This is the best value supermarket shopping basket in Portsmouth this week

The News has compared prices across Portsmouth’s major supermarkets this week to help our readers save money.

By ron Melton
Wednesday, 20th October 2021, 3:19 pm
Scroll down for this week's table of supermarket comparisons. Picture: Piqsels (labelled for reuse)
Scroll down for this week's table of supermarket comparisons. Picture: Piqsels (labelled for reuse)

Shoppers across the city are spoiled for choice with a number of major stores to choose from.

Every week we compare prices across a range of items found in a typical weekly shopping basket to help you decide where you’ll get the best value.

How did Portsmouth’s supermarkets compare?

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There are some great deals to be had this week wherever you choose to shop.

Sainsbury’s and Aldi have the best price for a 1.5kg bag of plain flour at 45p, while M&S is charging 70p.

Meanwhile, Tesco is the best place to go for good value sweetcorn – thanks to the supermarket’s deal of 325g for 35p.

And if it’s a nice winter warmer you’re searching for Aldi is the place to go, with £1 for 400g of powder. That’s a whopping £1.50 to £2 cheaper than the fellow supermarkets offering 500g.

Which Portsmouth supermarket had the best value shop?

As our table shows, overall, the most affordable place to buy our typical weekly shopping basket is Aldi.

Aldi has stores in Gamble Road and Southampton Road in Portsmouth, Mumby Road in Gosport, Central Retail Park in Havant, and West Street, in Fareham.

All in, our price comparison basket from Aldi comes in at just £19.93 this week.

At £29.20, the most expensive baskets are from M&S and Morrison’s.

Prices are correct as of October 21, 2021. Asda, Iceland and Lidl were unable to participate in our price comparison exercise this week.