GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE

Sun Packaging Co. S.A.O.C. (hereafter referred to as “SPC”)

1. Agreement(s) as used herein shall mean any order confirmation issued by SPC or any other contractual arrangement between SPC and the Buyer. These general terms and conditions shall apply to and form part of all Agreements. The Agreement constitutes the complete and entire understanding and agreement between SPC and Buyer. Deviations from the Agreement, including these general terms and conditions shall be valid only if expressly agreed in writing by the parties. In the event of a conflict between these general terms and conditions and the terms of a SPC order confirmation, the later shall prevail.

2. Title to the product shall transfer from SPC to Buyer simultaneously with the transfer of risk as per Incoterms. All references to Incoterms shall mean ICC Incoterms 2010.

3. SPC will use reasonable efforts to meet the planned delivery date which shall be deemed to be only approximate. However for customer(s) with annual contract, SPC will fulfill delivery obligation within a tolerance period of 30 days as per the mutually agreed purchase order terms. Any change in delivery date subsequently by the customer will render SPC’s delivery obligation void.

4. If the Buyer is responsible for the transport of products, Buyer shall ensure that the means of transport is clean and dry, suitable for loading and carrying the products and complies with legal standards for such means of transport. In case of deficiency in compliance with the requirements stated herein, SPC will be entitled to refuse loading of goods without any obligation to compensation.

5. Goods shall be supplied by SPC at the agreed price between the customer and SPC.

6. SPC will invoice the Buyer and Buyer will pay the invoice in the currency stated on the invoice without any discount, deduction or set-off as per payment terms agreed with the buyer.

7. SPC and its’ subsidiary {Sun Packaging Co. (Mauritius) Ltd.} may at any time without notice or without any written demand upon Buyer, set-off and apply any and all sums at any time owing by SPC and/or its’ subsidiary to Buyer or any of Buyers affiliates against any and all sums owing by Buyer or any of Buyers’ Affiliates to SPC and/or its’ subsidiary.

8. Failure of Buyer to pay on due date shall make all sums owing by Buyer to SPC on any account due and payable, immediately, without prejudice to SPC’s right to charge late payment interest @1.5% per month until payment in full is made.

9. If SPC has objective reason to conclude that the financial status of Buyer has become unsatisfactory, or in case of late payment, it may require the Buyer to provide adequate securities including cash in advance for timely payment of future deliveries without which it may suspend its future supply obligations.

10. SPC’s maximum liability for all claims for any reason is the sale price of the product involved and shall not be liable for indirect or consequential damage(s). Claims by Buyer are waived unless made in writing within 60 days from the date of delivery. Buyer shall indemnify and hold SPC harmless in respect of all claims for which SPC is not liable.

11. If Buyer disposes any item that is associated with SPC’s products, then the Buyer will ensure that the disposed items are made unsalvageable and will not subcontract the disposal without prior written consent of SPC.

12. SPC makes no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied that the products sold hereunder, or the use of such products, or articles made thereon, either alone or in conjunction with other materials, will not infringe any patent or trademark rights. Buyer agrees that it will promptly notify SPC of any claim or suit involving Buyer in which patent or trademark infringement is alleged with respect to the products sold hereunder and that Buyer will permit SPC, at its option and expense, to control completely the defense or settlement of any such allegation of infringement.

13. Neither party may assign this agreement without the written consent of the other party save in the case where such assignment is to SPC’s subsidiary and prior written notice has been given to the Buyer.

14. Except as required by Laws or with SPC’s written consent, Buyer will not disclose the existence or terms and conditions of this Agreement and will not use SPC’s or its’ subsidiaries names or trademarks.

15. Any notice required or permitted to be given by either party to the other under these conditions shall be in writing addressed to that other party at its registered office or the address mentioned in the main agreement.

16. If any provision of these conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, the validity of the other provisions of these conditions and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected.

