A Cypriot company, active in the production of 100% pure certified organic handmade soaps and cosmetics based on olive oil, coconut oil, and hemp oil, is looking for potential partners under commercial agency, distribution services as well as franchise agency agreements. Potential agents and distributors would represent and sell the company’s products in their countries, while potential franchisees would buy and use its brand name and production process following specific guidelines.
The Cypriot company, which was established in 2014, is a licensed manufacturing workshop of 100% pure organic handmade soaps and cosmetics with industrial hemp oil (cannabis satina L).
In 2015, the company got its manufacturing licence of cosmetic products from the pharmaceutical services of Cyprus and started selling products to the market.
During the first six months of 2018, the sales were tripled in the Cyprus market.
The company’s products vary in ingredients and have different healing properties.
The company’s handmade organic soaps are made by olive oil, coconut oil, hemp seed oil, essential oils, donkey milk, camel milk, goat milk, aloe vera, and argan oil.
Its organic cosmetics are based on hemp seed oil and hyaluronic acid (body creams, hand creams, face creams, body lotions, body oil).
The company’s handmade soaps and cosmetics are used as a dry skin treatment. They address skin problems like dry, irritated or itchy skin, allergies, psoriasis, acne etc. They are fully biodegradable, so they do not cause disastrous effects on the environment.
The company has its brochures available in English language.
All the products are handmade using the cold process soapmaking method and 100% organic top quality raw materials without chemical and toxic additives, perfumes and colours.
All ingredients used in the production of the soaps are organic, 100% natural, recycled, GMO-free (genetically modified organism), cruelty-free, vegan and sourced sustainably without parabens, sulphates, artificial colours, artificial fragrances, and petrochemicals.
Further, all the products are dermatologically tested, hypoallergenic, certified and reported to the Cosmetic Products Notification Portal (CPNP) of the EU. Each of the products is made following consultation from specialised scientists, such as dermatologists, pathologists, food technologists – agronomists, botanists and chemical analysts.
The company's capacity is 40.000-50.000 soaps per month with the possibility of more production if requested.
Minimum order quantities that the company accepts are 1000 soaps.
The company is seeking potential partners from Europe and beyond in the framework of commercial agency and distribution services agreements in order to expand to international markets. Potential agents would represent as well as distributors would sell the company’s organic handmade soaps and cosmetics to pharmacists, hotel spas, beauticians, hypermarkets etc.
Also, the Cypriot company is offering its brand name and production formulas to potential franchisees under the frame of franchise agency agreements. Potential franchisees should use the company’s brand name and production process following specific guidelines. Potential franchisees can only manufacture the products and sell them to distributors, or they can do both (manufacture and distribution of the products).The Cypriot company should provide marketing and training support to help the franchisees succeed.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: Potential partners should be agents, distributors, wholesalers or trading companies that supply pharmacies, cosmetic stores, organic stores, personal health and beauty advisors (beauticians, spa).
Potential partners should have an excellent experience in the trading of relevant products.
They should have a well-organised distribution network and an existing customer base.
Potential franchisees should use the brand name of the company and the production process for the products following specific guidelines.
The company has been awarded by the European Union with the "GPP (Green Public Procurement) Quality Award" in 2017, because its products have reduced environmental impact throughout their life cycle.
It is also certified by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) as a cruelty-free company under the ‘Beauty Without Bunnies’ Program.
The company is accredited with quality assurance of ISO 22716:2007 and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
Its products are certified by Eco-Cert and registered in the appropriate National and European authorities such as in CPNP (Cosmetic Products Notification Portal).
Also, the products are registered in the GreenPortal launched by Eco-Cert for green cosmetics, detergents and home fragrances.
The products have unique characteristics regarding to ingredients: industrial hemp oil (Cannabis Sativa L). The products contain nearly zero levels of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) -low traces of 0.03%.
The director of the company was awarded with the ‘Active Citizen and Employee Volunteer Award 2017’.