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Aldi outlines its continued positive impact on Kerry’s economy

Aldi Ireland today announced details of its continued significant contribution to Kerry’s economy and the impact of its charity partnerships across the county. 

In 2021, Aldi sourced over €15.5M of locally produced food and drink from Kerry based suppliers.  Aldi partners with seven Kerry producers including a long-term relationship with Prestige Foods. Last year Aldi began working with two new Kerry suppliers, Skelligs Chocolate and Wellness Baking Listowel.

Operating eight stores in Kerry, Aldi employs 140 full time staff, spending over €4M on wages annually. All available opportunities can be found on the Aldi Recruitment website.

Aldi’s stores support multiple charities across Kerry at a local level.Each store is part of Aldi’s food waste reduction programme, with Aldi’s Kerry stores having donated over 126,000 meals through FoodCloud to local charities. Each store is also part of Aldi’s Community Grants network, with Scoil Réalt na Mara, Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland, Knocknagoshel Over 55’s Social Club and Women’s Club some of the many local charities that have availed of the €500 bursary grant in 2021.

Commenting Niall O’Connor, Group Managing Director, Aldi Ireland said: “Our goal is to make a positive impact in every local community that our stores serve. Our operations and stores contribute to businesses, communities and families right across Kerry.” 

“We have invested over €38M in our Kerry stores over the last number of years, while we sourced more than €15.5M of locally produced food and drink from Kerry based suppliers last year. Multiple local charities have also availed of our support through our FoodCloud partnership and Community Grants initiative.”

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