Reading Time: < 1 minute BAYPORT, MN/USA - FEBRUARY 22, 2020: Aldi grocery store at night and trademark logo.
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Budget retailer Aldi is launching a vegan Christmas Hamper this year priced at £29.99.

The hamper, which is available to pre-order now, includes Christmas pudding, strawberry creme chocolates, and chocolate chip cookies.

Other items in it are Medjoul dates, a bottle of Merlot, Peruvian dark chocolate, strawberry gummy candies, Earl Grey tea bags, and salted caramel truffles.

‘A wonderful selection’

Aldi says: “A wonderful selection of delicious vegan treats perfect for every taste to enjoy, from wonderfully tangy gourmet gummy candies, to sweet caramel centred dark chocolate truffles.

“Enjoy succulent Medjoul dates and richly spiced Free From Christmas pudding, then savor it all with a fruity Chilean Merlot.”

Aldi’s vegan Christmas turkey (Photo: Aldi)

Aldi Christmas options

Aldi’s vegan Christmas offering this year is extensive, this month it is launching a vegan turkey as part of its plant-based festive range.

The Plant Menu Vegan Turkey is made from a soy base. It is stuffed with a cranberry, red pepper, apricot, and pumpkin seed filling and covered in a barbecue glaze.

Plant Menu

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.