Prices went up in supermarkets this week with a new ‘most expensive’

A shopper who has been comparing prices of similar basic items in supermarkets week after week says Morrison won an unfortunate crown in the latest battle over bills – which are more expensive than Sainsbury’s. of Emma Gill men Buying the same item at different stores to give you a week-by-week analysis of how prices are changing.

She’s buying the same eight items at Tesco, Asda, Aldi, Lidl, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons — a two-pint bottle of milk, a loaf of bread, coffee, teabags, butter, beans, chicken breast and mince. Last week Maine found that Lidl was the cheapest of all eight products, costing £9.82.

Emma added: “Despite raising the price of milk and butter this week, it still kept its bill lower than any other store, at £9.91. The biggest blow though is Morrisons, who just three weeks ago The cheapest crown with a bill of £9.78 for a shopping cart.

“It is now coming in at £10.91 and working as the most expensive – taking the unfortunate spot from Sainsbury’s for the first time. Three different hikes this week have put it there – its cheapest bread from 39p to 54p increasing to £2.49 for a 300 g pack of two breasted chicken and £1.89 to £2.19 of minced meat.

“Those meat prices are higher than any other supermarket and mincemeat is 50p more expensive than the cheapest, which is Asda’s new Just Essentials pack for £1.69. It’s not just Morrisons raising prices.

“Liddle, Tesco and Sainsbury’s have joined others in raising the price of 2 pints of milk from £99p to £1.05, the latter two also raising the price of their chicken. And Lidl has raised the price of its butter from £1.69 £1.69 to £1.72, although still selling it cheaper than anywhere else.”

Many organizations run price comparisons week by week. For example, Grocer’s has been comparing prices in supermarkets for over 20 years. In his latest chart, Morrison had a basket of food at £51.74, while a single basket at Sainsbury’s was £52.82.

Grocer’s figures come in cheapest with the Tesco Bill at £52.21, Asda £51.69, Waitrose £66.05, Aldi £45.88 and Lidl £45.64.

Which one? Uses a basket of 18 items to compare – and puts Sainsbury’s at £27.32 while Morrison came in at £27.06. The Lidl was the cheapest at £23.55.

Here are the shopping lists and totals for each supermarket in the main test (as of Friday, June 17)

Lidl

loaf of white bread 800g – 36p

Milk 2 pints – £1.05 (above 99p)

Coffee 200g – £1.69

Teabags 160 – £99p

Salted Butter 250g – £1.72 (up from £1.69)

Beans 420 g tin – 22p

Chicken 300g – £1.99

500 g 20% ​​fat – £1.89

Total £9.91 (up from £9.82)

asda

800 gm white bread loaf (Smart Price) – 39p

Milk 2 pints – £1.05

Coffee 200g (2 x 100g Just Essentials) – £1.50

Teabags 160 (4 x 40-Pack Smart Value) – £1.12

Salted Butter 250g – £1.75

Beans 410g Tin (Smart Price) – 25p

Chicken (£2.65 for a large 350g pack) – £2.27. Equal to

500 g 20% ​​fat – £1.69

gross£10.02

Aldi

loaf of white bread 800g – 36p

Milk 2 pints – £1.05

Coffee 200g – £1.69

Teabags 160 – £1.09

Salted Butter 250g – £1.75

Beans 420 g tin – 22p

Chicken 300g – £1.99

500 g 20% ​​fat – £1.89

Total £10.04

Tesco

loaf of white bread 800g – 36p

Milk 2 pints – £1.05 (above 99p)

Coffee 200g (2 x 100g) – £1.70

Teabags 160 (2 x 80-Pack) – £1.10

Salted Butter 250g – £1.75

Beans 420 g tin – 22p

Chicken 300g – £2.25 (up from £2.20)

500 g 20% ​​fat – £1.89

Total £10.32 (up from £10.21)

Sainsbury’s

loaf of white bread 800g – 36p

Milk 2 pints – £1.05 (above 99p)

Coffee 200g £2 (up from £1.69)

Teabags 160 – £1.09

Salted Butter 250g – £1.75 (below £1.90)

Beans 400g Tin – 21p

Chicken 300g – £2.40 (up from £2.30)

500 g 20% ​​fat – £1.89 (below £2.10)

Total £10.75 (up from £10.64)

Morrison

loaf of white bread 800g – 54p (above 39p)

Milk 2 pints – £1.05

Coffee (2 x 100g) – £1.50

Teabags 160 (2 x 80-Pack Saver) – £1.18

Salted Butter 250g – £1.75

Beans 410 g tin – 21p

Chicken 300g – £2.49 (up from £2.05)

500 g 20% ​​fat – £2.19 (up from £1.89)

Total £10.91 (up from £10.02)

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