Aldi to Go Full Organic, Bans Pesticides and Rivals Whole Foods as Healthiest Grocery Store

The German retailer Aldi last year made a decision to go with the healthy foods and promised to remove 8 pesticides from all the products.

The intention of this food chain is to build up a name as a health-focused supermarket, which together with the low prices raised its popularity and the health-conscious people like to shop here.

Aldi has removed the following pesticides:

–           Thiamethoxam

–           Clothianidin

–           Chlorpyrifos

–           Deltamethrin

–           Cypermethrin

–           Imidacloprid

–           Fipronil

–           Sulfoxaflor

Its attitude towards chemicals and pesticides is just a part of the gaining a nice reputation, as they go a bit deeper, to improve their quality.

One of the things they have done is the spreading their network of organic food brands by offering gluten-free items and no more the artificial stuff from the products;

Its private-label products, which is almost 90%, are free from certified synthetic colors, partially hydrogenated oils, and MSG;

When it comes to the fresh and organic meat, Aldi sells brand that is free from antibiotics, animal by-products, hormones, and other nasty additives;

The food chain has decided to expand the food lines, without artificial ingredients, and brand products that do not contain gluten;

The milk in Aldi and milk products, such as their yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese, and other dairy do not contain artificial growth hormones, at all.

There you can find more high-end foods like artisan cheese, quinoa, smoked salmon, and coconut oil;

There are about 10,000 stores in 18 countries, and an estimated combined turnover of more than €50 billion. Having that in mind, Aldi is becoming an absolute leader in health supermarkets.

Sources:

www.organicandhealthy.org

naturalsociety.com

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