Why this bizarre’ extra ingredient on a popular Aldi snack has left shoppers baffled
- Aldi shoppers were shocked to see a ‘bizarre’ ingredient in a popular snack
- One mum was surprised to see ‘cats’ listed as an ingredient in her crispbread
- Aldi fans were confused about the ingredient and couldn’t decide what it was
- The real ingredient was ‘oats’ but an unfortunate font choice confused shoppers
Aldi shoppers were shocked to see a ‘bizarre’ ingredient listed in a popular Aldi crispbread in American stores.
Thanks to an unfortunate design choice a US mum read her snack ingredient list as ‘walnuts, maple syrup, cinnamon and cats’.
The mum’s daughter shared her post to a a popular Aldi Facebook page, ALDI Aisle of Shame Community, where fellow Aldi fans eventually figured out the mystery ingredient was instead meant to read ‘oats’.
Aldi shoppers were shocked to see a ‘bizarre’ ingredient listed in a popular Aldi cracker snack. Thanks to an unfortunate design choice a US mum thought her snack contained cats
‘Aldi might consider using a different font next time,’ the US mum said.
She had bought the crackers and left them out for her mum, but received an alarming phone call later that night.
‘My distraught mum called me last night after reading the ingredients of these crackers I left for her.’
Members of the group were just as confused as the mum.
‘It clearly says cats with and without my glasses on,’ one Aldi fan said.
A shopper bought popular Aldi crispbreads for her mother, but was shocked to receive an alarmed call after her mum thought the product contained cats
However, eventually Aldi fans figured out that the ingredient listed was actually oats.
‘I kept looking and looking, I finally decided it is supposed to say walnuts, oats, maple syrup….but I would have sworn it said “cats” too!.’
Some fans even admitted they found the snacks delicious once they realized they were cat-free , ‘I thought the same thing, but they are amazing especially with the cranberry goat cheese.’
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Fans joked the product was part of Aldi’s new weight loss range.
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Other fans found the misunderstanding very funny.
‘They use cats? Where did they come from? What color are they? Are they gluten free? How much sugar in a serving? Are they imported? So many questions,’ one man joked.
‘When you don’t want your kids to eat all your snacks you tell them “well you wouldn’t like them, they have cats in them,’ a woman said.
‘I love a good crisp walnut cat every now and then,’ another quipped.
What other products have left shoppers shocked and confused?
Shoppers were previously confused by a ‘bizarre’ meat product called ‘moisture infused pork chops’.
Shoppers had no idea what the product was, questioning if it was pork that had been injected with water to raise the weight.
They discovered it is actually pork that has been infused with a solution of water and salts.
Dozens speculated how the 1.2kg packet of pork chops could be infused with moisture with many outraged claiming they are ‘injected with water’ to trick customers into paying more
A shopper noticed two different health star ratings on the same Aldi butter popcorn.
One had a health star rating of three, while the other had a rating of a 0.5.
An Aldi spokesperson explained the confusion, saying the product has recently been ‘reformulated.’
The woman shared an image to the Aldi Mums Australia Facebook group and pointed out how the packets were identical – but one had a health star rating of three while the other had a rating of 0.5