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Going International in the Food and Beverages Industry

August 16th, 2020
Food and Beverages

Going International in the Food and Beverages Industry

August 16th, 2020
Food and Beverages

Many companies in the food and beverages industry have limited themselves to their domestic consumption. Despite a massive potential for the food and beverages industry to have a say in the international arena many of the food and beverages companies are reluctant towards offering their product in the international area.

Limiting profits to the domestic market can have a severe impact on the quality of the products, whereas competing with the giants will improve agility, Marketing and sales abilities and will expand operations. In the international food and beverages arena, companies and businesses are better able to focus on their strengths and weaknesses which could range from packaging to digital marketing which enables different food and beverages companies to properly utilize this opportunity.

We at Maadico, Using our highly professional and dedicated team of experts in matters such as Digitalization, company strategy and A wide array of industries such as chemicals, automation and banking, finance in insurance services provide our services with optimum quality to those companies who are aiming for a strong foothold in the international food and Beverages arena.

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The Highly professional team of advisors and consultants at Maadico believe there Initial and easy steps to be able to compete in the international area. Some of them are mentioned below:

Analyze the International Food and Beverages Industry

Limiting yourself to the statistics related to the domestic consumption of a particular food or beverage is not considered sufficient to gain an outlook on the international food and beverages marketing potentials. The domestic Market of each individual country in defined by attributes as cultural background, economic structure, GDP, liberality and conservationism and financial status to name a few. In order to be able to play internationally you need to:

  • Select a number of International Target Markets.
  • Obtain reliable statistical data on that market from reliable resources.
  • Analyze the Statistics and conclude the Food and beverages preferences of the targeted population.
  • Relate the conclusive data to your production and your exporting capabilities.

Analyze the most popular products of Food and Beverages in the Targeted countries

After having concluded the statistical data and related it to your company’s potentials and capabilities, the best game would be to get your hands on the top product of the food and beverages industry and analyze them to figure out for yourself what makes this particular product so popular. A first look at the product will help you list its differences to your own product in terms of Packaging, Quality and Standards and will lead you to conclusively improve and prepare your product for that particular Market. In short:

  • Analyze the product to compare it to your own.
  • Make necessary changes accordingly to improve and prepare your product for the international Market.

Analyze the Import and Export rules of the Target Market

Many countries have very strict laws when it comes to importing products similar to those made domestically especially in the food and beverages industry. Countries Such as China go as far as completely changing the name of the products and control the ingredients. A case in point was the entry of CocaCola to China in the late 1970s. 

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Due to the fact that the drink has a considerably long shelf life, the American delegation was aiming to merely export the product to china via shipments but the Chinese COFCO disagreed and announced that not only CocaCola has to establish a factory in the country for its product to be allowed to be sold, they would have to implement extreme changes to the ingredients such as the amount of sugar and also went as far as completely changing the product design and packaging, forcing the food and beverages giant to employ a Marketing and sales team native to china to be better able to sell its product now far off from what its original packaging would look.

Very few companies next to Coca Cola could take on such restrictions and damages in sales to be able to reach the rank of the most popular beverage in the country.  This teaches the smaller companies aiming to go international to:

  • Analyze the regulations of Targeted Market to not face future challenges and to prepare accordingly.
  • Prepare yourself for unexpected situations.

Assemble a Marketing Team

As you are planning to enter the International Arena in the food and beverages industry be advised that the safest and most efficient way of ensuring sales and profit regarding Marketing and sale, Strategy, operation etc. is to employ the services of highly professional and dedicated teams of consultation. We at Maadico provide this service. To find out more, click here!

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The team of professional Marketing and sale will analyze the target market and notify you of any necessary changes that would be needed to be implemented to your company operation and to your product in order to fully meet the standards required for a successful Business endeavor in the food and beverages sector and to avoid further and unexpected complications regarding matters such as finance, insurance and Banking also it would be considered a great advantage for Start-ups to employ the professional help of Expert advisors in order to obtain a thorough knowledge of the target audience and their preferences and to avoid further unnecessary costs in the food and beverages industry.

Therefore, in order to make sure of your success in going international:

  • Consider the counsel of Marketing and sales specialists.
  • Provide the opportunity of first hand analysis of the targeted market for a better outlook.
  • Prepare yourself for unexpected situations and know that everything might not run as smoothly as expected.
  • Analyze the regulations of Targeted Market to not face future challenges and to prepare accordingly.
  • Analyze the product to compare it to your own.
  • Make necessary changes accordingly to improve and prepare your product for the international Market.
  • Select a number of International Target Markets.
  • Obtain reliable statistical data on that market from reliable resources.
  • Analyze the Statistics and conclude the Food and beverages preferences of the targeted population.
  • Relate the conclusive data to your production and your exporting capabilities.

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