THE UK’s cheapest supermarket has been revealed – and shopping at the winning store could save you £25.

Aldi has come out on top of the monthly Cheapest Supermarket price comparison carried out by consumer site Which?

Its research will come in handy for households being clobbered by the cost of living crisis, which has seen supermarket prices soar over recent months. 

Shoppers were shocked after a tub of Lurpak butter was spotted for an eye-watering £7.25 at Sainsbury’s this week.

And experts have warned that families will have to shell out an extra £380 for their groceries this year.

Each month, Which? compares how much the UK's biggest supermarkets charge for a trolley of groceries. 

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It analysed a basket of 52 items, which could include anything from Andrex toilet paper and Lurpak butter, at eight supermarkets. 

And for the first time this year, Aldi has taken the top spot.

It has beaten off rival supermarket Lidl, which has held the crown for seven months in the row.

In the latest analysis, a basket of shopping at Aldi came in at a total cost of £75.61 – more than £25 cheaper than the most expensive store.

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But its rival budget supermarket, Lidl, was not far behind – the same trolley there cost £76.99 – a difference of just £1.38. 

Which? crowned Aldi the top shop on prices last year, where it came top for six out of 12 months. Lidl took top spot in five months of the year.

The pair were considerably cheaper than rival stores.

The same shopping cost £11.63 more at Sainsbury’s, and £15.42 more at Morrisons where the trolley of goods cost £87.24 and £91.03 respectively.

Which? found that Waitrose and Ocado were the two most expensive supermarkets, where the same trolley cost £101.14 and £97.50 respectively.

Julie Ashfield, Aldi's managing director of buying, said: “At Aldi, we’re dedicated to ensuring our customers have access to the highest quality products at unbeatable prices and we’re thrilled to be recognised as the UK’s Cheapest Supermarket."

The Sun approached Waitrose and Ocado for comment. 

How to cut the cost of your supermarket shop

Yellow stickers

Look out for a yellow sticker on items nearing their expiry date and you could bag a bargain as well as prevent food waste. 

Don’t worry if food items are about to go off- many products will be same to freeze and use at a later date.

Different stores put out their discounts at different times so make sure you check out when's the best time to visit to grab yellow sticker bargains.

For example, Morrisons tends to reduce items first thing in the morning, while M&S tends to reduce products at night, according to staff members.

Bulk Buy

Buying in bulk can be a great way to save, especially if you have lots of mouths to feed – and the room to store your items.

Look out for the price per unit on each product's ticket, and compare supermarket promotions.

It can seem more expensive to buy in bigger quantities, but it often works out cheaper – but you shouldn't leave yourself out of pocket by buying too much at once.

Compare deals

There are some great supermarket comparison tools out there, which helps you spot the best deal before you head to the store. 

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You can compare prices manually online, but websites like can do some of the hard work for you.

Just enter the product you're looking for, and it will display the latest prices and deals across various stores.

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