17. This Agreement between SPC and Buyer shall be governed by the Laws of Sultanate of Oman.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PURCHASE

1.    ORDER ACCEPTANCE

This Purchase Order constitutes Buyer’s offer to Supplier and shall become a binding    contract upon the terms and conditions stated in this Purchase Order upon acceptance by Supplier by any expression of acceptance (or) commencement of performance , Whichever occurs earlier, failing which the Purchase Order stands cancelled. Any terms and conditions proposed by Supplier in acknowledging or accepting Buyer’s offer Which are different from or in addition to the terms set forth in this Purchase Order shall not be binding upon Buyer and shall be void and of no effect, except to the extent expressly accepted in writing by Buyer’s consent to such terms and conditions.

2. QUANTITY

Supply in excess of the permissible limit shall not be accepted and Buyer reserves the right to return the excess quantity to the Supplier at Supplier’s cost and risk unless prior permission in writing has been obtained by Supplier from Buyer. Where the nature of material ordered is such that certain normal excess or shortage is likely to occur, such excess or short supply will be acceptable up to a maximum extent of 5% of the ordered or desired quantity. (For packing material minimum tolerance of 10%). Buyer shall have no obligation for any goods or services in excess of the quantity specified in this Purchase Order.

3. PRICE

The prices set forth herein include all applicable taxes, duties or other charges, Prices quoted in the Purchase Order shall remain firm and binding between the Supplier and Buyer. Unless otherwise provided, no additional charges shall be allowed including , without limitation, for labelling, packing or storage, Supplier acknowledges that any sales forecast, quantity purchase estimates or similar projections are for informational purpose only and do not represent binding commitments on the part of Buyers.

4. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

Supplier represents and warrants that all goods and/or services covered by this Purchase Order will (a) Conform to the specifications and related testing methods and procedures, drawings , samples, models or other descriptions furnished to or provided by Buyer , and Supplier shall not alter the formulation, manufacturing process or specification of goods without Buyer’s prior written consent, (b) be fit and sufficient for the purpose intended, merchantable, and of the highest quality and workmanship, (c) be free from defects in design, workmanship and/or materials, (d) not infringe or encroach upon Buyer’s or any third party’s rights including, without limitation, patents , trademarks, trade secrets or copyrights, (c) not be subject to any security interests, liens or other encumbrances, and (f) comply in all respects with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules or regulations. Supplier further represents and warrants that all food grade material covered by this Purchase Order shall have been manufactured, packaged, stored and shipped using the best hygienic in the food industry.   

5. DEFECTIVE AND NON-CONFORMING MATERIALS

Buyer may, at its sole option , return any or all goods that are defective or do not conform to all the terms and conditions set forth in this Purchase Order and or agreed specification, for a full credit or refund at Supplier’s expense. Buyer may charge Supplier for unpacking, examining, repackaging and/or reshipping all goods returned to Supplier, including the cost of the any incurred inbound freight. Buyer is under no duty to inspect any good before use or resale thereof. Payment for goods and acknowledgement of receipt by Buyer does not constitute acceptance thereof. Nothing contained in this Purchase Order relieves Supplier in any way of its obligation to test, inspect and maintain quality control of the goods. Performance is the essence   of the Purchase Order and it is mandatory that Supplier pays due attention to complaint handling and extends full support to replacement of defective goods, if any.      

 6. AMENDED OR SUSPENDED ORDERS

Buyers shall have the right by written notice to change the terms of this Purchase Order, the drawings, Specifications or other descriptions, the time, method or place of delivery or the method of shipment or packaging or to suspend delivery against a Purchase Order. Upon receipt of such notice, Supplier shall proceed promptly to make such changes. If any such changes causes a change in the cost of the deliverables or in the required for performance, Supplier shall provide prompt notice to Buyer of any such change and a equitable adjustment shall be negotiated promptly and this purchase order shall be modified in writing accordingly.

