Supermarkets are designed to make us spend our money – and more money than we intended to spend, at that. There are so many sneaky tactics used to encourage consumerism at these stores, like deliberate store layouts that force us to walk the entire store before reaching the checkout tills, profitable items placed at eye level, and snacks we can’t resist positioned to tempt us as we queue to pay for our goods.

Being aware of these tactics is a good place to start if you’re looking to save money on your weekly grocery shop, but there are plenty more ways to be smart with your spending. In this guide, I’ll be sharing the best ways to cut down on your groceries, according to the experts. You’re going to want to take notes!