The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it has executed a new $1.625 billion revolving credit facility consisting of a 364-day credit agreement in the amount of $812.5 million and a five-year credit agreement in the amount of $812.5 million. This facility replaces Kroger's existing 364-day credit agreement, which was to mature in May 2001 if not extended as provided in the agreement, and its existing five- year credit agreement, which was to mature in May 2002.