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The most expensive and cheapest places to buy the basic basket in Mexico

This morning, the Federal Consumer Attorney, Ricardo Sheffield, announced which are the most expensive and cheapest shopping centers to purchase a selection of 24 products included in the basic basket .

The head of Profeco pointed out that the national consumer price index has a slight increase as in the rest of the world. However, in the price of these 24 products “it is already clearly noticeable that they are well below the increase in the national index.”

What are the most expensive places to buy the basic basket?

In the downtown area, which includes CDMX, the State of Mexico, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Morelos, Puebla, Querétaro and Tlaxcala, the highest price for the selection of 24 Profeco products was found at Walmart Express located in Río Balsas 23 , col. Cuauhtémoc, where the set reached 1,161.30 pesos.

Second place was also taken by a Walmart Express, this one in Querétaro, on Camino Real de Carretas 144, Fracc. Millennium III, where the basket had a price of 1,160.80 pesos.

Soriana follows, at its headquarters in Ecatepec, Edomex, located at Avenida Central 263, col. Valle de Aragón, where the set of products cost 1,126.40 pesos.

In the north central zone (Baja California Sur, Aguascalientes, Durango, Michoacán, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa and Zacatecas) the basic basket had a higher price of 1,153.01 in the Chedraui located in Héroes de Nocupétaro 201, in Morelia, Michoacán.

In the northern zone (Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Sonora and Tamaulipas) the highest price was 1,149.35 pesos and it was located in Tijuana, at Walmart de Aguacaliente 11999.

Finally, in the south-southeast zone (Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Quintana Roo, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz and Yucatán), the highest cost was located in Veracruz, in Soriana Híper with 1,156.70 pesos.

Where is it cheaper to buy the basic basket?

Meanwhile, the cheapest for the downtown area was the Sumesa de Calzada de los Jinetes 155, in Atizapán, where the 24 products were purchased for 973.75 pesos, that is, 187.65 pesos cheaper than the place with the highest price in the region. .

Meanwhile, in La Comer in Luis M. Vega and Monroy 1300, in Querétaro, it registered the second lowest value, there the basket cost 981.05 pesos.

Finally, the 24 products had a price of 983.35 pesos in Fresko La Comer de Río Balsas 2-A, col. Lomas de la Selva in Cuernavaca, Morelos.

In the north central area, the cheapest was in Bodega Aurrera de Convención 1914 Pte. 1101, in aguscalientes, the set of products was found at 1,028.90 pesos

For the northern zone, the lowest price was found in S Mart in Chihuahua, where all the products were obtained for 980.50 pesos.

In the case of the south-southeast zone, the lowest price was obtained by Bodega Aurrera in Tabasco, where the 24 products cost 1,000.60 pesos.

Basic basket

The 24 products selected by Profeco are the following:

  • Edible vegetable oil – 1 piece of 946 ml.
  • Rice grain – 1 kg.
  • Tuna in oil in flakes – (max. 5% soy) 2 cans of 140 g.
  • Standard sugar – 1 kg.
  • Beef steak – 1 kg.
  • White onion – 1 kg.
  • Jalapeno pepper – 1 kg.
  • Pork chop – 1 kg.
  • Black bean in grain – 900 grs.
  • White egg – 1 pack of 18 pieces
  • Toilet soap – 1 pc.
  • Tomato salad – 1 kg.
  • Pasteurized milk – 5 liters
  • Lemon – 1 kg.
  • Apple – 1 kg.
  • Banana – 1 kg.
  • Box white bread – 1 package of 680 grs.
  • White potato – 1 kg.
  • Toilet paper – 1 bag of 4 pieces
  • Soup paste – 1 package 220 grs.
  • Whole chicken – 1 kg.
  • Canned sardine in tomato – 1 can of 425 g.
  • Supermarket corn tortilla – 4 kg.
  • Large carrot – 1 kg.

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