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It was experts from Zip who invented the domestic kerosene fire starter in 1936, and the company has grown since then to become one of the world’s leading ignition experts.

From natural firestarters to kerosene and liquid, Zip have everything you need to get your fire or grill going fast!

Firestarters

Firestarters

Market leading and highly effective firestarters for every occasion. Zip has you covered.

Zip Original Firestarters

ZIP Original Firestarters

Zip Original Firestarters are long burning and odourless. The blocks are scored for easy breakage and light instantly first time, every time and burn longer, making them great value for money. Simply place 1 or 2 in your grate, or more for larger fires as needed.

These Zip Original Firestarters are also ideal for lighting your barbecue. Don't worry, they wont taint your food! By the time you come to cook, the fire starters will have burnt through and your charcoal will be well lit, ensuring an authentic barbecue grilled taste.

Available in Pack Sizes

32 Cubes, 40 Cubes

Features and Benefits

 
Fast and reliable
 
For all types of fires

Ideal for use in

 
Indoor open fires
 
Wood burning or multi fuel stoves
 
Barbecues
 
Firepits
 
Chimineas
 
Campfires 

Preparation and Usage

Indoor / Outdoor Fires and Barbecues

  1. Place 1-2 Zip Original Firestarters on your logs, charcoal or briquettes. For hard to light fuels, use more fire starters as required.
  2. Using limited draft, light the fire starter. Zip recommends using long safety matches. When fire starters are well lit, carefully add more fuel, taking care not to extinguish flames.
  3. When the fire is well lit, increase the draft. For barbecues, allow coals to ash over evenly until glowing (20 minutes before cooking).

SAFETY WARNING

  • Keep away from flames or sparks.
  • First aid treatment: contains kerosene.
  • If swallowed, call a poison control centre or doctor immediately.
  • Do not induce vomiting.
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16 Cubes

ZIP Individually Wrapped Firestarters

These highly effective kerosene fire starters are individually wrapped for easy and instant lighting.

These unique firestarters are lightweight, clean to use and formulated to light even the most difficult fuels. These Zip firestarters will light all wood fires fast and, with a burn time of up to 15 minutes, they provide a convenient and reliable method of instant firestarting

A perfect addition to any outdoor adventure trip away, don't forget to pack these for your next camping weekend!

Available in Pack Size

16 Cubes, 20 Cubes

Features and Benefits

 
‘Just light the wrapper’
 
Powerful. Formulated to light even the most difficult/damp fuels 
 
Burns for up to 15 minutes
 
Safe, odourless, convenient and clean to use
 
Suitable for all outdoor and indoor fires

Ideal for use in

 
Indoor open fires
 
Wood burning or multi fuel stoves
 
Barbeques
 
 Firepits
 
Chimineas
 
Bonfires

Preparation and Usage

Indoor / Outdoor Fires and Barbecues

  1. Place 1-2 Zip Wrapped Firestarters on your logs or briquettes. For hard to light fuels use more fire starters as required.
  2. Using limited draft, light the wrapper. Zip recommends using long safety matches. When fire starters are well lit, carefully add more fuel, taking care not to extinguish flames.
  3. When the fire is well lit, increase the draft. For barbecues allow coals to ash over evenly until glowing (20 minutes before cooking).

Safety Warning

  • Keep away from flames or sparks.
  • First aid treatment: contains kerosene.
  • If swallowed, call a poison control center or doctor immediately.
  • Do not induce vomiting.
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Zip Powerstarter Wrapped Firestarter

ZIP Powerstarter Wrapped Firestarter

Zip's most powerful fire starter ever. A premium ignitor designed for longer and more powerful burning. This product delivers reliability in a clean, convenient and safe way. With a burn time of up to 26 minutes, you only need 1 of these fire starters to light your fire. The energy granules included in this unique formulation concentrate heat where it’s needed the most, taking all the hassle out of starting your fire. Lighting your fire first time, every time, there really is no other fire starter like the Zip Powerstarter.

Available in Pack Size

8 Cubes

Features and Benefits

 
Zip's biggest and most powerful fire starter ever
 
Longer burning, burns for up to 26 minutes
 
Formulated to light even the most difficult/damp fuels. 1 cube = 1 fire
 
Lights first time, every time
 
Safe, odourless, convenient and clean to use

Ideal for use in

 
Indoor open fires
 
Wood burning or multi fuel stoves
 
Firepits
 
Chimineas
 
Bonfires

Preparation and Usage

Indoor / Outdoor Fires

  1. Place 1 Zip Powerstarter amoungst your logs or briquettes. For hard to light fuels, use more fire starters as required.
  2. Using limited draft, light the wrapper. Zip recommends using long safety matches. When fire starters are well lit, carefully add more fuel, taking care not to extinguish flames.
  3. When the fire is well lit, increase the draft.

