ProFound matches suppliers from Indonesia, Tunisia and Peru to buyers at SIAL

2019-03-01T14:24:46+00:00October 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

7,020 companies from more than 109 countries presented their products to food manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and foodservice professionals at SIAL in Paris this week. All manner of food products, from ingredients to final private label and branded products, were shown, across 21 exhibition sectors. ProFound supported SIPPO (Swiss Import Promotion Programme) with matchmaking for Indonesian, Tunisian and Peruvian companies. The Indonesian pavilion alone made more than 500 business contacts.  At the fair, our expert Gustavo Ferro worked specifically with Tunisian harissa producers – engaging with European retailers and final product wholesalers to promote the product and suppliers. Robbie Hogervorst mostly worked with Indonesian producers of coconut [Read more]

Successful participation at in-cosmetics

2016-11-01T16:28:02+00:00May 6th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

ProFound consultant Robbie Hogervorst travelled to Paris for a very successful in-cosmetics trade fair. Together with CBI expert Andrew Jones, he supported 19 companies from South Africa, Colombia, Peru and Indonesia. They are part of the CBI export coaching programme for SMEs from developing countries. These companies offer a wide range of cosmetic ingredients, from luxurious oils and fragrances to innovative botanical extracts. The in-cosmetics team considered the 2016 edition the best attended ever, and the CBI stand was no exception. The number of business contacts the CBI participants collected exceeded expectations. All nineteen exhibitors were very happy with the quality of their new contacts and will follow [Read more]

Peruvian biodiversity products at in-Cosmetics

2016-11-01T16:28:14+00:00May 6th, 2013|Tags: , , , |

ProFound guided four Peruvian natural ingredients companies and Promperu at In-Cosmetics in Paris. These companies produce a variety of ingredients based on local biodiversity, including vegetable oils, essential oils and extracts. The visit allowed companies to identify and meet interesting buyers/partners and learn about new trends in the cosmetics market. For Promperu, the visit offered an excellent opportunity to extend its network in Europe with sector support, market information and research institutions, as well as with potential buyers of Peruvian products. ProFound’s cosmetics ingredients consultant Robbie Hogervorst arranged meetings with European producers, traders, distributors and companies transforming raw ingredients into [Read more]