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Updated on Thursday, 30 September 2021 – 10:04
The OCU report ensures that consumers can save an average of 1,073 euros depending on the supermarket they choose
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Consumers can save an average of 1,073 euros per year depending on the Supermarket choose when making the purchase, 10.5 percent more than last year.
Although in big cities, like Madrid, the benefit can be even greater and reach up to 3,532 euros due to the great commercial offer they have.
The cheapest city to shop in Spain is Jerez de la Frontera (Cdiz), ahead of Almera, Castelln, Puertollano (Ciudad Real), Ciudad Real and Zamora.
Getxo (Vizcaya) and The palms they are, on the contrary, the most expensive, followed by Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona and Alcobendas and San Sebastián de los Reyes (both in the Community of Madrid).
By autonomous communities, Valencia and Murcia are the affordable ones, while the Balearic Islands are the most expensive, followed by Canarias, Pas Vaso and Catalua.
These are some of the most salient conclusions of the annual study on the shopping basket carried out by the Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU), which this time has analyzed more than 160,976 prices in 1,103 establishments located in 65 cities Spanish as well as the Internet.
The study allows to know what are the most expensive and cheapest supermarkets in Spain so that consumers can choose when it comes to saving and for this, they compare a shopping basket made up of products, which include fresh food, packaged food, hygiene and drugs from various brands, including white ones.
According to the study, the savings experienced in the last year represent 19.5 percent of the budget that an average household spends on food, but warns that the differences between cities are notable, in fact the maximum saving varies between 325 and 3,532 euros,
To field, Supeco, Consum, Mercadona and Lidl they occupy the ‘top-5’ of the cheapest supermarkets nationwide to make purchases in Spain, according to the study. They complete this ‘top-10’ of national chains Aldi, Carrefour, Alcampo Supermarket, Carrefour Market and My Alcampo, followed by the establishments of Maxi Day and Day & Go.
Specific, Alcampo is the cheapest store in 23 of the 66 locations visited, which represents a third of all of them and has the cheapest establishment in Spain, the hypermarket located in Murcia, while Mercadona is the cheapest establishment in 17 of them and Supeco, in eight.
The report shows that hypermarkets are the commercial format where it is cheaper to make the purchase, closely followed by regional hypermarkets and discount formats, which are the best option in the economic basket.
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