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Croatian producer of innovative natural cosmetics products is looking for distributors

Country of origin:
Country: 
CROATIA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOHR20200217001
Published
21/05/2020
Last update
04/06/2020
Expiration date
05/06/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Health and beauty aids
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Summary

Summary: 
Young Croatian, small SME based in central Dalmatia producing natural, handcrafted cosmetic products (soaps) using high-quality ingredients, is looking for sales and distribution partners. Products are packed in biodegradable packaging embedded with a colorful variety of wildflower seeds – packaging that grows and supports zero waste lifestyle. The company has already reached international markets and is looking to expand the client reach through market growth and entering new markets.

Description

Description: 

The company stands for natural, handcrafted cosmetic products packed in special packaging containing wildflower seeds. The design of the packaging was inspired by the motifs from Croatian rich cultural and historical heritage, strengthening its connection with the legacy of the country’s early inhabitants. By using natural ingredients in its soaps and by finding inspiration in the Illyrian culture for the design, the company strives to bring man closer to nature and re-establish a connection that should have never been lost. By setting a positive example, the company shows that the customer does not need artificial colors and synthetic fragrances as long as the idea is creative and the execution excellent.

No harmful preservatives are used. Instead, through controlled production of smaller volumes, the company ensures products are always fresh and preserved in a natural way. In its regular product line, the company has several soap products with ingredients such as lavender, honey, goat milk, activated charcoal, tea tree, sea salt and etc. The ingredients are all of the highest quality and from the natural origin that both, clean and nourish skin and are suitable for face and body. Some of its products, such as a small edition of lavender soap (20 mg), come with an option a personalized logo.

The company’s mission is to provide customers with high-quality skincare products and to welcome them into a remarkable story with packaging designs inspired by the prehistoric tribal art of the Illyrian people. One of its products has been recently listed as a recommended face care product in the British edition of Vogue magazine.

The company’s products are available in Croatia and abroad. To expand international cooperation, the company is looking for distribution partners that have good knowledge of their local market and experience with cosmetic products. The company would consider partnerships through distribution service agreements.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
With a large variety of new cosmetic products becoming available on the market, it is not easy to stand out from the crowd. Yet, this company has found a mixture that will ensure its positioning on the market. The main advantage is a holistic approach in all the phases of the production, from ingredients trough final product and packaging. The company uses high-quality traditional ingredients locally available and proven to nourish and treat particular skin conditions. Products are packed in fully biodegradable packages embedded with a colorful variety of wildflower seeds that can be planted after unwrapping the product. This way the company responds to the global waste crisis and supports the zero waste lifestyle of its consumers.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for a distribution partner with good knowledge and a network of clients that deal with beauty, natural, handmade, and/or zero-waste products. In the case of cooperation, the company would actively support its partners in brand positioning and fostering sales growth.

Type and size

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