SOLD! Gourmet chocolate, sweet confections manufacturing business

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Gourmet chocolate, sweet confections, and pastry manufacturing business with a wide variety of products produced on-site. This business is known for using only the finest ingredients hand selected from around the world. They produce custom chocolates and sweet confections for any occasion. You name it, and they can do it, gift baskets, wedding displays, catering, events, special occasions, corporate and seasonal gifts. These products are available for sale in multiple locations across the metro area.

Established over 15 years ago. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.



FACILITY: This business has a favorable lease and is located in a 1,500 sq. ft. fully equipped kitchen with a hood system. This kitchen is licensed as a manufacturing kitchen. Has plenty of parking and the monthly rent is $1,926.



EMPLOYEES: The owner works approximately 20 – 30 hours per week along with 2 full-time and 8 part-time employees.



GROSS SALES: Gross sales for 2022 through September are approx. $114,000++. 2021 were $246,400++. Cash flow to an owner-operator was approx. $53,000++. Gross sales in 2020 were $168,394++ and in 2019, $326,104++.



ASKING PRICE: The owner is asking $130,000 for the business, this includes approx. $22,000 in furniture, fixtures, and equipment. The inventory value is between $5,000 to $10,000 at cost and is included in the asking price.



REASON FOR SALE:  Retirement.

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About Bill Kraemer

Bill Kraemer brings a unique skill set to the business broker arena. As a former business owner himself, Bill understands what it takes to develop, build and successfully sell a business for maximum value. He has the unparalleled ability to identify individual strengths and align buyers with the proper businesses. His passion, experience and honest approach give him the ability to relate to business owners and their enterprises. Bill has over 30 years experience in the Minneapolis/St. Paul marketplace and has established a reputation as a trusted business advisor to clients and businesses alike. He specializes in buy/sell transactions spanning across manufacturing, distribution, franchises and service industries. Bill lives in Apple Valley with his wife of 32 years, Susan and their two children – Lauren and Nick. Bill loves spending time with family and friends and is an avid outdoorsman.

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