Every Day and For the Holidays ALDI Helps Shoppers Save Big This Season

Dec 18, 2008, 07:30 ET from ALDI Inc.

From shrimp to fondue, ALDI beats competition by up to 50%

BATAVIA, Ill., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Known for offering high quality fresh produce and grocery items at up to 50 percent less than the competition, ALDI is the answer for holiday and New Year's entertaining essentials. From appetizers and deluxe nuts to chocolates and pies at 50 percent less, the select assortment discount grocer helps holiday shoppers serve like Santa for a price that would please Scrooge.

"Whether you are stocking up to host family and friends or looking for the ingredients for your favorite holiday cookies, we're proud to offer a solution for smart shoppers looking to save without compromising on taste and quality," said Joan Kavanaugh, vice president of corporate purchasing. "In this season of giving, people can enjoy time with loved ones and rest easy knowing that they have more money left in their pocketbook."

Holiday recommendations from ALDI include:

  • Appleton Spiral Ham (8 lb. Avg): $1.49
  • Grandessa Signature Mini Hors d'Oevres (5.52 oz.): $2.99
  • Cambridge Entertainment Crackers (8.8 oz.): $2.29
  • Antoinette Havarti (8 oz.): $2.99
  • Sea Queen Shrimp ring with cocktail sauce (16 oz.): $5.99
  • Southern Grove Deluxe Whole Cashews (12 oz.): $4.49
  • Grandessa Signature Apple or cherry custard tart (44.1 oz.): $6.99
  • Choceur Truffles (7 oz.): $1.99

For an extra $4.99, shoppers can get a bottle of Burlwood wine to enjoy with their meal, a Crofton Chocolate fountain for $19.99 (while supplies last) or an 8-inch fresh poinsettia plant to dress the table for just $8.99. Don't forget the kids! Keep them entertained with a Gingerbread house for only $8.99.

Visit the ALDI Meal Planner at www.aldi.us for helpful recipe suggestions to use with ALDI select brand items, such as: Honey Glazed Snack Mix, Crab Dip, and Almond Butter Cookies.

About ALDI Inc.

ALDI, a leader in the international grocery retailing industry, entered the U.S. market in 1976. Today nearly 1,000 U.S. ALDI stores are located in 29 states primarily from Kansas to the East Coast serving more than 18 million customers each month. A select assortment discount grocer featuring its own ALDI select brands, ALDI applies smart and efficient operational and business practices to save customers up to 50 percent on their grocery bill. ALDI sells more than 1,400 of the most frequently purchased grocery and household items in manageable, non-bulk packaging. For more information about ALDI, go to www.aldi.us.