Care Products Company Finds Export Potential In Poland With Trade
based manufacturer of pet care products, Pet and Garden Manufacturing
Plc, has won £20,000 worth of business in Poland with help
from Trade Partners UK - the government body dedicated to providing
UK companies with global expertise on international trade and investment.
company secured the new business after going on a trade mission*
to the country last year. The mission, organized by Business Link
Kent, gave company managing director, Gordon Chesworth, the chance
to meet with potential distributors in the region.
a result of the meetings organized by the Trade Partners UK team
at the British Embassy in Warsaw, Mr Chesworth appointed two new
distributors, one of which supplies directly to garden centres and
the other is the largest wholesaler and supplier of pet care products
to pet retail outlets in the region.
Pet & Garden Manufacturing exported to 27 countries, but had
not looked into the Polish market. After commissioning a Tailored
Market Information Report (TMIR)* the company felt confident that
business opportunities existed in Eastern Europe.
are pleased with the TMIR, the programme of appointments and overall
assistance supplied by the Trade Partners UK team at the British
Embassy in Warsaw as well as the support from the Business Link
mission organizer. Trade Partners UK has helped us find a new avenue
for export success," Mr Chesworth said.
Chesworth has recently returned to Poland and is talking to a third
company also identified by the British Embassy in Warsaw. This company
is interested in distributing horse care products offered by Pet
& Garden Manufacturing.
Tailored Market Information Reports
Commercial officers at Embassies and other British Diplomatic Posts
overseas produce tailor-made reports for UK companies under the
Trade Partners UK banner. These reports include: basic market information;
identification and assessment of potential agents / distributors;
customized local contacts list; market assessments for the product
or service; advice on market approach; information about potential
local business contacts; general information on local investment