Food Costs in Australia: Use a Butcher or a Supermarket to buy your Meat?.
Many people do their grocery shopping at a Supermarket, and don’t shop around at the other smaller specialist shops, such as a local Butcher.
Not all areas have a butcher that caters for a reasonable price, … Read the rest
With the price of meat in supermarkets at such high prices, many people choose to use butchers to buy their meat at better pricing, but now, we can get it even cheaper.
A number of butchers, or even wholesalers are now supplying meat to the public at much lower profit … Read the rest
Some examples of the average Retail Prices, in December 2004, of a range of selected items in the Brisbane area, taken by surveys for the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
- Dairy Products
- $2.86 Milk (2 litre)
- $4.06 Cheese, processed, sliced, wrapped (500g)
- $2.31 Butter (500 g)(a)
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I was reading in the paper today, that independant butchers in Queensland, Australia still sell about 22% of all meat products, with the two big supermarkets, Woolworths and Coles selling 57% between them.
There is also a very big difference in price between the independant butchers and the big supermarkets.… Read the rest
Does anyone know why chocolate is so much more expensive in Australia than it is in the UK ?
Some examples of prices:
- $ 1.99 Cadbury Flake 30g
- $ 1.99 Frys Turkish Delight 55g
- $ 1.99 Cadbury Boost 60g
These are all shown at the Woolworth’s website 5th Sept 2009.… Read the rest
In Australia it is unlikely that you will see many Mandarin varieties other than the Imperial, Murcott and Hickson.
The Tangerine, Satsuma and Clementine variety are something that I don’t think I have seen since I left the UK.
We do eat lots of Mandarins though, they are a regular … Read the rest
Food Prices in Australia.
Some examples of our daily shopping prices in our local area of South East Queensland.
At August 2009.
- Avocados: $1.96 each in Woolworths
- Avocados: 9 cents each in the Victoria Point Fruit Market. (yes, NINE cents each)
- Bread: 650 gram sliced white Buttercup brand: $1.49
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The price of Fruit and Vegetables in Australia.
Government figures out today (source ABS), 29th July 2009 show the following prices for various Fruit and Vegetables per kilo, in the Brisbane area.
- $3.10 Oranges
- $2.60 Bananas
- $2.02 Potatoes
- $3.59 Tomatoes
- $1.94 Carrots
- $2.40 Onions
Those prices, to me, seem VERY … Read the rest