10 Things To Know Before You Shop at ALDI

by Bobbi from nhershoes on June 3, 2016

in Food,Reviews

“This post was sponsored by ALDI as part of Influencer Activation for Influence Central.”

I have been out of sorts ever since one of my favorite healthy grocery stores shut down a few months ago and we have a limited amount of organic/health stores in my area. So I was thrilled to hear that ALDI was coming to our town in SO CAL! I have seen them all over the south and have heard great things about them, so I was excited to try it out for myself. We really try to only buy organic meats and the dirty dozen fruits and veggies. ALDI offers its SimplyNature® line of foods which includes USDA Certified organic and Non-GMO foods. They also carry liveGfree® gluten-free products, and USDA Choice meats! This I am very excited about!

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If you are new to ALDI here is a few things that I learned on my trip:

#1. Carts are available for you to use, but you must deposit a quarter. When customers are done using the cart, they return it and get their money back. This is a way for them to keep prices lower!

#2. 90% of their groceries are under its own exclusive ALDI brand, which are high quality and tested to make sure it taste great!

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#3. ALDI offers its SimplyNature® line which includes USDA Certified organic and Non-GMO verified items, liveGfree® gluten-free products, USDA Choice meats and NeverAny! products that are free from added antibiotics, hormones and animal by-products.

#4. ALDI is a lot smaller and made shopping quick and easy. They only have about 4-5 shopping aisles and that is my kind of grocery store.

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#5. You bag your own groceries at the end of the check out. This makes the line go by super quick!

#6. You can purchase your own bags at the store for super cheap or bring your own bags in. YES!

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#7. The store hours are typically from 9 AM to 9 PM, which also helps keep labor costs down.

#8. They have something called DOUBLE GUARANTEE, which I think is pretty amazing. If you see the double guarantee on any item in the store and if for any reason you are not 100% satisfied with any product, they will gladly replace the product AND refund your money.

#9. They are affordable! ALDI believes in the philosophy of keeping things simple – offer premium high-quality natural and organic food that everyone can afford. I love a store that keeps things high quality, yet affordable! Amazing right?!

#10. ALDI Finds are food and household items that are in stores for a limited time. If you like an ALDI Find, buy it. It won’t last long and will most likely sell out. I bought a couple bags of popcorn for RJ that I know she is going to love!

My haul…

I got a few organic fruits and vegetables, Happy Farms Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese, Chateau Cote Nord Chardonnay, SimplyNature® Organic 100% Grass Fed Ground Beefand Foster Farms Organic Chicken Breasts as well as a Mama Cozzi’s Pizza Kitchen 4 Meat Pizzafor dinner tonight that was only $5.99! My whole grocery haul was less than $80 and I got a lot of things that will last a couple weeks.

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I am most excited about the SimplyNature® line of foods and the WINE FIND tags! You know me and my wine 😉

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I am so glad I gave ALDI a try and I know that we will be back again soon! I hope you give ALDI a try and let me know what you think?!

Check out ALDI on the web:

ALDI website: https://www.aldi.us
ALDI Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ALDI.USA
ALDI Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aldiusa/
ALDI Twitter: https://twitter.com/aldiusa
ALDI Blog: https://blog.aldi.us

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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