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A Turkish company which has been specialized in high quality dried fruits and vegetables looks for distributors and commercial agents.

Country of origin:
Country: 
TURKEY
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOTR20190612001
Published
28/06/2019
Last update
28/06/2020
Expiration date
08/01/2021

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Food Packaging / Handling
Food Processing
Food Technology
Health food
Other processing and preserving of fruit and vegetables
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Summary

Summary: 
A Turkish company which has been specialized in high quality dried fruits and vegetables uses a unique patented technique to dry the fruits and vegetables which enables them to preserve their natural taste, nutritions and vitamin as if they are newly picked. The company's products are gluten free, nut free, allergen free and contain no additives, no extra sugar, no colouring and free from preservatives. The Turkish company offers distribution services agreement and commercial agency agreement.

Description

Description: 

The Turkish company located in Ankara/Turkey is a healthy snack production company specialized in dried fruits and vegetables. The company has drawn upon ancient methods of preservation and pioneered a unique renewable-energy-powered food drying process which produces health snacks that are free from preservatives, colouring, added sugar and additives.

This patented indoor system protects foods from the negative externalities of sunlight, dust and other harmful elements during the drying so that aflatoxin formation and contamination, the main hygiene problem of food drying industry are prevented. As a result, the fruit and vegetables retain their real flavours and high nutritional value for 12 to 18 months. The company uses only fresh seasonal varieties from where they are at their best for the healthiest, tastiest, purest snack possible. So, the fruits and vegetables preserve their smell and high nutrition value as if they are newly picked. The shelf life of the products vary between 12-18 months.

The company is involved in research and innovation through its R&D department and collaborates with prominent scientific and technological centers.

The company is ISO 9001, ISO 22000, ISO 14001 and IFS certified. Furthermore, the company has a Kosher certificate.

The product range of the company includes:

Dried fruits:

- Apple, strawberry, orange, peach, lemon, persimmon, pineapple, cherry, apple wth cinnamon or coffee, quince, banana, kiwi, pear, watermelon, plum, pear

Dried vegetables:

- Eggpant, zucchini, tomato, onion, red pepper, mix veggies, mushroom, green onion, crushed red pepper

All the above mentioned products can also be used as ingredients for cake, baking, ice cream, yoghurt, cereals and tea, bar and catering. For example, the company offers two types of teas: the first one composed of yellow fruits and the second of red fruits.

The company exported/has been exporting its products worldwide (for example: UK, Germany, France, USA, China, Hungary).

The company looks for reliable long-term partners for its dried fruits and vegetables under distribution services agreement or commercial agency agreement. The ideal partners are relevant distributors, importers, agents, retail chains, super market chains, HORECA sector representatives, food sector representatives etc., devoted to the promotion and sale of healthy products.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
- The company has a patent for its drying process; - The company has trademarks for its products; - R&D department in close in colaboration with scientific and research institutions; - Member of BCtA (Business Call to Action) with sustainable business model, environmental sensitivity and using local manpower and sources; - Member of BCorp and Founding Member of BCorp Europe - Supports small scale, local and mainly women farmers and workers in Turkey; - Green production plant; - Nut free, allergen free, vegan and gluten free; - Free of additives/sweeteners/preservatives; - High in nutrition value; - Zero aflatoxin report - Different fruit and vegetable shapes like "sliced", "sliced with skin" or "cube"; - Different packages "ready to go", "doypack", "cube", "map 17h", "map 100h"

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company would like to build long-term partnerships for its dried fruits and vegetables under distribution services agreement or commercial agency agreement. The company looks for relevant and reliable distributors, importers, agents, retail chains, super market chains, HORECA sector representatives, food sector representatives etc., in order to increase its market share abroad. The partners under commercial agency agreement are expected to represent the company's products in foreign local markets. The partners under distribution services agreement are expected to be engaged in selling/buying the company's products.

Type and size

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

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