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Belgian chocolate manufacturer is looking for commercial agency or distribution agreement.

Country of origin:
Country: 
BELGIUM
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOBE20190503001
Published
03/05/2019
Last update
07/06/2019
Expiration date
07/06/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
General food products
Wholesale of sugar and chocolate and sugar confectionery
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Summary

Summary: 
The Belgian company is producing chocolates with cocoa imported from Ivory Coast. The company develops a label to encourage organic farming in Ivory Coast with traceability of the production process of the cocoa. The products manufactured in Brussels are pralines, truffles, chocolate biscuits etc. The company is looking for commercial intermediaries (commercial agents and distributors).

Description

Description: 

The Belgian company was created in Belgium in 2017. The brand was founded in France in the 18th century. In May 2017, the company awoke from a long sleep of 75 years, in Belgium, a country known for the excellence and know-how of its chocolate artisans. Since October 2018, the production is made in Brussels.

The products are the following: tablets, pralines, truffles, ganaches, cookies, biscuits with chocolate. All the products are made with cacao coming directly from Ivory Coast, based on a partnership with local farmers.

The company is very socially committed (humanism, environmental and economic) in the cocoa sector in Ivory Coast.

After one year of development in Belgium, the company would like to export the products and is looking for commercial agency agreement and distribution agreement.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
Reputation, excellence, societal commitment in Ivory Coast that makes the Belgian company committed from a humanistic, environmental and economic point of view in the cocoa world. The company develops a label to encourage organic farming in Ivory Coast with traceability of the production process of the cocoa. The company works with chocolate makers, training centres, and specialized schools between Ivory Coast, Belgium and France … It created an academy in the Ivory Coast specializing in cocoa and chocolate. It will contribute to research and development of material, commercial and technical advances in the sector.

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for commercial agency agreement and distribution agreement to develop the export of the products. The commercial agent must have an experience in the food sector.

Type and size

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

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