Aussies share the items they will NEVER buy the cheap version – from chicken to chocolate and tomato sauce
- Thrifty shoppers have revealed which items they’re willing to pay more for
- They agreed that cheap toilet paper, chocolate and Coca Cola were not worth it
- Some said they hate cheap meat, tea bags, coffee, and cleaning products
Thrifty Australian shoppers have revealed which groceries they’re willing to pay a little more for – with tomato sauce and Coca Cola at the top of most people’s lists.
A woman asked bargain hunters to name the items they refuse to buy generic or inexpensive versions – and shoppers were quick to respond.
In just eight hours, more than 2,000 people had revealed the most important messages they can’t cut back on.
Thrifty Australian shoppers have revealed which groceries they’re willing to pay a little more for – with ketchup and Coca Cola at the top of most people’s lists (stock image)
A woman asked bargain hunters to name the items they refuse to buy generic or inexpensive versions of – and shoppers responded quickly (stock image)
From chocolate to dish soap, cold cuts and chicken – people were very enthusiastic about their response.
“If it’s not Cadbury, it’s not going home with me,” one woman laughed.
Others said they never buy cheap toilet paper because it “doesn’t feel right” and “you have to use a lot more.”
“Toilet paper, buy one from Aldi or Lidl and it’s like deciding what kind of sandpaper you need,” said one woman.
“Thank you Coca-Cola and the full sugar version,” said one woman.
Many agreed that Heinz, including baked beans and ketchup, could not be subsumed for cheaper produce.
And cleaning products were also high on the list.
“Detergent, because we all have sensitive skin,” said one woman.
Some people realized they had more things on their list than not.
In just eight hours, more than 2,000 people had revealed the most important messages they can’t cut back on (stock image)
Some people said meat was the one thing they didn’t cut back on (stock image)
“Shoes, makeup, clothes, furniture, paint, cleaning products, the list goes on,” said one woman.
“All meats, beans and sauce, mattresses, vacuum cleaners and cat food,” commented one woman.
“Pretty much everything with the price of my groceries every week,” said another.
Others said cheap ice cream wasn’t worth it, and many agreed that generic branded lollipops, coffee, and cereal were also “ rubbish. ”
‘Tea bags. My other half brought home a house brand of cr * p instead of Yorkshire and I gave him the choice of going back for good tea bags or sleeping in the shed, ”one woman said.
What are common items that people won’t buy generic versions of?