Aldi looking for ‘chief Easter egg tasting officer’

Aldi is offering what it calls “Ireland’s sweetest opportunity” as it launches a nationwide search for the most chocolate obsessed person to join it as ‘ ‘chief Easter egg tasting officer’.

One ‘specially selected’ member of the Irish public will receive free chocolate in the form of Easter eggs, in exchange for tasting chocolate.

The role will involve tasting, rating and reviewing a selection of the Aldi range.

The successful applicant will need is an infatuation for confectionery and experimental taste buds, said Aldi.

To enter the competition, consumers will be asked to email explaining why they should be offered the role.

Entrants (over 18s only) should include eggs-amples of their favourite Aldi chocolate, as well any sweet tales that may help them be successful.

Entries have to be in between March 8 and March 12 only.

Successful applicants will receive their first products to sample from March 15, loads of time for them to advise everyone they know on their favourites!

John Curtin, group buying director at Aldi Ireland, said: “This year, we have an opportunity for a trusty Easter egg tasters to join us, and pick their favourite products from our 2021 Easter range.

“Their feedback will also help our buying team create next year’s showstoppers, to ensure we’re giving our shoppers what they want.”

How to enter:

• To enter the competition, email explaining the reasons you should be offered the role of chief egg tasting officer at Aldi Ireland. Include examples of your favourite Aldi chocolate, as well any sweet tales that may help you be successful.

• Over 18s only.

• Applications open on March 8 and close on March 12.

• Successful applicants will receive the Easter eggs from March 15.

• Terms and conditions apply. For full T&Cs visit:

Did you know?

Aldi has removed all black plastic and PVC from its Easter 2021 range, and some of the range is 100% plastic free.

The 100% plastic-free products have been achieved by replacing the plastic clampacks with cardboard, plastic closures with paper and plastic windows with cellulose.