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Chinese company manufacturing natural sweeteners seeks corporation under commercial agency agreement

Country of origin:
Country: 
CHINA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOCN20201012001
Published
15/10/2020
Last update
02/11/2020
Expiration date
03/11/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Health food
Manufacture of other food products n.e.c.
Manufacture of pharmaceutical preparations
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Summary

Summary: 
A Chinese company established in 2008, is producing natural sweeteners and other plant extract products. It has its own planting bases, advanced plant extract factories and a wholly owned sales subsidiary in US. The company is looking for commercial agency agreements with distributors around the world.

Description

Description: 

The company established in 2008, is based on health industry. Its main products include: sweet tea leaf extract, monk fruit extract, polygonum cuspidatum extract, vine tea extract, ginseng extracts etc. The company has 5 independent planting bases, two factories and a wholly-owned sales subsidiary in Los Angeles, US.

With over 10-year experience of plant extract production, the company strictly followed up GMP(GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES) standard for production and equipped with 100,000-grade clean area to ensure that its products can meet food grade requirements without irradiation. The yearly output of pure water extracted monk fruit extract and sweet tea leaf extract are about 50 metric tons separately. To satisfy the raw material supplying and product quality stabilized, the company developed its own organic planting base in 2014. In the preliminary, the sweet tea plant area is 660,000 square meters and monk fruit is 130,000 square meters. In 2020, the sweet tea plant area and monk fruit plant area will be extend to over 33,000,000 square meters in total.

The company has its own R&D team and is equipped with advanced testing equipment. At the same time, the company cooperates with US company for the DNA authentication of botanical extracts and botanical raw material to ensure that the product's ID authentication fully meets with customer's requests. The company also have cooperation with National Research Center of Engineering Technology, Eurofins, SGS(Societe Generale de Surveillance S.A. ) and NSF(National Sanitation Foundation) etc., which offer testing service and personnel training services for the company. Now the company has passed the certificates of Organic (USD&EU), GMP(NSF Certification), GRAS(Generally recognized as safe), BRC(BRC Food Technical Standard), Non-GMO(Genetically Modified Organism), ISO9001, ISO22000 etc.

Natural sweeteners extracted from plants with zero calories, has been widely applied in food, beverage, spices, and pharmaceutical industry. The company is innovated to provide sweeteners for good health care effect to diabetic patients and patients with kidney deficiency. It seeks to collaborate with health, food and beverage production or distribution companies mainly in EU, but does not exclude any possibility from all over the world to consider for a cooperation opportunity.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The company has multiple invention patents, such as "a method of extracting more than 60% Mogroside V from monk fruit" and "a method of extracting Rubusoside from sweet blackberry leaves". The company obtains 2-3 new patents per year. Cost control and product quality are leading the market. In addition , the company have the most advanced production line: 1) 100% GMP(GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES) standard quality control system 2) 100,000 metric ton capacity of high performance continuous countercurrent extract production line 3) 5 sets of advanced separated purification membrane 4) 100,000 grade clean room

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Manufacturers or distributors in health, food and beverage industry in EU.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
251-500

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Aerial view of plant base

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Plant base of sweet tea

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Factory in Changsha

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Liquid extract

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Powdered extracts