Edeka: Now the water is running out – surprise reason

Edeka: Now the water is running out too, the reason is surprising

Edeka: The success story of the supermarket chain

Edeka: The success story of the supermarket chain

The Edeka Group is the largest supermarket chain in Germany. Edeka AG & Co. KG was founded in Leipzig in 1907. Today it is headquartered in Hamburg.

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Flour, oil, canned tomatoes, … the list of foods these days Edeka and Co. are getting scarce is getting longer and longer. The reason for this is the war in Ukraine.

TO Edeka you may find yourself facing another empty shelf these days. Because water can be scarce in the supermarket. The reason for this is not war, but something else.

Edeka: That’s why water is currently scarce

Edeka is currently struggling with bottlenecks in the mineral water supply, as reported by the “Lebensmittel Zeitung”. It is therefore possible that at the moment you will find a smaller selection of drinking water on the shelves than usual.


information a Edeka:

  • Edeka was founded in Leipzig in 1907
  • Edeka stands for Andbuying cooperative dis KColonial merchandise trader
  • Edeka’s headquarters are in Hamburg
  • Turnover: 61 billion euros (2020)
  • 402,000 people work in Edeka (as of 2020)


However, this does not apply to all brands, only private label mineral water. Altmühltaler has been the main supplier so far, but now things are changing. Edeka changed supplier at short notice. According to the “Lebensmittel Zeitung”, the reason is that Edeka was unable to agree on future conditions with her partner.

+++ Rewe, Lidl, Aldi and Co: After flour and oil, is THIS product running out now too? +++

Until then, Edeka’s shelves may remain more empty than usual

In future, Hansa-Heemann, Hochwald-Sprudel and Riha-Wesergold will act as suppliers. The problem: Because the changeover to the euro was so short-term, businesses would have had a hard time delivering so quickly.


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Because of this, nowadays you may have to settle for fewer choices when it comes to water. According to the “Lebensmittel Zeitung”, the bottlenecks could last until the end of May. (Abr)

In addition to the scarcity of certain foods, rising prices are also causing problems for many customers. Meat prices are also skyrocketing. You can read in this article >>> how you can still save money

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