Food Brokerage

Asking Price:  $1.2 Million

Business Description:  The Business brokers well-known brand name Snacks, Candy, beverages such as Soft Drinks, Gatorade and Energy Drinks, Water, and other items with a long shelf life.  They have vendors that offer the best prices and customers that will buy in trailer load quantities; some sales are smaller quantities. Trailer loads will sell for $20,000 to over $100,000.

A somewhat typical transaction: Customer orders a trailer load, Business purchases and has it shipped. Customer pays within 48 hours, in many cases before the product is received. Business pays the vendor quickly – everyone is satisfied.

Operational Strengths:  The Business has a long history of locating what is needed at competitive prices. Customers and vendors are loyal.

Facility:  The Business has a small office; a part time Administrative person assists the Owner. The Business could operate from a home office.

Reason for Sale:  The Owner has been in the food related business for decades and will retire after a transition period.

Opportunity:  The Owner is not actively looking for more business; growth is available in the same product lines and likely from expanding to other products.

The Transaction:  Customer Lists and History, Vendor Contacts, and the Owner’s knowledge are the substance of the Business.

Financial Information:


2012 2013 2014



$4.5 Million


$5 Million


$4.4 Million


Adjusted EBITDA







Other Highlights


Location Financials Management Team in Place Years in Business SIC Classification
Relocatable Anywhere in US Internal yes 20+ 5141