Waterford artisan food & drink producer wins Aldi contract

One of Waterford’s most innovative Irish food and drink producers has won a new contract to supply Aldi’s 137 stores through its Grow with Aldi supplier development programme. Their exciting products will now go on sale nationwide as part of an Aldi Specialbuys event, kicking off on June 6th.The Little Milk Company of Dungarvan successfully won a place on the Grow with Aldi supplier development programme. This will see The Little Milk Company’s Organic Irish Cheddar available on Aldi’s shelves.

Conor Mulhall of The Little Milk Company

Conor Mulhall of The Little Milk Company

Based in Dungarvan, The Little Milk Company is a combined effort of ten family farms from across Munster and Leinster. The milk is brought from these farms to the Dungarvan HQ where it is transformed into The Little Milk Company’s delicious range of award-winning artisan cheeses.Commenting, Conor Mulhall, General Manager of The Little Milk Company said, “To have our Organic Irish Cheddar recognised by a global retailer like Aldi is fantastic. Grow with Aldi provides huge exposure for our brand and lets us reach more shoppers than ever before. The support and mentoring offered by the programme has already benefitted our business immensely.”

Developed in partnership with Bord Bia, Grow with Aldi has been designed to help small to medium Irish food and drink businesses secure a retail listing with a national retailer. Participants receive tailored mentoring and access to bespoke workshops with Aldi buyers and Bord Bia technical experts, teaching them the skills to help grow and develop their products, brand and business. Aldi is investing €500,000 in the programme in 2019.

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