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Portuguese company of food products is looking for distributors

Country of origin:
Country: 
PORTUGAL
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOPT20200908001
Published
08/09/2020
Last update
01/10/2020
Expiration date
30/09/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Wine and liquors
Health food
Manufacture of other food products n.e.c.
Wholesale of coffee, tea, cocoa and spices
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Summary

Summary: 
Portuguese company producing and selling several food products, such as snacks, spices, juices and candies, seeks distributors able to market those products either in or outside the EU. It is looking for a partner with experience in the area of sales and distribution of this type of products.

Description

Description: 

This Portuguese company from the Azores, founded in 2000, is a producer/wholesaler engaged in the manufacture and sale of food products. It markets pastry products, snacks, chocolates and pastilles. Initially, it operated in a relatively small scale; today it is a cash & carry with consolidated clients.
Currently, in addition to marketing and distributing a wide range of branded products, the company also owns two brands under which it has a portfolio of more than 130 different products ranging from snacks – such as pumpkin seeds, peanuts, roasted/fried corn, cashew nuts, spicy and non-spicy broad beans and lupins – to spices, coffee, juices, candies, flours and flakes.
The company seeks trade intermediaries (distributors). The aim of the expected cooperation is to facilitate the entry of the company into the international market with the help of a European or non-European partner. Through this distribution services agreement the company intends to market its products in new foreign markets.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
- Sustainable growth company with more than 30 years of experience in the regional market; - Long experience in retail markets; - Well established network of clients and suppliers; - Good commercial experience with the sales on the specialized market; - Own warehouses and sales centres; - Wide range of product assortment; - Two own brands; - Snacks produced by the company are vegetarian products; - Compliance with hygiene and food safety standards; - Food produced to HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) guidelines.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company seeks committed and experienced partners that are interested in long-term cooperation, acting as distributors in foreign markets where they are familiar with. The target markets are both retail trade and HORECA (Hotel, Restaurant, Café) sector.

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Food products

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Snacks

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Spicy broad beans

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Almonds

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Lupins