ACCC releases multilanguage information to help grocery shoppers save money

A receipt for grocery items. In the background are grocery items

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published information written in English and 16 other languages to help grocery shoppers get better value for money.

The information is in a 2 page Fact Sheet “Saving Money Buying Groceries – How Unit Pricing Helps”.

The 16 other languages are: Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, Dari, Dinka, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Karen, Macedonian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish and Vietnamese. 

The Fact Sheet provides very easy to read and understand information about:

  • what unit pricing is
  • how to check and compare unit prices
  • a list of the many types of possible comparisons
  • practical examples some types of comparison.

The Fact Sheet is available here.

CFA’s Media Release on the Fact Sheet is here.

(Ian Jarratt, Queensland Consumers Association)