Aldi Says Its Caterpillar Cake No Cookie-Cutter Copy Of M&S'

By Joanne Faulkner (September 16, 2021, 6:21 PM BST) -- Aldi has hit back against Marks & Spencer in their High Court caterpillar cake-off, arguing that the rival supermarket chain did not invent the concept of the insect-themed milk-chocolate creation the discounter is accused of copying.

Aldi has told the High Court in London that the original idea for novelty children's caterpillar cakes did not originate from Marks & Spencer, because similar treats appeared in cookbooks prior to the launch of Colin the Caterpillar at M&S. (iStock) German discount store Aldi said in its Sept. 10 defense that the original idea for novelty children's caterpillar cakes did not originate from Marks & Spencer...

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