Free Writing Prospectus
Filed Pursuant to Rule 433
Registration Statement Number 333-148216
The Kroger Co.
Pricing Term Sheet
7.50% Notes due January 15, 2014
  The Kroger Co.
Principal Amount:
Security Type:
  Senior Note
  January 15, 2014
Price to Public:
Yield to Maturity:
Spread to Benchmark Treasury:
  +535 bps
Benchmark Treasury:
  2.75% due October 31, 2013
Benchmark Treasury Spot and Yield:
  102-18 1/4 and 2.199%  
Interest Payment Dates:
  January 15 and July 15, beginning on January 15, 2009
Make-Whole Call:
  Treasury Rate plus 50 basis points
Trade Date:
  November 18, 2008
Settlement Date:
  November 25, 2008 (T+5)
  $2,000 x $1,000  
  Baa2 (stable outlook, Moody’s) / BBB-(positive outlook, S&P) / BBB (stable outlook, Fitch)
Joint Bookrunners:
  Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.
  Greenwich Capital Markets, Inc.
  BNY Capital Markets, Inc.
  Rabo Securities USA, Inc.
  U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.
  Wells Fargo Securites, LLC
  CastleOak Securities, L.P.
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