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Organic Whole Turkey at Costco

Organic Whole Turkey at Costco

2023 Thanksgiving dinner planning time again….this Fall, you can find once again find organic whole turkey at Costco in the refrigerated section. These are sold under multiple brands which vary region to region, but all are sold raw/uncooked, USDA Certified Organic, Project Non-GMO Verified and gluten free. The organic whole turkeys at Costco come in a Hen turkey or a Tom turkey, and range from 14 lbs to 19 lbs.

Seasonal Item: Whole turkeys are seasonal and only available around Thanksgiving.

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Brands include (but are not limited to): Norbest Farms Turkeys, Plainville Farms, Pitman Farms, and others.

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Organic Whole Young Tom Turkey Features

  • USDA Certified Organic
  • Project Non-GMO Verified
  • No Antibiotics Ever
  • No Added Hormones
  • Fed Vegetarian Diet
  • Gluten Free
  • Raw / Uncooked
Norbest Farms Organic Tom Turkey at Costco
Norbest Farms Organic Whole Young Tom Turkey at Costco

2023 Thanksgiving Whole Turkey at Costco Item Number & Price

Young Organic Hen Turkey is Costco Item Number 39044 and Young Organic Tom Turkey is Costco Item Number 39042. Both costs $3.49/lb. Find them in the meat department in open refrigerated cases.

Note: This is the same price as last year.

Price Updated: 11/12/2023

Please Note: Costco has placed a limit of 5 on all Tom and Hen Turkeys.

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Thanksgiving Dinner Spread with Organic Whole Turkey from Costco

You can also buy organic whole turkey from Whole Foods with Amazon Prime and have it delivered! PS: It’s cheaper than Costco!

How Much Turkey Should I Buy?

Great question! We love leftover Turkey, so we always go big! But this will vary a lot depending on how big of eaters you have, how much you’re serving with the meal, etc. The National Turkey Federation gives this guidance:

For the guest who’s always reaching for seconds (or if you want to count on tasty leftovers), opting for 1.25-1.5 pounds per person is a safe bet. 

National Turkey Federation

Pair Your Meal With:

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Meal Ideas for Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

Turkey is generally an easy swap for any recipe that uses chicken – check out our How To Use Costco Rotisserie Chicken post and you’ll find lots of ideas there for how you might reinvent your leftover Thanksgiving Turkey, or try any of these recipes:

Make This Leftover Turkey Split Pea Soup Recipe for Cold Winter Days
Substitute Turkey for Chicken and Make a BBQ Turkey Pizza – Everyone Loves Pizza!
Wrap Up the Leftover Turkey and Fixings with a Crispy Wonton Wrapper
Substitute Turkey for Chicken and Make Turkey Thai Noodles

Whole Turkey at Costco
Organic Whole Turkey at Costco

Historical Pricing Notes

2022 Thanksgiving Whole Turkey at Costco Item Number & Price: Norbest Farms Young Organic Tom Turkey is Costco Item Number 39044 and costs $3.49/lb. Find them in the meat department in open refrigerated cases. This represents a $0.50 per pound increase over the 2021 price.

2021 Thanksgiving Whole Turkey at Costco Item Number & Price: Norbest Farms Young Organic Tom Turkey is Costco Item Number 39042 and costs $2.99/lb. That shakes out to about $45 for a 15 lb turkey or $60 for a 20 lb turkey.

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