Export 101: Selling Food to China the Easy Way

Export 101: Selling Food to China the Easy Way

China represents one of the biggest markets in the world for food manufacturers. However, most companies have no idea how to make the leap from selling in Australia, to being successful in China. Not only do you need to find a way to get in touch with sellers across the seas who are willing to place your product on their shelves, but you also need to work through a range of complicated importation and exportation laws, food safety regulations, and more.

These specific challenges mean that it’s generally much more effective and efficient for Australian companies to seek out a professional food exportation service to help them get their products into international markets.

Continue reading

15 Habits of Highly Effective Food Brokers

Like any profession, you’ll find that some food brokers achieve greater amounts of success than others. This predisposition to achieving great things isn’t just down to luck – however, it comes from the careful cultivation of unique skills and habits that work to open new and exciting opportunities for those in the food brokerage industry.

Here, we’re going to peek into the secrets behind successful food brokers, and discover what it is that makes them so efficient and productive in their work. Whether you’re searching for the food broker that can give you the best results for your company, or you’re a professional that wants to enhance your abilities, this could be the one-stop article for all your needs.

Continue reading

Retail Relationships: 5 Important Steps for Staying Close to your Food Broker

Food Broker

Staying close to your food broker is more important than you might think. When it comes to achieving, and maximizing your food brand’s success, both you and your broker will need work hard at advancing a professional relationship through timely communication.

Your broker is the person that’s helping you get your food product out on shelves so that you can expand your profit margins. In other words, maintaining the correct relationship with this individual could help you to achieve sustainable growth over the years. Here are just a few tips on how you can improve communication with your distributor today.

Continue reading

The 4 Ingredients to Retail Success for Your Food Business

Most food retailers start their businesses small. In fact, some begin selling from the comfort of their own home, before expanding into farmer’s markets and online stores. But what about the companies that want to go bigger than that? How do those companies get space on their local supermarket shelves to sell their wares to the local, international, and global markets?

It’s no secret that getting your product out in front of more buyers is good for your business. The better exposure you have, the more likely you are to make incredible profits. That’s why the goal of many food businesses is to make their way into the retail space.

With that in mind, here are a few ingredients to retail success that should help you get your product on the shelf – and onto your consumer’s plate.

Continue reading

The Major Food & Drink Retailers in Australia

Food and Drink Retailers in Australia

In Australia right now, according to a snapshot produced by the RBA, our economic growth is up by 3.3%. And the retail trade accounts for 5% of the nation’s industry share output of key sectors. So what does this mean? It means therefore, that now is a great time to be a producer of food and drink in Australia. It also means that food and drink retailers in Australia are doing great business. And when you consider that the current population of 24.1 million is growing every year by 1.4%! So plenty of opportunities to get produce into food and drink retailers in Australia.

Continue reading

The Largest Food and Beverage Retailers in Australia

The Largest Food and Beverage Retailers in Australia

As Australians, we consider our great and vast land to be the lucky country, don’t we? And quite rightly so. We have wonderful wide open spaces. Great climates. Fantastic beaches and amazing cities. And with a growing population derived from many cultures, we are a diverse nation. So to support Australians, Australia has a vast range of Food and Beverage Retailers. Without them, Australia might be a hungry and malnourished nation. So we’re privileged to have easy access to food and beverage products in easy to reach locations. Don’t you agree?

Here are some of the largest food and beverage retailers in Australia today:

  • Coles
  • Woolworths Limited
  • Foodland Supermarkets
  • IGA
  • Wesfarmers
  • Costco
  • Aldi
  • Foodworks
  • 7 Eleven

Continue reading

“Grab & Go” Packaging Strategy When Exporting Food Products to China

Exporting Food Products to China

Hey there and welcome back to another post. Are you considering exporting food products to China market? Well, read on because we will be bringing to you some handy tips about this.

Continue reading

Sales Agent vs Food Brokers for Food Products?

Hi there!

We really hope you’re enjoying the blog posts that we have published over the last few weeks.

Keep an eye out for more, as they’ll be coming thick and fast.

You can up with our blog posts here: http://dynamicretail.com.au/blog/

Our aim with these posts is to help educate you as much as possible, so that when you set off into this industry, you’re armed with all the knowledge you need to make great decisions.

(Like choosing to work with us!)

If you have any questions on any of the topics we have covered so far, please feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of the articles and we’ll respond to you as soon possible.

You also more than welcome to give Steve a call on: +61 424 503 837

You’re also more than welcome to head on over to our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/dynamicretailsolutions and hit us up with your questions there.

————

… So Today’s Topic!

Food Sales Agents versus Food Broker Companies – What’s the difference, I hear you ask?

Continue reading

How Much Do Food Brokers Cost?

How much do food brokers make?

Here at Dynamic Retail Solutions, one of the first questions that we’re always asked is “how much do you charge?”

And it’s a valid question of course.

Like any service of value, a Food Broker brings many benefits to both existing & new businesses food and beverage business.

Dynamic Retail Solutions provides FMCG manufacturers food & beverage brokerage services. We assist companies to grow into the future, irrespective of the size of that business or where they are at in their business journey.

We are Australia’s leading food and beverage broker company & for good reason.

The reason we can achieve such high standards of service & maintain them is because we only work with a select number of brands per year.

This strategy, allows us to focus on delivering amazing results for our clients, which directly impacts the sales of products for the selected businesses, that we work with.

We’ll work with you to manage and present your products to retailers. This ensures that your products have a presence in the market & therefore achieve sales success.

It’s important to realise that our founders Steve & Pete, have worked in this industry for 50+ years. They know the buyers very well & the buyers know them. They understand the retail from end-to-end.

Continue reading

What Is a Food & Beverage Broker?

What Is a Food and Beverage Broker?

A food and beverage broker is a ‘sales professional‘. Dynamic Retail Solutions act as a ‘sales professional team. They do this for various wholesale manufacturers. Your business could be one of them.

Dynamic Retail Solutions are a food and beverage broker. And wholesale manufacturers use food and beverage brokers for two reasons:

  1. to get their products on the shelves of retailers,
  2. to ultimately, get products into the hands of their target customers.

Dynamic Retail Solutions are an ‘independent team’. We negotiate sales for food & beverage producers and manufacturers.

So, we work with all the major retailers in Australia. These include Woolworths, Coles, Kmart, Aldi , 7 Eleven, BP. Not only them but many of the independent supermarkets too.

And we only work with a select number of brands each year. This allows us to focus on delivering amazing results. And that directly impacts the sale of your products.

Today‘s food and beverage market demand fast moving consumer goods (FMCG’s). And this applies globally! FMCG’s are sold quickly and at a relatively low cost.
Continue reading