If all the costs of presents, decorations and travelling to see family is getting on top of you then you can always rely on the good old supermarket to inundate you with offers of cheap food.
If you’re looking to scrimp on the turkey this year then Morrisons has topped the sixth annual This is Money cheapest Christmas turkey poll with £9 for a whole frozen bird, at just £2.80 per kg. The store has even beaten budget shops Aldi and Lidl and taken the mantel from Asda who has fot the first time in five years lost the accolade of having the lowest price per kg in the frozen category.
This year their frozen turkey will cost you £12, the same price as last Christmas.
At the other end of the spectrum, the most expensive turkey was from the Co-operative, who are selling the most expensive bird using the pound per kilo calculation. Their British Elmwood fresh medium turkey could cost up to £6.90 per kg.
A spokesman from the Co-operative said that its “fresh and frozen own-brand turkeys and turkey crowns are the retailer’s higher-welfare British Elmwood standard or above, which guarantees perfectly tender, succulent, moist and flavoursome meat – perfect for a Christmas dinner centrepiece.”
Marks and Spencer is the second most expensive while Ocado and Waitrose came in joint third.