French company, extracting and commercializing minerals, is looking for distributors for its cosmetic grade bentonite clay

CommercialFrancúzskoBOFR20200824001
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Summary: 
The French company, located in Aquitaine region in south-west France, has a long regional and family tradition of extracting, processing and commercializing minerals from their own quarries. For their high-quality calcic bentonite clay product, the company is seeking distributors for the marketing and distribution of its product in Japan, China, South and North America, Poland, Italy, Germany, Russia, Middle East. Distribution agreement sought.
Description: 
Nestled in one of the most picturesque region of France, the company extracts and processes its clay in a environment-friendly manner. The extraction is seasonal to respect the biodiversity of the countryside around, soil pollution is none and the processing plants have been set next to the quarries to minimize transportation. The company purpose is to offer a cosmetic grade product that makes sense, using an healthy and noble ingredient. The calcic bentonite clay produced is of high quality, with unique properties for cosmetics and personal care applications marketed as organic or natural. It is suitable for solid formulations (soaps, deodorants, shampoos ...), make-up (foundation, sun powder, lipstick ...) and face & body care. It is composed of a natural synergy of 3 clays, coming from the same deposit : - Montmorillonite (65% to 75%), a triple-layered clay, very absorbent, which detoxifies and exfoliates the skin. - Illite (15% to 30% ) which increases absorption capacity - Kaolinite ( 5% to 10% ) which provides softness and comfort. The clay is sun-dried and non-ionized (no chemical treatment) to offer optimal microbiology. It is offered in 2 grades : fine (100µm) and superfine (77µm), both listed with ECOCERT COSMOS™. The product offers a wide possibility of coloring. Its natural beige color remains regular over time and allows it to be colored with natural additives.This bentonite clay is an excellent depolluting, anti-redness and anti-irritation agent. It detoxifies, cleanses the pores of the skin and absorbs sebum. The French company is looking for experienced distributors with demonstrated sales trajectory in the comestic industry and the ability to access large groups and R&D laboratories. The following regions are targeted : Japan, China, South and North America, Poland, Italy, Germany, Russia, Middle East. Collaboration is sought under a distribution services agreement.
Type (e.g. company, R&D institution…), field of industry and Role of Partner Sought: 
The company is looking for experienced partners to act as distributors in the following regions : Japan, China, South and North America, Poland, Italy, Germany, Russia, Middle East. Partners must have demonstrated sales trajectory in the comestic industry and be able to access large groups and R&D laboratories. Experience in international cooperation is a plus. Under a distribution services agreement, the potential partner is expected to buy and sell the company's products using its own distribution channels. It must also be interested in working side by side with an expanding brand that will provide technical support and participate to trade fairs and professional events alongside with the partner. The French company is also interested to help the partner leverage on the product versatility to develop sales in other sectors.
External code: 
BOFR20200824001