COBBITTY COUNTRY

Wholly owned Cobbitty Country brings healthy Australian produce to consumers in China and elsewhere.

All Cobbitty Country products are grown, manufactured and packaged in Australia. Why? Because Australian farmers, fishermen and processors make some of the best products in the world, and are subject to some of the strictest consumer protections and manufacturing standards.

Chinese demand for authentic Australian produce is massive and growing, particularly for our dairy products. Over the 12 months to October 2016, the value of Australian dairy exports to China rose from $US380 million to $US660 million, the bulk of this growth due to milk powders (including infant formula). Australian exports of infant formula to Greater China grew from $US74 million to $US275 million, more than 95% of which was retail-ready, packaged formula.

GREEN FOREST

Green Forest International is a Sydney based company involved in FMCG distribution, sales and marketing promotion through Cross-border and off the line trade channels in Australia, China, Hong Kong and other places. The Company is a subsidiary of Jatenergy, an ASX listed (ASX code: JAT) investment and trading company.

Green Forest International’s sales and distribution network spans Australia, New Zealand and China. In the Australia-New Zealand market, Green Forest International works with more than 420 pharmacies, warehouses, and gift shops. In Hong Kong, Green Forest International’s sales and distribution channels supply more than 50 pharmacies and beauty stores. In mainland China, Green Forest International strategically cooperates with online platforms and national leading companies in their new concept retail stores.

Green Forest sells a wide range of consumer goods to Chinese consumers though diagou groups, gift shops, pharmacies and cross border online platforms. Merchandise ranges from vitamins and other heath products to dairy, skincare, and drinking containers.

Green Forest has recently begun supplying Sinopharm, one of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies with over 5,000 stores across China.

Chinese Retail – SinoPharm Online-to-Offline “O2O”

GouDaSinopharm is establishing a new O2O sales channel for 5,000 plus retail stores across China, including its GuoDa Phramacies in over 70 Chinese cities. GouDa Pharmacies are also associated with NASDAQ listed Walgreens Boots Alliance which acquired a 40 percent minority stake through a capital increase worth RMB2.767 billion (around $416 million).

Online-to-offline shopping is increasingly popular in China, allowing consumers to familiarise themselves with products not available domestically in their local retail store, then scan the product’s QR code to make the purchase, and arrange home delivery.

Green Forest supplies Australian consumer goods to Sinopharm for this new sales channel, including JAT’s in-house brands and client products.

Other Retail

Green Forest supplies over 500 independent retail outlets in Australia and Hong Kong:

50+ pharmacies in Hong Kong

Australian gift shops specializing in Chinese consumers

  • 180+ shops in New South Wales
  • 180+ shops in Victoria
  • 30+ shops in Queensland
  • 20+ shops in South Australia
  • 20+ shops in Western Australia

Daigou – informal ‘purchasing agents’

GreenForestThermosCamelbackAn estimated 10,000 to 40,000 purchasing agents – or ‘daigou’ in Chinese – buy Australian products and ship them to their clients in mainland China in an informal export trade worth around $350 million per annum.

As these businesses grow, they form buyer groups to secure advantageous prices.

Green Forest is a major supplier to many of these groups.

ione MILK

ione milk powders offer consumers a healthy, delicious alternative to fresh milk.

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