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A recent study by Compare My Mobile has uncovered the cheapest and most expensive places to buy the most popular weekly food shop items across Europe.
Battle of the shopping basket: Lithuania vs UK
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Further findings revealed that of the countries ranked above, the most expensive place for coffee lovers is Denmark which costs on average €31.08 per week compared to the UK, but the Lithuanians can get their daily caffeine fix for €13.65 per week, a saving of €17.43.

And for meat lovers a beef round will set you back an average of €8.59 in the United Kingdom, €7.01 in Lithuania and an eye-watering €22.76 in Norway. In fact, beef costs over €10 in 50% of the European countries analysed.

Overall, of the 25 European countries analysed the most expensive country for the weekly shop is Switzerland costing €141.06, the cheapest is Ukraine costing €27.07.

This study has uncovered that location may be a contributing factor to the expenses incurred when buying the weekly food shop.

Below are average costs of the daily food essentials in Europe:

Milk Regular (1Litre)

Poland €0.57

Germany €0.70

Lithuania €0.86

Netherlands €0.90

Finland €0.92

France €0.95

Belgium €0.96

Sweden €1.02

United Kingdom €1.04

Denmark €1.08

Norway €1.71

Local Cheese (1kg)

Poland €5.33

Finland €5.74

United Kingdom €5.97

Lithuania €7.43

Sweden €7.86

Germany €8.92

Denmark €9.98

Netherlands €10.14

Norway €10.88

Belgium €11.03

France €12.48

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)

Poland €0.67

Lithuania €0.93

United Kingdom €1.12

Netherlands €1.17

France €1.30

Germany €1.34

Finland €1.76

Belgium €1.81

Sweden €1.89

Denmark €2.02

Norway €2.64

Eggs (Regular, 12)

Lithuania €1.52

Poland €1.75

Finland €1.78

Germany €1.82

United Kingdom €2.12

Netherlands €2.23

France €2.44

Sweden €2.47

Belgium €2.69

Denmark €3.09

Norway €3.68

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