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Aldi's Next Top Product 2020

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Aldi's Next Top Product 2020

Aldi, in partnership with Scotland Food & Drink, are launching a search for Scotland’s Next Top Product. Could it be yours?

Aldi proudly stock more than 450 Scottish products and are always looking for opportunities to expand their Scottish range. Their dedicated Scottish Buying Department regularly work with over 90 independent Scottish food and drink businesses and boast a product range which is at least 30% Scottish.

This unique opportunity is open to existing and new suppliers with the winning Scottish producer securing a Specialbuy listing in the 91 Aldi stores in Scotland.

Why enter?

Aldi will help the supplier launch their product into store as a Specialbuy with potential for longer term partnership with a seasonal or core line listing.

Previous winners of Aldi’s Next Top Product include Cobbs and Argo’s Bakery. Both continue to be sold in Scottish stores, with Argo’s shortbread going on to win Best Own Label Product at the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017 and Bakery Product of the Year at the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2018.

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Entries close on 3 May 2020

The winner will be announced at the Royal Highland Show in June 2020 with the winning product launching in stores across the country during Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight in September.

Entry Criteria


  • SALSA accredited
  • Appropriate capacity to produce product of the volume required to supply Aldi
  • Must meet Food Hygiene and Food regulations
  • Must meet Aldi’s Corporate Responsibility targets
  • Suppliers must adhere to Aldi terms & conditions of supply and will be subject to an Aldi audit


  • Will launch initially as a Specialbuy but should have longevity as a potential core range product
  • Should the product progress to core range it must do so in own label.
  • Chill/Ambient/Frozen products suitable
  • Product must be produced in Scotland and be suitable for the Scottish market
  • May require to be supplied in Shelf Ready Packaging (outer case) for merchandising

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Event details


Sun, May 3, 2020 | 1 day event


Scotland Food & Drink, Ratho Park One


Aldi in partnership with Scotland Food & Drink


0131 335 0940

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