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An Armenian producer of organic dried fruits is looking for trade intermediary services or manufacturing activities.

Country of origin:
Country: 
ARMENIA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOAM20190604002
Published
10/06/2019
Last update
12/06/2020
Expiration date
21/12/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
General food products
Other food and beverages
Health food
Manufacture of fruit and vegetable juice
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Summary

Summary: 
This Armenian company is involved in the production of organic dried fruits: apricot, peach, pear, plum, rosehip, as well as the production of naturally dried greens (rosemary, sorrel). The company's product is already represented in the international market, but the company wants to expand its sales and is looking for trade intermediary services under distribution services agreement or manufacturing agreement.

Description

Description: 

This Armenian company was established in 2005. Since then the company started its dynamic growth and development of the product. The company has been involved in the production of natural dried fruits. Now the company is producing organic and natural dried fruits and naturally dried greens. The company produces dried organic apricot, peach, and plum, as well as dried natural pear and rosehip and dried greens (rosemary and sorrel). The company is planning to enlarge the variety of its dried fruits in the near future, as well as to start a new production line of oils from fruit stones. The company has exported special know-how equipment for that aim. The company uses modern equipment for the fruits drying and packaging process. The company has imported special fruit cutting equipment, which controls the required size of the cut fruit. The company has a very flexible production policy and also has the capacity to produce dried fruits by clients' special order (type, size, etc.).
This company has its own orchards and usually uses fruits and vegetables from own orchards, as well as fruits purchased from the other sunny and fruitful areas of Armenia. The company's products are already well known in the local market and are sold in specialized organic stores, confectionery stores, supermarket chains, etc. The company is also selling its products in bulk, as a raw material for confectionery and other sweets production. The company is exporting the production to Russia and France and now wants to enter to other EU countries' and USA markets. Having this aim, this company is looking for a distribution services agreement. The company is also looking for a manufacturing agreement to produce dried fruits by the client’s special order under the client’s own brand or as a raw material used in food and confectionery production.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The company's production is natural and organic. The company is using the newest technologies and equipment to ensure quality products starting from having own organic orchards to processing and drying, as well as packaging processes. The company offers very competitive prices for the EU market. The company has a very flexible production policy and has the capacity also to produce by the client's own order under clients’ own brand or as a raw material.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for distributors of dried fruits, dried greens, food and confectionery to distribute the production in the international market. The company also is looking for food distributors, that are working with hotels or restaurants which can distribute the company’s product among foreign hotels and restaurants. The company is also looking for confectionery or sweets and candies, chocolate or dried fruit producers who may be interested to order from the Armenian company dried fruits under their own brand(s) or as raw material for their production under manufacturing agreement.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,251-500,SME 51-250

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Organic dried fruits assortment