ZIP® firelighters are made in Ireland, at our factory in Castlebellingham. Lighting fires for over 80 years, ZIP® stands as the epitome of high performance and quality. Our products are designed to light your indoor or outdoor fires and BBQs, with unparalleled efficacy, ensuring your fire starts the first time, every time.
ZIP® proudly holds the No.1 ignition brand status in four countries: UK, Ireland, Belgium, and Canada. Our reputation is built on a range of innovative products which cater to diverse ignition needs.
Not all ignition products are formulated in the same way, there is science behind our quality and efficacy! ZIP® products make fire-lighting easy, meaning our consumers have more time to spend doing the things they enjoy.
Firelighters: ZIP® firelighters are formulated for optimal performance. Our range includes; ZIP® All Purpose Firelighters - the original firelighter with all the power everyone comes to expect; the ZIP® Individual Wrapped Firelighters with all the power of the All Purpose firelighters but also wrapped making them odourless and mess-free; ZIP® Liquid Firelighter for those looking for raw power and convenient storage and ZIP® Natural range, the most power and reliable in the market and perfect for the environmental conscience.
Firelogs and Fuels Convenience meets efficiency with ZIP® firelogs, designed for quick ignition, are long-lasting. Whether for open fires or closed stoves, our firelogs deliver superior performance. Our fuels are made using the very best sustainable materials, whilst the low moisture allows for easy lighting and cleaner burning.
Natural Charcoal and Instant Light Disposable Trays: ZIP® Natural Charcoal and Instant Light trays are made from carefully selected hardwoods, ensuring flavourful and succulent barbecued food.
Sustainability is embedded in ZIP®'s future plans. Our 5-year sustainability plan focuses on initiatives ranging from reducing paper use, to installing energy-efficient equipment. We aim to reduce all carbon emissions at our factory in Castlebellingham, Ireland by 2030, with a strong commitment to reducing packaging, prioritizing sustainable materials, and supporting responsible grilling.
ZIP® supports its markets with comprehensive consumer marketing and advertising strategies. From traditional media like TV, radio, and out-of-home advertising, to digital platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and SEO, we ensure ZIP® is known and accessible to all.
As we advance into the future, ZIP® remains committed to innovation, sustainability, and excellence. Our dedication to crafting exceptional fuels and firelighters continues to evolve, ensuring that your firelighting experience is always extraordinary.
Why not give your fire some ZIP®