Cost Comparison Research | The Vegan Society

Cost Comparison Research

You are here

» Cost Comparison Research

Cost comparison research findings

Many people still believe that vegan foods are more expensive than non-vegan foods. To counter this claim, we’ve conducted our own research* to highlight how nutritious plant proteins are in fact some of the most affordable sources of protein on the market.

Product Average cost per portion
Dried split red lentils 11p
Peanut butter 11p
Baked beans 12p
Frozen chicken thighs 19p
Fresh chicken portions 21p
Fresh chicken thighs 19p
Tinned chickpeas 23p
Kidney beans 24p
Eggs 25p
Cashews 35p
Firm tofu 53p
Lean steak mince 59p
Lean beef mince 62p
Canned tuna 77p
White fish fillets £1.93
Salmon £1.99

*Research has been conducted by calculating average price per portion, across 8 major supermarket retailers in the UK. Price data is correct, as of June 2022. Full methodology available here.

Reg. Charity No: 279228 Company Reg. No: 01468880 Copyright © 1944 - 2022 The Vegan Society