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21 Dec 2017

With less than one week to go until the big day. It’s time to pick up your (award winning) turkey as well as other fantastic additions to your Christmas dinner from discount supermarket Aldi.
Julie Ashfield, Joint Managing Director of Corporate Buying at Aldi UK, says: “At Aldi, we know that the while Christmas is a joyful and exciting holiday, it requires plenty of preparation. Get yourself down to Aldi this week to pick up your award-winning turkey, in amongst Aldi’s fantastic offerings of high quality festive food features, at our everyday low prices.”
Here’s a reminder of what arrived in store today with all the prices.
·       For a classic and delicious choice of Christmas turkey to feed the whole family, choose Aldi’s Specially Selected Exquisite Rumburgh Farm Hand Finished Free Range Bronze Whole Turkey (great price in store. 4-5.99kg, £8.99/kg). A free range British turkey and winner of Best Turkey at the 2017 Supermeat & Fish Christmas Awards. Serves 11-13.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Exquisite Free Range Bronze Turkey Crown (2-3.99kg, £14.99/kg). Free range British turkey reared to full maturity and free to roam in open woodland on a diet of grains. Generous, plump, tender and easy to cook and carve. Runner-up Best Turkey at the 2017 Supermeat & Fish Christmas Awards. Serves 7-11.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Roly Poly Whole Bird (4-5.99kg, £6.29/kg). British free range Roly Poly Bronze turkey, reared to high standards of welfare on farms in East Anglia and fed on oats for a wonderfully deep, rich flavour. Serves 6-12.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Fresh British Sirloin of Beef with Porcini, Shallot and Truffle Flavour Melt (1.1-1.8kg, £19.99/kg). A wonderfully tender British beef sirloin with a luxurious porcini, shallot and truffle flavour melt, served with a red wine jus.
·       Aldi’s Award Winning Specially Selected Fresh British Lamb Shoulder with Redcurrant, Cranberry and Port Glaze (2-2.2kg, £8.99/kg). A bone-in whole lamb shoulder, delicately flavoured with a Christmas-spiced orange rub, served with a redcurrant, cranberry and port glaze.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected British Outdoor Bred Pork, Bramley Apple & Cranberry Stuffing Yule Log (£3.99 700g). A very special dish of pork, apple and cranberry stuffing with a redcurrant confit filling, hand-topped with bacon, cranberries and a bay leaf.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Fresh British Easy Carve Stuffed Lamb leg (1.2-2.2kg, £14.99/kg). Tender lamb leg, filled with a honey-roasted parsnip and rosemary stuffing, served with a sweet port jus.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Fresh British Beef Wellington (1.1kg, £19.99). Tender British beef fillet topped with buttered mushrooms, shallots, Madeira and thyme, hand-wrapped in a light, golden puff pastry.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Seafood Platter (£9.99. 540g). A premium selection, includes Orkney Crab Pâté, Scottish Salmon Flakes, Scottish Smoked Salmon, Prawns and Marinated Squid Rings. Presented beautifully with a Marie Rose sauce dip.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Scottish Salmon Carpaccio (£3.99, 160g). Delicate slices of premium Scottish salmon served with a basil marinade, olive oil vinaigrette and Parmesan shavings.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Exquisite Dressed Scottish Side of Salmon (£14.99, 750g). A whole side of oak-roasted Scottish salmon, layered with king prawns, oak-smoked salmon and cream cheese. Finished with dill and an edible gold lustre.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Rainbow Vegetables (£1.99 500g). Chantenay carrots, purple carrots, red onion and parsnips tossed in butter with thyme.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Roast Potatoes in Goose Fat (£1.79. 800g). Roasted potatoes lightly dressed in goose fat for a perfect crisp, golden finish. Roasted potatoes lightly dressed in goose fat for a perfect crisp, golden finish
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Exquisite Caramel & Chocolate Christmas Presents (£4.99. 264g/4 pack). Hand-crafted Belgian chocolate shells crafted Belgian chocolate shells with a luxurious melt-in-the-mouth chocolate mousse and salted caramel centre.
·       Aldi’s Specially Selected Festive Tiffin (£9.99. 600g). A festive tipsy tiffin bar with Californian raisins soaked in lashings of dark rum, Morello cherries and biscuit balls, smothered in Belgian milk chocolate, finished with a shimmering gold lustre.
For more information, please contact the Aldi Consumer Press Office on:
T: 020 7025 6611 or E:
Notes to editors:
Aldi is the UK’s fastest growing and fifth largest supermarket with over 700 stores and over 29,000 employees.
The company has more than doubled its market share since 2010. In the 12 weeks ended 03/12/2017, Aldi grew sales by 15.1% and has a 6.9% share of the market (Kantar Worldpanel data).
Aldi is attracting hundreds of thousands of new customers every year with its award-winning range of exclusive brands, passing low operating costs on to customers in the form of low prices.
In 2017 Aldi will open over 70 stores. By 2022, Aldi will operate over 1,000 stores.
The company’s current achievements and initiatives include:
·              Aldi currently offers employees the highest starting pay in the sector – at least £8.53 an hour to all employees and more to those in London. This is significantly higher than the Government’s National Living Wage.
·              Aldi’s investment in people was recognised at the Grocer Gold Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievement and practice across the grocery sector – Aldi was crowned ‘Employer of the Year’ 2017.
·              Aldi has launched a five year partnership with the Teenage Cancer Trust – its fundraising target of £5m will go towards helping the trust to reach out to every young person with cancer in the UK. 
·              Aldi was named Fresh Produce Supermarket of the Year at the FPC Fresh Awards 2017 and Supermarket of the Year at the 2016 Retail Industry Awards.
·              Aldi is the highest ranked supermarket in the Institute of Customer Services’ UK Customer Satisfaction Index 2017.
·              Aldi launched its eCommerce platform in January 2016, selling a range of high quality wines and Specialbuys – receiving approximately over 11,000 orders per week.
·              Aldi is the official supermarket partner of Team GB, and has extended this commitment to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
·              Aldi is the lowest priced supermarket in the UK and 15.2% cheaper than its nearest competitor (The Grocer 33, published 24th August 2017).
·              In 2017, for the fourth consecutive year Aldi was ranked the best-performing supermarket for compliance with the Groceries Supply Code of Practice, underlining its commitment to maintaining fair, predictable and sustainable prices within its supply chain.
·              Recent research from the Centre for economics and business research (Cebr) showed that the value of Aldi’s relationships with UK suppliers will increase by £2.2bn during the next five years to £6.7bn in 2022. Additionally, in 2016 Aldi supported 146,000 direct and indirect jobs in the UK and this figure is set to rise to 205,000 by 2022.   
 Full details of Aldi’s awards and achievements are detailed at
View our 'Notes to Editor'