Expanding Current Herbal Medicine Distribution Channel

Opportunity Snapshot

Investment Opportunity

This is a $360 million industry in South Africa. 70% of Africans use herbal medicine as preferred medication, although sometimes it is more expensive than the western medication. Our aim is to increase our current sales to 200 000 units with a montly turnover of $3.2 million. This target is achievable within 6 months.

We are cuurently supplying to all major pharmaceutical wholesalers in South Africa who in turn distribute to most pharmacies throughout the country. Our products are registered with the South African Medicine Control Council and are paid by most medical aid schemes. All products are manufatured in a lab under strict GMP conditions.

As mentioned, 70% of our (and the African) population use these products on a daily basis as "immune boosters".

Our product has been on the market since 2002 and is therefore well known as a brand.

The investor can get equity in the company or a 2% monthly interest and capital payback. The form of the investment is to be discussed.

The investment is needed to do a national, comprehensive radio and newspaper advertising campaign. The customer in South Africa is a stern believer of what is heard on radio. (A complete and comprehensive analysis is available to show all costs as well as future developments and opportunities.)

Competitive Advantage

With the same marketing drive competitors could possible enjoy the same results, we have however:
. A good track record
. MCC Registration
. An excellent distribution channel
. A well known brand name in the industry
. Sales of more than 2 million units

Rationale for the deal

Gross profits on these type of medicines are above average.

With more than 80 0000 traditional healers in South Africa this trade is alive and well doing.

Consumers in South Africa alone are around 30 million.

We already supply to Namibia, Botswana and Malawi.

Use of financing

Investment is needed for advertising, research and development and the establishment of new markets in Africa.

Investment installment schedule to be discussed.

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