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Krónan Supermarkets

6613 Google reviews
Rif, Iceland
Hallveigarstigur 1, 101, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Opening hours
09:00 - 21:00
Distance from center
286 m
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Krónan SupermarketsKrónan is one of the largest supermarket chains in Iceland, offering a wide range of products at competitive prices with frequent discounts. The stores can be found all over the country.

Originally established in 2000, Krónan has become a staple part of daily life for many Icelandic households. Today, there are 26 Krónan grocery stores located all across Iceland, including Reykjavik, Akureyri, Selfoss and more. 

Krónan offers a wide selection of grocery items, including fresh fruits and vegetables, meat and seafood, dairy products, bakery items, household products, and more. These include Icelandic products but also a range of international brands to cater to different preferences. 

The stores offer a number of innovative services to make each shopping trip as convenient as possible, as well as giving customers a chance to shop as environmentally friendly as possible. 

Shopping at Krónan

Krónan SupermarketsKrónan employs a number of ways to make shopping easy and fun for the customer, such as allowing children to snack on complimentary fruit while the grownups do the shopping. Customers can choose to pay at a manned register or by using self-service. 

Like most grocery stores, Krónan is divided into sections with different types of goods. Here are some examples of the things you'll find at Krónan.

Fresh produce: Fruits, vegetables, herbs.

Freshly baked goods: Bread, pastries, cakes.

Fresh meat and fish: Locally sourced meat and fish

Frozen goods: Frozen foods, ice cream

Dairy and eggs: Milk, cheese, yogurts, eggs.

Beverages: Juices, sodas, non-alcoholic beer & wine.

Dry Goods: Rice, pasta, beans.

Pantry staples: Flour, sugar, ketchup, mustard.

Household items: Cleaning supplies, personal care, home essentials.

Some Krónan locations also have fast-food restaurants on-site or offer freshly made takeaway options such as sushi.

Sustainability and Environmental Practices

Krónan SupermarketsKrónan has implemented several environmental and sustainable practices to minimize its ecological footprint and promote sustainability. Like many other businesses, they encourage customers to bring their own reusable bags and offer biodegradable and reusable bag options at checkout.

To minimize food waste, near-expiry products are sold at discounted prices to ensure that less food goes to waste. Many of the products sold at Krónan have eco-certifications, ensuring that customers have access to environmentally friendly options.

Some locations also offer options to reduce plastic waste. The Soap-Bar, pictured above, allows customers to bring their own bottles and fill them with soap to minimize plastic waste, and recycling stations are available after paying where customers can immediately recycle all plastic packaging of wares they bought.

Map of Krónan Stores

There are sixteen Krónan stores in the capital region with several others scattered across the Icelandic countryside. Here's where to find them:

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