Food Shopping

Make your money last longer and go further with our tips for cutting the cost of your weekly food shop.

The average UK home throws out £470 of food per year. Follow our shopping tips to save money and reduce waste.

Before you go shopping:

  • Do a stock take of your cupboards, fridge and freezer to see what you have.
  • Plan the meals you are going to have for the week and think about using up leftovers.
  • Make a shopping list and stick to it.
  • Set yourself a target budget.
  • Don’t go shopping on an empty stomach.
  • Remember to take your bags for life.

For more useful tips and advice see our Food Shopping Guide or visit our Useful Resources section.