ALDI to open 2 new Syracuse-area stores on Thursday

ALDI is opening two new Syracuse-area stores on Thursday.

One will open at 6820 East Genesee Street in Fayetteville and the other will open at 5962 State Route 31 in Cicero.

ALDI has more than 1,200 stores in 32 states and is known for its high-quality grocery items available at low prices.

In a press release, Aaron Sumida, the Tully division vice president for ALDI said, "As ALDI continues to grow in the Syracuse area, we are pleased to open these new locations to help more customers stretch their dollars even further. As important as price is, thereâ??s only one way to attract and keep shoppers: You have to have quality products. When people try our ALDI exclusive brands, they are surprised by the savings and impressed by the quality.â??

ALDI will celebrate the opening of its two new stores with a ribbon cutting ceremony at each location at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday. Anyone who stops by one of the two new locations will be able to enter an on-site sweepstakes for a chance to win ALDI gift certificates.