Enjoy A Simply Smarter Summer with ALDI

Summer Must-Haves Available For Less

May 07, 2013, 08:00 ET from ALDI Inc.

BATAVIA, Ill., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From summer must-haves like cool drinks and meats for the grill, to surprising finds like patio furniture and camping equipment, ALDI has all the essentials for an enjoyable summer, at prices up to 50 percent* less than traditional grocers.

"ALDI is my number one shopping destination for summer entertaining necessities," said Janice Stahl, food stylist and loyal ALDI shopper. "With a wide variety of fresh produce and seasonal specialty items at affordable prices, I can find everything I need to host a fun summer fiesta or backyard BBQ with ease."  

Having a carefree and affordable season has never been easier with these simple tips and recipes:

  • Beat the Heat: ALDI carries a selection of ice cream and frozen treats, perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth on hot summer days. ALDIstyle tip: Build your own parfait by layering brownie, ice cream and crumbled chocolate in a glass. Finish it off with your favorite ice cream toppings.
  • Summer Essentials: Now you can be party perfect or summer ready at any time by stocking your pantry, fridge and freezer with a variety of essentials available at ALDI. ALDIstyle tip: Keep a variety of burger patties – from beef to salmon to turkey – in your freezer to keep your grill busy all season.
  • Cheers to Summer: What better way to celebrate summer than with a variety of seasonal beverages – for both kids and adults – available exclusively at ALDI. ALDIstyle tip: Brighten up your ice cubes for fun summer drinks by freezing anything from Maraschino cherries to fresh berries in ice cube trays.
  • Entertain with Ease: ALDI carries everything you need for easy summer entertaining, from food and drinks to outdoor furniture and grills. ALDIstyle tip: Take advantage of pre-made items in the store like prepared dips. Create mini crudités by filling glasses with a dollop of ranch dip and add carrots, celery and cherry tomatoes on a stick for a quick and easy appetizer.
  • Summer Escape: Get out of the house and enjoy the warmer weather with ALDI products, whether it's a family camping adventure or a quick picnic in the park. ALDIstyle tip: Add a twist to your s'mores this summer with out-of-the-box ingredients such as hazelnut spread, crushed cookies or sprinkles.

The ALDI Summer Seasonal catalog is available online at www.aldi.us now through August and features a wide variety of Summer Seasonal items such as Parkview Griller Sausages, Sangriana Sangria and Benton's Waffle Bowls, available exclusively during the summer months. Each week, amazing deals on Special Buy items like the Gardenline Grill Gazebo and Adventuridge Portable Hammock with Stand are also offered. These items will only be available for a limited time while supplies last. Look for the Special Buy and Summer Seasonal logos in-store and in the catalog to easily find on-sale dates.

Smart shoppers have found that switching from national brands to ALDI exclusive brands can save them up to 50 percent* on more than 1,400 of the most commonly purchased grocery items.

ALDI believes that great quality shouldn't come at a high price; rather, great quality should come with everyday low prices. ALDI stands behind the quality of its exclusive food products with a Double Guarantee. If for any reason a customer is not 100 percent satisfied with any ALDI food product, ALDI will gladly replace the product AND refund the purchase price.

To stay up to date with the latest news on ALDI exclusive brands, seasonal items and recipes, follow ALDI on Facebook at facebook.com/aldi.usa and Pinterest at pinterest.com/aldiusa/.

About ALDI Inc.

A leader in the grocery retailing industry, ALDI operates more than 1,200 U.S. stores in 32 states, primarily from Kansas to the East Coast. More than 25 million customers each month save up to 50 percent* on their grocery bills, benefiting from the ALDI simple and streamlined approach to retailing. ALDI sells more than 1,400 of the most frequently purchased grocery and household items, primarily under its exclusive brands, which must meet or exceed the national name brands on taste and quality. ALDI is so confident in the quality of its products, the company offers a Double Guarantee: If for any reason a customer is not 100 percent satisfied with any ALDI product, ALDI will gladly replace the product and refund the purchase price. For more information about ALDI, visit www.aldi.us.

*Based upon a price comparison of comparable products sold at leading national retail grocery stores.