The great shopping-Check: Nelson Müller tests Aldi and Lidl


Over the decades, Aldi and Lidl have built up the Image: Who would like to conveniently located shopping, goes to the discounters. But who really is cheaper? Star chef Nelson Müller has considered the products for the ZDF-show”, a large shopping centre-Check” in the long-term test. Which Discounter is better: Aldi or Lidl? This year, the price war has achieved the brand-name products. Prices of Nutella, Philadelphia, and Duplo, for example, are lower at the disco is greatly reduced. In the tested period, Lidl reduced more often, the prices for brand products than Aldi. On average, the products are available at Aldi, but marginally cheaper. Because it’s about the cents.

the products of the supermarkets on taste, pollutants, Bio-products and Fairness have been Tested. In the Research of the ZDF, it is striking, moreover, that discounters special offer sizes. The packs of Haribo gummy bears, or Ritter Sport are at Aldi and Lidl is greater than in the normal supermarket. In comparison you can lower the disco of up to two euros.

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What brands taste better – from Aldi or Lidl? The result is clear: By five products, such as toast bread, muesli, strawberry jam, orange juice and coffee four taste testers better in Aldi than Lidl. Only when coffee Lidl has the nose in front.


Quickly, it is striking that On the labels of citrus fruits at the discounters, the testers discover again and again the note “preserved with Imazalil”, a peel treatment. The active ingredient must be specified, because it is classified as a health concern. The ZDF sends of citrus fruit from the two discounters in the lab: what are the products of pollutants can really prove? The result: all the fruits peel treatment means are to be found, but far below the legal limit. However, on the fruits of pollutants, with which the Tester had not expected. On some fruit, up to ten chemicals were detectable, which were not declared. The consumer organization advises against the use of these fruits.

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Aldi advertises that you could buy in the discount stores for the whole week shopping in Bio-quality. Lidl launched in 2018 in cooperation with Bioland, a growing Association that is dedicated to the organic food sector. The Bioland-products of Lidl can compete on price terms with those of the Aldi products with the EU organic seal, only which are not subject to the strict rules of organic. Overall, Aldi has more organic products in the range, Lidl for the better.


Both Aldi and Lidl advertise with Fairness products. The say something but no more than that certain efforts are made in developing countries. What they are, they do not know the consumer. Aldis Fair-Trade range is five percent of the total range, in the case of Lidl, there are not even a percent. The human rights organization Oxfam examined regularly, as fair, discounters and super markets. Oxfam allocates Fairness-points for workers ‘ rights, dealing with small farmers and suppliers. The result for Aldi and Lidl is sobering: Aldi Süd meets 19 per cent of the Fairness criteria, Lidl has nine percent, significantly less, tail light, Aldi Nord, Discounter, meets only five per cent.

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topics in this article, ALDI, Lidl, discounters, Nelson Müller, ZDF brand goods, Nutella Philadelphia

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