogx also at half-price)

  • Biozet Attack Plus laundry liquid 2L or powder 2kg: $11

  • Sistema SS drink bottle dual wall 500mL: $10

(Image: Woolworths)

Food items:

  • Vittoria Mountain Grown coffee beans or ground 1kg: $18

  • Moccona Wholebean Barista coffee 175g: $9

  • Grounded vegetarian hemp burgers 320g: $5

  • Plumrose leg ham 450g: $4.60

  • Bulla Creamy Classics ice cream 2L: $4.25

  • Streets Magnum tub 440mL: $4.25

  • Golden Wok dumplings by Diana Chan 230g: $3.75

  • Chicken garlic Kiev (from the deli): $1.30 each

  • Dairy Farmers Thick & Creamy yoghurt various flavours 150g: $1 (better than half-price)

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