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New discount in butcher shops: how to recover up to $3,000 per purchase


The promotion promises to refund 35% of each ticket, but is valid only on weekends and in certain locations. Who can access

Faced with the harsh price increases registered in


, greater than 20% in just 

two months

, the Government launched a set of measures that try to alleviate the impact on the pocket.

These initiatives

have already entered into force


And among them, the

most striking

in terms of savings potential is a promotion that allows you to recover 


of what you spend at the butcher shop, with a savings cap of

$3,000 per purchase


This means that, for example, whoever wants to take full advantage of the benefit and buys merchandise for $8,600 will later receive a

refund of $3,000

that will lower the total expense to $5,600.

And this can be done 

unlimited times

in the month.

The other side is that accessing this advantage

is not so easy

 since it is only available on weekends, in

specific locations

, and it is a requirement to have a 

Banco Nación

card  (or get one for free from the BNA+ app).

A purchase of $8,600 at the butcher shop is $5,600 with the new benefit.

Photo: Jose Gutierrez/Los Andes.

How the new Banco Nación discount works to buy meat

The 35% savings, active since February 25, will continue to be available at

participating butcher shops

 throughout the country until March 31 inclusive, only on





To have the discount, according to the public bank, you must pay with one of these means of payment:

Visa and Mastercard credit

cards ,

Mastercard debit

or -only for retirees-

Maestro debit


You can use the plastic in the traditional way or scan the

QR code

of the premises with the BNA+ application and choose one of those cards.


participating businesses

in each city can be found on the Banco Nación website (enter from here).

From the entity they indicated to


that for example in the


there are about

500 stores

, while in Córdoba there are more than 200, as in Santa Fe. 

"The return or refund will be reflected as a

credit adjustment

in the account statement where the amount of the purchase is displayed or in up to two subsequent statements for credit and in the account associated with the card in up to

30 days

for debit" , clarified the entity.

The Government launched a set of measures to save on butcher shops.

Photo: Jose Gutierrez/Los Andes.

With all debit cards, 10% savings in butcher shops

On the other hand, this Wednesday,

March 1,

 the Federal Administration of Public Revenues (AFIP) began to implement a 10% refund for consumers who pay in butcher shops throughout the country with debit, prepaid or account debit cards. through 

QR codes


The benefit will be available

every day

 until December 31, 2023 for clients of the

main banks


virtual wallets

, but it will allow to recover no more than 

$2,000 per month


per person


Thus, whoever makes one or more debit meat purchases that add up to

$20,000 during the month

will be able to take full advantage of it : in this case, $2,000 will return to their account, reducing the amount paid for the merchandise to $18,000.

The refunds, which will be credited up to

96 hours after

each payment, can already be obtained in the more than

68,000 butcher shops

 that appear in an official registry.

The list of venues and other details can be found at

In the supermarkets, cuts at a reduced price

Finally, since

February 17

, the official Fair Prices program added seven cuts of steer meat that must be offered

every day

in the country's main supermarkets at an

agreed economic price


The offer includes

roast at $1,035

a kilo,

buttock at $1,375

, matambre at $1,310, empty at $1,351, skirt at $675, shoulder

at $1,113

and roast cover at $1,035.

These values, as announced by the Secretary of Commerce, may not be modified until

March 31


And then, between April and the end of June, they can only rise at a rate of

3.2% per month

on average.

Achieving Fair Meat Price cuts could become increasingly difficult if

the gap

between set and market values ​​continues to widen as

stock is limited


The suppliers -export firms- promised to deliver

15,000 tons per month


Consumers can try to find this merchandise in the supermarkets of

large chains

grouped in the Asociación Supermercados Unidos (ASU), such as Coto, Carrefour, Jumbo, Disco, Vea and Changomas.

Also in the super


that make up

the Argentine Chamber of Supermarkets (CAS) and the Argentine Federation of Supermarkets and Self-Services (FASA), as well as in some butcher shops adhered to the plan.


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Source: clarin

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