From Monday, contactless card limits will also increase to £45 per transaction to allow more customers to pay without cash or contact with payment terminals.
After introducing immediate payment for suppliers with a turnover of less than £1m a year with Aldi, the company now estimates that up to 3,000 suppliers could benefit as this is extended to non-merchandise suppliers.
From today, Aldi is also donating almost half a million Easter Eggs to vulnerable families and children, in partnership with Neighbourly. Every store will donate up to 50 Easter Eggs each day from today until 11th April, as the retailer looks to spread some much needed cheer during these difficult times.
Aldi is spreading the festive cheer and bringing together local communities by donating Christmas lunches to those in low-income areas across the UK.
Britain’s fourth-largest supermarket is working in partnership with Company Shop Group to provide free Christmas dinners at Community Shops in the run-up to Christmas.
Aldi has announced when its stores will be open over Christmas and New Year.
From Monday 18th December to Saturday 23rd December, shoppers can visit Aldi stores between 7am and 10pm to pick up everything they need to celebrate Christmas, at the lowest possible prices.