An award-winning maker of handcrafted gourmet confection - a crunchy perfections of sweetness using the finest, freshest, natural ingredients. Est. in 2009, this company has earned its’ reputation as one of the best gourmet specialty candy in the world. They produce a hyper focused product line (two flavors and one exclusive holiday flavor) in a variety of packaging options and sizes, all made-to-order. This simplifies operations, avoids any overstock or spoilage, and allows the company to focus on quality and production.
The company has well-diversified sales channels, including wholesale (35%), high-end retail (15%, major national chains), corporate gifting (35%, with customizable branding), and miscellaneous (15%, ecommerce, events, etc.). The company leases a highly desirable FDA approved, fully loaded cold commercial kitchen that can go with the business or be sold separately. A prime Irvine location, in the heart of OC. The fantastic kitchen has ample space to increase capacity or absorb another product line; see highlights section and accompanying photos for more details.
The owner has invested years of time and energy perfecting the product, operations, and branding, but it’s time to retire. She has well-established sales channels and has grown organically, doing no marketing or advertising whatsoever – which is both a testament to their awesome product and a huge growth opportunity. A growth-oriented buyer can skyrocket sales by adding corporate accounts, increasing their network of retailers, and developing online advertising channels - this product screams social media!