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Woolworths, Coles slash seafood prices, reveal Easter savings

The two supermarkets have dropped the prices on a range of items ahead of Easter celebrations.

Coles and Woolworths have revealed their Easter savings for customers, with the supermarket giants slashing the price of seafood and other festive staples.

Coles is expecting to sell more than 500,000 kilos of fresh seafood to Aussies this Easter and says cooked prawns are the top pick for the holiday, making up half of that amount, followed by salmon, lobsters and oysters.

The supermarket has slashed the price of its raw banana prawns to $15 per kilo, down from $20 per kilo. It’s also dropped the price of its WA rock lobsters to $22 each, down from $27 each.

Coles Woolworths Easter seafood savings
Coles and Woolworths can grab deals on prawns, salmon and more. (Source: AAP/Woolworths)

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Rival Woolworths has left the price of its green banana prawns at $20 per kilo, but other seafood savings are on offer on tiger prawns and fish.

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Woolworths’ fresh cooked tiger prawns in NSW and QLD are now $30 per kilo, down from $34 per kilo, while thawed cooked tiger XL prawns in VIC are $28 per kilo, down from $36 per kilo.

“We know that seafood is a centrepiece of celebrations at Easter, and we want to offer great value to our customers as they begin planning for the long weekend,” Woolworths chief commercial officer Paul Harker said.

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Coles said it was offering savings across a number of family favourites this Easter.

“We know customers are looking to shop more specials this Easter, and that’s why we’re committed to providing value on a great selection of products to help customers have a memorable holiday season,” executive general manager for fresh Andy Mossop said.

The average Aussie is expected to fork out $852 each this year, the Australian Retailers Association found, including on travel, DIY projects and Easter food and chocolate.

Coles Easter offers

Here are some other notable offers from Coles:

  • Coles Brand Hot Cross Buns 6 pack with two packets for just $6, down from $8

  • Coles Boneless Pork Leg Roast for $7 per kilo, down from $11 per kilo

  • Coles Australian Lamb Boneless Leg Roast for $15 per kilo, down from $16 per kilo

  • Coles Australian Fresh Cooked Black Tiger Prawns $30 per kilo, down from $34 per kilo

  • Coles Tasmanian Salmon Portions Skin On $32 per kilo, down from $42 per kilo

  • Coles Thawed Raw Black Tiger Prawns $26 per kilo, down from $29 per kilo

Woolworths Easter offers

Woolworths is also offering deals on this seafood:

  • Fresh Tasmanian Salmon Skin On - $32 per kilo, save $10 per kilo

  • Ocean Chef Salmon 1kg - $24.00 per kilo, save $5.50

  • Ocean Blue Smoked Salmon 300g - $15 per pack, save $3

  • Fresh Australian Barramundi Skin Off - $34 per kilo, save $5 per kilo

  • Thawed Cooked Tiger Large Prawns (available in WA & TAS) - $28 per kg, save $4

  • Thawed Cooked Tiger Medium Prawns (available in SA/NT) - $22 per kg, save $4

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