From Specially Selected Aberdeen Angus Steak to Chilli & Ginger Infused Scottish Salmon, Aldi’s 2020 Christmas range includes a star-studded line up of award-winning Scottish produce.
2020 has been a triumph for Aldi’s Scottish food and drink range, achieving 24 accolades from a variety of renowned Scottish and UK food and drinks awards, which celebrate outstanding quality of local supermarket produce.
The festive period is the perfect time for customers across Scotland to enjoy some of Aldi’s best local produce famed for its quality and value. Both recognised at the Quality Food Awards 2020, Aldi’s melt in the middle Ham Hough and Cheddar Croquettes (£1.49, 252g) and Haggis Truffles with Peppercorn Sauce (£2.69, 500g) are the perfect accompaniment or starter to have with any Christmas meal.
Also achieving top spots at this year’s Quality Food Awards, Aldi’s Chilli & Ginger infused Salmon Fillets (£2.99, 220g), or why not fully indulge with Specially Selected Scottish Wild Venison Steaks (£4.49, 250g) a stand out winner at the awards. a delicious Christmas lunch alternative to the traditional turkey and stuffing,
Specially Selected 36 Day Scotch Aberdeen Angus Ribeye Steak (£4.45, 227g) and Chicken, Leek & Arran Mustard Pie (£1.99, 250g) were both rewarded with the 1-star seal of approval from the Great Taste Awards and are available for customers to enjoy throughout the festive season.
To satisfy those with a sweet tooth, Aldi’s Specially Selected Scottish Sea Salt and Caramel Ice Cream (£1.89, 500ml), which recently ‘scooped’ the winners crown at the Quality Food Awards would be the perfect end to any meal and why not make it even more indulgent by sprinkling over some Great Taste Award winning Scottish Shortbread Fingers (£0.99, 160g).
When it comes to spirits Aldi’s recently crowned Scottish Whisky ‘Master’ Glen Marnoch 12 Year Old Speyside Single Malt (£20.99, 70cl, 40%ABV) is a favourite for a post-Christmas dinner dram, especially when paired with Aldi’s Quality Food Award winning Dark Chocolate & Orange Ginger Biscuits (£0.99, 150g)
Aldi’s award-winning drinks range continues this Christmas with an outstanding variety of Scottish premium gin on offer. Three Scottish gins achieved success at this year’s Scottish Gin Awards, including McQueen Toradh Rhubarb and Ginger Gin (70cl, £14.99, 37.5%), which won the gold award in the Fruit Flavour Gin of the year category. The Old Curiosity created Eidyn Gin (£19.99, 70cl, 40% ABV) scooped Silver in London Dry Gin category with McQueen Pink Gin (£15.99 70cl, 37.5% ABV) also scooping Silver for Flavoured Gin of the Year.
Graham Nicolson, group buying director, Aldi Scotland said: “From seasonal spirits to delicious meals and sweet treats, Aldi’s award-winning food and drink range offers customers everything they need for an indulgent Christmas, including Scottish produce of the highest quality, without breaking the bank. With prices ranging from £4.45 for award-winning Aberdeen Angus steak to £14.99 for a bottle of the finest Scottish gin, customers across Scotland are spoilt for choice when it comes to festive shopping at Aldi.
“This year we thank all of our local suppliers who have worked tirelessly throughout an extremely challenging year to produce and deliver the best food and drink products Scotland has to offer. I hope our customers across Scotland have a great Christmas and thoroughly enjoy Aldi’s array of festive drinks, meals and treats.”
Aldi’s award-winning produce is available across all 96 Scottish stores. You can find your nearest store here.