This Week at Aldi: The Ad for October 2, 2019

Each week we highlight a few of the more interesting items in the upcoming Aldi ad. Note that, in our area, the ad takes effect on Wednesday, but in some areas it may take effect as early as today, Sunday.

This week’s theme is Halloween decorations, Halloween candy, fall snacks and foods, bedding and accessories for the bedroom, and a few items for around the house. For more information about Aldi’s seasonal items, read our Halloween food roundup post here and our Halloween decorations roundup post here.

The Most Interesting Thing We Saw:

Choceur Pumpkin Chocolates

 

  • Choceur Assorted Belgian Chocolate Pumpkins, $2.99. This 4.23-ounce box of pumpkin-shaped chocolates was so cute it couldn’t help catching our eye. The package states these are made of “crispy milk chocolate cream, vanilla cream, dark chocolate cream, salted caramel, and coffee ganache.” They’re made with UTZ certified cocoa.

ALDI Finds (Special Buy) Highlights:

Halloween decorations include:

  • Huntington Home Halloween Inflatable Assortment, $12.99 each. These are 4 feet tall. Choose a scarecrow, cat, Frankenstein, pumpkin, ghost, or spider.
  • Huntington Home Halloween Theme Projector, $12.99. Measures 4.75″ x 4.75″ x 8.87″ with a 10′ cord. Features pumpkin, witch, and skull designs or ghost, bat, witches, and pumpkin designs. Has a 10′ cord and projects up to 30′ away.
  • Huntington Home LED Battery-Operated Halloween Lights, $2.99 each. Choose pumpkin- or skull-shaped lights. Includes six-hour timer.
  • Huntington Home Halloween Flameless Candle Lantern, $6.99.
  • Huntington Home Halloween LED Canvas Art, $7.99 each. Features motion-activated lights and sound.

Fall snacks and foods include:

  • Kellogg’s Halloween Rice Krispies Treats, $6.99 for 23.2 oz.
  • Pillsbury Pumpkin or Ghost Sugar Cookie Dough, $2.49 for 11 oz.
  • Utz Halloween Cheese Balls, $5.29 for 23 oz.
  • Specially Selected Pumpkin Spice Caramel Corn, $2.99 for 8 oz.
  • Lunch Buddies Halloween Fruit Snacks, $4.29 for 25.6 oz.
  • Bake Shop Pumpkin or Apple Cider Cheesecake Slices, $3.99 for 12 oz.
  • Berryhill Apple Butter, $2.49 for 28 oz.
  • Choceur Pumpkin Spice Yogurt Covered Pretzels, $1.99 for 7 oz.
  • Specially Selected Pumpkin or Salted Caramel Mini Dessert Cups, $2.99 for 6 oz. Sold frozen.
  • Season’s Choice Pumpkin Spelt or Butternut Squash Risotto, $2.99 for 16 oz. Sold frozen.
  • Emporium Selection Fall Flavored Goat Logs, $2.49 for 4 oz. Flavors include Pumpkin Spice.
  • Nature’s Nectar Sparkling Fresh Cider 4-Pack, $3.99 for four 12-oz. bottles.

Halloween candy includes:

