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How's everyone dealing with the increase of food and grocery shopping prices? And has anyone got any tips?

HollyDobson
5 days ago
What do you think of this?
Pjran
Pjran5 days ago

It’s not just the cost of everything going up but the empty shelves. Had to go three supermarkets for the breakfast cereal we like.

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PhilipMarc
PhilipMarc5 days ago

Pjran reckon the best time it's during the early hours (10am) of the day.

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Pjran
Pjran5 days ago

PhilipMarc you would think so but my husband went at 8.30.

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PhilipMarc
PhilipMarc5 days ago

Pjran Haha (sorry).

They open at 7am so it's surprising it was cleared out by 8:30.

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig5 days ago

We shop in Lidl and Aldi and don't buy branded items. We have stopped buying certain things, buying less of certain things, buying more orange sticker items and freezing them. We are also eating smaller portions to get 2 or 3 meals out of what we are buying.

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PhilipMarc
PhilipMarc5 days ago

I always buy store branded items because it feels well worth it.

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pato
pato5 days ago

I'm a sucker for branded foods and must admit that I'm not for changing that, but I have noticed a major difference in the prices, even supermarket on brands are priced away beyond what they're worth these days.

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Howmuch
Howmuch5 days ago

Only going one direction at the moment, Slim pickings at the moment for bargain hunters. Bread is relatively cheap and filling, not the best food but tastes good and does not need to be cooked. As always shop around if you can and try shops like Heron and the company shop.

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Chaz85
Chaz855 days ago

I go late at night sometimes get reduced items freeze them and look at discontinued stock as can be much cheaper

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BonzoBanana
BonzoBanana5 days ago

I've noticed many supermarkets have massively trimmed their value ranges just when we need them most but different supermarkets do different value ranges so if like me you tend to vary which supermarket you use then you can normally store up a wider range of value products.

Off topic but the other day I was curious what the difference between sparkling water and soda water was so googled it only to find out its the same actual product so if you are someone who buys soda water might be worth trying some cheap sparking water to see if you are happy with it as a soda water replacement. You can get 2 litre bottles of sparkling water for 23p in a few supermarkets. I got some recently in Morrisons and also Lidl's.

I went into Lidl's in Street yesterday and quite a lot of empty shelves and missing products and some of the fruit and veg looked poor quality and wasn't worth buying and of course most prices had jumped a fair bit but not everything. Still many very reasonably priced foods so I've just changed slightly what I eat. Lidl's do a 2kg bag of onions for 99p and they actually look very good quality.

I don't know if its a south west thing but I have small roasted onions with my Sunday roast and they are very sweet and great for the heart. Just cook with the meat.

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hspexy
hspexy4 days ago

Go later on in the day to check out the reductions. It’s different for each area, but in mine we tend to get things 50% -80% off in the evenings

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