Aldi Vs. BJs: 5 Items Price Compared

Aldi and BJ's Wholesale club are both great places to shop. Yet, how many times do you wonder if paying a membership fee will really get you cheaper items? What if you hate coupons and think the only way to get a deal at BJs is to use multiple coupons?

Let's take a look at five items from Aldi and BJ's and see which one is cheaper to shop at?!

See for yourself if you think using coupons is worth the savings and time?






Aldi Brand Simply Nature Organic Spaghetti Noodles $1.09 for 16 oz.



BJs carries Barilla Brand Organic Spaghetti and Penne boxes 6 for $9.99.

Use the $1.50/1 Barilla Pasta – (BJ's Coupon) – BJ's Coupon Booklet (exp 04/11/18) ( This coupon is almost every month)

That is $1.41 per box.

Winner: Aldi even after a coupon!



Aldi sells their own brand Simply Nature of Organic Macaroni and Cheese for $1.15 per box.



annies mac & cheese- bjs-price

BJ's sells Annie's brand of Organic Macaroni and Cheese Variety pack of 12 for $10.99. That's 95¢ a box.

PLUS you can stack manufacturer coupons. 






Aldi's brand Swik' n Fresh  Aluminum Foil is $1.99 for 75 sq. ft.





BJ's own brand of 500 sq ft. total of Aluminum foil is $13.99.

Winner: TIE! They are both 3¢ per sq. foot.

If BJ's had their own coupon currently on this BJ's would be the winner. 




Aldi's Brand Stonemill Spices $1.19 for 6 oz.




BJs McCormick Italian Seasoning $4.99 for 6.25 oz.


Winner: BJ's




Aldi Brand Simply Nature Organic Cane Sugar $2.99 for 2 lbs.





BJ's Brand Wellsley Farms Organic Cane Sugar $8.99 for 10 lbs.

Plus there is a $1.50/1 BJs coupon which the current price is $7.49! 

Winner: BJ's



Let's Wrap it Up:

BJ's won three out of the five with one being a tie. It's safe to say that BJ's has a better price on many of these items than Aldi AND the fact that BJ's takes manufacturer coupons and offers their own coupons on BJ's items frequently has me doing a one-stop shop at BJ's.

*If you are new to shopping at BJs Wholesale club check out our FAQ page here. 


What are your thoughts? Do you do multiple trips to stores to get the best price or would you rather just grab everything at one store and be done?

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