Bon Appetit Pastry Route For Sale Jacksonville, Florida
Bon Appetit Pastry Route for sale $29,000! Motivated seller, priced incredibly below market value! Currently grossing an estimated $414,492 per year and nets $55,016! Routes a large territory with over 150 accounts. Territory is purchased through independent distributor and contracted through Bon Appetit. Territory for this route includes the Jacksonville, Florida area. Bon Appetit requires an additional $10k deposit that is "refundable" after 2 years or with the sale of the route (whichever occurs first).
Frequently Asked Questions:   Price: $29,000   Cash Flow: $55,016   Financing: No   Listing: Sold
What are the day to day operations of this route? To summarize, you will deliver product to existing accounts that include grocery stores and cash accounts usually starting in the morning hours. Your responsibilities will include the following: Evaluate and creating an order of product needed for the shelf, pull the order from your inventory, receive the order through the back door, and then fill the order to the shelf. After servicing your accounts for the day you will proceed to the warehouse to pick up additional product for deliveries the following day.
What are the current average sales for this route? Currently this route averages $7971 per week in sales or or $414,492 per year. Documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.
How do I get paid? As an independent distributor you purchase product at cost and sell it to retail accounts at wholesale. Product has a markup of an estimated 25%. Current distributor receives a gross profit of $1992 per week.
How much can I make? $1992 per week is the routes weekly average, or a gross of $103,584 per year! This number can be increased, by up selling within your designated territory, soliciting new accounts. Route values can also be increased by new stores opening, new product lines being added, and simple inflation.
Can I finance the route? There is no seller financing for this route, and unfortunately banks will NOT write business loans against route based businesses for several reasons. However if you need money, you can review additional Financing Options Here.
What are my expenses and overhead? Expenses include, but are not limited to: fuel, repair, payroll, stale or damaged product, insurance for your vehicle, and liability insurance for your business. The current owner estimates $934 per week or $43,368 per year in expenses/overhead. Current owner uses an employee to help with the route.
What type of vehicle do I need? The current owner runs this route out of a box truck that is not included with the route. A vehicle will need to be purchased to operate this route. Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are box trucks or trailers.
What is the Gross vs the Net income? The gross income for the route is $1992 per week, minus your $934 estimated weekly expenses as mentioned above gives you the net of $1058 or $55,016 per year!
How does the selling price of the route get determined? All Bon Appetit routes determine the selling price of their route by using a 2 multiple of their yearly cash flow/net income, plus assets. This route is extremely under priced with only a 6 month ROI!
Do I have to pay for inventory or purchase product up front? No, you do not have any out of pocket expenses when purchasing your inventory. You are however responsible for any inventory that cannot be accounted for through your sales. As long as you run the business as it is designed to operate, you will not have any out of pocket expenses or losses.
Do I have to sign a contract? Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a service agreement to represent Bon Appetit. In turn the company agrees to promote and assist you in growing your business. The contract is to protect both the company and its distributors.
Why is the distributor selling? Owner is 65 and ready to retire.
Where is the warehouse located? Located in Jacksonville, Florida.
How many accounts does the route have? The route consists of an estimated 150 stops ranging from gas stations, c-stores, and independent accounts. Some examples include: Pantry, Amareda Hess, Gate Petroleum, Race Track, Shell, Exxon, BP, Citgo, Sunoco, Texaco, Chevron, Raceway, and much more!
How long has the seller owned the route? Current owner has owned the route for 4 years. The route has been established for many years prior.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work? The current distributor works Monday thru Friday and takes weekends off. Servicing most accounts from 4am-4pm. These hours can be adjusted to start earlier or later if desired.
What about vacation time or personal days? As an independent distributor/business owner you are responsible for servicing the route. In most cases there is a qualified "go to" person who is familiar with the company's routes through networking with other distributors. Another option is to hire or train someone for additional time needed off.
What else should I know? This route and it's accounts are in a concentrated area saving you both time and fuel expenses. The company continues to be aggressive promoting growth and adding new product lines... Extremely large route with endless potential! Hesitate on this one and it will be gone! This route is a steal with only a 6 month ROI! Motiated seller! Cake and Pastry routes rarely come available and this one won't last long at $29,000! Contact Us About This Route Here!
Disclaimer: Routes For Sale is a Broker that brings buyers and sellers together. Routes For Sale does not represent, or is not affiliated with the company the distributorship is being offered. All agreements are made between the buyer and seller and not Routes For Sale. It is the prospective Buyer's duty and obligation to verify the accuracy of the Sellerís representations and if necessary retain attorneys, accountants, business appraisers, or other professionals. The representation of income is based on a current 52 week sales average generated by the efforts of the current owner. As with any business you can make more or less.