Who

Global Sweets Trading was founded in 2004 as a distributor with the objective to develop, market and distribute products for the traditional and organic market.

In addition, we develop and market new products for market and market segments where we believe to be successful.

What

Products are primarily targeted at the food and organic trade, drug stores, cash & carry and convenience store (see our customers).

Our home and main market is Austria. A growing share of Global Sweets Trading sales is achieved through exports to other European countries (see company-set-up).

Our Credo

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  • The overall goal is an above-average growth, to safeguard the company independence and to increase the company value.
  • Our customers are in the center of all our efforts. We treat them as true partners and are convinced to be successful only with them.
  • As an importer and distributor, we feel obliged to justify the trust of our suppliers through strong efforts and lasting success. Every brand is treated as if it was our own. From our suppliers we expect reliable deliveries as well as good quality and a safe product.
  • We treat our customers and suppliers fairly, openly and correctly and we expect to be treated the same way.
  • We believe in competition as a motor for development and as an important tool to increase efficiency.
  • We compete with a high level of motivation and competence. We act fairly, committed and dedicated as a reliable partner.
  • We expect our colleagues and employees to act motivated, responsible and competent. We try to comply with their personal wishes and needs in order to support them in finding a healthy balance between work and private life.
  • We try to meet our social responsibility through the selection of products and through our engagement for the well-being of society.

Company Set-Up

The company is located within the premises of the Land-Leben offices at the outskirts of Salzburg – in Anthering. In order to satisfy the needs of our customers and suppliers Global Sweets has access to the complete and professional infrastructure of Land-Leben.

The company was founded in 2004 by Manfred Sehmsdorf following an extensive career in leading positions in well known international and national companies as well as importers and exporters of food products, in particular confectionery and baking products.

In 2018 Stefan C. Hacker joined the company as equal partner following a successful carrier in national and international senior marketing and sales positions in the food industry.

Our main market is Austria. For an increasing number of our brands a growing share of sales is achieved by exports to other European markets such as GER, F, CH, Benelux, DK, CZ, SK, PL, ROM and others to follow.

Our Customers