ALDI signs new €15m contract with Lakeland Dairies

ALDI Ireland has agreed a major new deal with Lakeland Dairies worth more than €15.3 million.

The deal was announced as part of ALDI’s announcement of four new contracts with suppliers from across Ireland, worth more than €26 million. The new contracts were announced at the National Ploughing Championships on Thursday.

The new contract will see Lakeland Dairies’ footprint grow as it continues to supply milk and dairy products, including Clonbawn fresh and light milk, to ALDI stores nationwide.

Additional contracts were announced with Clandeboye Estate Yogurts (Down), donnelly fresh produce (Dublin), and Velo Coffee Roasters (Cork).

Announcing the new contract Brendan Lappin, Commercial Manager, Lakeland Consumer Foods Division, said : “We are absolutely delighted here at Lakeland Diaries, with the announcement of this new business which further strengthens our long term and strategic partnership with ALDI."

Welcoming the announcement, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, stated:

“I welcome ALDI’s continued commitment to Irish suppliers and their support to producers around the country. This €26m announcement is an indication of the scale of ALDI’s commitment, to support their suppliers, to develop their businesses and bring top quality Irish produce to households in Ireland and internationally.”