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Búsqueda de subcontratista para envasar zumo natural en botellas de plástico

Resumen

Tipo:
Demanda Tecnológica
Referencia:
TRSE20160705001
Publicado:
12/07/2016
Caducidad:
12/07/2017
Resumen:
Una empresa sueca que produce frutos secos y zumos basados en materias primas ecológicas y de comercio justo está interesada en envasar zumo en botellas de plástico y reemplazar las botellas de cristal que ha utilizado hasta ahora. La empresa busca un subcontratista con el fin de establecer acuerdos de fabricación para llenar las botellas de plástico con varios tipos de zumo sin utilizar conservantes. El socio buscado puede utilizar pasteurización en frío o sistemas de higiene de alta calidad. Los zumos se producen en Europa Central y serán transportados al subcontratista en camiones cisterna.

Details

Tittle:
Subcontractor for filling of natural juice in plastic bottles
Summary:
A small Swedish company is expanding its juice product from glass to plastic bottles. They are searching for a subcontractor for a manufacturing agreement that can fill plastic bottles but without the use of preservatives.
Description:
A small Swedish company produces nuts and juices based on organic and fair trade raw material. The company is now expanding their product range and is searching for a subcontractor for filling of plastic bottles of different varieties of juice. The company wants to establish a manufacture agreement.

Products
Today the company has three juice products based on organic and free trade vegetables and fruits on the market, all three are in glass bottles (see picture). The tastes are Mango/Acerola, Carrot/Ginger and Beetroot/Guava. All products have a basic formulation based on apple and grape. No products contains preservatives or other additives.

Challenge
Products without preservatives are common on the market but they are often pasteurized and warm filled in glass. The problem occurs when filling in plastic bottles that the bottle tend to melt down. The alternative to fill at a lower temperature with preservatives is not an option in this case. Either a subcontractor can use cold pasteurization or have high standard hygiene systems as a solution.

Logistics
The products are produces in middle Europe and will be transported to subcontractor by tank truck or in palletainer. One truck load is app. 15 ton (separated in 3 different products)

Todays production capacity in glass bottles is 5 ton per product (3 products) every 6-10th week (approx. 75 000 bottles). The capacity is based on todays costumer needs. With the new bottles there is an estimation that triple the volume due to new market opportunities.

The bottle
Todays production in glass bottles does not fulfil future costumer requirement. The company need to find a supplier that can produce in plastic (PE, PET or else, food grade) bottles. An advantage if shape and size are similar to glass bottle (see picture). The company is willing to discuss how to handle cost for development of mould if necessary. There is need for two sizes of plastic bottles, 250 ml and 100 ml bottles.

The subcontractor should have capacity to produce estimated amounts, should have capacity to do pasteurization or hygiene and technology for a non pasteurized product aimed for cool handling. No additives or preservatives are to be used.
Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:
Filling capacity for natural juices in plastic or similar bottles for RTD consumer juice.
Capacity for cold pasteurization or other preserving treatment for shelf life prolongation.
Facilities should have organic certification.

Partner sought

Type and Role of Partner Sought:
Type of partner: Industrial manufacturer of juices and other soft drinks with capacity to pack in plastic bottles.

Role of partner: Act as a subcontractor for filling of juices in plastic bottles.

Business opportunity: The company wants to establish a manufacture agreement

Client

Type and Size of Client:
Industry SME <= 10
Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation:
Si
Languages Spoken:
English