Frederick's Top 50: Aldi Distribution Center

With 350 employees in Frederick County, Aldi is a grocery retailer that brings great quality products at everyday low prices to our customers. Aldi Exclusive Brands meet or exceed the national name brands on taste, quality, and price. The Aldi Distribution Center is located on Gas House Pike in Frederick.

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED), in partnership with Frederick Magazine, asked each of Frederick’s Top 50 the following questions:

What do you foresee for your business or the economy in 2018?

At Aldi, we see continued growth in 2018.  Customer demand is fueling our continued expansion in the Mid-Atlantic region.

What would surprise people about your business?

Aldi continues to innovate with our product offerings and add new and exciting items, including more organic items and additional fresh, more healthful options throughout the store.  Aldi is a leader in providing better-for-you choices for feel-good shopping and living.

  • First grocery store to offer our own line of gluten-free products with the liveGFree brand
  • First grocery store to offer all of our ALDI Exclusive products free of certified synthetic colors, partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) and added MSG.
  • Our milk is hormone/RbST free.
  • And our Never Any! Meats have no antibiotics, added hormones or steroids or animal by-products

Why did you choose Frederick County as a business location?

We chose Frederick County due to its great central location in the region.

What’s keeping your business in Frederick County?

Aldi is proud to be a part of Frederick County.  Frederick County provides a great supply of high quality candidates for employment at Aldi that enable us to continue our growth.

What awards do you want to brag about?

ALDI was named to 2017 Forbes list of America’s Best Large Employers for the third consecutive year.

About Frederick’s Top 50

Frederick’s Top 50 for 2018 marks an inaugural list of businesses who have the largest potential to contribute to Frederick County’s vibrant economy. The metrics-driven list was created by OED with assistance from Hood College, using research from InfoUSA, tax records, CoStar and internal data collection. Data was analyzed using a weighted scoring system in the following areas: Number of Employees in Frederick County, Annual Property Taxes Paid, Square Footage Occupied in Frederick County, Location Sales Volume and Year Established.