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Moldovan producer of dried plums, both pitted and unpitted, seeks distributors

Country of origin:
Country: 
MOLDOVA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOMD20190515001
Published
15/05/2019
Last update
02/07/2019
Expiration date
02/07/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Health food
Other processing and preserving of fruit and vegetables
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Summary

Summary: 
A Moldovan company producing dried pitted and unpitted plums, in various packaging according to the clients' specifications, is seeking supermarkets and manufacturing companies that use plums in their production as a raw material. The company offers cooperation under a distribution agreement.

Description

Description: 

The Moldovan company founded in 2010, is specialized in drying of plums, production, purchasing and processing. The company sells its products on the local market and CIS markets.
The drying process starts immediately after harvest, in order to ensure a high-quality product. At this point they have original calibration (all sizes) just as they are harvested from orchards. Once they are washed to remove all foreign matters, they are put into hot air drying tunnels. Once the prunes are dried, they achieve their original moisture level of 17% -19%, and can be stored for 2 years due to the low level of moisture.
The products, dried plum with seeds and pitted, can be delivered in different type of packing regarding the buyer specifications. There are available 2 types of packing – 200 gr with exclusive design and 10 kg cartons box.
The company is looking for distributors, wholesale buyers, and supermarket distribution networks in order to commercialize company's products and manufacturing companies that use plums in their production as a raw material. The company has a quantity of 120 tons of plum.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The crop of plums that company collects and dries is the good quality, and at the same time, the drying process is carried using the latest technology. There are not used sugar, preservatives and genetically modified organisms. The company has: Certificate of Origin, Certificate of Anallysis, Certificate of Phytosanitary.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
Dried prunes are prepared from sound, properly matured plums from which the greater portion of moisture is removed by drying; the moisture level is 17% -19%. The dried prunes are cleaned to assure a wholesome product; they were be treated with water or steam. The plums have original calibration because they have been grown under natural conditions without chemical treatments. The plums are available in two different types of packing – 200 gr with exclusive design and 10 kg cartons box.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for different business partners: - distributors (SMEs, large enterprise), wholesale buyers, supermarket distribution networks in order to commercialize company's products; - manufacturing companies that use plums in their production as a raw material.

Type and size

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

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Dried Plum with seeds and pitted