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Canstar Blue shoppers vote for their favourite butter brand supermarket 2020

Australian shoppers have voted for their favourite butter brands of 2020, with Aldi taking out the top spot for the fifth year in a row.

Consumer review website Canstar Blue put well-known supermarket brands such as Western Star, Devondale, Aldi’s Beautifully Butterfully, Coles and Woolworths to the test to find the best tasting butters on the market.

More than 2,000 customers surveyed in the annual butter review were asked to rate the popular staple based on taste, texture, ease of spread, packaging, value for money and overall satisfaction.

Beautifully Butterfully, which is one of Aldi’s exclusive brands, edged out the competition with the only five-star rating for overall satisfaction.

Australian shoppers have voted for their favourite butter brands of 2020, with Aldi taking out the top spot for the fifth year in a row

Best butters of 2020

1. ALDI Beautifully Butterfully

2. Mainland

3. Western Star

4. Devondale

5. Lurpak

6. Woolworths Essentials

7. Coles

8. Bertolli

9. Allowrie

‘ALDI Beautifully Butterfully remains the only brand to win the top spot since we started rating the category back in 2016,’ the experts said.

It also scored a stellar five-star rating for value for money and packaging design, with four stars for taste, texture and ease of spreading. 

Prices for Beautifully Butterfully butter start from $2.79 for 250g or $3.49 for 500g.

Mainland finished as the runner-up, earning a creditable five stars for taste, texture and ease of spread. 

The brand finished on four stars for overall satisfaction and packaging but fell short in the value for money category with three stars.

A 250g of Mainland butter can set you back $4.50 or 375g for $6.70.

1. ALDI Beautifully Butterfully

2. Mainland

Beautifully Butterfully (left), which is one of Aldi’s exclusive brands, took the lead with the only five-star rating for overall satisfaction, while Mainland (right) finished runner up

3. Western Star

4. Devondale

Western Star (left) and Devondale (right) both scored four stars for taste, texture, ease of spread, packaging, and overall satisfaction but landed on three stars for value for money

In third place, Western Star earned four stars for taste, texture, ease of spread, packaging, and overall satisfaction but finished on three stars for value for money.

Prices for Western Star butter start from $4 for 250g, $5 for 375g or $6 for 500g.

Devondale scored four stars for taste, texture, ease of spread, packaging, and overall satisfaction but landed on three stars for value for money.

A 250g of Devondale butter costs $4.30, 500g for $5.70 or 750g for $7.50.

Lurpak scored four stars across taste, texture, ease of spread, packaging, and overall satisfaction but received just three stars in the value for money category. 

Prices for Lurpak start from $5 for 250g of butter.

5. Lurpak

6. Woolworths Essentials

Lurpak (left) scored four stars across taste, texture, ease of spread, while Woolworths Essentials (right) earned four stars for value for money and overall satisfaction

7. Coles

8. Bertolli

Coles (left) own brand of butter received a satisfactory four stars for overall satisfaction and value for money, while Bertolli (right) finished on three stars for taste, texture, and packaging

Supermarket-owned label Woolworths also made the top nine, scoring four stars for texture, value for money and overall satisfaction. It received just three stars for taste, ease of spread and packaging.

A 250g of Woolworths Essentials butter costs $2.80 or 500g for $5.

Coles own brand of butter received a satisfactory four stars for overall satisfaction and value for money but scored just three stars in the remaining categories including taste, texture and ease of spread.

Prices for Coles butter start from $3.25 for 250g or 500g for $5.60.

Bertolli scored four stars for ease of spread and overall satisfaction, but finished on three stars for taste, texture, value for money, and packaging. 

A 400g tub of Bertolli butter costs from $4.50.

Allowrie rounded out the results, scoring three stars across all categories, including taste, ease of spread, value for money and overall satisfaction.

A 250g of Allowrie start from $4.50.

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