Aussie supermarket with the BEST fruit and vegetables is revealed after national testing based on freshness and variety – and the winner might surprise you
- Canstar Blue crowned Aldi the best supermarket for fresh fruit and vegetables
- This is the second year in a row Aldi won the prestigious title in the awards
- The supermarket received five stars for each of the five judging categories
An expert comparison website has recognised Aldi as having Australia’s most ‘satisfied’ supermarket shoppers for fresh fruit and vegetables this year.
This is the second year in a row the German store has been awarded the title in Canstar Blue’s Customer Awards.
The supermarket was the only one to receive five stars across the five judging categories including ‘value for money’, ‘freshness of produce’, ‘variety’, ‘presentation’ and ‘overall satisfaction’.
Expert comparison site Canstar Blue recognized Aldi as having Australia’s most satisfied supermarket shoppers for fresh fruit and vegetables in 2022
After Aldi, the brand with the best fresh fruit and vegetables is IGA, followed by Woolworths and then Coles.
‘It’s incredibly rewarding to have our fruit and vegetables rated number one by Aussie shoppers for another year running,’ said Group Buying Director of Fruit and Vegetables at Aldi Jordan Lack.
Canstar Blue surveyed 2,469 Australians on how satisfied they were regarding the fruit and vegetables they have bought in the past month.
This is the second year in a row the German store has been awarded the title in Canstar Blue’s Customer Awards
The site decided the winner based on the brand with the most five star ratings out of the five judging criteria.
Canstar Blue’s Home and Lifestyle Editor Megan Birot acknowledged that Aldi’s excellent result was particularly commendable due to the ‘supply challenges supermarkets and fresh produce growers have faced over the past year’.
A whopping 97 per cent of the fruit and vegetables in Aldi come from Australian farmers and growers.
Tomato grower Chris Millis from Victorian-based Flavorite supplies premium truss tomatoes for Aldi
‘To know shoppers are extremely satisfied with the value, variety and freshness of our fruit and vegetable options is equally a credit to our grower partners who have worked tirelessly with us this year, throughout all its challenges, to bring only the best to our customers,’ said Mr Lack.
One producer is Chris Millis, a tomato grower from Victoria-based Flavorite.
Mr Millis grow nearly three million kilograms of award-winning, premium truss tomatoes for Aldi every year.
The supermarket was the only supermarket to receive five stars across the five judging categories
A recent Aldi price report revealed Aldi’s fresh produce is 18 per cent cheaper than competitors.
Research by Canstar Blue found that Australians are going to ‘extreme lengths to pay less for fruits and vegetables’.
A record 66 per cent of shoppers have scanned the cheaper version of the product they’re buying at the self checkout and 49 per cent of people have taken stalks or leaves of vegetables to make them weigh less.