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Slovenian manufacturer of biscuits is looking for distributors

Country of origin:
Country: 
SLOVENIA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOSI20200306001
Published
06/03/2020
Last update
19/03/2020
Expiration date
20/03/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Health food
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Summary

Summary: 
A Slovenian company is specialized in manufacturing of soft biscuits. The company is interested in enlarging its sales and is looking for partners for long-term cooperation under a distribution agreement.

Description

Description: 

The company is a respected confectionery brand in Slovenia and has a long tradition of confectionery production.

The company was established in 2014 and since then it has been steadily growing about 30 % a year. From the beginning It has been involved in international cooperation. The main company customers are Lidl Germany, Lidl Slovenia, Lidl Austria, Lidl Slovakia, REWE Austria, Spar Croatia and Plodine Croatia.

The company is currently near the peak of its capacity, and therefore it is in the process of construction of a new production hall in 2020 and a purchase of an automated production line in 2021, which will raise the production capacity of the company.

The main product of the company are biscuits with the brand name “Linzer eyes” with different fills (jams, creams, chocolates). They also produce:
• mixed butter biscuits
• homemade tea biscuits
• deluxe heart shaped biscuits
• croissant biscuits

Products are packed in 400 g recyclable plastic packaging (200 mm x 200 mm x 55 mm). Plastic boxes are packed in cardboard packages that fill the pallet. Shelf life of their products is 180 days.

For 2021, the company is expected to introduce biscuits with two-color fills, a combination of jam and cream. The main priority for the company is quality. All products are under strict quality control at all stages of production.

The company has the appropriate certificates for production and sale of products.

The company is now looking to increase its sales and would like to find experienced distributors or commercial agents worldwide who have current trading links with large supermarkets and confectionery retailers, for collaboration under distribution services agreements.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The company practices lean production flows. It also holds Organic production certificate and International Featured Standards (IFS) Food 6.1 certificate with a grade 95%+. The company is constantly working together with their clients on the development of new products as well as perfecting the existing ones.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company seeks distributors specialized in food and confectionery. The potential partner should be already operating on the market and possess a wide range of clients. The company is ready to establish long-term cooperation on the basis of a distribution services agreement.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,>500 MNE,251-500,SME 51-250,>500