7. CANCELLATION

    Without limiting any of its rights or remedies, Buyer may , without notice, cancel, terminate, and/or rescind all or parts of this Purchase Order, Purchase comparable goods elsewhere and hold Supplier accountable for any additional costs arising from such cancellation or purchase, as well as other damages incurred by Buyer, if (a) deliveries are not made at the time specified herein of (b) Supplier breaches any term or condition of this Purchase Order. Buyer may also terminate this Purchase Order including, without limitation, cancelling shipments of goods, in whole or in part at any time, upon notice to Supplier stating the extent and date of termination. In such event , Buyer will pay to Supplier (a) the contract price for all goods delivered in accordance herewith prior to the date of termination and (b) the actual costs of materials that are not salvageable by Supplier and Properly allocable to and incurred solely in respect of the terminated portion of this Purchase Order.

8. PACKING AND SHIPPING

Deliveries shall be made as specified in this Purchase Order without charge for packaging or storage unless otherwise agreed in writing by Buyer. Deliverables shall be suitably packed in accordance with the requirements of the carriers of the releases or orders subject to this Purchase Order. Supplier shall not ship in advance of schedule or make partial shipment unless otherwise agreed in writing by Buyer. Packing list must accompany each consignment apart from certificate of analysis.  

9. SAFETY IN TRANSPORTATION

Suppliers supplying hazardous products and or chemicals should ensure that specified tankers only are used at the time of filling, Which are   specified as per applicable rules for a particular hazardous chemical and or solvent. Further, the tanker should carry valid approval documents. From the designated approving authority, failing   which the Supplier shall be responsible for any loss, including third party compensation, in case of a mishap.

10. SUPPLIER’S DOCUMENTATION

Supplier shall comply with and have on file, at each facility producing ingredients and/or packaging material for Buyer, a copy of the applicable ingredient or packaging specifications and applicable analytical test procedures, microbiological testing methods and any other testing requirements necessary or advisable to assure compliance with applicable law as well as the criteria stated in the specifications.

11. TITLE, DELIVERY AND RISK OF LOSS

Title to and risk of loss of any goods supplied by Supplier under this Purchase Order shall remain with Supplier until delivery has been effected at the point of delivery stated in this Purchase Order. Time is of the essence for this Purchase Order, and Supplier’s failure to meet and delivery date constitutes a material breach of this Purchase Order. Buyer reserves the right to cancel the order wholly or in part, without any prior notice being made to the Supplier. Delivery according to schedule is a material condition of this Purchase Order. Unless otherwise stipulated, weight recorded and numbers registered at Buyer’s designated place of business shall be deemed as final. Buyer’s acceptance of any goods or services after the applicable delivery date does not constitute a waiver of , or otherwise limit, any of Buyer’s rights resulting from late "         

"delivery nor obligate Buyer to accept delivery of additional goods or services.

12. OWENERSHIP OF RIGHTS

Buyer retains all rights in designs, drawings and other materials   furnished by or on behalf of Buyer to Supplier in connection with this Purchase Order. Supplier hereby assigns any rights in designs, drawings and other materials it may develop in connection with supplying goods to Buyer and such materials shall constitute work for hire. No such designs , drawings or other materials, whether or not furnished by or on behalf of Buyer, Shall, without Buyer’s written permission, be incorporated in or used in connection with goods or services furnished to others.

13. SET-OFF

Buyer shall be entitled at all times to set off any amount owing at any time from Supplier to Buyer (or any of Buyer’s affiliates   and subsidiaries) against any amount payable at any time by Buyer ( or any of its affiliates and subsidiaries) to Suppliers.  

14. INSURANCE

Suppliers shall maintain general liability insurance coverage, including   product liability coverage, and worker’s compensation insurance coverage written, on an occurrence   basis, with   respect to any indemnifiable matter hereunder in amounts required by Buyer in its sole discretion. Supplier also agrees to supply appropriate certificates   of insurance   naming Buyer and its affiliates as additional insured. Such certificates shall be provided annually to Buyer.

