Lidl Shoppers On Facebook Are Sharing Their Favorite Bakery Treats

Have you ever shopped at a Lidl store? This German supermarket chain came over to U.S. shores back in 2017 and quickly became known for its super-cheap pricing on items such as packaged food, fresh produce, fresh and frozen fish, wine, baked goods, and more, reports USA Today. The market, now counting more than 100 stores in nine East Coast states (via Progressive Grocer) is a formidable competitor for fellow German grocery chain Aldi, which also has a positive reputation for its wide selection and low prices.

In case you hadn't heard, Germany is fairly famous for the quality of its baked goods, ranging from hearty rye bread and soft pretzels to milk rolls and streusel-topped cakes, per DW. It should come as no surprise, then, that Lidl stores boast in-house bakeries that offer up to 45 European-style breads, pastries, and desserts that include butter croissants, cheese twists, organic baguettes, and pretzel rolls, according to Lidl's website. Customers seem to love these freshly baked offerings; recently, when Lidl's Facebook page asked shoppers what bakery items always seem to make it into their carts, commenters had a lot to say.

Lidl shoppers can't get enough bread, croissants, and more

On Facebook, Lidl asked customers to share their very favorite bakery items from the store. The post created a flurry of more than 350 comments and counting, with many shoppers singling out the section's croissants. "It's a tie between the baguettes and the butter croissants. So incredibly good!!!" Corinne Bontrager wrote. "The croissants are very good," agreed Beverly Holk. "The chocolate croissants all the way," Robin William echoed.

Lidl shoppers also seem to love the chain's pretzel rolls, which are a very common item in German sandwiches, says All Tastes German. "I always get those pretzel rolls; always nice and warm!!" wrote Salvatore Adelfio. "Warm pretzel buns. Yuh!" added Derrick Nantz. German native Gaby Tanis said the sourdough bread is close to what they could get back home. Meanwhile, many shoppers, including Sarah Grabner, couldn't manage to choose between all their beloved bakery items. "All kinds of breads and rolls, hazelnut and regular croissants, apple turnovers," she commented. "Actually everything." Relatable.