A Spanish family can save an average of 1,073 euros a year in the shopping basket, 10.5% higher than 2020, depending on the establishment in which it buys, according to a study by the Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU) on the cost of the shopping cart.
The Alcampo hypermarket in Murcia is the cheapest establishment in Spain of the supermarkets visited by the OCU, while Dani remains by chains, followed by the novelties of Más Ahorro, Family Cash, and Tifer, as the most affordable, according to Europe. Press.
Sánchez Romero’s establishment in La Moraleja (Madrid) remains the most expensive in Spain to fill the shopping cart, followed by the Sorli Discau and Supermercado Plaza chains.
According to the OCU, the cities where it is cheaper to buy are Jerez de la Frontera, followed by Almería, Castellón, Puertollano, Zamora and Ciudad Real. On the contrary, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria repeats as the most expensive city at the national level, followed by Getxo, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona and Alcobendas (Madrid).
By autonomous communities, Valencia and Murcia are the cheapest regions to fill the shopping basket, while the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands, the Basque Country and Catalonia are the most expensive.
The report shows that the prices of the shopping basket rose an average of 0.4% in the supermarkets visited, but the OCU has already detected an acceleration in the rise in food prices in recent months in basic products such as eggs , milk or chicken and rabbit meats, due to the increase in the price of energy and fuel.
The report has analyzed a total of 160,976 product prices after visiting 1,103 establishments spread over 65 Spanish cities in addition to the Internet.