Kickstart Supplier Development Programme

Running since 2017 we have invested over 6 million euro in Irish businesses through the Kickstart Development Programme. This year we are proud to begin working in conjunction with the Northern Ireland Food & Drink Association.

Applications are now open for Kickstart 2022 >

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Fused Sauces

Fused Stir Fry Sauces

Co. Kildare

Fiona and Gilmar are co-founders of Fused and are passionate about creating authentic Asian sauces using quality ingredients. They have a unique range of award winning sauces including a range of flavoured soy sauces with no added sugar, and stir-fry sauces. Fused Glorious Ginger was awarded best sauce in Ireland at IQFA 2017 with Cheeky Chilli the highly commended runner up. Fused Teriyaki received a Great Taste Award in 2019 after just launching in late 2018.

We listened to our customers’ feedback and due to demand these products have now become a permanent feature in store!

Kickstart stages

How Kickstart Works

SUPPLIER NURTURING & DEVELOPMENT

All selected suppliers will be invited to attend two free, comprehensive seminars covering quality control, packaging, marketing & PR building as well as other important aspects of business development.

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