15. LIENS

If Supplier’s   employees, subcontractors or others   under Supplier’s control are involved at the facility where the goods are to be used or installed or services are to be performed, Supplier will keep the goods and the premises on which   the work is to be done free and clear of all liens for material and labour incident to the performance of services hereunder by or on behalf of Supplier

16. INDEMNIFICATION

Supplier agrees to reimburse, indemnify, defend and hold harmless Buyer and its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, agents, employees, affiliates, successors, assigns, customers and users of products, from and against any and all liabilities, losses, damages, fines, settlements, penalties, costs or expenses whatsoever, including without limitation, in-house and outside attorney’s fees, arising out of , relating to or in   connection with (a) any breach by Supplier of its representations, warranties or covenants set forth herein or (b) any sale, use, possession, consumption or receipt of goods or services purchased hereunder, provided, however, Supplier shall not be liable to the extent that any such liability is finally judicially determined to have been caused by the negligence   or wilful misconduct of Buyer.

17. CONFIDENTIALITY

Supplier shall consider all information furnished by Buyer to be confidential and proprietary , including but not limited to pricing and volume data, Supplier shall use reasonable care, but in no event less care than it uses to safeguard and protect its own confidential information, to protect the information of Buyer and shall not use such information for any purpose other than to discharge its obligations under this Purchase Order. Supplier further agrees that only those employees   or agents of Supplier who need to have access to the foregoing information will be authorized to have such access, and then   only the extent to perform their obligations. Supplier shall not advertise or publish the fact that Buyer has contracted to purchase goods or services from Supplier.

18. REMEDIES

The remedies set forth herein are cumulative and additional to all other remedies   provided in law or equity. All claims for money due or to become due from Buyer shall be subject to claims, defences, credits, chargebacks, set-offs, adjustments " 

"and deductions by Buyer by reason of any amounts due or to become due from Supplier, Whether arising from this Purchase Order or another transaction.  

19. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

In no event shall Buyer be liable for any incidental, indirect, special, and consequential or punitive damages, even if Buyer knew or should have known of the possibility of such damages.

20. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

If this Purchase Order related to the Performance of services by Suppliers , its employees, or persons under contract to Supplier , Supplier agrees that it will ensure that all such work is performed as an independent contractor and that the persons doing such work shall not be considered Buyer’s employees. If any services are to be performed on Buyer’s property, Supplier shall comply with all of Buyer’s safety and facilities rules. Supplier shall maintain all necessary insurance coverage to perform such services , including general liability and worker’s compensations insurance.

21. ASSIGNMENT   

 This Purchase Order may not be assigned , directly or indirectly , in whole or in part, whether by operation of law or otherwise , by either party without the prior written consent of the other, provided, however, Buyer may assign any of its rights, benefits and obligations under this Agreement, without such consent, to its affiliates or, in the event of an acquisition of Buyer’s business to which this Agreement relates, to the purchaser of such business.

22. GOVERNING LAW   

This Purchase Order and any disputes arising hereunder or relating hereto, whether for breach of contract, tortuous conduct or otherwise, shall we construed in accordance with the laws of the United Arab Emirates. Any action, suit or proceeding brought against either party relating to this Purchase Order must be brought and enforced in the courts of the Emirate of Sharjah and each party waives any claim of forum non convenience with respect to such action.

23. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This Purchase Order constitutes the entire understanding between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all other understandings with respect thereto. No waiver or amendment of any provision of this Purchase Order shall be effective unless in writing signed by an authorized representative of the party to be charged with such waiver or amendment. No course of dealing between the parties shall be effective to amend or waive any provision of this Agreement. Any failure or delay by Buyer in exercising any right or remedy will not constitute a waiver.

24. SURVIVAL

    Any Provision in this Purchase Order which , by its nature, would reasonably be expected to performed after the termination of this Purchase Order shall survive and be enforceable after such termination.

25. LANGUAGE OF THE AGREEMENT

The parties declare that they have requested, and do hereby confirm their request, that the present document and related documents be in English.