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A Bulgarian organic honey producer is looking for commercial agents, distributors and investors

Country of origin:
Country: 
BULGARIA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOBG20190806001
Published
08/08/2019
Last update
16/08/2019
Expiration date
16/08/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Food Processing
Food and feed ingredients
Health food
Manufacture of other food products n.e.c.
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Summary

Summary: 
A Bulgarian company produces natural and organic bee honey. The production is ecological, made using innovative technologies. The product portfolio includes innovative goods, such us honey with roses. This SME would like to expand its business abroad and is now looking for foreign partners - distributors and commercial agents. The entity is also open for financial agreements with investors interested in their production.

Description

Description: 

The Bulgarian company has been established in 2015. Its main activity of the company is production, processing and export of natural bee honey and other honey products.

The company's product range includes:
Natural and organic bee honey – polyfloral, herbal, forest, acacia, linden, sunflower, coriander, lavender, honeydew and clover honey.
New products: honey with roses (rosa damascena), Cream honey with strawberry, spread of honey and tahini.

The company process the honey at the same temperature as the bees keep it in the hive so as to preserve its natural appearance and all the enzymes alive. The factory is capable to produce and export big quantities of both organic and conventional honey in various packages and brand labeling. Currently, the firm has two production lines:
1/ Processing of organic honey, including camera de-crystallization, two homogenizers and filters. The capacity of the line is 10 tones per week.
2/ Processing of conventional honey, including camera de-crystallization, two homogenizers and filters. The capacity of the line is 50 tones per week.

The company has all quality certificates as well as all necessary certificates for export in and out of the European Union, including:
1/ Certificate for processing, labeling and marketing of organic honey under contract for control of AUSTRIA BIO GARANTI (BG-BIO-16);
2/ Certificate of conformity of the quality management system with the requirements of ISO 9001/2015 issued by Intertek;
3/ Certificate of conformity for the quality management system with the requirements of ISO 22000/2005 (ISO 22003/2013) issued by Intertek;
4/ Certificate of HALAL for quality of production and processing of natural and organic bee honey.
The company is also registered at the Bulgarian Agency for Food Safety as a factory for food production, respectively honey processing.

The factory laboratory carries out microbiological, physical and chemical tests of bee honey using modern laboratory equipment.
In its production facility the company has a professional line for packaging in barrels, tins, plastic buckets and in various size glass jars.

This entity would like to expand it business abroad and is looking for commercial agents and distributors who would like to represent and sell their products on the foreign market.

Financial agreements with interested in their production investors is also possible.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
Main advantages and innovation aspects: - 100% natural products, selling the best varieties of honey from Bulgarian ecologically clean regions; - the company pays attention to the processing of honey in order to preserve its natural appearance and all the enzymes alive; - wide range of honey: rpolyfloral, herbal, forest, acacia, linden, sunflower, coriander, lavender, honeydew and clover honey, honey with roses (rosa damascena), cream honey with strawberry, spread of honey and Tahini. - posses all necessary international certificates

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company would like to collaborate with SMEs or large companies, distributors and/ or commercial agents that operate in the field of food shops, supermarket chins, wholesale and retail chains, etc. Role of the distributors: to sell the company's products in the host country or beyond in accordance with the distribution services agreement. Have storage facilities for storing products, as well as a logistics network for their delivery to the consumer. Role of the commercial agents: to represent the Bulgarian producer’s interests and to make deals on behalf of company, collaborating in the expansion of the company's market within and outside the European Union. The future partners should be reliable, ethical and professional. They should have sales experience in the food industry. The company is also open for a discussion concerning the conditions of the mutually beneficial cooperation and effective business development with interested investors under financial agreements. Role of the partner: A partner ready to invest own capital into their highly profitable business and earn a profit at the end of the investment period. The company is ready to negotiate concerning the percentage of profit. Details of the agreement are subject for negotiations.

Type and size

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