Con Healy, Director at Healy’s Honey; Claire Mulrennan, Buyer at Lidl Ireland and Northern Ireland, Martin Ormonde, Export Sales Executive at Healy’s Honey as Lidl Ireland has announced a new deal worth more than €3 million with Healy’s Honey. Photo: Jenny Barker

New deal the bee’s knees

There’s a buzz around Cork as a big supermarket has announced a new deal worth more than €3 million with beekeepers Healy’s Honey.

This new deal will continue to bring their honey products to Lidl stores across the island of Ireland.

Healy’s Honey was founded by Patrick Healy over 40 years ago. Patrick Healy was a keen beekeeper who cultivated his hobby into a successful business. The company has since thrived and continues the long-standing traditions and values set by Patrick 3 generations ago, with excellence in quality remaining a primary focus.

Healy’s Honey works with fellow beekeepers worldwide to blend unique and distinctive honeys that have won many Great Taste Awards. Some of these unique blends include orange blossom, eucalyptus, clover and acacia. At the heart of the business is the value placed on quality and ensuring customers can experience their award-winning range. Highgate Fayre Organic Honey, Raw Honeycomb, and Healy’s Honey Acacia Honey are just a few of the delicious products in Healy’s Honey’s growing range available in Lidl stores across Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Welcoming the contract extension, Con Healy, Director at Healy’s Honey said: “Lidl has been a long-standing partner of ours since 2010 and the support we have received from their team over the years has provided us with a huge opportunity to place our products in the homes of Lidl customers across the country. We strive to provide the best quality produce we can offer to our customers and working with Lidl means we can continue to innovate and create new products for our loyal customers to enjoy.”

Following the success of Healy’s Honey with Lidl’s customers, the retailer confirmed the new deal worth more than €3 million. This new deal has had a significantly positive impact on their operations, with the beekeeper delivering premium products at market-leading value.

Commenting on the new deal Claire Mulrennan, Buyer with Lidl Ireland and Northern Ireland said: “1 of our goals as a business is to provide high-quality products to our customer base at market-leading value.

“This significant new deal with Healy’s Honey amplifies the quality and repute of their products, and the work they do, with our customers nationwide.

“Ensuring our customers can afford premium products at affordable pricing is at the forefront of our business. We are delighted to be part of Healy’s Honey’s journey while they create a premium product, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to place their product on our shelves across the island of Ireland.”