Reading Time: < 1 minute The dippers cost £1.49 for six pieces (Photo: Aldi)
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Aldi is launching vegan dippers which reports say will ‘rival McDonald’s‘ which offers a similar item.

The budget supermarket’s dippers are cheaper than the fast-food giant’s, costing £1.49 for six pieces compared to £3.39 for four.

Aldi’s gluten-free and plant-based dippers are made from red peppers, arborio rice, red pesto and tomato, dipped in crunchy crumbs. They will be available in-store from September 10.

Vegan turkey

Aldi has accelerated its vegan offering in recent times, with its Christmas range which will hit shelves this month. Among the items on offer are its Plant Menu Vegan Turkey, which is made from a soy base and stuffed with a cranberry, red pepper, apricot, and pumpkin seed filling and covered in a barbecue glaze.

Other options in the range include Plant Menu Vegan Pigs in Blankets – herb and pepper-spiced vegan cocktail sausages wrapped in puff pastry Starters and sides include Vegetable Tempura Nests, Vegan Fusion Skewers, Vegan Thai Roses, and No Duck Spring Roll. 

In addition, Aldi is offering Specially Selected Vegan Stuffing Balls in three different flavors – cranberry, apricot & mandarin, and sage & onion.

When it comes to pudding, the store has created the Specially Selected Chocolate Orange Vegan Melt in the Middle Pudding, which features a dark chocolate sponge with an orange-flavored compote center.

Maria Chiorando

Maria is a news and features writer for Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle. She was previously the editor of Plant Based News for over 3 years.