ALDI Germany has promised customers will see more year-round vegan options in stores as it plans to increase its vegan offerings to 1,000 products.
ALDI Germany has plans to expand its plant-based offering to a staggering 1,000 vegan products by the end of 2024.
The budget retailer revealed its plans in its most recent nutrition report, in which it outlined how it would reduce the amount of animal ingredients in its products, as well as add new items to its plant-based lines.
The report, which was originally shared by Vegconomist, says: “Our goal is to offer our customers 1,000 plant-based product varieties spread across the year in our standard, seasonal and promotional ranges by the end of 2024.
“To achieve this goal, we are focusing not only on reducing the small quantities of animal-based ingredients in our products, but also on consistently expanding our vegan range.”
ALDI UK vegan offering
In the UK, the German-owned business boasts a significant vegan offering, with some 700 items in its inventory. Among them are food options, as well as cruelty-free beauty and drug store items.
In recent years, ALDI has been at the forefront when it comes to seasonal plant-based offerings, with large ranges available at Christmas and during Veganuary.
Earlier this year, it launched its biggest-ever animal-free range to meet demand for those taking part in Veganuary.
The range, which had prices starting at just 99p, included items like Pulled No Pork, No Chicken Wings and Vegan Battered Sausages.
According to Aldi, it created the products in a bid to ‘ fulfil the nation’s hunger for vegan food’, with options that are accessible to those on a budget.
Its Veganuary range came after 2022’s extensive ALDI vegan Christmas range, which it said it increased after ‘seeing sales rocket in 2021’.
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