A Normandy based SME specialised in the production of high quality premium cider (gluten free, 100% natural) is making a modern and fashionable cider. The company would like to access new markets abroad and is interested in distribution services agreements.
The French SME is specialised in the production and marketing of a high quality premium cider for trendy bars and restaurants. The brand image relies on the fact that cider is a modern product which can be consumed as “aperitif” or as cocktails. The cider is 100% natural; all the creations are derived from fruit extraction without additions or concentrate. Cider is gluten free and this is the alcoholic drink containing the least calories. The product is made in Normandy thanks to the use of a hand-crafted press. The company is targeting bars, restaurants and specialized stores and is associated with famous cocktails creators (Julien Escot, Maxime Hoerth, Sullivan Doh…) and a renowned “maître de chai” for its recipes design. The cider’s packaging has been designed in trendy and contemporary spirit. The brand is already present in trendy and high end places in the French capital and is also already present on international markets as 10% of the company turnover is made abroad. The company would like to access new markets and is looking for distributors. The company is interested in distribution services agreements.
Innovations and advantages
The advantages and innovation rely on the product’s brand identity and on the quality. Cider is usually seen as a traditional old fashion drink, the French SME intends to give a new youth to this drink which can be consumed as “aperitif” or as cocktails during festive moments. They have developed a high quality, modern and fashionable product (gluten free, 100% natural, 100% pure juice and with low calorie rate) and they have created partnerships with trendy bars and restaurants (colette, Bristol, Dersou, Frenchie…). The brand name is also associated with a renowned “maître de chai” (cellar master) and with famous cocktails creators (Sullivan Doh , Julien Escot, Maxime Hoerth…) and chefs (Robuchon, Ducasse, Gordon Ramsey…).
Market application codes
07003001 Wine and liquors
Intellectual property rights
Type of partner sought
The French company is looking for distributors specialized in the alcohol distribution into bars, restaurants and specialized stores. The company is interested in distribution services agreements in order to access new international markets. The partners sought should be able to introduce the products into qualitative places.