DKSH, the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia Pacific, has signed an agreement with McCormick Foods to market and distribute a selected product range in New Zealand. DKSH will provide distribution, sales and field marketing for the McCormick Foods portfolio in New Zealand: McCormick Slow Cooker Recipe Bases, McCormick Produce Partners, Aeroplane Dessert Toppings and Aeroplane Lite Jelly.
Paris Golden, Managing Director Australia & New Zealand, McCormick Foods, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with DKSH to grow and develop our business in New Zealand. I am confident that the combination of McCormick brands and DKSH’s unrivalled sales and distribution reach, will bring McCormick flavour into more Kiwi homes.”
“It is a great privilege to begin this partnership with McCormick Foods and we look forward to providing our strong sales and marketing capabilities to grow the business together. Our new distribution centre with its SAP platform and latest Voice Pick technology also plays an important role in supporting companies like McCormick Foods who want to grow their market presence in New Zealand,” said Russell Wilson, Managing Director, Business Unit Consumer Goods, DKSH New Zealand Limited.
The McCormick business has a history of over 40 years in Australia and New Zealand, and on a global front they’ve been operating for over 125 years.
DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods is Asia Pacific’s leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on fast moving consumer goods, food services, luxury goods, fashion and lifestyle products as well as hair and skin cosmetics. The Business Unit’s comprehensive Market Expansion Services extend from product feasibility studies and registration to importation, customs clearance, marketing and merchandising, sales, warehousing, capillary physical distribution, invoicing, cash collection and aftersales services. With 680 business locations in 20 countries and around 14,770 specialized staff, Business Unit Consumer Goods serves 310,000 retail outlets on a daily basis and generated net sales of CHF 3.9 billion in 2015.