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UK Manufacturer of low protein & gluten free foods looking for distributors in Italy, Turkey, Spain and Scandinavia

Country of origin:
Country: 
UNITED KINGDOM
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOUK20190822002
Published
22/08/2019
Last update
02/09/2019
Expiration date
02/09/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Health food
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Summary

Summary: 
UK market leading manufacturer of almost 100 low protein & gluten free foods ( pasta, baked bread, biscuits, cakes, mixes, ready meals) specialised for people with inherited metabolic disorders such as Phenylketonuria (PKU), Maple Syrup Urine Disoder (MSUD), Tyronsemia is looking for distributors throughout Italy, Turkey, Spain and Scandinavia to expand their business into Europe. The UK company is willing to sign distribution agreements.

Description

Description: 

Established in 1993, the UK company is a market leader in foods for special medical purposes. The different foods are developed to address specific metabolic conditions such as Phenylketonuria (PKU), Maple Syrup Urine Disoder (MSUD), Tyronsemia, Leucine and additional amino acid disorders requiring a low protein diet.

The company manufactures more than 96 products which include low protein pasta, baked bread, biscuits, cakes, mixes, ready meals. The company is currently expanding its range through the acquisition of a new bakery to create breads, biscuits, cakes, crackers and bread sticks.

The company also has a blending department for food mixes such as breads, sauce meals, breakfast mixes, puddings, desserts, burger mixes & sausage mixes.

The company sells online and to customers internationally a variety of low protein foods for different tastes and standards on a per individual or country basis.

In some countries, these products must be registered with the Health Ministries. The UK companies can provide all relevant information and studies to ensure a smooth registration.

In order to expand their business into Europe and beyond where demand for these types of products is increasing, the company is looking for experienced distributors and retailers in the low protein, metabolic foods market that sell to individuals or health organisations such as hospitals. The company is currently focusing on Italy, Turkey, Spain and Scandinavia. The UK company will sign distribution agreements.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
• Wide variety of foods that address specific tastes and management of metabolic diet. • Successful low protein food registered with national ministries and National Health Services like in the UK

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for experienced distributors and retailers in the low protein, metabolic foods market that can sell to individuals or health organisations such as hospitals. The company is currently focusing on Italy, Turkey, Spain and Scandinavia.

Type and size

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

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Denmark, Finland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Turkey