Cheapest Supermarket UK: What shop is best for price comparison? - including ASDA, Tesco, Aldi, Morrisons
In the battle of discount supermarkets, who is leading the way for price comparison in October? Find out below
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UK supermarkets cost their items differently so it can be confusing for consumers to know which shop is the cheapest when it comes to price comparison. But as the cost of living crisis rumbles on, it’s more important than ever that shoppers know they are getting bang for their buck.
It was announced on Wednesday (November 15) the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation decreased from 6.7% to 4.6% for October. However, the drop in rate was significantly aided by house prices and energy costs while food prices were 'little changed' over the month, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) staff.
It's not unusual for food prices to rise during this time of year but consumers can opt for a cheaper supermarket if budgets are tight leading up to Christmas. Fortunately, consumer experts Which? compare thousands of prices at the UK's biggest supermarkets every month to determine who is selling groceries and household essentials at the cheapest rate.
The latest Which? report sees Aldi dethroned with Lidl claiming the top spot for October. The change is the first time Aldi hasn't been the cheapest supermarket per average basket price in 16 months. How did the other stores compare and how much was the cheapest average basket?
What is the Cheapest UK Supermarket this month?
Average Basket Price
1. Lidl - £74.58
2. Aldi - £74.75
3. ASDA - £82.11
4. Tesco - £85.34
5. Sainbsury’s - £85.88
6. Morrisons - £86.35
7. Ocado - £90.37
8. Waitrose - £91.15
1. Asda - £328.42
2. Morrisons - £339.40
3. Ocado - £354.54
4. Tesco - £358.08
5. Sainsbury's - £364.61
6. Waitrose - £378.08