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Figgo appoints G&G as UK agent

Leading Norwegian design brand for porcelain tableware has announced that it has appointed Goodfellow & Goodfellow Ltd. (G & G) as its new agent for distribution in the UK

Norwegian porcelain tableware brand Figgjo AS is delighted to announce that it has appointed Goodfellow & Goodfellow Ltd. (G & G) as its new agent for distribution in the U.K.

The appointment will take effect from 1st September 2014 when G & G will take over all new promotional and distribution activities for the brand in the U.K. This will include the launch of Figgjo’s exciting new ranges aimed at bringing the immensely popular ‘Scandi Cool’ feel to casual dining.

Figgjo’s extensive portfolio of products includes solutions for restaurants and caterers looking for stylish and durable products through all aspects of dining; from fine-dining through casual dining, to Buffet concepts.

Simmer Vikesa, Managing Director of Figgjo states “We wanted to ensure our brand had the best possible representation in the UK with our target customers and we believe that Goodfellow & Goodfellow Ltd. are the ideal partner to take the Figgjo brand forward.

“We want to develop into areas where G & G have a particularly strong influence and we look forward to working closely with them to evolve our product development with the particular needs of the U.K. market in mind.”

Goodfellow & Goodfellow Ltd. is owned by Paul & Valda Goodfellow, who will both personally oversee the promotion of the Figgjo brand. Paul Goodfellow commented: “We could not be more delighted to be representing Figgjo. We have been admirers of the brand for a long time and know that they can deliver stylish, value-for-money solutions in all the key areas.”

Valda Goodfellow continued: “Figgjo is an amazing brand that really represents the ‘Scandi Cool’ design movement going on in various areas of product design, from fashion to furniture. We believe their new ranges will really excite the market and can’t wait to show our customers what is available.”

About Figgjo AS: The trendsetting porcelain producer is based on the south western coast of Norway, close to Stavanger. Figgjo AS has won several Awards for Design and the prestigious international Red Dot Design Award. Figgjo AS is a large exporter, with 40% of production being sold on the international market in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South-East Asia. Porcelain from Figgjo is attractive to Norwegian chefs, and we are a proud sponsor of the culinary teams of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, The Netherlands, Switzerland and Hungary.

For information, please contact; Valda Goodfellow
Helene Seglem, Export Manager at Figgjo AS

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