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Price of lettuce too crazy? Here are 4 ways to cut down your supermarket shop

Lettuce supermarket shopping

Three words: price of lettuce. If ever there’s been anything unseen before, it’s this. It’s understandable given droughts, flood, climate change and war in Europe, but it does beg the question, how can I save on my weekly shop? I’ve got you sorted. Speaking with pal Nick Drew, founder at WeThrift, there are some tips they helped reveal ways Australian supermarket shoppers can reduce your costs and avoid your balance being excruciatingly high at the checkout. Avoid purchasing pricier brands and switch to supermarket own brands instead “Many of us will stick to the brands we know and love including supermarkets such as Woolworths, Aldi and Metcash. These stores are constantly producing brand-inspired products which look and taste pretty much the same as the real thing, but at a fraction of the cost. “For those who are set in their ways, and only willing to eat their favourite branded goods (e.g. Vegemite and Anzac Biscuits), it’s worth remembering  that cheaper, own-brand groceries are shown to be better for you as they have less fat, sugar, salt and calories than pricier alternatives!” Time your supermarket trips wisely “Try to time your supermarket trips for when your local stores are likely to have just added yellow ‘reduced’ stickers to stock that needs to be sold that day. Making the most of these heavily discounted deals will help you to fill your freezer up with discounted meat, fish, and freezer meals for cheaper food options in the coming days and weeks. “Normally supermarket workers will start discounting products that are… Read More