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Dutch producer of organic chocolate spread with no added sugar seeks distributors in EU markets

Country of origin:
Country: 
NETHERLANDS
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BONL20200528001
Published
09/06/2020
Last update
10/06/2020
Expiration date
11/06/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Health food
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Summary

Summary: 
A young Dutch producer of organic chocolate spread with no added sugar is growing fast in the home market. Currently, the company is selling in the Netherlands through more than 300 organic supermarkets. The SME is interested in reaching new EU markets in the framework of a distribution services agreement.

Description

Description: 

The company was founded because of the need for healthy chocolate spreads (for children). Every morning, many families start with breakfast with bread and several types of spreads. Most of the popular spreads that are available on the market contain a lot of sugar. As an alternative for all these ‘high on sugar’ products, the founders wanted to make a healthier alternative for their children and themselves. These chocolate spreads contain no added sugar and no sweeteners such as stevia or Maltitol, moreover it is made with only healthy and organic ingredients, such as dates. The natural sweetness of dates makes these chocolate spread popular in its home market.
The chocolate spread comes in 3 different tastes:
extra cacao, milk chocolate and hazelnuts.
Being successful in their domestic market, the company is now looking for wholesalers, retailers and or e-shops in EU market to expand their business.
Although the company has primary focus on Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, France, and the UK, companies from other EU countries are invited to respond as well. The SME is offering a distribution services agreement.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
Characteristics of products of this company: • No added sugar • Organic (Skal certified) • UTZ certified • Gluten-free • Vegan (2 of 3 products) • Free from palm oil

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is interested in getting in contact with distributors active in the target markets to introduce and sell this new product. The producer is open to discuss different forms of collaboration with a distributor. Partner sought would be wholesalers, retailers and or e-shops in the EU market. Preferable companies with experience in the organic food segment.

Type and size

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

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