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Discount supermarket chain ALDI has become a popular choice for frugal shoppers, but so far has only operated in the Eastern states of Australia, where it has over 300 stores. That’s going to change in the (relatively) near future, with ALDI firming up plans for distribution centres in South Australia and Western Australia to service supermarkets in those states.
Coles has been banned from promoting its bread products as “fresh” for three years as punishment for false advertising. The Federal Court found that breads advertised by Coles as “freshly baked in store” were sometimes produced months previously in other countries. The supermarket giant must also display a notice in its stores and on its website telling shoppers that it has broken Australian consumer law.
Most people realise that long-life juice contains extra ingredients that nature never intended. As it turns out, this includes traces of meat and alcohol. No really. Juice manufacturer Golden Circle recently admitted that it uses alcohol-based flavours and a clarifying agent derived from beef for its long-life juice range. Personally, when I order “cow juice” I expect to be served a glass of milk.