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Old 08-05-2016, 08:11 AM
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Do you use a Butcher or a Supermarket to buy your Meat?

$53.69 spent on meat at a local butcher that would have cost $112.47 using Coles or Woolworths

More details at: Food Costs in Australia: Use a Butcher or a Supermarket? ABCDiamond Australia

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Yeah sometimes it depends. I have a local IGA and it sources all of the meat from local farmers so the meat prices are quite competitive with the local butcher. I found that pricing can depend on where you are in Australia. As I travelled, I found sometimes Woolworths/Coles is cheaper, sometimes the local butcher. Get to know the local area, and where is cheaper.

Oh and if you find an Aldi with good meat selection you have found a gem!

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Get to know the local area, and where is cheaper.
That is very good advice. Much better than generalisations.

It is important to know that there are options rather than just the common, and normally more expensive, ones.

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I feel Aldi prices are less compared to other super market giants


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I feel Aldi prices are less compared to other super market giants
According to a survey by Credit Suisse in June 2016:

Costs for a basket of 110 packaged groceries and fresh food:

$573 at Woolworths
$586 at Coles
$465 at Aldi


ALDI changed the face of Supermarket shopping in 2001, and now both Coles and Wooworths have had to adapt to the competition.


News Headlines include:

Aldi has Coles and Woolies reeling. They may not recover

Woolworths, Coles feeling heat from competition

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As a recently returned Australian after many years of living in Britain the cost of food here is EXPENSIVE and the quality that you receive and some of it is below a descent standard. The chickens that are bred these days are called "super chickens" and one chicken breast can weigh over 600grams and the meat is DISGUSTING!! Shopping at Aldi here is underwhelming and not much cheaper than the Coles/Woolworths option and the choice is limited. In Britain the Aldi experience is far better.

I am telling it as it is and not sugar coating it, (actually most of the food is probably sugar coated)! There is virtually no nutritional grading system on most of the packaging, so if you are health conscious and want to keep on top of what you are putting into your body you have to figure it out for yourself by reading the very small print.

I walked out of Aldi today after buying very little and spent nearly $80! Virtually no meat, vege or fruit was in my basket.

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