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Portuguese company producing fruit juices concentrates seeks distributors or commercial agents to supply concentrates and aromas in bulk packaging. R&D partners are also sought.

Country of origin:
Country: 
PORTUGAL
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOPT20180308001
Published
08/03/2018
Last update
19/09/2019
Expiration date
31/03/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Health food
Other Industrial Products (not elsewhere classified)
Other manufacturing (not elsewhere classified)
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Animal Husbandry & Related Products
Manufacture of fruit and vegetable juice
Other processing and preserving of fruit and vegetables
Wholesale of beverages
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Summary

Summary: 
Portuguese company that produces fruit juices concentrates (elderberry, apple, pear and white grape) as well as aromas (apple, pear and elderberry) is seeking new distributors or commercial agents. The product is supplied in bulk and is subject to a commercial agency agreement or distribution services agreement. The company is also looking for R&D partners for research (joint venture agreement) in relation to new products / quality improvement processes.

Description

Description: 

The company was established in Portugal in 2007, building a brand-new factory and it is now one of the largest producers of fruit juice concentrates in Portugal.
This company produces mainly Apple Juice Concentrate, Pear Juice Concentrate, Elderberry Juice Concentrate, White Grape Juice Concentrate as well as aromas from the same fruits.

Its mission is to remain as national leader and come to have an important position in the international market, producing with quality, excellence and innovation, respecting the highest standards of food safety, to ensure the satisfaction of its customers and other stakeholders: shareholders, employees, suppliers and community.

The company uses local sourced fruit and the factory is equipped with state of the art equipment, always aiming to improve their products and results through R&D.

Currently the company is looking for distributors or commercial agents interested in juice concentrates and aromas in bulk packaging (drums, IBC’s, roadtankers, flexitanks and seatankers).
The company is adaptable to client’s specifications and takes pride on its flexibility and customer service.

The company is also interested in R&D opportunities in the area of juices, apple pomace and others, such as research for new production and improvement of its production processes.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The advantages of this company are based on the quality of the product, the local sourcing of the raw material, the advanced factory equipment that allows a productive process and the flexibility to adapt to customer specifications. The company is flexible with deliveries and packaging, allowing a wide range of solutions to its customers. Additionally, the company’s products are Kosher and Halal certified and the company itself is certified by FSSC 22000, ISO 9001 and follows the AIJN Code of Practice, ensuring quality and high standards for the products.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
All products are offered in bulk packaging: 200 liters drums, IBC (1300kg), flexitanks (around 24 tons) and roadtankers/seatankers (25/26 tons). All products are accompanied by a technical specification, full analysis and Certificate of Analysis for each load shipped. Smaller quantities (25 liters) under request.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The Portuguese company is looking for potential distributors and commercial agents that should be able to accept bulk packaging for the product. Commercial agency agreement or distribution services agreement are sought. Transportation can be organized by either side, being specified in the commercial contracts. Quantity and delivery span for contracts are always subject to availability. The company also wishes to find R&D partners (universities, research centres, entities of the scientific and technological system, among others) in the field of juices, for research in relation to new products / quality improvement processes. The type of cooperation sought could be a joint-ventures agreement, namely participation in R&D projects (e.g: H2020 or other European projects).

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,University,R&D Institution,SME <10,>500 MNE,251-500,SME 51-250,>500