Aldi news

14 September 2020
Aldi UK is running a pilot of a grocery click and collect service for the first time. Available to Aldi’s staff, initially At the moment, the trial of the service is being run exclusively for Aldi colleagues from a store in the Midlands. If the trial proves successful, it will be extended to customers and to further stores across the country in the near future. How does it work? Aldi ...
06 August 2020
Aldi Ireland announced plans to trial reusable fresh produce bags made from 100% recycled plastic bottles at 10 of its stores across the country. From 10 th of August Shoppers will have the option to purchase the reusable bags for €0.49 per bag. According to the retailer, the reusable bags will be displayed in store using a dedicated stand, which is also 100% recyclable and made from 30% r...
14 July 2020
Aldi announced the expansion of its home delivery trial with Deliveroo. A further 11 stores Aldi has initially conducted the trial, back in May, in eight stores in Central England, before extending the trial to another store in Camden, London, in June. The trial has now been expanded to an additional 11 stores, including five located in London, and others in Manchester and Cambridge. ...
10 July 2020
The German discounter plans to remove 74,000 tonnes of plastic packaging over the next five years as it aims to reduce plastic packaging volume by 50%. About the new target The new target is linked to Aldi’s overall strategy to ensure that all own-label products are either recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2022 and that branded products meet these criteria by 2025.  The commitment invo...
29 June 2020
Following on from Aldi UK partnering with Deliveroo, the retailer has announced it will now begin trialling the service in Ireland. How it works Shoppers can choose from over 200 (140 in Ireland) products through the app. These will be picked and packed by Aldi staff and taken for delivery by Deliveroo riders. A range of essentials such as bread, milk and fresh produce will initially be ...
12 June 2020
Aldi has expanded its trial of on-demand delivery service with Deliveroo to the capital, specifically in Camden. Follows a successful trial across the Midlands The move follows a successful trial in eight stores across the Midlands. Customers will have the choice to shop from over 200 essential Aldi products, before being picked and packed by Aldi staff and delivered by Deliveroo’s riders. ...
01 June 2020
Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd are planning to use plastic pallets in their logistics operations in Germany. From autumn 2020 Both retailers will start replacing, on a gradual basis, the classic 80cm x 60com wooden pallets with plastic pallets (KDP) developed by Walther Faltsysteme, a German manufacturer of plastic packaging products. Source: Aldi According to Aldi, the pallets offer a...
01 June 2020
Aldi is expanding its Curbside Grocery Pickup service in the US to nearly 600 stores following successful trials at a select number. Offering a convenient service to shoppers The click and collect service will be available at nearly 600 stores by the end of July. The pandemic has probably accelerated this development, providing a convenient and safe solution. Jason Hart, Aldi US’s CEO, s...
20 May 2020
Aldi Süd announced a new partnership with Infarm, a leading indoor vertical farming company, in Germany. The first vertical-farm units will be installed in store by the end of May. Fresh move from the discounter Adli Süd is the latest retailer and the first discounter to partner with Infarm. Germany is Infarm’s largest market where it already partners with Edeka and Metro. By the end of May...
18 May 2020
Aldi UK is trialling a delivery service with Deliveroo from its Daleside Road store in Nottingham. Potential roll out to all stores on the horizon Shoppers can choose from 150 products through the app. These will be picked and packed by Aldi staff and taken for delivery by Deliveroo riders. A range of essentials such as bread, milk and fresh produce will initially be available to be delive...