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Asda Price

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R.B.

R.B. Report 29 Jun 2008 22:03

Over heard a row going on in Tescos today about the price label they put up on certain items claiming they are cheaper then Asda,Morrisons ~well the woman said look again at the label you are 24p dearer ~you have seen a label come off so quick.....
Think i will be doing a lot more checking on labels before buying.

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 29 Jun 2008 21:42

will be happier when my veg grows, thats if the slugs leave us anyXX..

CATHKIN

CATHKIN Report 29 Jun 2008 21:40

Yesterday , didn`t have much change from £15 -bought milk , juice , 2 packets bacon , sausages, potato scones , fruit scones, rolls, pancakes -really just enough for a fry -up breakfast.
Ros xx

Lady Cutie

Lady Cutie Report 29 Jun 2008 21:36

I went to my local
green grocers on friday
i bought 2 cooking apples
1/4 ib of mushrooms and
2 peaches.
£2.52 p i couldnt
believe it
Hazelx

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 29 Jun 2008 21:36

Could be survive on vitamin tablets??

ginqueen

ginqueen Report 29 Jun 2008 21:32

I do a big shop on-line once a month and use mysupermarket.co.uk - once you've listed all your items it shows you the cheapest place to check out, shopping on line also gives you time to compare prices - you have to pay for delivery but if you shop mid-week the delivery is cheaper.

Having said all that, my monthly bill normally comes to about £120 (not counting meat, veg, fruit, bread etc) and this month it's almost £200 and I haven't bought anything too extravagant (there's only the two of us... and the cat) I can't believe how much the basics have gone up!

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 29 Jun 2008 21:23

We find shopping Tuesdays is best as there are usually reduced goods then ( short sell be dates but fine to put in the freezer). However that is not good for those who work. I think Lidl and Aldi are probably the cheapest but we don't shop there.

Ann
Glos

Jenxx

Jenxx Report 29 Jun 2008 21:17

nearest Supermarket is over 20 miles away
so get fresh food at local shops
don't smoke don't drink very rarely go out
money on food and petrol

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 29 Jun 2008 21:16

Hi all,

We are a family of 7, I shop at all the stores including Aldi, Lidl etc, it is a nightmare,


Caz xxx

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 29 Jun 2008 21:12

But how many smaller shops would I have to visit, as time is also important to me, and I do like weight watcher products, and hubby likes kellogs and walkers, perhaps we have expensive tastes, but then again the price of petrol has rocketed so driving around costs a small fortune, have to do more overtime then too busy to shop. XX...

Sally Moonchild

Sally Moonchild Report 29 Jun 2008 21:12

ditto Jen, at Tescos.......they are advertising low prices as from tomorrow........why not on Saturday or at the weekend when a lot of people get paid.... these supermarkets make so much profit, and I know for a fact that there is a lot thrown away because the bread and vegetables were collected to give to the horses......

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 29 Jun 2008 21:10

Same with Sainsbury and Tesco...............but if you use the smaller shops too you can still find bargains.

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 29 Jun 2008 21:09

And I thought £62 for basics for three was expensive. No toiletries, cleaning things, no meat no cereal. Mainly tins, fruit veg and bread.

Jenxx

Jenxx Report 29 Jun 2008 21:09

Think prices have gone up every where
Jenxx

Jenxx

Jenxx Report 29 Jun 2008 21:08

Shopped thursday no toiletries no meat
£90 / 54p
theres just 2 of us
I don't know how families manage
jenxx

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 29 Jun 2008 21:07

So who knows the best place to shop??

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 29 Jun 2008 21:02

I went shopping today for basics, £62. flipping heck at this rate we will not be able to afford to eat.

Jenxx

Jenxx Report 29 Jun 2008 21:02

so has Morrisons

Gillian Jennifer

Gillian Jennifer Report 29 Jun 2008 21:02

Has gone through the roof.