This year it could be your brown bread on sale!

Aldi Ireland are delighted to sponsor The National Brown Bread Competition, in association with the National Ploughing Association (NPA) and the Irish Country Women’s Association (ICA).

The competition will be open to all members of the public. All entrants will be asked to drop off their freshly baked bread at one of the prescribed Aldi stores. Entry to the competition is free.

Is your homemade brown bread a winning loaf?

To Enter:

Step 1: Entrants bake bread at home and drop for tasting and judging on the dates and locations outlined here. Please note, bread has to be clearly labelled with your name, address, email address and contact number. Regional winners will go through to the National finals on the 20th - 22nd September.

No entries will be taken outside the times and locations specified above. Winning entrants will be contacted on or before Friday August 12th. Unfortunately, no feedback will be provided to unsuccessful entries.
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Step 2: The top 4 Brown Bread bakers will go through to the finals where they will bake their Brown Bread live in front of the judges on the 20th - 22nd September 2022.

*The winner’s brown bread will be stocked in all 150 ALDI stores nationwide.