Metcash, supplier of IGA, has signed a deal with Darrell Lea's new owner the Quinn family to stock and promote the Darrell Lea range including its famous Rocklea Road and Liquorices.
The Lea family, owner and operator of the Darrell Lea Chocolate Shops, has found a buyer for the collapsed business, which will see the closure of all remaining stores by Sunday.
Almost of half of the country’s Darrell Lea stores have had to close their doors as a result of the company entering into administration in July.
Darrell Lea has been placed into voluntary administration, appointing Mark Robinson, Jack Bournelis and Daniel Walley of PPB Advisory as Voluntary Administrators of the business.
In an aim to fulfil currently under represented channels and expand its distribution, Darrell Lea has signed a deal with BIG w to introduce a selection of its range to a new market.