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Matty J wants to pack your ALDI shopping in Sydney

He's the ultimate bag boy
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Supermarket chain ALDI has appointed their first-ever chief packing officer: Matthew Johnson (AKA Matty J from The Bachelor Australia).

Instead of panicking as your ALDI shopping piles up beyond the cash register this weekend, you can have a celebrity pack your bags.

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For the past 22 years, ALDI has required customers to self-serve by packing their own bags once the items have been scanned by the cashier. It’s even become a pop-culture joke of sorts, with the ALDI checkout holding a level of fear for many slow-paced packers. 

But that’s all about to change this weekend! 

On Saturday September 16, at Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Matty J and his professional packing team will be bagging groceries from 8:30am. All you have to do is sit back and relax with a barista-brewed ALDI Lazzio coffee in the VIPacking area!

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Matty J pictured practising to pack your ALDI bags. (Credit: Supplied)

“I like to think I have a certain skill when it comes to packing groceries, but I’ve been brushing up on my speed, agility, and technique, and am looking forward to packing as many bags as I can for this great cause,” Matty says of his new “job” at ALDI. 

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Shoppers will get the VIP ALDI treatment for just $2 – with their donations going to Camp Quality. The Australian children’s cancer charity has been improving the quality of life for kids facing cancer for 40 years.

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ALDI special buys for Camp Quality. (Credit: Supplied)

If you can’t make it to the VIPacking treatment, you can still help out by making a donation to Camp Quality.

From September 16, look out for Camp Quality Special Buys in the middle aisle across the country. The shopping list includes t-shirts, reversible bucket hats, foldable sunglasses, drink bottles, and pyjamas – with a portion of sales donated to the charity. 

Or if you’d prefer to give directly, you can donate to Camp Quality at the register or online – and ALDI will match customer donations up to $100,000!

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