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GymGirl23 Mon 01-Jun-20 20:04:34

I've recently changed from using Fairy non bio washing powder and Lenor fabric conditionet to Tesco non bio and their fabric conditioner. Tesco wins hands down with the washing result and has a lovely fragrance and also costs a fraction of the leading brands in comparison! Which supermarket products do you recommend that are actually better and saves money? I'm asking as a friend said today she'd never buy own brands as they're not as good quality!

Avocuddles Mon 01-Jun-20 20:06:17

I by far prefer the ASDA equivalent to special k / special k with berries - nicer texture and flavour in my opinion. Also have no qualms with own label washing products and cleaning products - I'll usually go with the cheapest variant unless the branded one is on offer at the equivalent price,,,,

BlueRaincoat1 Mon 01-Jun-20 20:07:20

Tesco finest sea salt and black pepper crisps. £1 for a big bag, and much nicer than big brands.

BlueRaincoat1 Mon 01-Jun-20 20:08:26

Also Tesco fruit and fibre is half the price and just as nice, with less sugar, than the Kellogs one.

Sh05 Mon 01-Jun-20 20:25:44

Recently I tried Morrisons own brand frozen chips, they turn out really nice and crispy, both the straight ones and curly ones. Only got them because MC Cain were out of stock but they really surprised me at a fraction of the price.

Dylaninthemovies1 Mon 01-Jun-20 20:27:07

Tesco’s creamfields cheeses are delicious

TeeniefaeTroon Mon 01-Jun-20 20:28:20

Asda Diet Coke and Asda bakes beans.

AtiaoftheJulii Mon 01-Jun-20 20:30:17

Sainsbury's ketchup is very tomatoey, I've stopped buying Heinz.0

Lidl Nougat Pillows came first and are a million times better than those Krave knock-off versions.

Wowjustwow99 Mon 01-Jun-20 20:30:35

Sainsbury tomato sauce is nicer than the branded ones.
We also fond Lidl nappies better than any other brand smile

Zisforstripyoss Mon 01-Jun-20 20:48:53

Waitrose basic chopped tomatoes are nicer than anything i've ever tried.

Morrisons weetabix are nicer than branded.

FOJN Mon 01-Jun-20 20:51:49

Lidl ketchup, peanut butter and Dijon mustard.

SpnBaby1967 Mon 01-Jun-20 20:53:21

Oh loads!

Most tesco own brand cereal is much nicer than branded and with a fraction of the sugar.

Tesco ketchup

Tesco creamfields cheese is divine.

Also the tesco veggie mince is much nicer than Quorn and doesnt break down like branded names.

ChilliCheese123 Mon 01-Jun-20 20:54:28

The Co-OP’s own Tortilla Chips shit all over Doritos

So good and half the price

Everyone buy them!

Jennyie1 Mon 01-Jun-20 20:54:57

Lidl baked beans
Lidl tomato soup

Lordamighty Mon 01-Jun-20 20:55:16

Lidl Formil washing powder is as good as Ariel for a fraction of the price.

Chinesetakeawaay Mon 01-Jun-20 20:55:43

Asda own brand jaffa cakes

Tesco value midget gems

HermioneWeasley Mon 01-Jun-20 20:56:03

Morrisons own pita bread is the best on the market

Co-op White chocolate with puffed rice

MBM18 Mon 01-Jun-20 20:56:11

Tesco's summer fruits squash VS Robinson's squash

Floralnomad Mon 01-Jun-20 20:56:49

Tesco gluten free bagels are much nicer than Warburton gf bagels . We also use Kirkland dishwasher tablets ( Costco own brand ) .

EveryDayIsADuvetDay Mon 01-Jun-20 20:58:18

Aldi washing tablets
Not exactly own-brand, but mornflake oats are tons better than Quaker oats and about half the price. I bought Quaker oats as I was running out at the start of lockdown, and all I could find - I was so pleased when I got to the end of them and back to mornflake ones.

Poundland eyeliner is brilliant.

Nottherealslimshady Mon 01-Jun-20 20:59:12

Asdas more expensive brand tinned sweetcorn is miles better than green giant. I prefer brands for everything else I think. I think it's mostly about the consistency. All store brands are different to eachother but Branson beans are the same no matter where you buy them.

PurBal Mon 01-Jun-20 21:00:40

Depends on the product tbh.

TrulyOutrageousJem Mon 01-Jun-20 21:04:21

M&S style Jaffa cakes

Anotherlovelybitofsquirrel Mon 01-Jun-20 21:05:23

Tescos own weetabix. Exactly the same more than half the price.

BlueBooby Mon 01-Jun-20 21:06:36

I've always preferred Tesco's yeast extract to marmite.

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