3 Tips on How to Choose Which Supermarkets to Shop At
This article originally appeared on ValuePenguin Buying groceries represents one of the biggest spending areas for the average consumer in Singapore. In fact, according to a survey done by the government, Singaporean households spend about 25% of their monthly budgets on food. But where should you be spending all this money at? Here are a few things you should know in order to make sure you are getting the best deal on groceries. Prices Are Relatively Similar, Except for A Few Exceptions There are 4 main supermarket chains in Singapore, with a few other online players that have emerged in the recent years. To help you understand how these retailers’ pricing compare to one another, we have collected their prices for a few major food items, like milk, egg, veggies and chicken. Overall, we’ve found that there is little difference in pricing except for Cold Storage and RedMart, which tended to be more expensive. For example, consider price of 1 litre of fresh milk, which on average cost about S$3.4 across all retailers. For eggs, a case of 10 small eggs cost about S$1.4. However, these prices were meaningfully higher at Cold Storage as well as online retailers like RedMart. [...]
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