Aldi news: UK supermarket beats Lidl, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and ASDA for best grocer

Aldi news: UK supermarket beats Lidl, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and ASDA for best grocer 1100702

Aldi has been awarded the title of ‘Best Grocer’ at the Retail Week Awards 2019.

The German supermarket, which operates numerous branches throughout the UK, won a total of two awards including ‘Best Own Brand Range’.

Aldi beat off stiff competition from the likes of Ocado, Tesco, and Morrisons.

The awards, which have been running for 24 years, are a symbol of excellence within the retail sector and are judged by a panel of esteemed industry experts.

Aldi has over 10,000 stores in 20 countries and has a turnover of more than £43 billion annually.

There are 775 of the stores in the UK, and the first one opened in 1990.

The discount store is known for its offers, giving shoppers the chance to enjoy competitively low prices.

The title of ‘Best Grocer’ was given to Aldi in recognition of its achievements and successes over the past year as well its longstanding commitment to delivering products of the highest quality at unbeatable prices.

The retailer also won Best Own Brand Range for Aldi Mamia.

Julie Ashfield, Managing Director of Corporate Buying at Aldi, said: “We’re delighted to have won Best Grocer at the Retail Week Awards for the first time, as well as an acknowledgement for our Mamia range.

“The recognition of Aldi as a market leader from top industry influencers is testament to the hard work we put in every year, providing customers with high quality products at amazing prices.”

Aldi may have been awarded ‘Best Grocer’, but which is the cheapest supermarket? 

Using the cost of 77 popular branded products across the year, including items such as Andrew toilet roll, Cathedral City cheddar cheese, Hovis bread, and PG Tips tea bags, a comparison site looked at which supermarket had the cheapest prices. Here are the results.

A Which? survey found that Morrisons has the cheapest basket at a cost of £156.46.

Asda just missed out on the cheapest spot, with an average basket costing £1.53 more than Morrisons, at £157.99.

As well as having the cheapest average cost of a basket, Morrisons was also the cheapest basket for six months of the year in 2018.

Aldi’s home gym range recently launched starting at the low price of £2.99.

From kettle bells and dumbbells to a rowing machine and a cross trainer, the new range is full of super affordable gym gear.

As part of the store’s Specialbuys range, once the equipment is gone its gone for good – so customers will have to act fast.


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