Unfortunately for buyers, grocery prices have been rising and appear to be staying that way. The Consumer Price Index shows that grocery prices are 7.9%
higher year-over-year due to natural disasters, disease outbreaks like the avian flu, war, and high petroleum prices disrupting supply chains.
Lidl, a German grocery shop, will decrease prices on over 100 goods to tackle inflation. Hot Italian sausage and apple
juice are among five goods with a $1 or more discount, which is roughly 40% off. Lidl says the ad will run from June 8 to August 8.
"We are committed to providing our customers the best value at our stores every day," Lidl spokeswoman Chandler Spivey tells Eat This, Not
That! "We know that in a time when everyone is struggling with higher costs due to inflation, the value that Lidl offers is more important than ever."
Most of the $1.24 to 14 cent discounts are on meats, dairy, deli, refrigerated and frozen foods, snacks, beverages, and dry goods.
Lidl US has over 150 stores throughout Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South
Carolina, and Georgia. It is based in Arlington, Va. Spivey said the grocery company launched a location in McLean, Va., and will open more East Coast stores this year.
Before Lidl's effort, German grocery retailer ALDI stated in April that it would help customers manage inflation. The corporation pledged to keep prices low amid economic