How to enrich your Star Anise supplier list

I am Siegfried, engaged in selling Star Anise in Russia, thus, it is extremely important for me to select a reliable supplier of Star Anise.

Company Name

As a professional trader or manufacturer of food additives, normally its company name has food, chemical, additives or other key words in it. Other trading companies who have affairs in all fields, usually performs unprofessionally.

Supply of Products

Compared with Manufacturers, other than service advantage, main advantage of trading companies lies in being able to provide various kinds of products. For example, when we would like to order Star Anise as well as several other food ingredients, trading companies becomes the best choice, since unlike factories, traders can provide one-stop service and have greater bargaining powder which permits a lower price.

Of course , we can purchase Star Anise directly from manufacturers if the volume is large enough, but it won't be a bad choice if we keep in touch with some large-scaled traders. Because once your long-term-cooperate factory is in short of Star Anise , we can turn to trading companies, who can help to find other suppliers shortly or even direct supply Star Anise in no time.

As far as we know, big suppliers of food additives and ingredients can basically provide more than 100 kinds of products, among which, Foodchem International Corporation are able to supply overseas customers more than 300 kinds of food additives and ingredients, plant extracts, nutritional supplements, apis, etc.

Google "Website"

While Googling a company website, there will be attached links along with the website on result page. It is an effective and reliable route to judge company scale and brand awareness since not a single company is able to impact Google's objective valuation towards any company. 


Star Anise suppliers will never ever lose the opportunity to communicate with customers face to face on exhibitions. Although with rapid development of the network, some people choose not to attend exhibitions, while substantial companies still avail these opportunities to meet their clients and looking for potential clients.

Therefore, exhibitions provide a efficient solution to find Star Anise good suppliers: Visit suppliers' websites to see their participation in the exhibitions.


Warehouse is also important for Star Anise suppliers, Star Anise traders make judgments through Star Anise market situation. On one hand, while Star Anise is in the upside, traders purchase bulk Star Anise for storage, and sell with the price advantage; On the other, vendors need to keep cargo in warehouse in case customers need LCL loaded.

Foodchem International Corporation owns an EDC warehouse in Shanghai, an advanced warehouse system which only few trading companies in Shanghai can provide, it avails fast delivery within 1 week.

Google "Company Name"

A renowned company name usually shows a great deal results on Goolge Search, because its company name is frequently searched by their customers or cited by other web sites.

Take "Foodchem International Corporation" as an example, as has been showed in the below picture, there comes out more than 298,000 searching results on Google. 

Sales of Supplier

There are tons of suppliers of Star Anise in China, thus, supply scale should be important, Star Anise suppliers with a certain size suppliers tend to have more bargaining power, in some country, we can even find their Star Anise supply volumes through customs data.


Generally cargo takes ship delivery; thus, sustainable trading companies tend to set their sites in coast cities, such as Shanghai, Qingdao, and Tianjin in China.