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Lidl beats Aldi to be named the cheapest supermarket by 43p

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Lidl has been crowned the cheapest supermarket in the UK in August, an independent review body has revealed.

Which?'s latest monthly analysis showed the German chain beat the big four supermarkets and Aldi – by 43p – to the title.

Which? compared prices for a trolley of 23 grocery items throughout August, including both own-brand and branded goods, and revealed that on average shoppers would have paid £24.11 at Lidl.

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Products analysed included fresh produce such as apples and eggs, and branded goods such as Hovis wholemeal bread, to give a comprehensive review of the UK’s cheapest supermarket in August.

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Earlier this year, Which? also named Lidl as the Cheapest Supermarket 2020.

The news comes as one of Lidl's competitors, Aldi, announced plans to open a second store in Ashford in a bid to meet growing demand.

Aldi, which previously confirmed Ashford was a site it wanted to target, is eyeing up land on the Waterbrook Park estate – off Waterbrook Avenue.

The site would be located next to the Kent Chamber of Commerce and opposite Jaguar Land Rover.

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