Give your fire some ZIP®
ZIP® have spent over 80 years developing the perfect formulations for lighting your fire, resulting in a comprehensive high performance and quality range of ignition offerings.
ZIP® Natural Firestarter Cubes
The new ZIP® Natural Firestarter Cubes are the most effective natural firestarters we have ever made! Formulated using only 100% natural waxes and wood, they are powerful enough to start any indoor or outdoor fire meaning that you are have more time to spend on the things you enjoy.
Produced using patented 100% natural waxes and wood which gives them rapid ignition and fast flame spread. They are environmentally friendly, clean burning and non-toxic.
- 100% natural waxes and wood
- Rapid ignition, fast flame spread
- Burns for up to 13 minutes
- Odorless, non-toxic and clean
- Great for both indoor & outdoor
- Sustainable sourced
- Powerful enough to start any fire
- Long lasting
- Safe & easy to use
Available in Packs of 24
ZIP® Premium All Purpose Firestarter
Market leading & highly effective kerosene firestarters, individually wrapped for easy and instant lighting.
These unique wrapped firestarters are formulated to light even the most difficult fuels. They start all wood fires fast and burn for up to 18 minutes, providing a convenient and reliable method to start fires instantly. This premium ignitor takes all the hassle out of starting your fire, giving you more time to spend on the things you enjoy.
- Just light the wrapper
- Burns for up to 18 mins
- Safe, odorless, convenient and clean to use
- Great for both indoor & outdoor
- Ideal for hiking and camping
- Lights instantly
- Formulated to light even the most difficult or damp fuels
Available in packs of 12 and 16
ZIP® - The heart of the fire for 80 years...
ZIP® invented the kerosene firelighter for home use in 1936 and today ZIP® is the most recognized, trusted and reliable brand in the ignition sector, now selling on six continents. Instant lighting and long burning, ZIP® offers a wide range of powerful fire lighting solutions, such as: clean breaking block firelighters, odorless wrapped firelighters, convenience wrapped firelogs, a natural BBQ range and some ancillary products for use by the Military and Humanitarian organisations.
Standard Brands, manufacturers of ZIP®, prides itself on being a leading Irish manufacturer. The current factory, based in Castlebellingham, Co. Louth, was built in 1956 and employs over 100 people from the local area, many of whom come from a long line of family members who have worked at the site before them. The company also sources 90% of ingredients in Ireland, like the locally grown willow planted and harvested by Irish farmers, pursuing the traditional practice of coppicing. ZIP® has been warming hearts and homes for 80 years, making firelighting easier and sharing times with family more special.
Meet the Team
At Standard Brands we take great care in our responsibility regarding health and safety, the environment, quality control and our proud Irish production heritage.
For the past 80 years, our business has been committed to creating and upholding a safe working environment for our employees. We take our environmental responsibility seriously as well as holding strict quality control for the production of our firelighters and other ignition products.
Fortune favours the brave.
When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
Finance and Factory Director
I'm sorry, if you were right, I'd agree with you.
Head of Category and Insight
The best way to treat obstacles is to use them as stepping-stones. Laugh at them, tread on them, and and let them lead you to something better.
Sales Director and Sales Manager for USA
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
Director Head of Finance and IT
Don't go home any day without learning something new.
Trading Controller Ireland
We can and we will - let's make it happen.
Head of Marketing
Life is too short, just go for it and figure it out after!
International Sales Manager
Belgium and New Markets
Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.
Money. Money, Money must be funny in a rich man's world - because I really work all day to pav the bill I have to pay.
A goal without a plan is iust a wish.
Keep Calm and Ukulele on.
When it does not exist, design it.
Assistant Financial Controller
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
Yey though I walk through the valley of the Shadow of Death. I fear no evil because: I have all the 'Risk Assessments and Safety Policies' with me.
Quality Assurance/Technical Manager
*...intelligent, innovative, witty, handsome ...and above all else, modest!
Production Development Manager
If you keep doing what you are doing you will keep getting what you have got.
QA and Technical Coordinator
Always seize the opportunity to learn or try something new.
Buying is a profound pleasure.
Keeping it worldwide.
Standard Brands can fulfill all your ignition requirements through branded and private label products.