Washington, DC 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: December 1, 2007
(Date of earliest event reported)

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

An Ohio Corporation  No. 1-303  31-0345740 
(State or other jurisdiction  (Commission File  (IRS Employer 
of incorporation)  Number)  Number) 

1014 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45201
(Address of principal
executive offices)

Registrant's telephone number: (513) 762-4000

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Section 5—Corporate Governance and Management

Item 5.02       Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
    (d) On December 1, 2007, pursuant to Section 5B of Kroger’s Regulations, the Company’s Board of Directors elected Susan J. Kropf to serve on the Board until the annual meeting of shareholders in 2008, or until her successor is duly elected and qualified. She has been appointed to serve on the Audit and Public Responsibilities Committees of the Board, effective December 12, 2007. There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Kropf and any other persons pursuant to which she was selected as a director. Ms. Kropf has not engaged in any transactions with Kroger during the last fiscal year, and does not propose to engage in any transactions, that would be reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
    A copy of the press release announcing the election of Ms. Kropf is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1. 

Section 9—Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits. 
(d) Exhibits. 
      99.1        Press Release announcing director election   


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

December 3, 2007  By:    /s/ Paul Heldman   
          Paul Heldman 
          Executive Vice President, 
          Secretary and General Counsel 


Exhibit No.        Exhibit   
      99.1    Press Release announcing director election