Aldi launches ‘insane’ McDonald’s inspired menu with prices from £1.49 – ‘I can’t wait’

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Discount supermarket Aldi has today unveiled its brand new food range, which is inspired by popular fast food chain McDonald’s. With prices starting from £1.49, the retailer said customers can make a saving of 47 percent compared to McDonald’s favourites.

After Aldi’s success with its 75p fish burgers, which customers said tasted like McDonald’s Filet-o-Fish, the retailer has launched three more food products to its range.

These include nuggets, hash browns and a big stack burger.

Aldi’s 12 fresh chicken nugget box is accompanied by two tasty dips including tangy sweet chilli and BBQ, all served in a cardboard box. 

The box will cost customers £1.69 for 300g, compared to McDonald’s nine chicken nuggets (150g) for £3.29.

Shoppers can pick these up on their weekly shop from May 24.

Also being added to the range is Aldi’s Snacksters Big Stack Burger, costing £1.49.

The supermarket said the burger consists of two tasty lean beef burgers, fresh crispy lettuce and creamy, flavoursome cheese.

What’s more, the burger is available to pick up in Aldi stores right now.

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The last addition to the range includes a cardboard box packed with 10 breakfast hash browns. 

Aldi says they’re 85 percent cheaper than McDonald’s hash browns, costing just £1.49 for a box of 10.

Customers can pick up the crispy breakfast snack from May 24.

Shoppers can purchase all four snacks for just £5.86 at the supermarket.

Taking to the Aldi Shoppers UK Facebook page, customers raved about the launch of the new products.

One person said: “I want these in my life.”

Another wrote: “Ooo I can’t wait to try these!”

A third wrote: “These look insane and if the fish burger is anything to go by, they’re going to taste real good.”

In other Aldi news, the supermarket revealed its plans yesterday to become more sustainable and environmentally-friendly. 

Aldi’s new plastics scheme enables customers to return soft plastics into store in a bid to reduce waste.

The recycling points will be located in 20 stores across Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Greater Manchester.

The bins will accept hard to recycle items regardless of where they were purchased.

Plastics and Packaging Director at Aldi UK Richard Gorman said: “We know our customers are environmentally-conscious.

“And as a responsible retailer, we are always striving to reduce plastic waste wherever possible.

“Our latest trial is another step in the right direction as we work towards being able to offer shoppers an option to bring problem plastic back to our stores that might not be recycled by their local councils.

“We will be monitoring the trial closely, and we hope that customers bring back their ‘soft’ plastics to our collection bins so that we can look at expanding this into more stores to help customers recycle.”

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