Consumer group Which? conducted its Cheapest Supermarket price comparison and looked at the cost of a basket of 22 items, including groceries and household essentials, with Aldi coming in cheapest at just £24.03. The same shopping cost a whopping 16% more at Sainsbury’s and 18% more at Tesco.
The independent consumer group’s research also found Aldi to be a massive 38% cheaper than the most expensive supermarket for an equivalent basket of items.
The full results are available here.
Julie Ashfield, Managing Director of Buying at Aldi, said:
“We’re committed to providing our customers the best prices possible, and we’re immensely proud that we have taken the top spot! Being named the UK’s Cheapest Supermarket in September marks our tenth win and we’re dedicated to continuing to make life a little easier for our customers.”
As well as recently being named the UK’s lowest-priced supermarket in The Grocer 33, Aldi has triumphed in the Great Taste Awards 2021, racking up a staggering 58 accolades in total, including awards for a number of home-grown products.
Winning products from Aldi’s British suppliers included Specially Selected Scotch Aberdeen Angus Ribeye Steak, Specially Selected Pork Loin Steaks, British Blue Eggs, Specially Selected Ultimate Sausage Rolls, Specially Selected Vintage Cheddar, Aldi Plant Menu Meatless Sausages and Specially Selected Caramelised Red Onion Chutney, which was awarded the top accolade of three prestigious stars.
Aldi is calling on streets across the UK to enter a competition to win funding for the ultimate Jubilee bash.
The supermarket’s Jubilee Street Party Fund will see it give away a series of £500 Aldi vouchers to help communities up and down the country celebrate Her Majesty’s big day.
Aldi is to work with an African cashew nut company Cashew Coast to empower female factory workers and farmer communities in the Ivory Coast, as well as encourage more environmentally friendly nut production.
The company sources nuts directly from local farmers in the Ivory Coast and processes them, by employing women from nearby communities.