ProFound - Advisers In Development

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ProFound – Advisers In Development is a consultancy company. We are a team of experts in developing sustainable value chains for natural ingredients for food, cosmetics and health. We support sustainable sourcing and link natural ingredients producers to the market. Read more about us.

ProFound delivers complete and up-to-date research about the agricultural and natural ingredients sectors. We translate our findings into concrete actions and recommendations. To pave the road for next steps towards successful market entry and/or sector development. Our studies are always tailor-made, reader-friendly and ready-to-use.

To access new markets, suppliers need to meet requirements of those markets and business partners. Buyers expect safe, traceable, sustainable and well-documented products. To meet these expectations, compliance is vital. ProFound assists companies and support organisations in developing products and production processes to become compliant with market requirements.

Suppliers in emerging countries face challenges in (international) market access. We support businesses and support organisations in developing market entry strategies. We build their capacity to implement these strategies. We tailor our work to the client’s ambitions, specific objectives, and export experience and capacities. Besides, we help companies find their best match in local, regional or international markets.

Read our stories, and check out our tools and expertise!

ProFound – Advisers in Development developed a tool for compliance in the natural ingredients sector. The tool saves time and costs in the natural ingredients value chain.

Natural Ingredient Check app: tool for documentation, compliance, guidance and sustainability

ProFound organises the Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach, the biggest organic trade fair in Europe. This is the ideal platform for African professional suppliers of certified organic products.

ProFound experts can design innovative and inclusive finance opportunities. Our services help companies and its suppliers ready for successful entry in regional or international markets.

Rural Finance services from ProFound

Read some of our success stories

ProFound story: Organic honey in Ethiopia
ProFound story - forest garden tea in Sri Lanka
ProFound story: Biotrade development in southeast Asia
ProFound story: Natural ingredients sector development in South Africa
ProFound story: Fairwild pine nuts in Pakistan

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