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Asda Groceries, Weekly Offers, And How Tesco Compares

By Saeed Ibrahim – 3rd February 2022
  • Find out which Asda branded groceries have gotten more expensive
  • Discover how to find weekly Asda groceries offers
  • See how Tesco's own brand compares instead

It feels like prices have gone up on everything, doesn't it? I know I'm not the only person who's thought about shifting to own-brand products.

How much can I save by switching to own-brand Asda groceries?

To answer this, I gathered a basket of 12 every day groceries and compared them below - here's the list:

  • Coffee
  • Pasta 500g
  • Multipack Of Crisps
  • Rice 500g
  • Baked Beans
  • White Sliced Bread Loaf
  • Detergent
  • Tea Bags
  • Cereal
  • 6 Eggs
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Toilet Roll

Branded Alternative
ASDA Gold Roast Instant Coffee (200g)
Nescafe - £5
ASDA Penne (500g)
Napolina - £0.95
ASDA Variety Crisps (6 x 25g)
McCoys - £1.75
ASDA Easy Cook Long Grain White Rice (500g)
Tilda - £2.19
ASDA Baked Beans In Tomato Sauce (410g)
Heinz - £1
ASDA Square Cut Medium White Bread (800g)
Warburtons - £1.10
ASDA Sensitive Non-Bio Liquid (54-60 Washes)a
Fairy - £6.50
ASDA English Breakfast Classic Black (50 Bags)
Tetley - £1.50
ASDA Rice Snaps (340-375g)
Kellogg's - £1.99
ASDA 6 Large Free Range Eggs
Big ‘n' Free - £1.20
ASDA Mature Cheddar Cheese (350-400g)
Cathedral City - £3
ASDA Shades So Soft Toilet Roll (4 Rolls)
Andrex - £2.25

From a price perspective, it looks like own-brand Asda groceries vs buying branded groceries at Asda is a clear winner coming out £10.49 cheaper (that's over 35% saved).

If you're able to make the switch and save something on a weekly basis, that'll put £545.48 back into your pocket every year.

According to NimbleFins, the average annual food cost for a typical UK household was around £5,028 in 2020. By saving £545.48 a year on your shop, that essentially works out to just over a month of free groceries in comparison.

Not ready to make the switch? Here's how to find weekly offers at Asda

Using supermarket price comparison, discount vouchers, and cashback apps, you'll be able to save on your weekly grocery shop.

Using supermarket price comparison apps

Trolley.co.uk is a UK grocery comparison website (with an available mobile app), comparing prices across UK's largest supermarkets, including Asda, Aldi, Sainsbury's, and Tesco groceries.

Using the popular Daily Deal section, you'll be able to see weekly deals at Asda and find new bargains as soon as they appear. Here's an example:

Try it for free here

Discount vouchers and cashback apps Using voucher code websites like VoucherCodes.co.uk, you'll be able to see discount codes to apply to your Asda online grocery basket. However, these aren't very frequent but it's always worth a look!

Cashback apps like Quidco will get you money on your back on your purchases. According to their website, you'll be able to get as much as £7.70 back on your grocery purchases at Asda. Learn more about this over at their website here.

Considering a different supermarket? Here's how own-brand Tesco groceries compare

Tesco and Asda are amongst UK's biggest supermarkets, by switching, you may just get yourself a bargain. Here's how own brand Tesco groceries compare:

Tesco Penne Pasta Quills
Tesco Baked Beans In Tomato Sauce
Tesco Gold Instant Coffee
Tesco White Bread
Tesco Easy Cook Basmati Rice
Tesco Medium Free Range Eggs
Tesco British Mild Cheddar Cheese
Tesco Non Biological Liquid Detergent Super Concentrated
Tesco Variety Crisps
Tesco Rice Snaps Cereal
Tesco Finest English Breakfast 100 Tea Bags
Tesco Luxury Soft Toilet Tissue White 4 Roll

There it is, we have a new winner! Although it's close, the basket of Tesco's own brand groceries comes out on top as the cheapest by a steady £1.57. To find out more about which supermarket's cheapest, feel free to visit our comprehensive guide Cheapest Supermarkets In 2022

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