Our Purpose and Core Values
Since 1976, our number one priority has been to deliver great quality food at the lowest possible prices. And to do that, we offer a unique shopping experience where our customers never have to compromise.
Our Company Values
We like to think of ourselves as an ally for our customers in better-for-you shopping and living.
From our high-quality fresh produce and meat to products that address specific dietary needs and preferences. We keep a close eye on the ingredients and materials that go into our products to ensure they meet the highest standards for quality, health and safety
We look at the world through these core values: simplicity to keep costs down, consistency in providing the highest quality products and responsibility in how we reduce our environmental footprint.
To simplify the shopping experience, we remove unnecessary and costly aspects of grocery shopping without sacrificing the things that are most important to our customers.
Our team hand-selects and curates the best products, so that our shoppers are not overwhelmed by choice. We also offer groceries to fit everyone’s specific dietary interests, needs or concerns. From an extensive line of organic, gluten-free and vegan foods to fresh meats, fish and produce delivered daily, we source only the best quality for our shelves.
With our smaller selection of high-quality foods, along with wider aisles and smaller stores, our shoppers can save time and money.
To ensure consistency of our high-quality products, we take great care in choosing our suppliers. We do everything to make sure they’re protected and operating according to our highest standards with practices like:
- Ensuring safe and fair working conditions
- Being committed to human rights and fair labor practices
- Making sure they’re treated fairly
- Making sure our products are sustainably sourced to reduce the environmental and social impacts of their production
We take these matters very seriously and require our suppliers and other business partners throughout the entire supply chain to abide by our Social Standards in Production.
We closely monitor the ingredients and materials that go in our products. To ensure consistency, our products are tested frequently so they are as good (if not better) than national leading brands. Last year we taste-tested over 30,000 products. Only the best made the cut onto our shelves.
Our Quality Assurance team also observes strict guidelines for organic, BPA-free and GMO-free products.
We’re happy to report that every ALDI-exclusive is completely free of certified synthetic color, added MSG and partially hydrogenated oils.
We believe it’s our responsibility to act with integrity and are dedicated to reducing our environmental impact.
We have taken numerous steps to reduce, reuse and recycle waste, increase energy efficiency, decrease our carbon footprint and improve our green standards across all of our stores and operations.
At ALDI, our small differences are making an impact - in store, in our shoppers’ wallets and on our environment.