Where to Find Peanut Butter in the Grocery Store

Peanut butter is a special food paste made from ground or blended and dry-roasted peanuts. There’s the addition of other ingredients, like salt or sweeteners, to boost its taste. Just like mustard, it’s popular and one of the most common household condiments.

Additionally, it’s a much healthier alternative to butter as it carries more proteins and less fat than butter does.

If you’ve run out of peanut butter, and you’d like to know where to find peanut butter in the grocery store, we’ll point you in the right direction.

Which aisle is peanut butter in?

Peanut butter is usually found in the Natural, organic or health foods section. It’s where grocery stores keep gluten-free products.

Next, you can check the Cereal aisle where peanut butter is stacked with other breakfast items like Frosted Flakes and Lucky Charms.

Various cereal products on shelves

But if you don’t find it there, stalk around the Condiments aisle. Grocery stores arrange peanut butter there, along with jellies and mustard.

As a last resort, visit the Canned goods aisle as peanut butter can come in cans, and not just glass or plastic containers.

Where can I buy cheap peanut butter?


Amazon has a mouthwatering collection of peanut butter, which includes the Jif creamy peanut butter and the Santa Cruz Organic peanut butter

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Walmart has a Condiment aisle you can check for peanut butter. Just look out for the Spice and sauces section. If you prefer to order online, it has brands like Great Value creamy peanut butter available for delivery.


At Costco, check the Cereal aisle for peanut butter. Currently, they don’t have it on the online platform. However, they have some nice peanut butter based products you can try out.


Publix has a Canned goods aisle where it stashes peanut butter, and another aisle where they keep bread and chips. They have brands like the Jif creamy peanut butter.


Safeway has peanut butter in Aisle 4, although store arrangements change, over time. But you can always ask an employee to guide you there.


Kroger has a Cereal aisle that’s hard to miss, so you can check there for peanut butter. If you’re lucky, you might spot Kroger’s very own brand, which is the Kroger creamy peanut butter. It’s available online for delivery.


Like Kroger, Meijer has its own brand of peanut butter, which is the Meijer creamy peanut butter. Presently, it’s on sale. So you can grab it for as low as $2.99, instead of the regular price of $3.29.

Is eating peanut butter good for you?

Peanut butter is good for you when you take it in moderation.

Especially the brands that incorporate sugar, vegetable oils, and even trans fat that’s double trouble for your heart health.

That aside, peanut butter is rich in carbohydrate and protein, which makes it fairly good for your body.

Is it OK to eat peanut butter everyday?

While it’s tempting to devour your way to the bottom of the peanut butter jar, you might want to stop and rethink that for a second.

Peanut butter scoop resting on a jar of peanut butter

There are ugly side effects of eating too much peanut butter, according to science. One of them involves having an allergic reaction. 

However, if you ignored us and went on to finishing that last giant scoop of peanut butter, make sure to balance it out with Omega-3 rich foods like chia seeds porridge.

If you’d like to prepare it at home, here’s how to find chia seeds in the grocery store.

If you’d like to find other condiments to spread on your meals like peanut butter, you’re sure to love these other grocery items: