School's out, summer is here, and it's officially Aldi ice cream season!
Purchasing Aldi ice cream may be one of the most affordable ways to satisfy your ice cream needs. You can find many affordable products at Aldi.
Does Aldi sell ice cream?
Yes, Aldi sells ice cream throughout the year. During the summer season, you'll find even more ice cream and frozen treats. You won't find cottage cheese ice cream though, but you can make your with Aldi ingredients.
The freezer section at Aldi may seem limited, but Aldi stocks more ice cream flavors than you would expect. You can find ice cream tubs, bars, and sandwiches! Not to mention you can find popsicles (also known as ice lollies in Australia and the UK) at Aldi.
How much is Aldi ice cream?
The price of of Aldi ice cream ranges depending on the brand and variety.
6/2023 - A 48 ounce tub of Sundae Shoppe ice cream is approximately $2.65. A large 4 quart vanilla ice cream pail is approximately $7.15.
What ice cream brands does Aldi sell?
Aldi sells many types of ice cream brands. Most of these ice cream brands are private-label brands that you have never heard of. While the brands aren't well-known, they arguably taste just as good as popular brands like Blue Bell, Blue Bunny, Basking-Robbins, Ben & Jerry's, and Breyers.
Aldi sells ice cream under the following brand names:
- Sundae Shoppe
- Earth Grown
- Fit and Active
- Specially Selected
What flavors of ice cream does Aldi carry?
The types of flavors Aldi carries depends largely on the season. You can find classic flavors all year like Aldi chocolate ice cream, vanilla, mint chocolate chip, and cookies & cream ice cream.
Limited-time seasonal flavors may be spotted at random and depends on the season. In the winter, you may find seasonal flavors like peppermint ice cream and hot cocoa ice cream. During the fall, you may find pumpkin spice and apple cinnamon flavored ice cream.
Aldi carries many more flavors and options in the summer months.
Below is a list of the flavors of ice cream Aldi keeps in stock throughout the year as well as the ice cream brands.
The Sundae Shoppe brand is the preferred private-label brand for Aldi's ice cream products. Previously, many of the traditional and seasonal ice cream flavors were sold under the Belmont brand, but it appears Sundae Shoppe is now the preferred ice cream brand that Aldi sells.
Sundae Shoppe has traditional flavors like chocolate and vanilla as well as seasonal flavors like peppermint and pumpkin.
6/2023 - A 48 ounce tub of Sundae Shoppe ice cream costs $2.65
The traditional Sundae Shoppe ice cream flavors include:
- Vanilla Bean
- Mint Chocolate Chip
- Cookies & Cream
- Cookie Dough
- Butter Pecan
- Moose Tracks
Other Sundae Shoppe Frozen Treats
- Sundae Shoppe Low Fat Ice Cream
- Sundae Shoppe Fudge & Caramel Nut Cones Variety Pack
- Sundae Shoppe Gelato Mixed Assortment
- Sundae Shoppe Ice Cream Bars or Crunch Bars
- Sundae Shoppe Keto Ice Cream Pints (Cookie Dough, Mint Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter Fudge)
- Sundae Shoppe Vanilla or Mint Mini Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches
- Sundae Shoppe Super Premium Ice Cream Pints (Brookie Dough | Brownie + Cookie, Thank You Cherry Much!, Make Fudge Not War!)
- Sundae Shoppe Vanilla Light Ice Cream Pail
- Sundae Shoppe Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwiches
Aldi used to sell most of the ice cream options under the Belmont private-label. However, it appears that Aldi may be favoring the use of the Sundae Shoppe brand to carry most of the ice cream flavors.
As of 6/1/2023, only one Belmont option was listed on Aldi's Frozen Ice Cream Desserts page. This option under the Belmont brand isn't even ice cream. Instead, it is Belmont Cheesecake Twin Packs. As of 6/1/2023, the cost was $2.29 for the 6 ounce two pack.
If you are looking for dairy-free ice cream, the brand Earth Grown would be an option. Aldi's Earth Grown brand features vegan/vegetarian options that do not contain dairy or other animal products. The vegan ice cream is made with almond milk instead of dairy milk, making it the perfect ice cream for someone who is lactose intolerant or vegan.
6/2023 - A 16 ounce carton of this vegan, non-dairy ice cream cost $3.49.
Earth Grown Non-Dairy Almond Based Pints
Earth Grown Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Bars (SEASONAL)
Fit & Active
The Fit and Active ice cream brand offers ice cream options for the more health-conscious ice cream eater.
Many low-calorie options used to be found under this brand name. However, as of the summer of 2023, the only Fit & Active item listed on Aldi's Frozen Ice Cream Desserts page is Fit & Active Lite Whipped Topping. It appears the low-calorie ice cream option that used to be sold under the Fit & Active brand is now sold under the Sundae Shoppe brand.
One 2023 seasonal Fit & Active ice cream product listed is the Fit & Active Low Fat Fudge Bars.
Aldi's Specially Selected brand is known for its high quality and premium product offerings. The Specially Selected ice cream flavors typically come in traditional flavors like vanilla and chocolate, but are marketed as "Super Premium." Supposedly, this ice cream is even better than Aldi's more affordable Sundae Shoppe flavors.
The Specially Selected ice cream only has 5 ingredients so this ice cream may, arguably, be healthier option for individuals who are conscious of the ingredients in ice cream.
6/2023 - A 48 ounce carton of Specially Selected ice cream cost $5.99.
Specially Selected Super Premium Ice Cream
Other Specially Selected Frozen Treats
- Specially Selected Macarons
- Specially Selected Mini Cream Puffs
- Specially Selected Mini Eclairs
Limited Time Ice Cream
As mentioned previously, Aldi sells more ice cream brands and varieties during the summer months. In fact, every week during the summer Aldi typically releases a limited time frozen treat (also kind an Aldi Find or Special Buy).
During the Aldi Find/Special Buy week, you can even spot some name-brand ice cream - and it's usually less expensive than if you purchased it at another grocery store! Some of these limited time ice cream options include Ben & Jerry's ice cream pints, an Oreo ice cream cake, Twix ice cream bars, Breyer's ice cream cups, Haagen-Dazs brand, or even Magnum ice cream bars.
Seasonal Ice Cream
The below ice cream products are listed on the Aldi seasonal products page in the summer of 2023:
- Bomb Pop Original Ice Pops
- Klondike Original Klondike Bar
- M&M Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich
- Outshine No Sugar Added Fruit Bars
- Pop-Ice Freezer Bars
- Snickers Ice Cream Bars
- Specially Selected Strawberry Cheesecake or Dulce De Leche Ice Cream
- Sundae Shoppe Chocolate or Strawberry Crunch Bars
- Sundae Shoppe Milk or Dark Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas
- Sundae Shoppe Orange or Raspberry Cream Bars
- Sundae Shoppe Peaches & cream or Black Cherry Light Ice Cream
- Sundae Shoppe Strawberry and Vanilla Swirl Cones
- Sundae Shoppe Vanilla Milk Chocolate Almond Ice Cream Bars
- Sundae Shoppe Variety Pack Mini Ice Cream Bars
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Aldi sell vegan ice cream?
Yes, Aldi sells vegan ice cream that is non-dairy under its brand name Earth Grown. The three flavor options are chocolate, vanilla, and mocha fudge.
The Earth Grown ice cream is a great option for someone who is vegan, vegetarian, or lactose-intolerant.
Does Aldi sell mochi ice cream?
Yes, Aldi sells mochi ice cream. Mochi ice cream is a Japanese dessert that combines traditional mochi, a sweet rice cake made from glutinous rice, with ice cream filling. Mochi ice cream typically consists of a small, round ball of ice cream encased in a thin layer of soft, chewy mochi.
Aldi sells the My/Mochi brand of mochi ice cream. Some of the flavors include sweet mango, strawberry, and cookies & cream.
Does Aldi sell keto ice cream?
Yes, Aldi sells keto ice cream. The keto ice cream is usually a seasonal item. The keto ice cream is sold under the private-label brand Sundae Shoppe. It can be purchased in three flavors: mint chocolate chip, cookie dough, and peanut butter fudge. It contains 5 net carbs per serving.
6/2023 - How much does Aldi keto ice cream cost? As of 6/2023, it cost $3.89 for a 16 ounce carton.
Does Aldi sell low calorie ice cream?
Yes, Aldi sells a low-calorie ice cream option under the brand Sundae Shoppe in two flavors: vanilla and sea salt caramel. The packaging says the fat content was reduced from 13 grams to 4.5 grams and the calories were reduced from 220 to 150 per serving.
However, some stores appear to be opting to sell keto ice cream instead of the low-calorie ice cream option so it is important to double check your local store.
Is Aldi ice cream gluten-free?
Not all Aldi ice cream is gluten-free. It is important to check the ingredients list to determine if the ice cream is gluten-free. The Earth Grown ice cream brand is gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan friendly.
Does Aldi have sugar-free ice cream?
The best option if you are looking for sugar-free ice cream is Aldi's keto ice cream. It doesn't contain any added sugar.
Does Aldi sell ice cream for dogs?
Yes, Aldi does sell ice cream for dogs! The dog ice cream is sold under Aldi's private-label Heart to Tail. The frozen dog ice cream is a seasonal item.
Frozen dog ice cream, also known as doggy ice cream or dog ice cream, is a frozen treat specifically designed for dogs to enjoy. It is similar to regular ice cream but made with ingredients that are safe and healthy for dogs to consume.
6/2023 - A box of dog ice cream at Aldi was $2.79.
Does Aldi sell ice?
No, Aldi does not sell bagged ice in the United States. Bagged ice can be found in various types of places like traditional grocery stores, liquor stores, convenience stores, and gas stations.
Does Aldi sell frozen yogurt?
Typically Aldi does not sell frozen yogurt. If Aldi does carry frozen yogurt, it would most likely be released as a Special Buy item.
Does Aldi sell gelato?
Yes, Aldi does sell gelato ice cream. It can be found under the Sundae Shoppe brand name. Flavors include caramel cookie crunch, mixed berry, and triple chocolate gelato.