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"Is It Worth It" - a guide to costs vs income for the UAE & Qatar

"Is It Worth It" - a guide to costs vs income for the UAE & Qatar

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Default Re: "Is It Worth It" - a guide to costs vs income for the UAE & Qatar

** When I typed this in (and copy/paste) it was all formatted, it's now gone to bollocks... (if anyone knows how to paste in columns(table), tell me and I'll change it))

Just back from food shopping, in the bottom of my (reusable bags), some old receipts - a bit bored, so, thought this might help:

This list is taken from a 8 receipts; one Jan 2016, one in Nov 2018 and 6 in 2019.
Streaky Bacon Dry 35.00Brazil Nuts (900gm) 160.28Strawberry (400gm) 32.50Chicken Breasts (2 pcs) 21.35Basmati Rice microwave 10.25Pecan nuts (100gm) 28.00Angus Tenderloin (3 pcs) 123.38Colmans Mustard 14.00Sunflower Oil (1.5l) 17.95Quaker Oats 500g 9.75Peppers (2 pcs) 14.251.4kg Chicken 33.75Lipton Extra Strong (100 bags) 20.50Cucumber 6.04Wagyu Rib eye (2 pcs) 273.07Weetabix 430 15.00Broccoli 4.71British Banger Pork Sausages 25.95Omega Eggs (15 pcs) 23.25Spring Onion 12.75Yellow Cheddar 13.50Cherries 45.00Colgate Toothpaste 17.75Toasted Sesame Oil 26.00Strawberries 500 33.00Skyr yoghurt small 9.50Heinz Baked Beans (small) 5.20Tomatoes 21.00Red Leicester 200gm 16.00Red Chillies 6.00Avocado (2 pcs) 21.75Wagyu Rib eye (2 pcs) 123.70Wagyu Beef Tenderloin (1 pc) 121.45Bananas 12.50NZ Beef Tenderloin (2pcs) 70.75Belton Double Gloucester 27.50Sweet Potatoes 15.87Chorizo Saria 23.00Heinz Salad Cream 25.25Basmati Rice (500gm) 16.50Pork Sausage thin 25.65Lurpak Butter Blocks (6pcs) 18.00Grapes 21.50Raw Sugar (500m) 12.50Panko Breadcrumbs 8.40Heinz Tomato Ketchup 8.408 Wraps (flatbread) 12.50Sliced (jar) Beetroot 12.00Celery Sticks 14.75Blueberry 30.00Diced Sweet Potato 15.75Brazil Nuts (100gm) 2016 price 36.00
The receipt totals:
02/01/2016 371.15
28/11/2018 773.95
19/04/2019 656.17
28/04/2019 621.22
30/06/2019 757.19
14/07/2019 745.79
21/07/2019 792.740
3/08/2019 812.82
Total 5,531.03 Average 691.38
2019 Total 4385.93 2019 Average 730.99

I'm a single male, the food normally lasts me 5 days, maybe 6 at a push, at least one takeaway per week, usually it's either a Thursday or Friday night (after spending a stupid amount on beer), and I'll order enough to have hangover food for the next day.
All the above is from Spinneys. Some will disagree, but I liken the quality of food to that of Tesco's (they do stock and sell Waitrose own brand food).

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