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Finnish company with a beverage concentrate innovation is looking for a financial, joint venture, license or manufacturing agreement partner with a brand name in beverage business.

Country of origin:
Country: 
FINLAND
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOFI20210827001
Published
29/09/2021
Last update
19/10/2021
Expiration date
20/10/2022

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Drink Technology
Soft drinks and bottling plants
Manufacture of soft drinks; production of mineral waters and other bottled waters
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Summary

Summary: 
A Finnish product development company is looking for a financial, joint venture, license or manufacturing agreement partner with a brand in beverage business. The company has invented (patents are pending) a concept for producing a beverage concentrate packaged with pressurized CO2 (bubbles) in a small aerosol can. A glass of cold water can be turned into a hard seltzer. Remarkable savings are achieved in the amount of waste, transportation, water consumption etc.

Description

Description: 

The company was established in 1992. It has helped more than 100 new startups to get in business and made some inventions of its own.

The company has lately helped another company in the beverage business and during that time this new invention has been developed.

The invention is a beverage concentrate with alcohol packed and pressurized with carbon dioxide gas into an aerosol can.
A glass of cold water can be turned into a hard seltzer by spraying a shot from the can into the water. About 2 liters of 5% drink (6 ordinary drinks) can be made with a small 150ml aerosol can. This gives huge savings in production costs and waste ( 6 x 330ml cans versus one small 150 ml aerosol can) as well as in weight, space and transportation costs.

The company has manufactured some hundreds of prototypes. E.g. a development project for new tastes has just started. A financial support from the government has been granted for the project.

The company is seeking for a a financial, joint venture, license or manufacturing agreement partner with a brand name in beverage business. The starting development project could be based on the partners' brand and marketing and distribution channels.The sought partner shall have a need to find a new innovative product in order to conquer new markets in the beverage business. The partner shall give his brand name and distribution teams and channels available for the development project.

The product development work shall follow the guidelines of the brand owner.The final target of the development project is to have a new production ready product line for the market and distribution.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
There are many environmental advantages and remarkable savings in weight, space, water and transportation costs and much less waste. The invention is beneficial for example in - catering business (aviation etc.) Light, less space, less waste, robust. - pop-up catering; festivals etc. Quick to make even complicated drinks. Easy to use, light, space saving, robust. - hiking, camping, boating. Light, space saving, robust product. Very beneficial in mail order business; small, light and robust package. Funding has been granted for the company for further development of the invention.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Project already started

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for a partner with a brand name on beverage business. Partnering through financial agreement, joint venture agreement, license agreement or manufacturing agreement. The sought partner shall have a need to find a new innovative product in order to conquer new markets in beverage business. The partner shall give his brand name and distribution teams and channels available for the development project. The product development work shall follow the guidelines of the brand owner.The final target of the development project is to have a new production ready product line for the market and distribution. The company is open for proposals.

Type and size

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