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Three Irish producers win new contracts with Aldi

Three Irish artisan food and drink producers have been selected as the winners of this year’s Grow with ALDI programme, landing year-long contracts that will see their products stocked in all 160 Aldi stores nationwide as Specialbuys throughout the year.
Pictured L-R (Back): Ian Miller, OniT! Onions; Peter Barrett, The Craft Tea Brew Co.; Kylie & William O’Donoghue, FemfFuelz; with (front) Jim O’Toole CEO, Bord Bia; Rachael O’Connor, buying director at Aldi; and Roz Purcell, Grow with ALDI Ambassador 2023.

The winners were revealed by Irish entrepreneur and Grow with Aldi ambassador, Roz Purcell, and Bord Bia CEO, Jim O’Toole, at the National Ploughing Championships today (September 19) in Ratheniska, Co. Laois. This year’s lucky winners were chosen following a competitive process that saw 24 finalists’ products go head-to-head to win coveted contracts with the retailer. This year’s winners hail from across the island of Ireland with products including female-focussed nutritional supplements, refreshing sparkling iced tea, and restaurant-quality crispy onions.
The winners are:

  • FemFuelz, a Co. Limerick business that specialises in female-specific nutritional and protein supplements with each product formulated to meet the nutritional needs of the female body. 
  • The Craft Brew Tea Co. is a small craft brewery based in the hills of Drumbo, Co. Down. It produces a variety of refreshing drinks using traditional fermentation methods, including sparkling iced tea made from all natural ingredients and available in striking flavours.
  • ONiT! Onions is a family-owned business based in Limavady, Co. Derry. Proud onion farmers for generations, they launched their crispy onion range in 2012 and it has gone from strength to strength ever since.