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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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The Mystery Penny Item at Publix for Wednesday 1/12 or Thursday 1/13, is:

Publix Juice

You can get the Publix Penny item with any purchase that is $10 or more before coupons. There is a Mystery Penny Item coupon in the Wednesday or Thursday Paper every week . Some stores do not require this coupon, but many have changed and do require it now, check with your store to find their policy.

The Penny Item is for one day only, and will be the day that the add starts in your area. This is Wednesday for all of SC and AL, and parts of GA, or Thursday for Northern GA.

Get all of this weeks Publix Deals and Coupon Matches!

**Note: FL and some Coastal GA stores DO NOT participate in the Penny Item**

A thought… You will not get much closer to free, so if you don’t need, like or want this item, then give it away. There are many folks that would probably love it!

    • Jolley1

      Where do you find the coupon for the penny item???

      • david

        They usually put them in your local newspaper somewhere in the paper, not the publix ad.

        • Jolley1

          On what day?

          • Cozmikcowgirl

            Wednesday or Thursday, depending on when your Publix ad begins. In Birmingham the new ad starts on Wednesday, so the Penny item is on Wednesday. The coupon is in the Wednesday paper. You do need the coupon and to purchas $10 in groceries before coupons. In the Birmingham News it is usually on page 2A. Hope that helps.

      • Cozmikcowgirl

        Wednesday paper. In the Birmingham News it is usually on page 2A. Hope that helps.

    • Amandarene25

      Do they put it in the Sunday Paper?

      • Cozmikcowgirl

        Wednesday paper. In the Birmingham News it is usually on page 2A. Hope that helps.

    • nina96

      What type of juice?

    • Deshaine

      Central Alabama Publix stores may have different Penny Items today and throughout the day due to all of the snow/ice we've had since Sunday. Just be aware of this when you head out to the store because they may have something else as the penny item.

    • Pslampley

      My Publix had Campbells soup for a penny this morning. They also said they didn't have a lot of sale items because their trucks come from GA and they couldn't get out.
      ** Your Publix may have different penny items as well

    • Larbars

      Did anyone else's penny item coupon today have the date December 29th? But the front page says January 12th as it should. I'm just going to bring the entire front section in case there is a problem.

    • CarolinaGirl80

      My penny item this week is Publix Coffee. Publix juice was last week.

    • Dpeapples

      I said nay to the publix juice last week, now here it is again. This will be two wednesdays I didn't shop there.

      • ChrissyPunkin

        You're missing out–it's pretty good. ;-)

    • Rossi1025

      I am having trouble with the hellmans maoy coupon (and other similar ones)- i have not printed this q in more than 6 months, probably a year even, and it is telling me i have already printed it the number of times allowed… what is the time frame for these bricks q's, or is there a way to reset my computer? is there something i am doing wrong???

      • JennaJ

        same for me! and I have never printed it. We're usually Duke's fans, but at the sale + coupon price for Hellmans we were going to get some!

      • Katherine R

        It's probably not you. If a company allows a certain number of prints for a coupon and they've all been printed it won't allow anyone to print more, but it may give you the wrong error message.

        Thats what Jenny told us at the Coupon Class last week. So, it's not you, the company's just giving you the wrong error message.

    • Mandy

      Goose Creek store has coffee!

    • Jennifer

      So, here's the deal with the Publix kids' juice- Mine was offering it as the penny item as well. I asked the manager just to be sure. It was supposed to be coffee, but they have not had a truck in 4 days and did not have enough to offer. Therefore, they had to substitute the juice at some locations.

    • tina

      I didn't even get a paper delivered today b/c of the snow! So no penny coupon!

    • Mandy P

      My store in middle-TN substituted Ghirardelli Brownie Mix! That was a nice surprise!!

      • Mollieirene

        Man that is a good substitution!

    • Tracy

      Not sure why, but the publix in Birmingham, on Montclair Rd has had a different penny item the last 3 weeks. This week it is publix coffee.

