Lidl named UK’s cheapest supermarket for the third month in a row

Lidl has been named the UK’s cheapest supermarket for the third month in a row, consumer experts Which? has revealed.

The German discount retailer beat its rival Aldi, with a basket price of just £26.83, for 21 items of groceries. For the equivalent items, Aldi’s average basket price came in at £27.14.

Big 4 grocers Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco followed Aldi, reporting an average basket price of £28.63, £29.39 and £30.30, respectively.

Ocado and Morrisons sat at the bottom of the table with an average price of £31.24 and £31.53, respectively.

Waitrose was named the most expensive supermarket for the third month in the row, with an average basket price of £36.04.

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Commenting on the figures, Lidl GB CEO Ryan McDonnell said: “This is the third month running that Which? has named Lidl as the cheapest supermarket.

“As inflation continues to rise I want to reassure each and every one of our customers that we remain resolute in our promise of being the destination for the highest quality groceries at the lowest prices in the market.

“In addition, this week our efforts towards a more sustainable future have been recognised by Oxfam as part of its annual supermarket human rights ‘behind the barcodes’ scorecard.”

McDonnell added: “We have set clear and measurable targets to make good food accessible to everyone, through measures that benefit our customers, our producers and the planet.

“It is this unique combination of market-leading prices alongside our inbuilt sustainability purpose, which makes us so confident that switching to Lidl is a choice that everyone can feel good about.”

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