UK’s cheapest supermarket named by Aldi, Lidl, Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s – .

UK’s cheapest supermarket named by Aldi, Lidl, Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s – .

Aldi was once again named UK’s cheapest supermarket, beating rival Lidl by 73 pence.
General public site Which one? found a basket of 23 items from Aldi cost an average of £ 24.24 in October 2021, compared to £ 24.97 at Lidl.

Meanwhile, the most expensive supermarket was over £ 9 more expensive than Aldi.

Who? found buyers paid £ 33.81 last month for an equivalent basket of groceries at Waitrose.

The second most expensive turned out to be Ocado where the average cost was £ 29.95.

Of the Big Four grocers, Asda was the cheapest, ranking third overall with an average price of £ 25.94 for a basket of 23 items.

Lidl came in second, just behind main rival Aldi


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Sainsbury’s came in fourth (£ 27.71) just ahead of Morrisons (£ 28.31) while Tesco was the most expensive (£ 28.64).

Who? compared the prices of private label and branded products as part of their monthly supermarket check.

Foods with the biggest price differences included own-brand seedless grapes and melon, while PG Tips tea bags varied the most in terms of branded items.

In terms of the larger store, which included 77 items, Asda came out the cheapest with an average price of £ 143.21, followed by Sainsbury’s at £ 145.56.

Morrisons followed in third with an average price of £ 150.26, followed by Ocado at £ 154.40 and Tesco with a price tag of £ 156.72.

How to save money in supermarkets? Let us know in the comments below.

Waitrose again came out the most expensive with the final bill at £ 164.91.

Who? does not include Aldi and Lidl in its larger store comparison because it includes a larger range of branded items that are not available at discounters.

Aldi was also the cheapest supermarket in September 2021, but Lidl was the winner in August 2021.

Julie Ashfield, Managing Director of Purchasing at Aldi, said: “We are committed to providing our customers with the best possible prices for the highest quality products.

“With Christmas just around the corner, we are proud to have once again been recognized as the cheapest supermarket in the UK. “

How to save money in supermarkets

There are a lot of things you can do to save money on your grocery store.

Here are some quick tips:

  • Look for coupons and discount codes.
  • Try to swap branded products for supermarket brands.
  • Always write a list – and stick to it.
  • Never shop on an empty stomach.
  • Compare prices online at
  • Freeze leftovers to avoid food waste.
  • Watch out for yellow stickers.
  • Use cashback sites like Topcashback and Quidco.
  • Use a basket instead of a cart to carry less.
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