Safety Warning

  • Keep away from flames or sparks.
  • First aid treatment: contains kerosene.
  • If swallowed, call a poison control centre or doctor immediately.
  • Do not induce vomiting.
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Zip Kickstart Firestarter

ZIPp Kickstart Firestarter

The 100% Natural Zip Kickstart Firestarter is a new and convenient product designed to start your fire. This unique, log style fire starter replaces the need for newspaper and kindling making lighting your fire easier than ever.

The Zip Kickstart Firestarter takes all the hassle out of fire starting, simply light the wrapper and add fuel for an instant, homely and mess free fire.

Available in Pack Sizes

Singles / 8 pack

Features and Benefits

 
Made of 100% natural wood and wax
 
Fast lighting
 
'Just light the wrapper'
 
Burns for 45+ minutes

Ideal for use in

 
Indoor open fires
 
Wood burning stoves
 
Firepits
 
Chimineas
 
Campfires

Preparation and Usage

Indoor / Outdoor Fires

  1. Do not remove the wrapper.
  2. Place the Zip Kickstart Firestarter in your fireplace, chiminea, stove or outdoor fire with the horizontal seam at the top. Grasp the wrapper at both ends and pull outwards. Then pull the middle seam upwards. Place the wood over the top.
  3. Light the arrows at both ends of the wrapper.

SAFETY WARNING

For use in fireplaces, chimineas, firepits or appliances that use coal or wood.

  • Do NOT use on a hot grate.
  • In an emergency extinguish with a very wet rag or sand.
  • Do NOT use on a barbeque.
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Natural Fire Starters

Natural Fire Starters

Zip provide a range of hassle free, natural products to suit all firestarting ocassions. 

Kickstart

ZIP Kickstart Firestarter

The 100% Natural Zip Kickstart Firestarter is a new and convenient product designed to start your fire. This unique, log style fire starter replaces the need for newspaper and kindling making lighting your fire easier than ever.

The Zip Kickstart Firestarter takes all the hassle out of fire starting, simply light the wrapper and add fuel for an instant, homely and mess free fire.

Available in Pack Size

8 pack

Features and Benefits

 
Made of 100% natural wood and wax
 
Fast lighting
 
'Just light the wrapper'
 
Burns for 45+ minutes

Ideal for use in

 
Indoor open fires
 
Wood burning stoves
 
Firepits
 
Chimineas
 
Campfires

Preparation and Usage

Indoor / Outdoor Fires

  1. Do not remove the wrapper.
  2. Place the ZIP™ Kickstart Firestarter in your fireplace, chiminea, stove or outdoor fire with the horizontal seam at the top. Grasp the wrapper at both ends and pull outwards. Then pull the middle seam upwards. Place the wood over the top.
  3. Light the arrows at both ends of the wrapper.

Safety Warning

For use in fireplaces, chimineas, firepits or appliances that use coal or wood.

  • Do NOT use on a hot grate.
  • In an emergency extinguish with a very wet rag or sand.
  • Do NOT use on a barbeque.
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Zip Fast and Clean 100% Natural Cubes

ZIP Fast and Clean 100% Natural Cubes

The Zip Fast & clean Natural Cubes are Zip's most powerful natural fire starter to date, their performance often likened to that of out brand leading kerosene cubes!

These cubes are 100% natural, and with a burn time of 15 minutes, they offer a reliable solution to getting your fire going first time, every time!

 

Available in Pack Sizes

20 Cubes 

Features and Benefits

 
100% natural individual cubes
 
Fast lighting 
 
Powerful- burns for up to 15 mins
 
Clean burning

Ideal for use in

 
Indoor open fires
 
Wood burning or multi fuel stoves
 
Barbecues
 
Firepits
 
Chimineas
 
Bonfires

Preparation and Usage

Indoor / Outdoor Fires 

  1. Place 2-3 ZIP™ fire starters amongst your fuel. For hard to light fuels use more fire starters as required.
  2. Using limited draft, light the fire starters. ZIP™ recommends using long safety matches. When fire starters are well lit, carefully add more fuel, taking care not to extinguish flames.
  3. When the fire is well lit, increase the draft.

Barbeques

  1. Place 2-3 ZIP™ fire starters amongst your charcoal or briquettes. For hard to light fuels use more fire starters as required.
  2. Using limited draft, light the fire starters. ZIP™ recommends using long safety matches. When fire starters are well lit, carefully add more fuel, taking care not to extinguish flames.
  3. When the fire is well lit, increase the draft. Allow coals to ash over until glowing (20-30 minutes before cooking).

