Quality standards

Quality standards

Our customer promise

Our vision is to make life better by providing quality food at market leading value, ensuring customer satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do.


Working with over 200 suppliers on the island of Ireland, we carry over 2,000 products in our everyday range. In addition to this we bring in special offers on themed food ranges and other products such as kitchen accessories, textiles and technology. 


We also carry many well known and loved brands, in addition to our own award winning own brands. We also carry a variety of products to suit coeliacs or those suffering with other food intolerances. We promise to deliver the highest quality products at the lowest possible price to all our customers.

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Our range

We have an extensive buying team based in our Head Office in the Ireland who work with the best suppliers to ensure only the highest quality products make it into our stores. We get delivieries to our stores 7 days a week so you can be assured of the freshest produce. As the largest seller of fruit and vegetables by volume in the Irish market* we are renowned for our high quality range which is sourced from the best suppliers, home and abroad, and changes to ensure the best seasonal produce is available. We realise the importance of provenance and loyalty and ensure that quality is always our top priority. Each of our suppliers are BRC certified and undergo frequent audits throughout the year. Simplicity is key to our success - we focus on getting the best products into our stores so that our customers can shop in a speedier and more efficient manner. 

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Our commitment to quality

We are passionate about quality and go to great lengths to ensure that our customers get the best. Quality testing starts before the product even reaches the customer. Our warehouse teams conduct checks on every delivery, to ensure it meets our standards. We have dedicated freshness teams in stores who monitor key areas on a regular basis. We ensure all our suppliers adhere to specific quality standards and regularly audit factories to ensure same. Safety is of upmost paramount to Lidl and we take our responsibilities in this area very seriously.

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Product labeling and certifications

At Lidl we realise the importance of provenance and loyalty and ensure that quality is always our top priority. Each of our suppliers are BRC certified and undergo frequent audits throughout the year. 

We are proud to also carry products with certifications such as UTZ, FairTrade and Rainforest Alliance. You can read more about products carrying these labels on our CSR website, for more information click below.

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Our suppliers

Our suppliers

We take pride in building long-term relationships with our Northern Irish suppliers, these home-grown partnerships provide long-term growth for both sides. Since entering the market in 1999, the proportion of our purchases from Northern Irish suppliers has grown year-on-year. In Northern Ireland we buy goods annually from over 50 suppliers.