With inflation and the rising cost of produce and food, many families are having to double their imagination to get a well-balanced grocery basket full enough to feed everyone.
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The A vos affaires team went to a budget grocery store to see if it was possible to buy groceries for a family of four for $100.
consequences? Our journalist’s basket of 33 items cost him $109.77.
Total savings of $104.28, according to invoice issued by SavePlus Supermarket in Boisbriand on Montreal’s North Shore.
The basket is well-balanced and contains fruits and vegetables as well as many staple foods for meals and snacks.
The secret to this budget grocery store is simple.
“We work with local suppliers and producers in the region. We have agreements with these suppliers. We go to them. We do refunds for products and all unsold items that they cannot sell. We are able to sell cheaper products and avoid waste,” explains Mohamed Elaraby, owner of the SavePlus supermarket.
Watch our reporter’s full experience in the video below.
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