Easter and chocolate eggs – the two go together.
But where can you buy seasonal favorites at a snappy price? This year, more than ever, the pressure on the cost of living has us all looking for a bargain.
So which one? analyzed Easter egg price offers from supermarkets including Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrison’s, as well as budget stores Aldi and Lidl, as well as Ocado and Waitrose, reports The Mirror. Brands included in the survey include favorites Cadbury and Fererro – but where was the cheapest place to get them?
Read more: I bought the cheapest Easter eggs from Waitrose, M&S, Aldi and more – and there was a clear winner
Asda was cheaper or the same price for four eggs, while Lidl and Morrisons were cheaper or the same price for three eggs each. Ocado and Waitrose were not the cheapest for any of the eggs and Aldi and Lidl stocked fewer branded goods than traditional supermarkets.
The biggest cost differences were for Cadbury Buttons and Cadbury Creme Eggs, both 59% more expensive at Waitrose compared to the cheapest supermarkets. For those looking to buy a giant Easter egg, the giant Cadbury Crunchie egg was £3.57 more at Ocado and Tesco compared to Asda where it was £8.53.
Reena Sewraz, editor Which one? Money said: “With a difference of over £3.50 on a giant Easter egg, our analysis shows how important it is to shop around, especially if you have a specific brand in mind. “Anyone looking to stretch their money even further should check out the brand name options from the supermarket which might be just as tasty for a fraction of the price.”
Where to buy the cheapest Easter eggs?
The mirror reports that the prices below are based on seven popular brand eggs in supermarkets from March 21 to April 3. Prices can change as Easter approaches, but if you can hold on, most supermarkets will significantly reduce the price of their eggs after Easter Sunday.
This year, Easter Sunday falls on April 17. The preceding Friday (April 15, Good Friday) and the following Monday (April 18, Easter Monday) will be public holidays.
Cadbury Buttons 128g: Aldi – N/A, Asda – 99p, Lidl – 99p, Morrisons – £1.21, Ocado – £1.50, Sainsbury’s – N/A, Tesco – £1, Waitrose – £1.57
Cadbury Cream Egg 138g Aldi – 99p, Asda – 99p, Lidl – 99p, Morrisons – £1.21, Ocado – £1.50, Sainsbury’s – £1.25, Tesco – £1, Waitrose – £1.57
Cadbury Crunch 570g Aldi – N/A, Asda – £8.43, Lidl – N/A, Morrisons – £10, Ocado – £12, Sainsbury’s – £10.71, Tesco – £12, Waitrose – £10.14
Cadbury dairy milk 515g Aldi – N/A, Asda – N/A, Lidl – N/A, Morrisons – £8, Ocado – £8.50, Sainsbury’s – £8.71, Tesco – £10, Waitrose – £8.14
Cadbury Dairy Milk with Oreo 31g Aldi – N/A, Asda – 47p, Lidl – N/A, Morrisons – 60p, Ocado – 64p, Sainsbury’s – 40p, Tesco – 50p, Waitrose – 60p
Cadbury Mini Eggs 455g Aldi – N/A, Asda – N/A, Lidl – N/A, Morrisons – £8, Ocado – £8.50, Sainsbury’s – £8.71, Tesco – £10, Waitrose – £8.14
Ferrero Rocher 275g Aldi – N/A, Asda – £10, Lidl – N/A, Morrisons – £10, Ocado – £12, Sainsbury’s – £13, Tesco – £10, Waitrose – N/A.
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