Back to search page

BRUK20210430001

UK pet food wholesaler and retailer offers contracts for the supply of wild bird food and wild bird feeders

COMMERCIAL PROFILE   REQUEST   ADD TO FAVOURITES
PRINT

 

ABSTRACT

UK pet food wholesaler and retailer offers contracts to new suppliers (idealy manufacturers or growers) of a variety of wild bird feed such as peanuts and sunflower hearts/ kernals etc. The company also seeks a supplier of a range of wild bird feeders.


PROFILE IMAGES


FULL DESCRIPTION

This UK company is a pet food & wild bird food retailer and wholesaler. The company has been trading since 2004 and
sells both from physical locations, via a number of market stalls in regional towns, and on line. They have built up an extensive customer base and seek to expand their product lines and order quantities as their market share increases.
The main products and volumes (40 foot container loads) required are peanuts (for wild birds), 3 x containers per year,
sunflower hearts / kernals (for wild birds), 2 x containers per year, bakery grade kernals, mixed wild bird seed, 2 x containers per year
The customer also requires a range of wild bird feeders, 1 x container per year.
Currently the wild bird food is mostly imported into the country via agents and the company would be keen to speak directly to manufacturers or growers. This could potentially help in achieving some cost savings. The company could also help suppliers solve any overstock by providing an outlet for end of line or short dated product etc.
It is expected stock will be stored in a warehouse which is clean, dry, protected from light and moisture, has a constant temperature, with pest control systems in place. The seed should be stored in a way that secures if from destruction, on pallets etc.
The company anticipates a long relationship with suppliers who can provide the products required.


Partner expertise sought:

- Type of partner sought: Products must meet any health standards for wild bird seeds as appropriate.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: The successful partner will be an established business selling into the bird food market.
Ideally the company would be keen to speak directly to manufacturers or growers who are able to deliver a regular all year round supply of products.
The partner should have the ability to store products in a warehouse which has a constant temperature and pest control system.
Details of any contract will be discussed and agreed when the potential partner has been identified. References from other customers should be made available
There will be a sampling phase before orders are placed.
The company is interested in establishing supplier contracts on a long-term basis.


Advantages & innovations:

The wild bird feed market is a growing market. The total UK wild bird food market is estimated to be worth GBP 235 million. Pet Food Manufacturers Association (PFMA) in Bird Food Market Data Report 2019. It found an increase in sales of 8% on the previous year.
This forward thinking UK company seek to expand as the market increases. This is evidenced by a projected turnover increase of at least 20% this year (2021).
They offer a number of benefits to any potential partner.


Development Stage:

Already on the market

Sign-in or create an account

To express an interest in this profile, you must first sign in or create a new account.

If you already have an account, sign in here

Not got an account yet, sign up here

KEY INFORMATION

Country of origin
UNITED KINGDOM
Profile date
24/05/2021
Deadline
22/05/2022

PARTNERSHIP(S) SOUGHT

Supplier agreement

CLASSIFICATIONS

INDUSTRY SECTORS
Food and Drink \ Retail & Wholesale
TECHNOLOGY KEYWORDS
none...
COMMERCIAL KEYWORDS
Wholesale of other food, including fish, crustaceans and molluscs
MARKET KEYWORDS
CONSUMER RELATED / Other Consumer Related (not elsewhere classified)

FIND OUT MORE

Contact Enterprise Europe Network Scotland by email at info@enterprise-europe-scotland.com, quoting reference number BRUK20210430001