Partnering opportunity

Multi-award-winning Spanish “Arzúa-Ulloa” and “Tetilla” cheese D.O.P producer seeks for a distribution agreement with companies in the food and dairy sector

Summary

A Galician (Spain) Arzua-Ulloa and Tetilla cheese SME producer, seeks for a distribution agreement in the Portuguese and French market with companies from the alimentation sector. The company produces the previously mentioned cheeses, semi-cured 100% cow cheese and dairy products for well-known Spanish brands, having the capacity to produce in big scale. It counts with the Protected Designation of Origin (D.O.P) stamp for its Arzua-Ulloa type, for which has won several awards.

Partner sought

In search of a partner who has knowledge on the food industry, and preferably has experience on selling dairy products. The distributors’ tasks will include the promotion and sales of the dairy products to stores and interested businesses in the area.

Description

The Spanish SME was born 30 years ago as a family-owned business, eventually growing in size and expertise becoming an Industrial company. Located in Arzúa, the Apellation of Origin (D.O.P) area, the company produces different types of cheese from their full-cream pasteurized cow milk and commercialize it through national distributors and wholesalers all throughout Spain. Their catalogue includes: - Semi-cured cow cheese in two formats, 3kg and 250g - Arzúa-Ulloa D.O.P in 3kg, 900g, 700g, 600g (Ripening process: minimum 6 days) - Tetilla D.O.P in 900g and 700g (Ripening process: minimum 8 days) The business’ goal is to expand their reach to international markets with special interest in Portugal and France due to its proximity and cheese culture. The company is looking for a distribution agreement with a national company that works in the food sector, and that has relations with national supermarkets and stores.

Advantages and innovations

The business counts with the following competitive advantages: - Posses a quality and production department, being part of the professionalization of the sector - 30 years of experience producing D.O.P cheese - Their added value is the quality control and their service - Produce the different types of cheese in multiple formats - Production is based in the heart of the Designation of Origin (D.O.P) region - Sells to supermarket chains, producing cheese in big volume with a fast service - Awards: International Taste & Quality Institute (ITQi) 2018, Brussels: 2 golden stars for Tetilla D.O.P and Arzua-Ulloa D.O.P World Cheese Awards, 2018: 2 bronze medals for Tetilla D.O.P and Arzúa-Ulloa DOP Finalists in Gourmet fair, Madrid: moved to 2021

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