Bartenders by trade, Lixir was created to smash through flavour barriers, put some extra craft into drinks, and make a few industry waves while they’re at it.
“We’ve used ICB as one of our production partners since our launch. They’ve been fantastic to work with and in addition to their vast technical knowledge they hold the highest level of accreditation which was essential for us as a brand. From the factory staff to account managers they have provided incredible service and are always reachable (we’ve often had emails late in the evening). Most importantly they bottle our products to the highest of standards.”
Matt Mahatme – Lixir Tonic
Tails are expertly batched cocktails with a mission to make premium cocktails accessible to everyone.
“We have enjoyed working with ICB for over three years now. ICB has a wealth of experience and knowledge across their varied team, which has helped us to grow our product portfolio efficiently and consistently. Due to the flexibility and versatility of the site, facilities and personnel, we have been able to bring quality concepts to reality quickly, allowing us to react to market opportunities. As our brand has grown, ICB has adapted to match our requirements and we look forward to sharing further growth and success together. ”
Ted Waite – Tails Cocktails
Accolade Wines is a leading global wine company producing some of the world’s best known and loved brands.
“ICB is a slick and professional business which is fronted by a friendly team. Their approach to delivering what the customer demands gives us peace of mind when executing our supply requirements. The collaborative relationship that has been built over the years with ICB ensures that we are always driving challenge and ultimately improvements into the supply chain.”
Karl Pryor – Accolade Wines
Allied Glass are an independently owned premium glass bottle manufacturer which designs, develops and manufactures glass packaging.
“We have enjoyed a long and successful relationship supplying premium glass packaging to ICB for over 20 years. The focus on quality, innovation and flexibility delivers true value and tangible benefits to its customers.”
Phil Morris – Allied Glass
Olympus Print Group
Olympus Print Group is a printer of self adhesive labels and sleeves based in Leeds, specialising in both flexo and digital.
“As Commercial Director of Olympus Print Group over the last 15 years, I have been fortunate to work on a great deal of new and innovative product launches both for ICB and together for key Blue Chip customers. I have to say we have had many successes, with some now being household brands. A key attribute has been the swift, effective way ICB is able to professionally move a concept to a fully finished product to meet short, critical deadlines with no compromise on quality or brand integrity. The ability to repeat this time and time again to a consistently high level is no coincidence.”
Pete Davies – Olympus Print Group
Bevisol is an independent producer of alcoholic beverages for the wider drinks industry. We supply design services and bulk liquids for packing externally.
“Bevisol has been fortunate enough to enjoy a close working relationship with ICB for several years, both as a supplier of products and through the contract production services they provide. ICB gives you the professional approach to its services that you aspire to and expect. Whether in the areas of product development, packaging or supply chain management, ICB has always provided Bevisol with a very high level of quality and customer service. ICB is a team of friendly down to earth people who know their stuff and get the job done – really well. ”
Chris Newall – Bevisol Limited
Herti is a leading European manufacturer of aluminium screw caps, plastic and composite closures for a diverse range of bottles.
” We have been a supplier to ICB for over 10 years and have enjoyed a very good working relationship. ICB’s drive for quality and efficiency makes the business a trusted partner for a number of established customers. At the same time its expertise in NPD and making sure that all parts of the end product’s packaging work well together must be invaluable to any new brand starting out. We are Herti are proud to have played our part in supporting ICB in its work in those aspects. ”
Pavel Zahariev – Herti
Beam Suntory is a world leader in premium spirits with a mission of inspiring human connections
“I worked closely with Mike and his team as Beam developed and launched Sourz Fusionz, a flavoured alcoholic RTD. We’d scoped out several potential partners but chose ICB due to its technical competency, quality and competitive commercials. Its flexible “can do” attitude and anticipation of Beam’s requirements reinforced that we’d made the right choice. With extensive NPD experience, ICB was able to steer us towards optimal solutions and ensure we’d covered every technical, legal and quality detail. ICB was a pleasure to work with and I would not hesitate to recommend them as a partner for any business looking to source a contract manufacturer and bottler.”
Craig Wilson – Beam Suntory
Frutarom UK Ltd
Frutarom creates, develops, manufactures and markets an extensive variety of high quality flavours and fine ingredients for customers in the food and beverage sector.
“For many years we’ve enjoyed working in close partnership with ICB, as we support the company in innovating new concepts and consumer focused products. ICB’s passion to succeed has helped to make the company and products such a success, along with its values of quality and teamwork. Definite strengths within the business are its technical understanding and NPD capabilities and ability to communicate clearly when handing projects.”
Chris Hitchcock – Frutarom UK Ltd