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A producer of organic essential oils from Albania is looking for distribution services and commercial agency agreements.

Country of origin:
Country: 
ALBANIA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOAL20200603001
Published
03/06/2020
Last update
09/07/2020
Expiration date
10/07/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
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Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Animal Husbandry & Related Products
Growing of spices, aromatic, drug and pharmaceutical crops
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Summary

Summary: 
The producer and processor of medicinal, aromatic and herbal plants from Albania, is specialized in the production of essential oils, hydrolats, and essential oil extracts. The company has been active in producing high-quality products for years and wants to expand its business into international markets. The company is looking for suitable partners under a commercial agency or distribution services agreements.

Description

Description: 

The company is located in Tepelena, in the sud part of Albania, and is specialized in the market of herbs.
This company was established in 2007 and has a long experience in the market. They trade and offer each year around 2,600 Mt of dried herbs and essential oils annually; the majority of sales is made by sage (over 1,000 Mt/year), followed by wild apple (600 Mt/year), lemon balm, oregano and winter savory (200 to 300 Mt per year each); the company trades also smaller quantities of a wide range of other Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs), such as coriander, juniper, etc. All products are sold in bulk packaging.
The company is specialized in the production of essential oils that are processed from native plants:
Our processing line includes:
1 Pre Cleanedning Sieves
2 Fine Cleaning Sieves
3 Tumbler Sieve
4 Air Seperators
5 Conveyors
6 Fans
7 Cyclones
8 Vibration Seperator
9 Cutting Mill ( Kibbler)

Essential oils are used in lotions and pain-relieving and soothing oils. Suitable for massage and relieve joint and muscle pain, and also used in the cosmetic industry. They make packages according to a customer from 10ml to 20l. The plants that are used for the production are collected and hand-picked.
The company products are not sufficiently represented on the international market and they are looking for long-term cooperation in order to be adequately represented abroad. The company is looking for commercial agency or distribution services agreement with reliable and long-lasting partners. Target groups for their products are supermarkets, pharmacies, beauty shops, and other consumers of this type of product. The expected result of the cooperation would be increasing the sales and turnover of the international market.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
- The company produces pure essential oils, from carefully selected herbs from untouched parts of nature more than 1000 meters above sea level. Essential oils are of an exceptionally high quality due to the unique climatic and geographical conditions of their native environment. These plants grow under such harsh conditions and are hand-picked with respect to seasonally appropriate periods for each plant. - The Facility's Certificate of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 22000: 2005 Food Safety Management Systems issued by the ICDQ Albania (2019 - 2021). -A long experience of the company's employees and machines with good technology; - A strong relationship with local collectors; - Qualified management staff;

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is interested in cooperation with international partners in order to represent and distribute its products on the international market, in the form of commercial agency agreement or distribution services agreement. They are primarily interested in cooperation with trade intermediaries with experience in the cosmetic or medical sector (distributors or commercial agents), who could assist them in seeking out clients (wholesalers or retailers) on the international market.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Canada, China, India, Spain, Turkey