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Shopper confused after Aldi Australia accidentally sells empty cheese packet

Shopper sees a sealed cheese package at Aldi with NOTHING in it: ‘Is this the new slimming line?’

  • An Aldi shopper is confused by an empty cheese package on the shelf
  • The Australian customer has picked up a sealed package of 10 slices of Edam cheese
  • However, there was one big problem: there was no cheese in it?
  • She shared the blunder on Facebook with dozens of amused comments
  • Some joked that the ‘cheese’ was part of Aldi .’s new ‘weight loss’ diet
  • Others made puns and joked that it was ‘cut so thin it was transparent’

An Australian Aldi shopper was left stunned to find a sealed packet of cheese accidentally placed on the shelf with no product in it.

The confused mum posted to the popular Facebook group Aldi Fans Australia, sharing images of the pack of Edam cheese slices she found in the fridge at a supermarket with one big problem: it had no cheese in it.

‘Aldi… the place to be if you want to reduce food waste. You can now buy empty packs of cheese,” she joked.

An Aldi customer was left stunned after finding a sealed cheese package with one big problem: It had no cheese in it

An Aldi customer was left stunned after finding a sealed cheese package with one big problem: It had no cheese in it

Dozens of group members took to the comments to share their amusement with many who joked that the gaffe was the retailer’s new “diet cheese.”

‘It’s the new low-fat, sugar-free, gluten-free, meat-free, nut, dairy and egg-free cheese slices’, one laughed and another wrote: ‘The slimming version Aiŕ edamse cheese slices’.

“You must have been pretty crazy with is,” one man joked.

“You know inflation is bad if you only pay for packaging,” said a fourth.

Posting to the popular Facebook group Aldi Fans Australia, the confused mom shared images of the blank cheese slices package drawing in dozens of amused comments from members

Posting to the popular Facebook group Aldi Fans Australia, the confused mom shared images of the blank cheese slices package drawing in dozens of amused comments from members

One joked that the cheese was “sliced ​​so thin it was transparent,” while another defended the employee who put the package on the shelf.

“Omg staff should never release it,” said one shopper while another replied, “It’s in a box, so they probably didn’t notice.”

“Oops, that’s a manufacturing error!” noted a third.

Aldi Australia will refund or replace customers who are not satisfied with a grocery item or Special Buys deal they have purchased in-store or online.

The retailer also encourages shoppers to provide feedback directly to Aldi via the product form on its website

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