An Irish company produces and sells super foods across Ireland, ranging from Acai exotic fruits, to wheatgrass and is looking for distributor agreements with importers or distributors in the UK. The Acaí palm is a species of palm tree cultivated for its fruit, mostly native to Brazil and other countries of South America. It may be sold as a frozen fruit puree or bottled juice drink. Wheatgrass is the freshly sprouted first leaves of the common wheat plant.
This is an Irish owned independent company, whose mission is to grow the consumption of the super foods both in Ireland and the UK. The three products on offer are produced from high quality Brazilian native fruits. The products in question are Acai exotic fruits, exotic fruit pulps and wheatgrass. The fruits in question are defined as 100% natural ingredients and speciality ingredients ensures traceability. The fruits are chemical free and vegan friendly. Established in 2016 the company have built up an impressive customer base in the domestic market. Heading up the production team is a dedicated entrepreneur, a key influence on quality production for any food manufacturer. They can list Supervalu, Centra and health food stores as some of their blue chip customers. The key to their success in the home market is driven by the growing popularity of healthy smoothies as an alternative to the conventional mass produced options. They provide a range made from wheatgrass and Acai berries. The core range is made up of a frozen wheatgrass (30ml), 100G organic Acai pulp and a 159ml organic Acai sorbet. The products are manufactured from organic ingredients and can be used to make: • Healthy smoothies made from wheatgrass • Organic Acai pulp again for making healthy smoothies. • Exotic Acai fruit sorbet format. This Irish company has established themselves in their own domestic market. This company has secured distribution rights to the UK. They now wish to export their range of food items to the UK.The company have just recently installed larger mixing mills to enable them to meet the demands of an export market. They are seeking importers/distributors operating in the retail supermarket and health food sectors. The chosen operators must have freezer distribution facilities as the products have to be distributed frozen. Their option is to have separate agreements with sector specialist distributors with trading history and contacts. Dual distribution would be considered.
Type (e.g. company, R&D institution…), field of industry and Role of Partner Sought:
A company engaged in the distribution of food products to the retail food sector or a company engaged in distribution to the health food retail sector. A company engaged in both sectors would be considered. Any company considered must have a trading history with their chosen sector/s. The company will be granted exclusive distribution rights to the agreed sector. The chosen operators must have freezer distribution facilities as the products have to be distributed frozen.
Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:
The partners sought must have a strong sales history with independent and multiple supermarkets.Equally this company would consider a separate agreement with a distribution company specialising in selling to the health food retail sector.
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Already on the market
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