SILVER: Post Consumer Brands — Millville Original Balance Multigrain Cereal (ALDI brand) Now this is a healthy cereal that blows away expectations. Great crunch and flavor.
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BRONZE: Attune Foods — Strawberry- and Vanilla-Flavored Granola (Smart & Final brand) Nice combination of flavors. Product contains hemp and flax, both trendy ingredients.
CHEESE GOLD: Somerdale International —Specially Selected Normandy Honey & Pecan Baking Brie and Specially Selected Normandy Cranberry Baking Brie (ALDI brands) Portion size is perfect as some brie wheels are too big. Nuts taste fresh and are nicely seasoned in honey and pecan version. Cheese has a high-quality taste in both versions. Both are also very creamy.
CHEESE SILVER: CA Form USA Corp. — Specially Selected Red Wine Cheese and Specially Selected Sparkling Wine Cheese (ALDI brands) Wine provides a subtle but not overpowering taste. High-quality presentation. Made from Italian-imported cheese and gluten-free. BRONZE: Coombe Castle International — Happy Farms Preferred Valentines Day Cheese Assortment: Wensleydale with Raspberries & White Chocolate Waxed Heart (ALDI brand) Excellent and creative example of a seasonal store brand. And as far as taste, this combination works pretty darn well.
COOKIES, CAKES AND OTHER SWEET SNACKS
GOLD: Aurora Products — Wellsley Farms Organic Salad Topping (BJ’s Wholesale Club brand) Made with sweetened cranberries, sesame sticks, walnuts, pepitas and sunflower seeds. Great combination and very innovative. Perfect for a salad or a snack or even on top of a chicken breast, not to mention other foods. SILVER: George DeLallo Co. — Park Street Deli Olive Variety Pack: Provolini Antipasta; Park Street Deli Olive Variety Pack: Pitted Olives Jubilee; Park Street Deli Olive Variety Pack: Jumbo Pitted Kalamata Olives; and Park Street Deli Olive Variety Pack: Greek Feta Salad (ALDI brands) The products in this line feature olives that don’t have a metallic taste (like many packaged olives). The olives taste fresh and are not overly salty. Perfect for parties.
COOKIES, CAKES AND OTHER SWEET SNACKS GOLD: The Kroger Co. — Simple Truth Chocolate Cake with Coffee Frosting (Kroger brand) Coffee cake never tasted so good, but this product provides a new twist on the standard version. The chocolate is moist and tasty. The coffee frosting, which is only on the top of the cake, is rich and flavorful. Sold under 14
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