Aldi share cheapest UK supermarket crown

Aldi has once again been named the cheapest supermarket in the UK but have had to share their crown with budget supermarket rival Lidl.

Consumer comparison site, Which? Compared 19 ever day items sold my all major UK supermarkets throughout January, comparing food, drink and household products.

Aldi and Lidl came out on top and were found to be joint-cheapest, at £18.45 while Waitrose was found to be the most expensive place to shop with equivalent items costing £24.79.

Julie Ashfield, Managing Director of Buying at Aldi, said: “We are delighted that yet again Which? has named Aldi as the UK’s cheapest supermarket.

We are proud to be helping families throughout the UK by consistently providing the cheapest possible prices across our entire range of products.”

What about the non-discount supermarkets?

The top four UK supermarkets, Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons were also included in the survey alongside Ocado.

Which? also compared bigger supermarkets and compared shopping totals based on a fuller trolley consisting of 87 items.

Source: New Shopper