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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 fire starters to kerosene and liquid, ZIP™ have everything you need to get your fire or grill going fast!

Fire Starters

Fire Starters

Market leading & highly effective kerosene fire starter, individually wrapped for easy and instant lighting.

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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ZIP Individually Wrapped Firestarters

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

These unique fire starters are lightweight, clean to use and formulated to light even the most difficult fuels. These Zip starters 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 fire starting

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, 8 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(TM) 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

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 Sizes

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

The ZIP™ Fast & Clean 100% Natural Cubes are convenient to use, mess and hassle free.

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

The ZIP™ Instant Light BBQ Grill is 100% natural, fast lighting and long burning, with a cooking time of up to 2 hours!  It’s ideal for a last minute, no fuss barbecue wherever you are.

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 Fire Starters

Liquid Fire Starters

The ZIP™ Concentrated Liquid Firestarter is a powerful and effective way of lighting your barbecue or outdoor fire. Zip(TM) 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(tm) 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

Outdoor Fires / 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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Outdoor Cooking Systems

Outdoor Cooking Systems

One of ZIP’s latest innovations is the Pyramid Stove and Solid Fuel Cubes.

The ZIP™ Pyramid Stove is flat packed, lightweight and simply folds out. Ideal for personal use, this product is the perfect cooking companion for your camping or hiking trip away.

The Pyramid Stove has been uniquely designed to optimize the power of the award winning ZIP™ non-toxic cooking fuel, a natural biofuel which is really powerful however, completely safe for you and the environment.

By combining these 2 elements into one convenient pack, ZIP™ offer everything you need to cook food and heat water quickly, cleanly and conveniently!

ZIP™ Outdoor Cooking System

ZIP Outdoor Cooking System

The Outdoor Cooking System consists of the award winning, clean burning Zip Cooking Fuel and Boilex Pyramid Stove.

The conveniently packaged Outdoor Cooking System is non-toxic, safe and usable in all weather conditions. The pyramid stove is flat packed and lightweight and the naturally derived biofuel cooks for 1-2 people. Perfect for camping breaks and survival situations, this innovative system is ideal for outdoor cooking anytime. Each pack contains 1 x Boilex™ Pyramid Stove and 4 Solid Fuel Cubes.

FEATURES

 
‘Just light the wrapper’
 
Long burning
 
Odourless & Food Safe 
 
Safe for wildlife

BENEFITS

 
Lightweight, waterproof & lights readily in all weather conditions
 
Made from naturally derived biofuel
 
Cooks for 1-2 people
 
Clean burn – no soot
 
Conveniently flat packed & pocket sized

Preparation and Usage

  1. Clear away any grass/vegetation from the ground where the stove is intended to be used.
  1. Unfold the stove and latch the two unhinged sides together to form a pyramid shaped stove.
  1. For optimal performance, press the stove firmly into the ground to form an airtight seal at the base. Use soil or sand, if available, to ensure an efficient seal.
  1. Place the wrapped fuel cube centrally in the stove with the seam facing upwards. Add an additional cube if required, but no more than two cubes should be used at one time. If wet, shake the cube vigorously to remove excess moisture.
  1. Light the corner/seam of the wrapper through the ignition hole (long safety matches recommended).
  1. Allow approximately 30 to 60 seconds for the fuel wrapper to burn away and the cube to achieve all over burn. Please note: a reduction in the height of the flame and a slight change in yellow flame color will occur.
  1. Place the cup centrally on the stove with the handles either directly above or directly opposite the ignition hole so handles remain cool. Licks of blue flame should now be visible at the sides of the stove. if not, remove the cup and wait for a further 10 to 20 seconds before replacing the cup.
  1. Proceed as normal and bring to the boil or heat as required.
  1. Extinguish by smothering with sand/earth/water.

SAFETY WARNING

IMPORTANT: Ensure adequate ventilation if stove and fuel are used indoors. Do not remove the wrapper from the fuel cube, simply light the wrapper.

Always take care with open flames and hot liquids.

  • Keep away from children and pets.
  • Do not light fuel in your hand. Always light fuel when placed in cooker.
  • If unintentional skin contact occurs, wash area thoroughly with soap and water.
  • If unintentional eye contact occurs, wash eye with water for several minutes.
  • If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

When cooking:

  • During cooker use, the cup, pot or pan must always be placed on top of the cooker.
  • Do not overfill your cup, pot or pan with liquid or food.
  • Do not allow contents of cup, pot or pan to boil dry.
  • After use, allow the flame to extinguish (either naturally or by smothering).
  • Ensure the cooker and cup, pot or pan are cool before cleaning and storage.

 

California proposition 65 warning

WARNING: This product contains, and can produce on combustion, materials known by the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or reproductive harm. Use of this and other solid fuels may be restricted at times by law. Please check 1-877-4NO or www.877NoBURN.ORG before burning.

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ZIP™ Solid Fuel Cubes

ZIP 8 Soild Fuel Cubes

Award winning, naturally derived biofuel for use with all Boilex stoves 

ZIP’s award winning cooking fuel is non-toxic and lights readily in all weather conditions. With a burn time of up to 18 minutes, this fuel burns longer to ensure maximum power and cooking time. These fuel cubes are formulated using naturally derived, fully sustainable biofuel. In addition, they are classified as non-hazardous and safe for wildlife, whilst the wrapped technology ensures the cubes are odourless and waterproof.

Available in Pack Size

8 Cubes

FEATURES

 
‘Just light the wrapper’
 
Burns for up to 18 minutes
 
Odourless & Food Safe - won’t taint food
 
Waterproof
 
Safe for wildlife

BENEFITS

 
Quick, powerful & easy to light in all weather conditions
 
Made from non-toxic natural biofuel
 
Clean burn – no soot
 
For use with Zip Outdoor Cooking Systems

Preparation and Usage

Stove use

  1. Assemble and set up stove in accordance with stove manufacturer’s instructions. Position the fuel cube (in its wrapper) centrally in the bottom of the stove with the seam facing upwards. For more heat, add additional cubes as required, but do not overfill. If wet, shake thoroughly to remove any excess water prior to placing in position.
  1. Light the wrapper of the fuel cube. Zip recommends using long safety matches.
  1. Allow approximately 30 to 60 seconds for the fuel wrapper to achieve all over burn.
  1. Place liquid and/or food sachet in your cup, pot or pan. Carefully place on the cooking platform and allow the water to heat the food.

SAFETY WARNING

IMPORTANT: Ensure adequate ventilation if stove and fuel are used indoors. Do not remove the wrapper from the fuel cube, simply light the wrapper.

Always take care with open flames and hot liquids.

  • Keep away from children and pets.
  • Do not light fuel in your hand. Always light the fuel when placed in cooker.
  • If unintentional skin contact occurs, wash area thoroughly with soap and water.
  • If unintentional eye contact occurs, wash eye with water for several minutes.
  • If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

When cooking:

  • During cooker use, the cup, pot or pan must always be placed on top of the cooker.
  • Do not overfill your cup, pot or pan with liquid or food.
  • Do not allow contents of cup, pot or pan to boil dry.
  • After use, allow the flame to extinguish (either naturally or by smothering).
  • Ensure the cooker and cup, pot or pan are cool before cleaning and storage.
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