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BRUK20200724001

UK-based SME specialising in health supplements seeks contract packing company

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ABSTRACT

A UK-SME specialising in food supplements including natural ingredients and made to an exclusive formula is looking to partner with companies that can offer contract manufacturing and packing for their capsules and powders. It is envisaged that the partnership will take the form of a manufacturing agreement, services agreement or outsourcing agreement depending on individual circumstances.


FULL DESCRIPTION

A well-balanced diet is essential for providing the range of nutrients required for optimal health. However, often a good diet on its own is not enough due to various factors including dietary restrictions and individual health concerns. This is where health supplements can play a role.

A UK-SME specialises in food supplements including natural ingredients and made to an exclusive formula offering a natural approach to staying healthy. The main aim of these products is to help the body's natural biological processes to work as well as evolution has designed them to. The SME has separate products within its range to address separate health concerns such as a clinically proven formulation for colds and 'flu as well as a product aimed for those with digestive complaints.

The UK-SME is looking for a partner to carry out contract manufacturing and packing of capsules, pots and blister packs for their product range. Ideally the partner company should also be able to hold stock and send small amounts directly to the UK SME's customers but this is not essential. They are looking for partners with experience of this type of manufacture and who have experience of working with SMEs on a flexible basis. The partner should be able to manufacture relatively small quantities, less than 100,000 capsules but have a capacity to increase. They should also have relevant quality certification and have halal and kosher facilities. It is envisaged that the partnership will take the form of a manufacturing agreement, a services agreement or an outsourcing agreement depending on particular circumstances.


Partner expertise sought:

- Type of partner sought: The UK SME is looking for a partner that can provide the following:

Blending, encapsulation (vegetarian capsules, size 0), blistering and packing into pots for the SMEs formulations.

A minimum order quantity not greater than 100,000 size 1 capsules.

GMP (or equivalent), ISO22000, HACCP quality certificates as well as halal and kosher certificates.

Be able to manufacture blister packs matching the array the SME currently uses.

Be able to hold stock and carry out fulfilment for the SMEs customers but this is not essential.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: The UK-based SME is looking to partner with a contract manufacturing and packing company with experience in the blending, encapsulation and packing of either food supplement products or similar. The partner should also have experience of working with SMEs and be able to work to small scales but with capacity to grow.

It is envisaged that the partnership will take the form of a manufacturing agreement, a services agreement or an outsourcing agreement depending on the individual circumstances.

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KEY INFORMATION

Country of origin
UNITED KINGDOM
Profile date
31/07/2020
Deadline
01/08/2021

PARTNERSHIP(S) SOUGHT

Services agreement Manufacturing agreement Outsourcing agreement

CLASSIFICATIONS

INDUSTRY SECTORS
Life Sciences \ Biosciences and Health \ Recycling & Waste Management
TECHNOLOGY KEYWORDS
none...
COMMERCIAL KEYWORDS
Other human health activities
MARKET KEYWORDS
CONSUMER RELATED / Food and Beverages / Health food / CONSUMER RELATED / Consumer Products / Health and beauty aids

FIND OUT MORE

Contact Enterprise Europe Network Scotland by email at info@enterprise-europe-scotland.com, quoting reference number BRUK20200724001