Top 10 Cheapest Grocery Stores

Savings money on groceries is becoming more important than ever, with inflation increasing at rates not seen in decades.

The term “cheapest grocery store” does not have to come with a negative undertone. There are plenty of cheap grocery stores that still provide a high-quality selection of groceries.

In the second annual Retailer Price Index (RPI) study, completed by Dunhumby, the following ten stores made the cut of cheapest grocery stores. Out of the 50+ grocery stores included in the survey, the top 10 winners in price are below.

Aldi is known for keeping prices down through its vast offering of private label brands, including Simply Nature, liveGfree, and Earth Growth.


Market Basket operates 90 stores within four states – 53 locations in its home state of Massachusetts, 33 local stores in New Hampshire, two stores in Maine, and two stores in Rhode Island.

Market Basket

WinCo Foods

WinCo Foods keeps its costs low by cutting out distributors and intermediaries and buying many goods directly from farms and factories. As a result, WinCo stores are minimalist, with few frills and options compared to larger grocery chains.

Food 4 Less stores focus on providing high-quality food options at a low cost instead of creating a beautiful store. It's a warehouse-style supermarket with a strong focus on efficiency.

Food 4 Less


Costco has a general rule that no item may be more than 14% over cost. Like other cheaper grocery stores, Costco keeps its prices low through private label brands, such as Kirkland, while also efficiently distributing.

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