Aldi’s grocery chain recently put out a recipe/nutrition guide called Feel Good Food, given free at its stores.
The brochure stressed that the foods offered is locally grown, USDA organic, with no trans fats, no certified synthetic colors, and no msg added.
Short articles include are “A Simpler Approach to Better Food”, “Aldi Cares”, “Fresh Produce” “Fresh Meat”, “Dietitian’s Picks”, “Balanced Alternatives”, and “Simply Nature.”
The website at www.aldi.us has more recipes and ideas for readers, and there are chances to win prizes on instagram, #alidgram. Instagram.com/aldiusa.
A special section of the brochure also addresses gluten free diets.
Now, for some examples, Benton’s’ strawberry or vanilla sugar wafers no longer have certified synthetic colors. Neither does Summit Grape Soda. Aldi’s brands now use beets, paprika red, and turmeric yellow as food dye.
Healthy recipes include Honey Sriracha salmon with Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe and Crab Meat Avocado Recipe.
Some products now have the Fair Trade Certified Logo and the UTZ Certified log, which latter helps give farmers and their families better opportunities. Aldi has as its main goal, to help the planet through production and sale of its food.
Produce bears the USDA Organic label, including baby kale, spring mix, baby spinach, and baby arugula. Locally grown produce is labeled and feature, including tomatoes, navel oranges, avocados, and cantaloupe.
Aldi chicken, grass fed ground beef, and turkey are free of antibiotics, hormones, or animal by products (10).
A useful dietitian’s list is printed at the back of the brochure with cateogires or organiz, gluten free, gainrs, diary, and cerals.