Inflation slowed in October, according to the latest government figures. The Office for National Statistics today said its Retail Price Index measured inflation at 5.4% in October, marking a slight easing from the 5.6% rate seen the month before.
Asda offered the only basket this week to come in under 50. With nine of the cheapest items, including the grapes ( 2.27), white cabbage (67p), whole chicken ( 3.39) and Birds Eye garden peas (97p), its basket totalled just 49.
Asda topped the rankings again this week, with a basket almost 2 cheaper than nearest rival Tesco's.
It made four reductions, resulting in a basket 52p cheaper than last week. The most dramatic were a 32p reduction on the white seedless grapes...
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