SlumberJack Coffee Strikes a Deal to Supply Lidl Northern Ireland Stores

SlumberJack Coffee Strikes a Deal to Supply Lidl Northern Ireland Stores

May 29 - 2021 Coffee Geography Magazine

SlumberJack Coffee has secured a supply deal worth more than £500,000 with Lidl Northern Ireland.

Under the 12 month contract SlumberJackCoffee will supply 209 Lidl stores in Ireland with its coffee products.Based in Antrim, SlumberJack Coffee is a family-run business which was established in 2014.
slumberjack coffee
The business sources coffee beans directly from a family farm in Brazil’s Alta MogianaMineira region. Located 1,205 metres above sea level, the region is renowned for coffee bean production, with an unrivalled climate and perfect temperatures for growing coffee. The farm is part of a cooperative ensuring 100% traceability of beans, with each harvest meticulously tested for quality and taste.
Brazil’s Alta MogianaMineira region

Gary Murray, head of buying at Lidl Ireland and Lidl Northern Ireland, said: "As a retailer committed to supporting local food producers, we’re delighted to establish a new relationship with such an exciting home-grown artisan producer and to open up opportunities for future growth."

The new products currently on sale across all 41 Lidl Northern Ireland stores include SlumberJack Italian Espresso Wholebean 500g (£3.99) and SlumberJack Italian Espresso Ground 220g (£2.49).

slumberjack coffee with lidl

Gary Murray, Head of Buying at Lidl Ireland and Lidl Northern Ireland and Alf Walker, Business Development Manager at SlumberJack Coffee.

Alf Walker, business development manager at SlumberJack Coffee, added: “Since hitting shelves last month, we’ve seen incredibly strong demand for our products and we look forward to adding to our product offering with a number of new lines currently in development. Through this contract, not only have we been able to avail of export opportunities and reach new markets, but we’ve grown the business to upscale production to meet customer demand."

Lidl Northern Ireland  retailer spends at least £290 million annually with suppliers across the region while also supporting 3,500 jobs.

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