Valentine’s Day at Aldi, Part 2: Food Items

In the weeks leading to Valentine’s Day, Aldi brings in an array of limited-time, limited-availability treats and gifts. No matter who you’re shopping for, Aldi has you covered for Valentine’s Day. The discount grocery store has everything from sweets for a school party to components for a full dinner with your special someone, from the entree to sides to dessert. Here are some of the store’s Valentine’s Day food offerings. Also, check out our other post detailing Aldi’s non-food Valentine’s Day products at this link.

Fremont Fish Market Whole Lobster

Fremont Fish Market Whole Lobster

Cost: $9.99

Thoughts: This whole lobster is 18 oz. and is sold frozen. Read some of our thoughts about it here.

Happy Farms Preferred Valentine’s Day Cheese Assortment

Happy Farms Preferred Valentine's Day Cheese Assortment

Cost: $3.99

Thoughts: This contains 5.29 oz. of cheese in assorted flavors, with some in heart-shaped packaging. Flavors include mature cheddar (packaged in a heart shape), Wensleydale cheese with raspberries and white chocolate (also packaged in a heart shape), creamy cinnamon cheese with raisins and diced apple, and a Wensleydale with cranberries. We’re not sure how long this cheese will last on Aldi’s shelves if the grocer’s cheese Advent calendar, which sold out in a few hours last November, was any indication.

Specially Selected Lobster Mac & Cheese or Shrimp & Lobster Bake

Cost: $5.99

Thoughts: These are 18 oz. and are sold frozen. They are some of our family’s favorites.

Full review: here

Specially Selected Shrimp & Crab Ravioli

shrimp and crab ravioli

Cost: $3.99

Thoughts: This is 20 oz. and is sold frozen. It’s among our more popular ALDI Find (Special Buy) food posts, and this ravioli appears in stores several times a year and not just around Valentine’s Day.

Full review: here

Reggano Valentine’s Day Pasta

Reggano Valentine's Day Pasta

Cost: $1.99

Thoughts: 16 oz. of red and white pasta in heart shapes that can be served with sauce of your choice.

Choceur Assorted Chocolates Heart Box

Cost: $3.99

Thoughts: This contains 6.35 oz. of chocolate.

Specially Selected Chocolate Truffle Hearts

Specially Selected Chocolate Truffle Hearts

Cost: $3.49

Thoughts: Contains 5.29 oz. of chocolate.

Specially Selected Belgian Cocoa-Dusted Truffles

Specially Selected Belgian Cocoa-Dusted Truffles

Cost: $2.89

Thoughts: Contains 8.81 oz. These also show up in Aldi stores around Christmas time.

Benton’s Shortbread Hearts

Benton's Shortbread Hearts

Cost: $1.99

Thoughts: Contains 4.4 oz. and comes in strawberry or cherry flavors.

Specially Selected Heart Brioche with Chocolate Chips

Specially Selected Heart Brioche with Chocolate Chips

Cost: $4.99

Thoughts: This is 12.34 oz.

Village Bakery Hershey’s Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie Bites

Village Bakery Hershey's Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie Bites

Cost: $3.49

Thoughts: Contains 11.6 oz.

Specially Selected Strawberry Chocolate Chip or Chocolate Mousse Cups

Specially Selected Strawberry Chocolate Chip or Chocolate Mousse Cups

Cost: $2.99

Thoughts: These are 6 oz. and are sold frozen.

Belmont Chocolate Sampler or Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecake

Belmont Chocolate Sampler or Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecake

Cost: $9.99

Thoughts: This is 50 oz. and is sold frozen. The sampler variety flavors include chocolate turtle, chocolate swirl, triple chocolate, and double chocolate swirl.

Barissimo Coffees of Valentines

Barissimo Coffees of Valentines

Cost: $6.99

Thoughts: Contains 4.23 oz. Flavors include chocolate truffle, caramel chocolate, chocolate raspberry, white chocolate, chocolate cupcake, and chocolate cherry.

Village Bakery Valentine Frosted Sugar Cookies

Village Bakery Valentine Frosted Sugar Cookies

Cost: $2.89

Thoughts: This is 13.5 oz. and contains 10 cookies.

Clancy’s White or Pink Chocolate Covered Valentine Pretzel Hearts

Clancy's White or Pink Chocolate Covered Valentine Pretzel Hearts

Cost: $1.99

Thoughts: Contains 7 oz.

Lunch Buddies Valentine Hearts Fruit Flavored Snacks

Lunch Buddies Valentine Hearts Fruit Flavored Snacks

Cost: $3.99

Thoughts: Net weight of 25.2 oz. Contains 28 pouches.

Simply Nature Apple Cinnamon or Unsweetened Valentine Squeezies

Simply Nature Apple Cinnamon or Unsweetened Valentine Squeezies

Cost: $9.89

Thoughts: Features 24 pouches with labels for Valentine’s Day exchanges.

Nature’s Nectar Sparkling Rosé

Nature's Nectar Sparkling Rosé

Cost: $2.69

Thoughts: Contains 25.4 oz.

Name-brand Valentines’ Day Items:

  • Dove Milk Chocolate Truffle Heart Tin, $7.99 for 6.5 oz.
  • Dove Promises Hearts, Hershey’s Valentine Kisses or Reese’s Peanut Butter Hearts, $2.95 each with net weight of 8.87 to 11 oz.
  • Mars Valentine Exchange, $4.65 with net weight of 6.1 oz. Contains 30 pieces.
  • Kellogg’s Valentine’s Day Rice Krispies Treats Mini Squares, $4.49, with net weight of 12.4 oz. Contains 32 mini squares.
  • Lik-M-Aid Fun Dip Valentine, $2.95 for net weight of 10.32 oz. Contains 24 card pouches.
  • Pillsbury Valentine Funfetti Cake Mix, $1.39 for 15.25 oz.
  • Pillsbury Valentine Funfetti Frosting, $1.39 for 15.6 oz.
  • General Mills Chex Mix Cookies & Cream Muddy Buddies, $4.49 for 15 oz.
  • Hostess Valentine Ding Dongs, $2.89 for 9.31 oz.
  • Hostesss Strawberry Twinkies, $2.89 for 13.58 oz.
  • Dannon Danimals Be Mine Cherry Smoothies, $1.99 for 18.6 oz.

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.

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