Aldi South Group

The ALDI SOUTH Group is a global food retail company and operates in eleven countries on four continents and employs around 155,000 members of staff. ALDI offers between 1,470 and 1,940 core range products and a changing selection of special buys every week in more than 6,500 stores worldwide. Simplicity, Consistency and Responsibility are the core values of the ALDI SOUTH Group. Our business model is simple, we will give our customers responsibly sourced, great quality products at the best price and assume responsibility towards our customers, business partners, employees, the community and the environment.

Our aspiration is that all our products be made in a sustainable way and we consider environmental and social criteria throughout our product supply chains – from raw materials to final production.

Statement of support

The ALDI SOUTH Group is proud to become part of the Sustainable Coffee Challenge and is committed to respecting human rights and improving the living and working conditions in the global coffee supply chain. We are committed to generating impact on the ground and believe that the best way to create the greatest impact in the coffee sector is through long-term collaboration.

Action Networks
Partner Since July 2020

Our Commitments

By 2025, the ALDI SOUTH Group* will increase their share of certified** coffee products*** above 75% [originally 50%; commitment ambition raised in 2022].

* The ALDI SOUTH Group comprises ALDI stores in US, GB/IE, DE, AU, AT, CH, IT, HU, SI.

** Accepted certification schemes: Fairtrade, Fairtrade USA, Rainforest Alliance/UTZ and Organic.

*** Relevant ALDI exclusive brand coffee products.

In partnership with: Fairtrade, Fairtrade USA, Rainforest Alliance/UTZ, and Organic


June 29, 2022

Through our ambitious efforts and exceptional collaboration with all ALDI countries, we are pleased to announce that we were able to meet our initial goal ahead of our timeline and have strengthened our objectives to increase the share of certified coffee products above 75%.

Status 95% complete
Target date 2025
Countries targeted Australia, Austria, Germany, Global, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland, USA, United Kingdom

The ALDI SOUTH Group is partnering with Olam Food Ingredients’ [“OFI”] coffee business on a four-year project in Honduras which aims to create a transparent and traceable coffee supply chain all the way to farm level, and narrow the living income gap of 1,000 coffee producers in Honduras by helping them to increase yields, improve coffee quality and achieve Rainforest Alliance certification.

In partnership with: Olam Food Ingredients

Target date 2024
Countries targeted Honduras