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Soda is a special sometimes-treat in our household. We tend to save it for weekends or celebratory occasions, since it’s often loaded with more sugar than your typical dessert and is terrible for your dental health and overall health. When we do indulge, we have certain favorites such as Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper, root beer, and certain fruity sodas.
Sometimes we also enjoy sparkling water or sparkling juice beverages such as sparkling cider.
While we usually have to buy these beverages at a grocery store, Aldi is selling a limited-edition machine that allows you to make them at home. Now you can concoct soda or sparkling drinks right in your own kitchen.
What We Know:
The Ambiano Sparkling Water & Soda Maker (Product Code: 708377) cost $44.99 in March of 2023. That’s cheaper than most other sparkling water and soda makers on Amazon, and it’s a lot less than name-brand SodaStream machines.
This is an Aldi Find, so it’s only in stores for a short time. Each store gets one shipment, and after that sells out, it’s gone unless Aldi decides to bring it back at some later point. Aldi does not offer online ordering for products that are not in stock at your local store.
This is sold under the Ambiano brand, which is not a company but is an Aldi private label mainly for various kitchen products such as electric grills and toasters. We have, however, recently seen Aldi use the Ambiano brand for household goods such as a desktop vacuum and even a small sewing machine.
Here’s more information about the machine, according to Aldi:
- Features easy non-electric push button design
- Available Colors: Blue, White, or Black
- Fits standard size CO2 Screw in cylinders
- CO2 cylinders not included; see packaging for ordering info
What We Don’t Know:
We haven’t yet tried this sparkling water & soda maker, so we don’t know how easy it is to use or how well it works. We write open threads so readers can discuss Aldi products.
Did you purchase the Ambiano Sparkling Water & Soda Maker? Tell us what you think of it in the comments below.
Hello! Any idea who the manufacturer might be?
If an Aldi product comes with a warranty, sometimes you can get an idea of who the manufacturer is by looking at who services the warranty. Unfortunately, Aldi hasn’t published any information on that at the time this post was written.
I bought it yesterday and was extremely disappointed. The “head” moved when I tried to detach the bottle. It also did nothing-as in did not carbonate at all. I unscrewed and rescrewed the tank probably 10x. Water was between the 2 fill lines. Had to go buy the tank-they do offer a deal on a brand with only so-so reviews off a website. Do not recommend.
You must use one of the 3 brass adapters that is included.
I purchased the soda maker in black on Friday the 17th, 2 days after it became available. I ordered 3 canisters through the QR code provided both on the box and in the instruction manual. They are from Soda Sense, not to be confused with Soda Stream. The QR code automatically gives an Aldi discount on the new canisters and a future discount on refills through their refill program and free shipping. The canisters arrived on Wednesday, the 22nd. I immediately tried to make sparkling water in the included 1 Litre bottle following the directions as printed for the screw in canister. NOTHING!! Disassembled and re-assembled numerous times and NOTHING!! So I called the included “After Sales Support” number provided (866) 235-5029 and spoke with a supervisor named John. He was rude from the start, had me repeat the steps I had already done numerous times. Then his only response was “machine is not working and return it to Aldi for a refund.” I stated that Aldi was already sold out since it was an “Aldi Find” and that the warranty stated “3 years from date of purchase Free repair/exchange OR refund, No shipping or handling costs”. He constantly talked over me, refusing to listen to what I was saying. After I hung up, I decided one last thing before boxing it back up. The machine comes with 3 small brass adapters with separate instructions that state the adapters on necessary for Soda Stream cardridges only. I tried using one of the adapters and VOILA, the machine works BEAUTIFULLY!! Once again, the instructions are not accurate and even after sales support did not suggest to try adapters.
Thanks for the info. In our years of experience using Aldi products, Aldi warranty providers often don’t have replacements and will simply offer a refund. Glad you figured out how to get yours working.
Thanks. This was helpful. I would rather pay more for something that works. I was going to buy one.
Mine works and I’m happy with it, just wondering if they’ll sell replacement bottles separately.
Yes, call the support number in the user manual. They are $10 each with free shipping.