Coles, Woolies drop prices on staple items ahead of Christmas trends now
Christmas has come early for Aussies this festive season with Woolies and Coles dropping prices on thousands of items.
With cost-of-living pressures making the weekly shop a budgetary stress, Christmas staples are now heavily discounted across the board.
The major supermarket chains announced concessions on meat, fruit and vegetables earlier this week, with prices set to stay low throughout summer and into the new year.
Sausages have dropped to their lowest prices since 2019 at Woolworths, receiving a 30 per cent discount on 600g packs.
Woolies said snags truly are summer staples, claiming more than eight million packs of sausages will be sold from this week through to the end of February.
Woolworths Supermarkets managing director Natalie Davis said as the weather warms up, Woolies wanted to drop the prices on products customers buy most
Along with snags, other barbecue favourites including salad kits, seafood, meat and poultry have seen big price falls.
The following products will remain reduced online until February 27 next year:Woolworths 600g sausages were $7, has dropped to $5 Baby leaf mix 300g was $5, has dropped to $4 Inghams Chicken Wing Nibbles 1kg was $9, has dropped to $7 Pepsi Max Bottles 450ml 12 pack was $20, has dropped to $14 (in all states except Tasmania) Green Beanette pre pack 300g was $4.50, has dropped to $3 Corn Cobbettes 425g was $5.50, has dropped to $3.75 Mix A Mato Mini Tomatoes 320g was $5.90, has dropped to $3.75
Overall, products as part of the summer savings have been discounted by $620.