Aldi 19% cheaper than Big 4 grocers

Aldi has been ranked as the cheapest UK supermarket in an independent price comparison survey.

According to The Grocer, the discounter retailer’s record remains unbeaten as it offers the lowest price for 26 out of a basket of 33 items.

Aldi’s basket is £9.88 cheaper (19%) than the Big 4 grocers, while Waitrose earned the most priciest spot, which is £26.91 (52%) more expensive.

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The analysis also revealed that shoppers at Tesco were 25% worse off than Aldi shoppers, losing on average £12.90 in the basket of items.

The news comes as Aldi has seen a 6.1% growth in the last four weeks ending on 26 February. The discount retailer also accounts for 40% of UK households’ grocery, amid record-high levels of inflation.

In January, Aldi also narrowly best Lidl as the cheapest supermarket of the year in Which? annual survey. The survey also revealed that grocery prices had gone up 9% over 2021 in real terms.

“The cost of their weekly shop is more important than ever for many people right now, and it’s great that an independent price comparison has once again recognised that Aldi won’t be beaten on price,” Aldi managing director of buying Julie Ashfield said.

“We are the lowest priced supermarket in Britain and our customers always pay less for their shop with Aldi, which is also why we were named Cheapest Supermarket of the Year by consumer champion Which?.”

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