Lismore Food Company launches at Harrods in London

The Lismore Food Company have announced that they will launch their products in the Food Halls of Harrods in London, one of the world’s great department stores. The launch will see four of the company’s fine sweet biscuit flavours on the shelves of the stores acclaimed Food Halls.

The Lismore-based company, headed by Beth-Ann Smith and brothers Owen and Ken Madden, say they are thrilled with the launch, aligning The Lismore Food Company with some of the world’s foremost brands.

Speaking this week, Ken Madden said: “Harrods is one of the most beautiful department stores in the world and its exquisite Food Hall is home to only the very finest produce.

“It’s a very exciting advance in our young company’s development and offers us exposure to customers from across the world who we hope will delight at our delicious biscuits.”

The four flavours being launched are the bestselling ‘All Butter Irish Shortbread’, ‘Lemon Polenta’, ‘Dark Chocolate and Cardamom’ and ‘Hazelnut, Cinnamon and Raisin’.

“Being on the shelves at Harrods is another fabulous endorsement of our fine biscuits.”

Beth-Ann Smith added: “Being on the shelves at Harrods is another fabulous endorsement of our fine biscuits. People love the flavour combinations, enhanced by our key ingredient which is pure Irish butter. This, combined with our striking design, has captured biscuit lovers everywhere.”

 The Lismore Food Company comprises three artisans who share a story of several hundred years of baking and food retailing. Beth-Ann Smith’s family history in food stretches back to Smith’s Stores, a fine food delicatessen and bakery on Cork’s Patrick Street. Having trained at Ballymaloe Cookery School, she is now head chef at Lismore Castle.

Brothers Owen and Ken Madden’s family opened a bakery and public house on Lismore’s Main Street in the early 1800’s. Now called ‘The Summerhouse’ and home to The Lismore Food Company, they continue this rich culinary tradition in the same historic location.

The Lismore Food Company’s Fine Sweet Biscuits will be available at Harrods Food Hall from this week.