Where is Minced Garlic in the Grocery Store?

minced garlic in grocery store

Short Answer: You can find minced garlic in/near the produce section, in the condiments aisle, or in the spice aisle.

Stores generally sell minced garlic in a glass jar, but you can also find it in bigger plastic containers.

Since every store is different we cannot give you specific aisle numbers to check.

Every grocery store is laid out differently and some have more aisles than others. So, there is not a universal aisle number to find minced garlic in.

Below we will give you a list of stores where you will most likely find minced garlic.

Where to Find Minced Garlic in a Grocery Store Near You

Here are a few grocery stores where you will most likely find minced garlic. We will continue to update this list as we get more information.

Sprouts Farmers Market

You can find minced garlic in the condiments aisle. Generally, it will be near the:

  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Olive oil and
  • Avocado oil


Costco constantly rearranges their store so this one can change from time to time. Generally, Costco has their minced garlic near different seasonings they carry. Look for minced garlic next to the:

  • Black pepper
  • Sea salt
  • Pink Himalayan sea salt
  • Garlic salt
  • etc.


At Safeway you can find minced garlic in the produce section as well as the spice aisle.

In the produce section it is stored below where they stock the fruits and vegetables.

In the spice aisle the minced garlic is different than the one in the produce section. Here, you can find a Safeway signature select brand of minced garlic.

This garlic is not kept in oil and you can simply shake it out of the bottle like you would with salt, or red pepper flakes.

We haven’t tried this style of minced garlic yet, but it seems garlic like this may not have as much flavor.

If you try it out let us know!

King Soopers

In King Soopers, you most likely will not find minced garlic in the condiment, or spice aisle. In the few stores near us, we found it on the outskirts of the produce section.

To be exact, minced garlic was near theses packaged items on the edge of the produce section:

  • Sund dried tomatoes,
  • Dates,
  • Green pea snack crisps, and
  • Nuts.

Can’t Find Minced Garlic in the Store?

If you can’t find minced garlic, or the brand that you want, you can check some out on Amazon here:

Spice World, ORGANIC GARLIC – LARGE Container – 32 OZ

Should I Be Eating Minced Garlic?

Many people like buying minced garlic at the grocery store because it is convenient. Buying minced garlic comes with its cons though.

Here is a few pros and cons to consider when it comes to minced vs. garlic cloves:

  • Convenient
  • Long Shelf Life
  • Flavor Difference
  • Sometimes Contains Additives & Low Quality Oil

Is Fresh Garlic Better?

Adding fresh garlic to your kitchen can make some of your homemade meals taste better. Here are some pros and cons when using fresh garlic:

  • Enhanced Flavor
  • High Level of Antioxidants
  • Requires Preparation
  • Smell of Garlic Can Transfer to Your Fingers

Recipes to Use Minced Garlic With (Fresh or Store Bought)

Below are a few recipes you can use minced garlic with:

In Review

When you’re shopping for minced garlic in the grocery store be sure to look in these three areas:

  • In the produce section,
  • Near the condiments, and
  • Near the seasonings or spices.

After you continue to use it in your cooking, try mincing some fresh garlic of your own to see if you can taste a difference.

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