Aldi recently opened a new store in Skibbereen in West Cork creating 20 new jobs.
This brings the number of stores in Cork to 21 and the total in Ireland to 127.
To celebrate the opening of the new store, Aldi served up samples to its customers, which were prepared using Aldi products, many of which were sourced from Irish suppliers.
Speaking at the West Cork store opening, Peter Mullins, Manager of the new Aldi said, “We are delighted to open our new Skibbereen store and look forward to welcoming many new customers from the local area. Aldi has grown in popularity across Ireland in recent years and we are pleased to make the quality, value and variety of our product ranges available to more people throughout Co. Cork.”
The German supermarket giant opened its first store in Ireland 17 years ago. It now partners with more than 175 Irish producers. This brings its spend with local businesses to 50% of its total supplier budget.
All of Aldi’s fresh items such as meats, fresh poultry, eggs, bread and flour are provided by leading Irish suppliers.
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