Tag Archives: ALDI

Who takes top shelf for the best sliced bread?

Consumer advocate Choice tested 30 supermarket sliced white bread (24 regular and six gluten-free) to determine who sits on the top shelf. Between the judges, there were 90 years of baking expertise. “Our expert taste testers conducted a blind test of classic white bread brands and also gluten free brands …

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Results are in for customer favourites

In the battle for the modern grocery shopper, Woolworths edges out Coles, but watch out for Aldi. The findings are from the inaugural Australian Grocer Retailer Preference Index (RPI) released by customer data science platform Dunnhumby. The report was modelled after a series of studies that Dunnhumby conducted in the …

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Private label leads the way

Competitor supermarkets Aldi and Lidl as well as Spar received Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) 2019 Salute to Excellence awards. The awards, which honour innovation in food and non-food private label products, were held at the World of Private Label International Trade Show held in Amsterdam towards the end of …

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Aldi commits to reducing plastic packaging

Aldi announced this week, its commitment to a 25 per cent reduction in plastics and packaging used in stores by 2025. Aldi has announced plans to work in partnership with suppliers to meet the ambitious but achieving targets. Aldi is committed to transparency and authenticity, and as such plans to …

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Aldi recognised as Trusted Trader

AldiAustralia has been recognised as a Trusted Trader by the Australian Border Force. The Australian Trusted Trader (ATT) program recognises business with a secure supply chain and compliant trade practices. Aldi is said to meet these requirements by operating within a trusted supply chain. This allows Aldi access to benefits …

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Supermarket shoppers want ‘fresh and local food’

Australian consumers want ‘fresh and local food’, according to the first CHOICE Supermarket Satisfaction Survey. Local brands are the big winners, with NSW’s Harris Farm Markets and SA’s Foodland taking out the top spots. Retail titans Coles and Woolworths were left propping up the bottom of the table, while Aldi …

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Aldi vs Transport Workers Union: the battle begins

Aldi has begun legal proceedings against the Transport Workers Union (TWU) that involve both worker safety and freedom of speech. The federal court case is now underway. The TWU says it “could have far-reaching consequences for anyone who wants to protest against poor workplace safety, environmental or rights abuses”. Background …

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Aldi claims to contribute $3.2bn to Aussie economy

Aldi Australia has released a new report claiming it contributed $3.2 billion to Australia’s GDP in 2018. The report is titled ‘Making a Good Difference: how ALDI contributes to the Australian Economy’. According to Aldi, it “measures the impact of its entry into Australia and the contribution it has made …

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Woolworths and Aldi grew grocery market share in 2018

Woolworths has extended its lead as Australia’s top grocery retailer after increasing its share of Australia’s total grocery market. Its share is now 34 per cent, up 1.4 percentage points (ppts), according to Roy Morgan’s latest survey data. Aldi had a good year too, growing its market share to 11.4 …

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