    • mpb0078

      In Cartersville, GA , the penny item is Nestle Hot Cocoa Mix. It was suppose to be coffee but they were out and substituted the Cocoa Mix.

    • ChrissyPunkin

      It was actually frozen pizza at my Publix in Montgomery, AL.

    • Katherine R

      The *new* Publix at Hendrix Crossing in Lexington has Coffee as the Penny Item. I called and asked. I haven't been yet. My dad has and said that they're also doing Boars head hot dogs and Coke for $1 since today is their Grand Opening.

    • Mollieirene

      In Athens (extreme north) Alabama the penny item was a single roll of publix paper towels.

    • Phillis

      In Antioch TN penny item is Crisco Oil.

      • Stacy

        do you have to have the coupon in antioch?

        • Phillis

          No or at least the clerk that was working u scan did not requre it.

    • Annewholman

      Johns Island penny item is fruit cocktail in syrup – YUCK! I left my penny coupon in the basket for someone else to use.

      • kk

        I was told it was supposed to be coffee, but the truck didn't come in because of the weather. Poor substitute choice ;-p

    • Jolley1

      I just don't see the point in the penny item. You have to buy the paper just to find out what it is…and I'm guessing the paper usually costs about $1. Am I right?

      • troygrad

        In my town we get the paper in the mail free so it is worth it for us. I dont' know how it is for other towns…..

      • savin4morefamily

        We subscribe, so we're getting the paper anyway. But we also have a free local paper with the coupon in it, too. So far, my cashier has let me divide my order, I ring them separately at UScan and get two penny items (ours was flour, then Chunky Soup yesterday).

        • savin4morefamily

          But I should say the newsstand price of our paper is 50 cents daily, too. That would be worth it for penny items like coffee and juice.

    • Emily

      the penny item today at the Prattville, AL store is a gallon of Publix drinking water.

      • crystal

        at the prattville al store,i was told last week that you could only get the penny item with a coupon i know before they allowed me to get it without a coupon. have you run into that.

    • Counselingintern2002

      Publix coffee in Athens, GA but if they were out then they would honor it through Friday. Publix rocks!

    • Linda D.

      I'm pretty happy. My penny item was Publix coffee, (I got juice last week).

    • Mel

      At my Publix, the penny item was Chunky Soup :)

    • Angielewis28

      The Publix that opened on Wed. in Lexington, SC the penny item was Publix coffee!

    • Matt

      Tyrone, GA penny item was a 6pk of applesauce! (forget the brand….)

    • Jisola0510

      First off, LOVE this website! Just wanted to give you a heads up. My Publix told me they no longer except Target coupons:(

    • Sis2

      Penny item at Lovejoy, GA, was a cinnamon broomstick. Odd penny item.

    • HAD an awesome penny item today ! Lysol Cleaner !!!

    • Lisa

      just wanted to let everybody know that the 200 count Splenda for $4.99 was on sale last week, not now. I went to customer service to inquire, told her it was on website. She checked , it was last weeks ad, I was sad. BUT I love Publix & and LOVE Jenny & this website!!!

    • bcw77

      The penny item in McDonough, GA was dinner size Chinet plates (32 ct). They do require the coupon at my store.

    • jrun

      my store accepts dollar general market coupons and there is a coupon booklet called DG coupon savings booklet (they gave it to me at the register at DG). anyways it has a few match ups for this week. $3 off 2 red baron pizzas, .25 off wonka peg candy, coffemate creamer, and a few more i can't remember.

    • Rockymtldy39

      I work for Publix and it is required that you have the coupon for the penny item …

      • Markjenn

        Not to argue but…not at my store and the reason the manager gave was that there aren't usually enough papers/coupons for everybody to have one so they don't “require” it…although it IS store policy.

    • bb22

      Publix in Villa Rica only accepts one Store coupon per person.

    • Lindseywarner

      My hubby wanted to run out for milk. So I handed him the sundown naturals coupons and told him to get these and the gallon of milk. He came home looked at me and said “I just paid .39 cents for milk and vitamins, I see why you use that darn website now”