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UK based food supplement company specialising in nutritional products for families seeks distributors

Country of origin:
Country: 
UNITED KINGDOM
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOUK20190920001
Published
20/09/2019
Last update
27/09/2019
Expiration date
27/09/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Single Use Products and Consumer Goods
Other therapeutic (including defibrillators)
Other medical/health related (not elsewhere classified)
Other manufacturing n.e.c.
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Summary

Summary: 
The UK company has developed a range of nutritional food supplements which are aimed at meeting the needs of young families. The company is looking to broaden its UK and Global presence through a distribution network.

Description

Description: 

The company was founded in 2016 by the three directors who were not happy with the food supplement’s available on the market for young families.
The company’s current range of fruit flavoured products includes multi-vitamins, healthy omegas, brain function, cardio, osteopathic, effervescent's and beauty products.
Products currently available are:
• Baby Multi-Vitamin & Mineral Drops
• Child Multi-Vitamin & Minerals with Omega 3 (DHA from Algae)
• Effervescent Vitamin C
• Effervescent Energy C+C (Creatine & Carnitine)
• Effervescent Vitamin B Complex
• K2 for toddlers and children
• K2 for Adults
• D3 & K2 for toddlers and children
• D3 & K2 for Adults
• Study Shots
• Omega range (from Algae and Vegan friendly)
• Beauty range

The company operates from a 16,000 square foot warehouse in the East of England thus ensuring it has an excellent supply chain.
Product packaging available in English and French, other languages are possible.

Packaging is recyclable wherever possible (i.e. glass bottles v plastic and recyclable boxes) and this includes for postage as well (no polystyrene but instead recyclable paper/card. Storage and couriers are from a MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) approved facility.

The company is experienced in exporting and has the relevant administration support.
The company is seeking distributors under a distribution services agreement who already have existing contacts into health-food chains, pharmacies, and supermarkets or other holistic or wellness chains.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
Everything the company does is built around established values: • The company will only develop and sell products that the team would use on their own families. • The company want to produce products that are value for money and available to all. • The products all have a shelf life of between 2- 3 years which is indicated on individual product packaging. • There is transparency around how the formulations are developed. • Keeping the product clean and free of harmful or potential harmful ingredients (i.e. Polysorbate-80, Aspartame) • Simple, clear and easy to understand labeling for the consumer • All products are designed specifically for age groups with the correct dosage to deliver optimum nutrition • Wherever possible the products are designed to meet the needs of the Vegan market. • All products are made in a good manufacturing practice (GMP) or equivalent facility in Europe. • The company was a natural and organic awards finalist in 2019.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Partners should already have established distribution networks into healthfood stores, pharmacies, wellness chains, supermarkets.

Type and size

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