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Wednesday 29th January 2020

Aldi launches battery-powered wood burner lantern

It's only £9.99

Aldi shoppers can easily create a cosy atmosphere in their homes this winter with a new battery-powered lantern made to look like a miniature log burner.

The lantern is 27cm tall, made from cast iron and powered with three AA batteries, which are included.

It can be operated with a timer (Credit: Aldi)

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The discount retailer is selling it for £9.99 and offering a three-year warranty.

The product description on the Aldi website reads: "When the weather turns colder, there is nothing better than curling up inside.

"Give any room in your home a lovely inviting glow with this Perfect Christmas Flame Effect Wood Burner Lantern.

The soft real flame effect simulates a real fire.

"The soft real flame effect simulates a real fire, meaning you can feel cosy, whatever the weather is doing."

The lantern is unfortunately sold out online and, because it was a Specialbuy item, stock won't be replenished unless the promotion is repeated.

But customers can call Aldi on 0800 042 0800 to speak with a member of the team and check stock availability in their local stores.

Perfect for creating a cosy atmosphere (Credit: Aldi)

For shoppers who like to prepare for Christmas early, Britain's supermarket shelves are already packed with festive goodies.

That includes advent calendars filled with boozy treats or varieties geared towards man's best friend, while poplar Yuletide tipples like Baileys have been heavily discounted in some shops as Brits stock their drinks cabinets.

Baileys is a popular festive tipple (Credit: Baileys Canada / YouTube)

Tesco, meanwhile, has launched a range of nine different types of pigs in blankets this Christmas, in response to research showing that it's Brits' favourite festive trimming

We think we're going to need a bigger plate! The range includes pork, chicken, giant, vegan and even sweet pigs in blankets.

What's more, the store is inviting customers to "pig and mix" from the range, as it's all priced at £5 or under.

Tesco's Spanish-style pigs in blankets (Credit: Tesco)

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That might sound tempting, although it was Sainbury's pigs in blankets that came top in a recent ranking.

The research was carried out by Good Housekeeping, which tested a range of Christmas dishes and refreshments to select the tastiest.

And the publication's blind taste test named Sainsbury's as the best.

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