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Spanish company specialized in Iberico cured ham and cold cuts is looking for distributors in Central Europe

Country of origin:
Country: 
SPAIN
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOES20200303001
Published
09/03/2020
Last update
16/03/2020
Expiration date
17/03/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Traceability of food
Health food
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Summary

Summary: 
A Spanish company with an extended experience in the production and selling of Iberico cured products is looking for local distributors in Croatia, Austria, Germany, Poland and France. The company is interested in selling high quality products from the Iberico pork, such as the Iberico Ham and the whole range of Iberico Cold Meats products, through a distribution services agreement to cooperate and entry in local markets.

Description

Description: 

The company is a Spanish family business manufacturer of high quality Iberico ham and other products from Iberico such as “jamón de bellota”, loin, cold sausages or Iberico raw meat.

With long tradition, the company has been offering its products for more than 60 years and it is located in Salamanca province, in the heart of the Iberico pig origin area in Spain. Now the company is leaded by the third generation who faithfully maintain the production of high quality sliced meat cured products and salted meat products. The products are immediately vacuum-packed to protect food from any factor which can both, alter their quality and taste.

The production chain, since the breeding, the slaughtering, production and curing follow standards that guarantee the fulfilment of EU regulations and ensure the quality of the final product. The products have the quality certificated “norma del Ibérico” that guarantee the origin, feed and labelling of the product, the International Food Standard (IFS) that and the Food Safety Management certificated ISO 22 000.

Nowadays, exportations represent 35% of its sales, being already present in some countries in Asia, America and the European Union. One of the main objectives of the company is the distribution of its product in new international markets, in particular, fine food markets.

The company also maintains its commitment to environmental sustainability investing in greening and energy efficiency in its headquarters and production chain.

The company is looking for a partnership, under distribution service agreement to distribute its products in Croatia, Austria, Germany, Poland and France, open to co-develop different strategies to reach the final customers at each local market.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The high quality of the final product relays in the optimal conditions the company growth and fed the animals following extensive farming practises, in large plots of farms (dehesas), with access to sweet acorns in Autumn. The geographical area is the natural environment of this specific pork race, allowing an optimal development of its morphology and providing natural feed. All these characteristics give the products the classification of “Iberico”, a guarantee of quality and taste and the icon of the Spanish gastronomy. The Spanish company can fulfil the assortment of fine food for its distribution with high added value products.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Type: Distribution enterprise preferably with experience in distribution of meat and meat products and with knowledge of the market. Activity: Distribution of fine/gourmet food products. Role: Local partner for cooperation and distribution of Iberico ham products in the targeted countries.

Type and size

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

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Austria, Croatia, France, Germany, Poland