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Laura Sharman

Tesco to freeze prices on over 1,000 products to help shoppers - see list of items

Tesco has introduced price locks on more than 1,000 everyday products to help shoppers get by in the cost of living crisis.

The move from the supermarket aims to support customers to spend less in the run up to Christmas and freeze prices until next year.

Heinz, Johnson's and Oral B are among big brands included in the money saving campaign which applies to a whole range of products from cupboard staples and teatime favourites to household and beauty products.

It means customers can enjoy McCains Home Chips for midweek dinners or a winter pick-me-up with Nescafe Original 3-in-1 and count on prices staying the same until 2023.

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Tesco announced hundreds of price freezes and another pay rise for hourly workers (Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Price locks include:

  • McCains Home Chips 2.25kg: £4.30

  • Robinsons Orange Squash 1L: £1.75

  • Ski Strawberry Mouse four pack: £1.10

  • Nescafe Original 3-in-1 six sachets: 99p

  • Tilda Pure Steamed Basmati Rice 250g: 95p

  • Johnson's Baby Cotton Buds 200 pieces: 95p

  • Heinz Baked Beans Snap pots four pack: £2.49

Many Brits have been struggling to cope with rising energy bills and mounting costs at supermarket checkouts, as the impacts of the ukraine -crisis> Ukraine crisis and global inflation take a toll on the nation.

Supermarkets are having to pass on some of the cost of soaring raw materials to consumers, leading to the price of basic goods throughout the UK rising at the fastest pace since September 2008.

Some shoppers are having to do a weekly shop with just £5 to spend while others are having to limit their babies to just one nappy a day, a charity said.

Millions of low-income households are going without essentials items, research shows (Getty Images)

Tesco has vowed to support customers and staff through this difficult period with a range of cost busting measures.

From November 13, the basic hourly rate for Tesco workers will increase by a further 20p to £10.30 – or £10.98 in London.

It means hourly rates at Tesco will have increased nearly 8% this year, on top of what was already a record single-year investment in store pay.

Tesco UK Chief Executive Jason Tarry said: "We know times are tough for many customers right now, particularly as we head into the winter months.

"We hope this extended price-lock commitment gives our customers the certainty of knowing that over a thousand household favourites will stay at the same great price for months to come – helping them budget when they need it most."

Tesco hourly rate workers will get a second boost to their pay (PA)

Colleague Clubcard discount will be doubled to 20% during the key Christmas shopping period from December 13 to 19.

While shoppers can access further offers via the retailer's exclusive Clubcard deals which covers more than 8,000 products.

With a further focus on the festive season, a Clubcard Christmas Savers Scheme is offering shoppers a bonus voucher of up to £12 when they save their Clubcard Vouchers towards their big Christmas shop.

Parents can also get up to 50% off on toys such as Lego and Stickle Bricks in the Tesco's Toy Sale, launched this week.

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