As we cosy up for the winter months, that can only mean one thing – evening upon evening of cheese and wine nights are on the horizon, and to say we’re excited would be an understatement. There’s truly nothing more indulgent, luxurious and as simple as the pleasure of good quality cheese. As you can imagine, however, finding the nation’s finest cheeses at affordable prices can be a tad tedious, but let us put you on to some of the best – ALDI. The brand just won a host of gold and silver hardware at the annual DIAA (Dairy Industry Association of Australia) Awards. No longer do you have to spend your weekly earnings to get the good stuff.
A total of 22 kinds of cheese from the German powerhouse grocery store – all valued at under $10.99 – have won gold and silver gongs at the annual DIAA (Dairy Industry Association of Australia) Awards. Having held the long-time position as one of the most coveted aisles amongst ALDI lovers, the delicious cheeses have impressed even the toughest critics in the industry, taking home a staggering 4 gold awards and 17 silvers.
These are the cheese to bring to your next cheese and wine night; Gold-winners included ALDI’s Emporium Selection Brie Half Wheel for $10.99 for best cheese and ALDI’s Westacre Tasty Slice for just $3.99 for the best consumer pack. The best fresh ricotta went to ALDI’s Emporium Selection Ricotta which you can grab for $2.79, and ALDI’s Westacre Manhattan Spreadable Regular Cream Cheese won best dairy dip, just a measly $2.69 – watch out bagels.
“We’re incredibly proud that our cheese and dairy offerings have been recognised as some of the highest quality products in Australia. All of these awards are a testament to our local business partners that supply us with our range. We have long term relationships and work together to keep our offering interesting, tasty and affordable for our shoppers,” said Shane Aitken, Buying Director at ALDI Australia.
Soft cheese, cheddar cheese, cottage cheese – whatever cheese you please, you can feel confident that ALDI will ensure each slice you cut is a dive into the delectable world of the finest dairy Australia has to offer. Check out the competition results via the link below, and head into your local ALDI to grab a taste of the winners.