  • Mars Chocolate Favorites 135 Pieces, $14.69 for 69.2 oz. Includes fun sizes of Snickers, Twix, Milky Way, and regular and peanut M&M’s.
  • Hershey’s All Time Greats 60 Pieces, $9.89 for 31.3 oz. Includes Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Hershey bars, Almond Joy, and Kit Kat.
  • Nestlé Mix-ups 200 Pieces, $9.89 for 53.3 oz. Includes Laffy Taffy, Bottle Caps, Sweet Tarts, and Nerds.
  • Mars Chocolate Favorites 50 Pieces, $7.49 for 25.4 oz. Includes Milky Way, Snickers, Malteasers, and Twix.
  • Mars Chocolate Favorites & More 160 Pieces, $14.99 for 72.83 oz. Includes regular M&M’s, Snickers, Skittles, Starburst, and Twix.
  • Nestlé 80-Piece Assortment, $9.89 for 38.4 oz. Includes Butterfinger Minis/Cups, CRUNCH, 100 Grand.
  • Nestlé Boo Bag 60 Pieces, $7.95 for 35 oz. Includes Baby Ruth, Nestle Crunch, and Butterfinger.
  • Hershey’s Chocolate Miniatures 170 Pieces, $14.69 for 50 oz. Includes Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Heath, Milk Duds, Kit Kat, Whoppers, and Krackel.
  • Hershey’s Kit Kat Snack Size Jumbo Bag, $4.85 for 20.1 oz.
  • Mars Peanut & Peanut Butter Lovers 50 Pieces, $7.49 for 27 oz. Includes peanut M&M’s, Snickers, Snickers Peanut Butter, and peanut butter M&M’s.
  • Mars Twix or Milky Way Fun Size, $2.65 for 10.65 to 10.83 oz.
  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins, $4.85 for 19.2 oz.
  • Smarties, $1.99 for 14 oz.
  • Mini Halloween Assorted Chocolates, $1.99 for 4.41 oz.
  • Mars Chocolate Favorites 250 Pieces, $19.49 for 96.2 oz. Includes Twix, regular M&M’s, Three Musketeers, Milky Way, and Snickers.
  • Tootsie Roll Child’s Play, $8.49 for 56 oz. Includes Tootsie Rolls, Tootsie Pops, Dots, and Tootsie Rolls Fruit Chews.
  • Wrigley LifeSaver Gummies, Skittles & Starburst 180 Pieces, $14.69 for 68.7 oz.
  • Hershey’s All Time Greats 100 Pieces, $9.89 for 32.2 oz. Includes Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Hershey bars, Almond Joy, Kit Kat, Milk Duds, and Whoppers.

Bedding and accessories for the bedroom include:

  • SOHL Furniture Tiled Headboard, $39.99.
  • Huntington Home Embossed Microfiber Sheet, $14.99. Choose Queen or King sizes.
  • Huntington Home 6-Piece Reversible Comforter and Coverlet Set, $49.99. Choose Queen or King sizes.
  • Huntington Home Never Flat Bed Pillow, $6.99.
  • Bauhn Mood Light Alarm Clock, $17.99. Simulates sunrise and sunset with automatic light setting. Can be powered with a DC 5V adapter (included) or two AAA batteries (not included). Includes FM radio with antenna and a USB charging port.
  • Serra Ladies’ Long Sleeve Sleep Shirt, $12.99. Sizes S-XXL.
  • Serra Ladies’ Cozy Knit Slipper Socks, $3.99. We bought some slipper socks from Aldi last year that didn’t last long; you can read about those here.

Other items for around the house include:

  • SOHL Furniture Rectangular Storage Ottoman, $24.99.
  • Huntington Home Canvas Tote Assortment, $6.99. Choose a 3-Pack Small, 2-Pack Medium, or Large Tote. I’ve owned a few of the large totes for several years. They’re good for corralling our random bits of tech, wires, headphones, and the like. They’re also useful for storing toys or other small, lightweight items.
  • Easy Home Vintage-Style Table Lamp, $19.99. Features a 63″ cord length and stands 20.27″ tall. Includes an E26 LED bulb.

Fresh Meat Special Highlights:

  • Beyond Meat Beyond Burger Plant-Based Patties, $4.49 for 8 oz.
  • Thomas Farms Fresh Lamb Loin Chops, $7.99 per lb. Read our review here.

Alcohol Highlights:

(Not available at all locations.)

  • Jacob Einig Halloween Sweet Red, see price in store. 750 mL, from Germany. Aldi states: “The ghoulish blend features red cherry aromas and berry fruit flavors that lead to a sweet, well-balanced finish. Pairs well with grilled meat, hearty beef dishes, spicy meals, savory cheeses or chocolate desserts.” Alcohol Content: 9.5%.
  • Connellys Pumpkin Spice Irish Country Cream, see price in store. 750 mL, from Ireland. Aldi states: “Rich and indulgent, enjoy Connellys Country Cream straight, on the rocks, in coffee or with your favorite dessert.” Alcohol Content: 13.9%.

About Rachael

Rachael is the Senior Editor for Aldi Reviewer. She is also a freelance writer and editor. You can find her at www.rachaelsjohnston.com.

3 Comments

  1. Do you know if buying Halloween candy from Adli is cheaper than other stores?

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