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Distributors sought for french ice vending machines

Country of origin:
Country: 
FRANCE
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOFR20201022001
Published
08/02/2021
Last update
01/03/2021
Expiration date
02/03/2022

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Marine Science
Drink Technology
Food Additives/Ingredients/Functional Food
Food Technology
Creative services
Other consumer products
Hotels and resorts
Other Consumer Related (not elsewhere classified)
Distributors, imports and wholesalers
Non-specialised wholesale trade
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Summary

Summary: 
A French company that developed an innovative machine that produces and distributes ice cubes is looking for distributors in Europe. This innovative kiosk for outdoor installation offers ice cubes every time with impeccable quality.

Description

Description: 

The company was created in 2013 and after several years of research, it has developed an innovative kiosk that manufactures and distributes quality ice cubes. Today, it does not offer any other products, it has dedicated all these years to the development of this one.

This vending machine is intended for use outside mainly in port, camping, supermarket, petrol station …
Current methods of making ice cubes involve huge factories and distribution logistics by road that are not without consequences for the planet. This company stands out for its involvement in sustainable development and the protection of the environment.

This Ice cubes dispenser, entirely designed and made in France, offers a high reliability and profitability. It can be equipped with a real-time connected interface for optimized sales tracking (data managed and operated by another French company).

The ice cubes are prepared with filtered water and delivered in biodegradable bags or in loose. It system is disinfected by UV lamp, avoiding the risk of bacteria. This vending machine delivers instant, 24/7, fresh and crystalline 20 gram ice cubes, at your disposal. This smart distributor responds to the peak of consumption by automatically managing the stock to produced.

With its design and small volume this machine vending easy find its location outside in establishments. Its installation only requires a connection to electricity and drinking water (supply and discharge system). From there, the dispenser is ready to operate. Customers choose the amount of dose they want to buy and pay, either in cash, credit card or other means of payment. The distributor is equipped in series with a coin-changer. Different payment modules are available as an option:
- coin-changer
- ticket acceptor
- prepaid card with terminal
- bank cards
- contactless payment

TECHNICAL INFORMATION :
- Dimension : Height 1978 mm / Width 1029 mm / Depth 1061 mm
- Ice cube : 20g, crystal, loose or in bag
- Roll with 250 pre-cut transport bags

The company is looking for distribution services agreements agreement. The aim is to offer its product in as many places / countries as possible.
In addition, some vending machines have already been sold in Switzerland.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The first of its kind in Europe, this kiosk is entirely designed and realized in France. It is a robust and reliable distributor, designed and tested to face every weather and all climates. Several patents are filed on this ice cubes vending machine that guarantee the performance of this machine Production: - Manufacture of Super gourmet ice cubes full medium of 20 g - Storage capacity: 190 litres A machine that distributes crystal ice cubes. The distributor allows insured sales 7/7, 24 hours a day. The kiosk is a machine that makes ice cubes and guarantees a rate of reliability for an optimal availability. A short distribution channel allowing a very low rate of CO2 emissions It is equipped with a real-time connected interface for optimized sales tracking, detect faults, make adjustments ... Easy cleaning system with access to the storage tank. Removable and washable condenser air filter. Self-cleaning system with automatic emptying of the water tank at the end of each cycle. It is important to specify that the distributor works with 230V.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
In France, the company deploys its kiosks mainly with contract agreement for strategic locations (ports, campings, bakeries ...) but the sale of machines is not excluded. Across Europe, the company is looking for distribution services agreements to expand, by targeting supermarket, petrol station, ports, camping... (places with traffic). The partner can therefore be a distributor in a specific area or directly a potential interested customer.

Type and size

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

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