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Italian company specializing in organic foods, in particular extravirgin olive oil, almonds and "taralli", is looking for partners under distribution services agreements.

Country of origin:
Country: 
ITALY
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOIT20191016001
Published
22/10/2019
Last update
11/11/2019
Expiration date
11/11/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Traceability of food
Health food
Manufacture of oils and fats
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Summary

Summary: 
The Italian company, located in Minervino Murge (Apulia), is practicing only organic farming since 1998. The company has won many prizes for the quality of the oil. The company is looking for distributors in EU interested in organic extra virgin olive oil, organic almonds and organic "taralli" (typical savory snack from Apulia) made with almond flour, under distribution services agreements.

Description

Description: 

This Italian company is based in the South of Italy, in Apulia and exactly in Minervino Murge, a small town near the Alta Murgia National Park.
Since 1998 the company practices only organic farming in the fields of the estate and its handcrafted production derives only from its own fields, that consist in about 27 hectares with 10.000 olive trees. They have an average age of 60-70 years.
The company produces four kinds of organic extravirgin olive oil, almonds and taralli (tipical savoury snack from Apulia) with almonds.
The olive oil production process is carried out from the company respecting the natural maturation of the olives in order to obtain a safe product. The main varieties of olives are "Coratina", "Ogliarola Bari" and "Leccino".
Moreover the company has 6.400 almond trees that cover about 16 hectares, and they have an average age of 6 years.
The varieties of the almonds are typical of Puglia: the Filippo Cea and the Genco.
The company takes care of all the phases of production, from the cultivation to the transformation and packaging of the products.
For the extravirgin olive oil, the company got several Award: Feinschmecker 2018; GOLD Medal at BIOL International Prize 2017; GOLD Medal at BIOL Novello International Prize 2016; SILVER Medal at BIOL International Prize 2016.
The organic company is interested in internationalization and expanding in the markets abroad. It is looking for distributors to promote their products in EU.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
For over 20 years the company has been certified organic by the ICEA control body, authorized by the Ministry of Agriculture. The company has won many prizes for the quality of the oil. The company guarantees the most of traceability, being able to follow every stage of production, from the work of the land to processing in the production plants. So the company carries out a careful selection of both the olives to be milled in the mill and the almonds to be packaged.

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The organic company is interested in internationalization and expanding in the markets abroad. In particular the company is looking for european distributors, with well structured network of business relationship in the gourmet and healthy food sector. The ideal partner shoul be able to to distribute and promote the company's products to the market segment made of health conscious consumer, health stores, convenience shops, supermarket, etc.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50