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    Deborah Etim

    It is common knowledge that buying food/foodstuff takes the bulk of our earnings because we have to eat every day. If you reside in Spain, here are tips on how to save money on Grocery shopping and a list of the cheapest supermarkets in Spain.

    It is important that you stick to your shopping list, it is even more important to write what you NEED. Writing a list and sticking to it will let you curb your expenses because you will not overbuy.

    Most supermarkets sell at cut-throat prices, try to buy things from supermarkets that sell at affordable rates. Here is a list of supermarkets in Spain that sell groceries at affordable rates.

    • Alcampo is the second-largest hypermarket chain in Spain. The firm began operations in 1981, with the first hypermarket opening in Utebo, Zaragoza. It has branches in various locations in Spain including Madrid, Galicia, and Asturias. An Alcampo supermarket can be found in almost all the provinces in Spain, which makes it easy for shoppers to locate.
    • Mercadona devotes a significant portion of its resources to reducing waste in its packaging. According to research, the chain has saved €2.2 billion by decreasing packaging materials. This includes removing a glossy finish from packaging that business management felt was unnecessary. This supermarket has a wide range of products at affordable rates.
    • Carrefour is a well-known Spanish store. It is a subsidiary of Carrefour in France and runs approximately 170 hypermarkets, 110 supermarkets, 122 petrol stations, and 415 travel offices across the country.
    • Dia Market aka Dia Supermaercado is a Spanish international hard-discount supermarket chain that began operations in 1979 and now has 6,169 locations in Spain, Portugal, Brazil, and Argentina as of 2020.
    • Lidl is a discount supermarket that offers quality products at great prices! You can even check for their products virtually, and shop online.
    • Eroski is a Spanish grocery company with approximately 1,000 locations around the country. Because of the numerous stores in the country, it is easy to find one around your locality. They offer groceries at nice prices.

    Getting accustomed to these affordable supermarkets is not enough, a great tip to lessen the cost of Grocery shopping is using coupons! Most people feel embarrassed by using coupons, but coupons allow you to cut down cost and gives discounts on items you want to buy. The supermarkets above allow existing customers the chance to get and use coupons. There should be no shame in using them.

  • Affordable Supermarkets in Spain

    Deborah Etim updated 2 years, 10 months ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
  • Michael

    August 16, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    I come from Spain and can totally relate to this post.
    You should visit sometime soon and experience here first hand 🙂

    • Deborah Etim

      August 17, 2021 at 6:49 am

      I would love to visit Spain sometime! It seems to be an amazing place.

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