Safety Warning

  • Do not use fire starters on a hot grate.
  • Do not light fire starters in your hand.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not store near fire.
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Grilling

Grilling

Everybody loves grilling and Zip makes it as easy and quick as possible with the Zip grilling range.

 

Zip Instant Light BBQ Grill

ZIP Instant Light BBQ Grill

Instant lighting with premium hardwood briquettes for an authentic flame grilled flavor, the Instant Light BBQ Grill is a perfect addition to your camping, hiking or beach trip. Just light the starter sheet and it's ready to cook on in 20 minutes. 

We use food grade natural starch to bind our briquettes ensuring no nasty chemical emissions and zero food taint!

Features

 
Premium 100% natural briquettes
 
1 tray gives up to 2 hours of cooking time
 
Ready to use in 20 minutes
 
Safe and easy to use

Benefits

 
Easy and fast lighting
 
Long burning, better cooking
 
Great value for money
 
Safe, no harmful chemical emissions – will not taint food
 
Convenient, no fire starters required
 
Minimum wait to start cooking

Preparation and Usage

  1. Place the instant light barbecue tray and stand onto a steady, level, non-flammable heat resistant surface sheltered from the wind.
  1. Leave the starter paper under the grill.
  1. Do NOT use any fire starters or flammable liquids.
  1. To light the barbeque: without removing the grill surface, insert a lit match through the grill holes, under one corner of the starter paper.
  1. The charcoal will be ready to cook in approximately 20 minutes, depending on outdoor wind conditions.
  1. Once the flames have died down and the charcoal has ashed over, cooking can begin.
  1. If desired, to maintain even heat distribution during cooking, agitate the charcoal by tapping the grill tray with a cooking utensil.

 

SAFETY WARNING

After Use:

DO NOT refill. This is a single use pack. Extinguish immediately after you finish cooking, and allow to go cold before handling the grill, moving it or disposing of it. Remember the area beneath and around the Instant Light BBQ Grill will become extremely hot and will remain so for some time after use. Dispose of your Instant Light BBQ Grill carefully and responsibly.

This product generates extreme heat. Care must be taken when using, handling and disposing of the product after use.

THIS BARBECUE SHOULD NOT BE USED INDOORS OR IN CONFINED SPACES. USE ONLY IN WELL VENTILATED AREAS.

  • Never use in an area where disposable barbecues are prohibited.
  • Never use lighter fluid or other flammable liquids or solids on the barbecue.
  • Never leave the barbecue unattended. Always keep children and pets away from the barbecue and barbecue area.
  • Never touch, attempt to lift or move the barbecue once lit, as it quickly becomes very hot.
  • If food sticks to the grill, use an appropriate utensil to remove.
  • To extinguish use water.
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Liquid Firestarters

Liquid Firestarters

The Zip Concentrated Liquid Firestarter is a powerful and effective way of lighting your barbecue or outdoor fire. Zip liquid is a much safer alternative to other liquid products on the market as it has a higher flash point. The bottle is also fitted with a child safety cap and anti flashback nozzle to keep the user out of harms way at all times.

In addition, the actual liquid is formulated to have a thicker consistency, meaning that it clings to the charcoal and any pooling in the bottom of your barbecue is avoided, meaning less wastage and better value for money!

Zip Concentrated Liquid Firestarter

ZIP Concentrated Liquid Firestarter

The Zip Concentrated Liquid Firestarter is ideal for getting your barbecue started quickly. The thick liquid will cling to your charcoal, eradicating any pooling in the bottom of your barbecue, Minimizing waste, making this product great value for money!

 This Zip Liquid Firestarter is also much safer than similar competitor products due to its specifically engineered high flash point and the anti flash back nozzle which is fitted with a child lock safety cap. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available in Pack sizes

750 ml, 825 ml

Features and Benefits

 
Safe
 
Reliable
 
Odourless
 
Powerful

Ideal for use in

 
Barbecues
 
Campfires
 
Outdoor Firepits

Preparation and Usage

Barbecues

  1. Pour Zip Concentrated Liquid Firestarter over your charcoal or wood, so that the liquid soaks into the fuel. Avoid excessive use and spillage.
  2. Light the charcoal or logs with long safety matches.
  3. When the fire is lit, add more fuel, taking care not to extinguish flames.

SAFETY WARNING

Do not use fire starter liquid on a warm grate. Just a sip of Zip Concentrated Liquid Firestarter may lead to life threatening lung damage.

  • Do not swallow.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Contains distillates (petroleum hydrotreated light).
  • If swallowed, call a poison control center or doctor immediately.
  • Do not induce vomiting.
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