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Products from France – Sustainability at ALDI North

In this country of gourmets, many consumers not only pay attention to quality and price when shopping, but also to where products come from. ALDI France therefore offers its customers numerous products from France as well as many specialities typical of the region. Thanks to transparent labelling and our own brands, our customers are able to quickly identify where products come from. Twice a year, we also organise a special week dedicated to regional products

We regularly team up with small and medium-sized producers from France, thereby supporting local production. For example, 98 per cent of our fresh and frozen meat bears the “Viandes de France” label, which certifies that the meat comes from animals that were born, raised and slaughtered in France. Using the
ALDI Transparenz Code (ATC), our customers in France can also trace the origins of an increasing number of products containing meat. As a result, we go above and beyond the legal requirements. By 2020, we plan to label all items consisting of more than 3 per cent meat with the ATC.

“Viandes de France” label  – Sustainability at ALDI North
In France, meat that comes from France is marked with the “Viandes de France” (“Meat from France”) label. It distinguishes between pork, beef and poultry.]
Product diversity at ALDI France – Sustainability at ALDI North

Focus on regional specialities: our “Pays Gourmand” own brand

Our “Pays Gourmand” own brand emphasises French specialities, such as buckwheat pancakes or tarte flambée. In 2017, ALDI France carried a total of 43 “Pays Gourmand” products in the range.

“Pays Gourmand” own brand – Sustainability at ALDI North

Easy to identify: milk from France

We use our own “Lait Français” (“French milk”) label to mark dairy products made with milk from French milk collection centres.

“Lait Français” label – Sustainability at ALDI North

Best quality: the “Label Rouge”

In 2017, twelve products in the ALDI France range had “Label Rouge” certification, for example our country terrine and Emmental cheese. The French label distinguishes premium-quality products. It is awarded by the Institut National de l’Origine et de la Qualité (INAO) (National Institute for Product Origins and Quality). Independent tests ensure the highest quality standards.

Label Rouge – Sustainability at ALDI North

Our AOP & IGP products

Numerous products in our range have the label “AOP – Appelation d’Origine Protégée” (protected designation of origin) or “IGP – Indication Géographique Protégée” (protected geographical indication). These labels designate products that meet strict geographical and production-related specifications. In 2017, 58 products at ALDI France had the AOP label and 52 had the IGP label, including Camembert from Normandy.

AOP & IGP Logo – Sustainability at ALDI North

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