south africa's favourite supermarket

A number of South Africans face a daily challenge in coping with increases in the expenses associated with everyday life. Picture: File

Which Mzansi supermarket has the most competitive prices this week?

A significant number of South Africans grapple with the daily task of handling the growing costs associated with their day-to-day existence.

south africa's favourite supermarket

A number of South Africans face a daily challenge in coping with increases in the expenses associated with everyday life. Picture: File

Numerous South Africans face daily challenges coping with the escalating expenses linked to their everyday lives.

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The South African website is seeking to help enrich the lives of our readers, because why should you be paying higher prices at one retailer when you can save a little somewhere else?

We’ve got you covered with the latest in our series of grocery basket price comparisons between four of South Africa’s favourite supermarkets.

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Let’s delve into the cheapest groceries this week and the price fluctuation compared to last week.

Which one has the best prices?

Supermarkets offering the best prices
These are the Supermarkets offering the best prices this week. Image: Pixabay
Rank SupermarketThis weekLast week% change
1. ShopriteR718.84R708.841.41%% increase
2. CheckersR719.84R719.84No change
3. Pick n PayR731.84R735.340.48%. decrease
4WoolworthsR801.84R800.840.001% increase


Supermarkets offering the best prices

We’ve compared 16 common household items to establish which supermarket is offering the best prices – both on individual items and for the entire basket – this week.

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– We do not consider discounts or card-holder specials in this comparison.

– When the exact name-brand items are not available, we use the nearest alternative house-brand alternative (as stated at the bottom of this comparison)

– Due to fluctuations in prices both inland and at the coast in South Africa, the prices below are based on those payable in Gauteng

ProductCheckersShopritePick n PayWoolworths
500g Fatti’s & Moni’s spaghettiR19.99R19.99R19.99R22.99
400g smooth Black Cat peanut butterR49.99R49.99R49.99R43.99
1kg Jungle OatsR44.99R44.99R46.99R48.99
Joko Strong Quality Teabags 100 packR54.99R54.99R54.99R58.99
Albany Superior Sliced White Bread Loaf 700gR22.99R21.99R18.99R19.99
Sunfoil Pure Sunflower Seed Oil 2LR79.99R79.99R87.99R79.99
Iwisa Super Maize Meal Bag 2.5kgR38.99R38.99 R41.49R38.99
Selati Pure White Sugar Bag 2.5kgR64.99R64.99R65.99R57.99
Clover Full Cream Fresh Milk 2LR34.99R34.99R35.99R38.99
Tastic Long Grain Parboiled Rice 2kgR46.99R46.99R47.99R43.99
Snowflake Cake Wheat Flour 2.5kgR42.99R42.99R42.99R41.99
Dettol Original Bath Soap 175gR18.99R18.99R17.99R18.99
Rama Original 70% Fat Spread 500gR32.99R32.99R34.49R57.99
Frisco Original Instant Coffee & Chicory 250gR49.99R49.99R57.99R104.99
Coca-Cola Original Less Sugar Bottle 2LR25.99R25.99R25.99R25.99
Twinsaver Luxury Twin Ply Toilet Paper 9 PackR89.99R89.99R89.99R96.99
*Please note the prices are subject to change and were accurate at the time of publishing.

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Would you change where you shop if it meant saving money or do differences in prices mean little to you? What additional items would you like to see compared going forward?

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