SHOPPERS are dashing to their nearest Aldi to pick up new Kevin the Carrot Christmas toys after they landed on shelves.
Following the release of the Aldi Christmas advert, fans now have the chance to own their favourite characters.
And customers are going into a frenzy to get their hands on them.
One shopper posted on X, formerly known as Twitter, in the early hours of the morning, writing:"@KevinTheCarrot day at
@AldiUK means only one thing…. queuing from half 4 in the morning!
"The things you do for your kids."
Another wrote: "Mission accomplished – managed to bag myself a #GoldenKevin too. Thanks to the great organisation @AldiUK."
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And a third said: "Mrs queued up at 4am for this years Kevin The Carrot plush's at Aldi. Absolute mad woman!"
This year shoppers can nab Kevin, William Conker and friends in plush toy form with prices ranging from £2.99 to £19.99.
Fans will even get the chance to purchase a limited edition golden Kevin the Carrot soft toy for just £3.99.
The limited range has proven to be extremely popular with shoppers over the past few years and this year isn't any different.
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The new toys have been released in tandem with the new Aldi Christmas advert, which launched last week.
Initially, fans were worried after the trailer for the advert was released and Kevin was nowhere to be seen.
But fans let out a sigh of relief when Aldi released a Willy Wonka-inspired Christmas advert and Kevin was finally back on TV screens.
Accompanied by grate grandpa, Kevin embarks on his tour of the festive goodie-filled plant, encountering all sorts of mischievous characters on the way – including dancing plumty-dumptys and a spoilt little sprout
The ad concludes with the charming closing message "Seasonal goodwill was truly in the air as Christmas is a time that's sweeter when you share".
You can watch the full ad here in our round-up of this year's Christmas adverts.
Here’s a full list of the toys that are available from today:
- Jumbo Kevin Soft Toy £19.99
- Kevin Christmas Pyjamas £5.99
- Squishees (Kevin/ Sprout/ Kiwi/ Grape/ Plum) £6.99
- Kevin/ Golden Kevin Soft Toy £3.99
- William Conker/Plums Soft Toy £3.99
- Grape/ Sprout/ Kiwi/ Rhubarb Soft Toy £3.99
- Kevin in a Kilt Soft Toy-£3.99
- Aldi Character Kits £2.99
- Tree Decorations £2.99
From the November 23, shoppers will also be able to get their hands on an authentic 3D Christmas mug also inspired by Kevin the Carrot.
Last year thousands of Aldi shoppers rushed to buy Kevin the Carrot toys were forced to queue on the website and from 4am outside shops.
In previous years, actual fights have broken out in the aisles as parents fought to get their hands on them.
Some even bulk-bought the characters and took to eBay to flog them for much higher than they nabbed them for.
This year Aldi has said it will limit the sale of the toys to two per customer so as many people as possible have the chance to take a Kevin home for Christmas.
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Aldi has already revealed a new chocolate Kevin-themed range is available in stores.
This includes hollow chocolate characters and ice creams along with the return of the advent calendar with prices starting from £1.09.
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