Liverpool news Alid's Cuthbert the Caterpillar cake is back after controversy MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Aldi has announced it will bring back a limited-edition version of the chocolate cake from May 17, for charity
Breaking News ! Aldi's famous Cuthbert the Caterpillar cake is back, following controversy earlier this year. A limited edition of the cake will be back in stores following a "short hiatus," the store said. The controversial cake, which faced a legal row with Marks & Spencer, will return to stores on May 17. Aldi is to begin selling a limited-edition Cuthbert Caterpillar to help raise funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust. Marks & Spencer started legal action against the supermarket over its likeness to their famous sponge, Colin. But a limited-edition Cuthbert is set to return to the shelves on May 17, priced at £4.99, with all profits being donated to charity. Get a Liverpool Echo newsletter today The Liverpool Echo sends newsletters on a wide range of topics - including our daily news bulletin, now going out three times a day. There are others on what's on, politics, court news, Knowsley, Wirral, and arts & culture, as well as both Liverpool FC and Everton FC. Signing up is free and it only takes a minute for you to get the biggest stories, sent straight to your inbox.
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On Monday, the cake took part in a skydive to raise more funds, with members of the public invited to donate here. Richard Thornton, communications director at Aldi, said: "Cuthbert has been the centre of global media attention. He added: "We felt a dramatic return was called for to celebrate him coming back to our stores. And it doesn't get more dramatic than jumping from the sky at 50mph. "Our loyal shoppers have really backed Cuthbert during these last few weeks and we can't wait to bring a limited edition version of him back to reunite him with his fans and thank everyone for their support, while also raising money for charity, including our partner Teenage Cancer Trust." The limited edition world-famous cake will return to Aldi stores nationwide from 17 th May, for £4.99.
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