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Italian company producing pasta made of legumes is looking for distributors

Country of origin:
Country: 
ITALY
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOIT20200217001
Published
17/02/2020
Last update
27/02/2020
Expiration date
27/02/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Health food
Other restaurants
Manufacture of macaroni, noodles, couscous and similar farinaceous products
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Summary

Summary: 
Small Italian company, located in the North-East of Italy, produces organic pasta made of 100% legumes flour. The production is free of genetically modified organism (GMO), with no added thickeners or preservatives. The company offers its products under a distribution services agreement.

Description

Description: 

The Italian company set up in 2018, produces organic pasta made only with legumes flour. The production is free from genetically modified organism (GMO), there are no added thickeners or preservatives. The company's production is in three different shapes, each with a specific legume: red lentils caserecce, chickpea fusilli, green pea macaroni.
This pasta is suitable for athletes for its important energy supply, for those who are intolerant to gluten or for those who want to take less carbohydrates, preferring healthy vegetable proteins.
The organic flours are produced and ground exclusively in Italy and hand made in an artisan laboratory.
The product is ready to be sold: labeled and packed.
The company at the moment sells only in Friuli Venezia Giulia region, delivering directly in detail shop (small and medium size) through direct contacts. As the production of this company is appreciated and there is an increasing interest in healthy food in the world, the company would like to extend its business in Europe to find new opportunities through distribution service agreements.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
Artisan and dynamic company. The small size of the production structure and the constant human control allow great quality with a competitive price. Compared to traditional types of pasta, this one is suitable for athletes (high energy supply); it is gluten free, low carbohydrates, rich in vegetable proteins.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Distribution company focused on organic and quality food to be sold to small chains of restaurant, gourmet/delicatessen shops or retail distributors

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden