As Christmas approaches, it’s sometimes easy to become swept up in the frenzy of present buying without checking details. Have you ever returned an item after a little more research?
A shortage of CO2 gas across Europe continues to affect the supply and production of food and drinks. Have you noticed the impact just yet?
The price of butter hit a record seasonal high in April, fuelled by consumer demand and limited milk supplies. If you’re concerned by costs, are there alternatives?
Paying for your weekly or monthly shop has undeniably become more expensive in some cases since the Brexit vote. So where are the price rises hitting you most? (Brexit and price rises…)
A meal or drink out is a nice treat. But faced with so many options on the menu and a small window to decide what to have, how much attention do you actually pay to what you ordered? (ordering food and drink…)
We’re coming up to autumn – the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, of hearty stews and warming pies. And the return of The Great British Bake Off. (more on budget baking…)
This week, it hit the news that Tesco had been overcharging customers by advertising expired deals on its shelves that were no longer valid at its tills. So would you spot a missed offer?
According to research, you could well be serving up your cheapest ever Christmas dinner this year – that’s if you’re willing to shop around for it. So do you know what the cost of your Christmas dinner is likely to be?
Toblerone has become the latest product to suffer shrinkage by its manufacturer in a bid to save the pennies. But do you feel short-changed?
Supermarkets love to tempt us into buying their premium own-brand and branded food with mouth-watering claims that they’re tastier, finer, artisanal or just more fabulous all-round than budget alternatives. (more…)
If you’re already logged in to your laptop, or looking at your phone while waiting for a train, then it’s all too easy to organise your grocery shopping online rather than digging out all your Bags for Life and trekking to the shops.
Is the end in sight for misleading supermarket offers? Today the CMA has announced that it has called on supermarkets to review promotional pricing practices.
Do you find yourself sticking to the same brands in your supermarket shop? Would knowing the owner of that brand make you think differently?
It’s difficult to avoid chocolate Easter eggs at this time of year, but we wanted to taste test something a little different. Something that’s available all year round.