Tesco boss Dave Lewis has claimed that Jack’s, the supermarket’s new chain, will be the “cheapest in town”.

But is it true

Numbers crunched by mySupermarket.co.uk show the following on select products.

Notes: Comparable means that it is the same item you would pick up in store if you were physically there.

These prices are pulled directly from the supermarkets’ own sites from 19/9/2018.

Item Jack’s price
1) Turkey Breast Mince 2% fat 500g £3.35

Asda – £3.29

Tesco – £4

Sainsbury’s – £4

Morrisons – £4

Lidl – £3.19

Aldi – n/a

2) British semi skimmed milk 2.27L/4pts £1.09

Asda – £1.09

esco – £1.09

Sainsbury’s – £1.10

Morrisons – £1.10

Lidl – £1.09

Aldi – £1.09

3) Cox apples 6 pack 77p

Asda – n/a

Tesco – £1.60

Sainsbury’s – £1.80

Morrisons – £1.50

Lidl – n/a

Aldi – n/a

4) Broccoli 350g 48p

Asda – 58p

Tesco – 55p

Sainsbury’s – 55p

Morrisons – 58p

Lidl – 68p

Aldi – n/a

5) Own label baked beans 420g 29p

Asda – 30p

Tesco – 32p

Sainsbury’s – 30p

Morrisons – 32p

Lidl- 23p

Aldi – n/a