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Kickstart Supplier Development Programme

Lidl’s Kickstart Supplier Development Programme provides small and medium, local producers an opportunity to supply their quality produce to over 200 stores on the island of Ireland, and the potential to gain a permanent assortment listing.


The programme is designed to give producers the opportunity to advance their product, brand, and business with dedicated support from Lidl experts along the way.

8 Years of Support

8 Years of Support

Meet Some of our Past Winners

We now have 14 products permanently listed in our stores from suppliers who have successfully completed our supplier development programme.

Irish Fish Canners

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Irish Fish Canners started with Kickstart in 2017 and are our longest running Kickstart supplier. We now have three of their products permanently available in all stores in IE and NI

Fused by Fiona Uyema

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First appearing in the promotion in 2020, Fiona’s Fused Stir Fry Sauces have been permanently available in stores since, and we have now added her Spice Bag and Japanese Hot Sauce to our range!

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Applewood Farm

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Since featuring in our promotion in 2018, Ballyhoura Apple Cider Vinegar has been permanently listed in all our stores across the island since.

The product was also exported to the US in 2022 as part of an Irish promotion run in Lidl US stores.

Crowe’s Farm

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Crowe’s Farm first featured in 2018 and have been favourites ever since. Supplying our premium ham joint each year since Christmas 2019, we now have premium bacon and sausages permanently listed in our IE stores.

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Kin & Kind

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Hellbent first featured in 2021 with their burgers and Chakalaka Boerewors. The Boerewors proved such a hit that it’s now permanently available in all stores in IE and NI.


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The Galway Roast

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Galway Roast first featured in 2018 and has been permanently listed in all stores since 2021.

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