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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Groceries

This year
Grocery price inflation slows but remains high at 11.5%
Shoppers visited grocery stores more often this month than last month but purchased an average of one less item.
More shoppers switch to discount supermarkets as grocery price inflation continues
Kantar found that while Dunnes and Tesco still hold the largest market shares, Lidl and Aldi have seen “record share growth” in the last year.
Retail Minister hopeful non-food items like nappies and baby wipes will come down in price
Tesco yesterday lowered prices on 700 products.
Supermarket sweeps: Aldi and Lidl respond as Tesco cuts prices on 700 products
Both German retailers claim their prices are already lower or comparable.
Tesco has today lowered prices on more than 700 products, which Michael McGrath says is "quite a significant turning point" for grocery price inflation.
The move follows more than a year of continuous increases on everyday essentials that has strained household budgets.
Aldi and Lidl have issued statements responding to the Tesco announcement.
Shoppers turn to own-label products with grocery inflation at 16.5% since the end of February
It’s a marginal decrease on last month but still the third fastest rate of grocery inflation since 2008.
Irish supermarket chains to cut price of own-brand butter
It follows a similar cut in the price of own-brand milk last week.
Poll: Do you ever do your grocery shopping online?
Online grocery shopping has increased in popularity since the Covid-19 pandemic.
Inflation led to surge in Christmas grocery spend compared to 2021
On average, shoppers spent an additional €95.31 when compared to the last three months of 2021.
All time
Household grocery bills increase by €1,000 as Irish shoppers spend €2 billion extra amid pandemic
Online grocery sales had another record breaking month in February.
December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys
Sales of smaller cuts of meat such as turkey rolls and roast pork increased.
Poll: Have you done the 'big' Christmas shop?
This is a festive season like no other.
Grocery sales have slowed compared to the peak of the pandemic as shoppers begin returning to pre-Covid habits
As restrictions began to lift, customers moved away from a pattern of large, infrequent shops.
The consumer cost of a no-deal Brexit: Grocery prices at risk of rising
A no-deal scenario would also cost Ireland 73,000 jobs over the next two years, according to analysts’ predictions.
Dunnes Stores is the most popular supermarket in Ireland
Meanwhile, Aldi enjoyed the largest jump in growth.
Poll: Are you spending more on your groceries as a result of the heatwave?
Ice-cream, alcohol and barbeque foods have been in high demand in recent weeks.
Here's what new rules to stop 'unfair' grocery deals could mean for the Irish food sector
Farmers have welcomed moves to rebalance power in the supply chain.
Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46%
A hard Brexit could increase the cost of living by up to €1,300 per Irish household per year.
Irish jobs unaffected by significant shake-up at Tesco
1,700 jobs are at risk in the UK due to an operational overhaul.
The price of Irish groceries has dropped for the first time in two years
Meanwhile, SuperValu has overtaken Dunnes Stores to become Ireland’s largest supermarket.
SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war
Irish shoppers spent an extra €92 million on groceries over the festive period.
SuperValu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket
Tesco remains in second place.
How over-complicated products baffle people into making bad choices at the supermarket
A new study by the ESRI has examined the phenomenon.
Tesco just confirmed that it's putting more of those killer chilli peppers on sale
Do you dare?
Billionaire's soon-to-be ex-wife requests $1 million per month child support
The expenses include $6,800 a month in groceries.
Who won the trolley wars in the run-up to Christmas? You did
Competitive pricing has led to a reduction in price inflation.
14 things we need to see in supermarkets right this minute
A whole new world.
Thinking of doing your grocery shopping online? Here's how to get started
While there are benefits to shopping online, you shouldn’t jump in head first.
Dunnes Stores' recovery continues with another month of increased footfall
There’s also (more) good news for Lidl and Aldi, and (more) bad news for Tesco.
Trading conditions in Ireland 'continue to be challenging', says M&S
The retailer reported a slight increase in womenswear sales and said that sales were impacted by launch of new website.
More and more people are shopping with Aldi and Lidl as Tesco loses out
Tesco’s top position is under threat from Dunnes and SuperValu.
Tesco narrows Irish sales losses in 2014 - but performance is still down
The British chain remains the largest in Ireland, but is losing market share to newcomers like Aldi and Lidl.
Pre-recession habits are starting to creep back into our shopping routines
Aldi’s growth is also continuing to surge ahead of the competition.
Column: What is a frugal food budget to you?
Do you plan every cent you spend or throw caution to the wind? Caítríona Redmond looks at the intricacies of living on a budget.
47% of Irish people are willing to pay more for groceries from developing countries
A new Eurobarometer survey shows that 52 per cent said that tackling global poverty should be one of the Government’s main priorities.
Here’s what happened today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.
Revealed: The 10 biggest selling brands in the Irish grocery market
The best-selling brand has topped the list for 9 years in a row…
More than half of men have no responsibility for ‘the big shop’
A survey has also shown that shopping habits are shifting with more people buying own-brand products in the past 18 months.
What's going on with Superquinn sausages?!?
Superquinn is being integrated with SuperValu. Are the sausages no more?
The price of groceries is still rising - but slightly slower than before
Data from Kantar Worldpanel also shows Lidl and Aldi continuing to increase their share of Ireland’s grocery market.
Irish businessman may lead Lidl expansion into US
The MD of Lidl Ireland has been tasked with conducting an analysis of the market to see if entering it would be feasible.