The anti-inflation quarter extended until the end of the year, what promotions?

The anti inflation quarter extended until the end of the year

Good news for consumer budgets. The anti-inflation quarter which was to end on June 15 has been extended until the end of 2023. Here are the offers of the anti-inflation baskets according to the supermarket chains.

The anti-inflation quarter was set up by the government on March 15 for a period of three months, i.e. until June 15, 2023. On Monday June 5, the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire asked agrifood manufacturers to lower the prices of their products and hailed those who agreed to extend the operation until the end of 2023.

For now, “some manufacturers, some large industrial multinationals are playing the clock” he lamented on France 5. Also, if the negotiations do not take place before June 15, there would be no “no effect on prices in September and October”he specified. “Before the end of June, I will publish the list of all the agribusinesses who have played the game and the list of the agribusinesses who have refused to return to the negotiating table. and who did not want to lower retail prices while wholesale prices are falling”, said the minister.

Until when will the anti-inflation basket be available in supermarkets?

Originally scheduled to run until June 15, the anti-inflation quarter is extended until the end of 2023, announced Bruno Le Maire.

Prices blocked at Leclerc

Until the end of Junethe sign Leclerc offers all its customers fixed prices on nearly 1,000 everyday products. These are food products, fresh items, but also hygiene products that are sold under the Eco+ brand by Leclerc.

Carrefour offers 200 products at 2 euros

Until June 15, in the 5945 stores of the sign. It is an “essential and nutrition basket” made up of 200 products including 100 everyday items such as hygiene products. The other 100 products are “healthy”, with a Nutri-Score A and B, specifies the CEO.

Intermarché offers “500 anti-inflation products”

When the operation was launched, the Intermarché brand offered “500 anti-inflation products”. This basket is made up of 470 private label products. Among the 30 fresh products offered in the traditional departments, a selection of three items will be sold at “a bargain price”.

Casino: 500 products at less than one euro and at fixed prices

Until June 15, Casino Brands offer 500 products at less than €1, with fixed prices, in all Casino hypermarkets and supermarkets. This anti-inflation basket is made up half of Casino brand products with fresh products, and the other half of Leader Price products.

Lidl’s weekly basket, with 25 everyday products

Since March 29, Lidl offers an anti-inflation basket made up of 25 everyday products, sold 15% cheaper, including at least three fruits and vegetables, two or three meats, poultry and fish, five fresh products, as well as hygiene and basic necessities. This basket also contains 1 or 2 pleasure products such as a plant or a non-food product for example. It is changed every Wednesday and you just need to download the Lidl Plus smartphone application to be able to benefit from it.

Monopetitsprix: 300 products at low prices

Monoprix offers 300 items at fixed prices, and 87 products at controlled prices. These are preserves, meat in trays, pasta, dairy products, and rice.

System U: 150 products at low prices

In all the Hyper U and Super U stores, and on the brand’s Drive website racesU.coman anti-inflation basket has been available since February 1, 2023, for a “indefinite period”, explained Dominique Schelcher, president of Système U at theAFP. 150 consumer products make up the System U basket, of which hygiene products (baby diaper, shower gel, toilet paper, etc.), foodstuffs (dough, coffee, oil, sandwich bread, candy, cake, aperitif cake, canned vegetables, fruit juice, alcohol, etc.) but also fresh food (meat, yogurt, ice cream, butter, cream etc). U brand products are offered at cost price with a minimum of 10% margin, in accordance with the Egalim law.

Fresh products at Auchan

The brand wanted to focus on fresh products including meat, fish and fruit and vegetables. Every week, around fifteen fruits and vegetables are offered at low prices and consumers find offers for less than 5 or 10 euros at the fishmonger’s and seafood, and at less than 3 euros at the butcher’s. The list is not fixed and promotional items are regularly replaced.

Franprix: fixed prices

Each week, the brand offers a weekly basket. On March 15, the brand announced that it would block the price of 60 everyday products (breakfast, meals, fresh products).

Will school supplies be offered in the anti-inflation basket for the start of the school year?

On May 11, 2023, Olivia Grégoire, Minister Delegate in charge of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Trade, Crafts and Tourism, expressed her desire toinclude school supplies in anti-inflation baskets. “I will offer them to integrate back-to-school products for our children. I remind you that three quarters of French people do their shopping in supermarkets for the start of the school year“, entrusted the politician to RTL. For the time being, no list of school products has been announced to integrate the anti-inflation basket.