Pepperidge Farm Cookie Route Distributorship For Sale – Millburn, New Jersey

Pepperidge Farm Cookie route for sale in the Springfield, Millburn, New Jersey region for $419,000. Third-party related financing may be available with an estimated $41,900 down! Currently grossing $474,136 in sales and nets $87,220. Distributorship and protected territory are purchased through seller and contracted through Pepperidge Farm. Pepperidge Farm currently distributes it’s well known brands of Goldfish Crackers and Milano Cookies. This is a well established route with 7 accounts, delivering to popular chain stores and grocery stores.

Frequently Asked Questions:


$ $419,000

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Cash Flow:

$ $87,220

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$ Inactive

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Pepperidge Farm Cookie Route
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 $9,118 per week. Documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.

How do I get paid?

As an independent distributor you are paid by commission. This route currently receives 20% of its gross yearly sales of $474,136 or ($1,824 per week).

How much can I make?

$1,824 per week is the routes weekly average or $94,827 gross per year! This number can be increased, by supporting the company’s promotions and up selling within your designated territory. Route values can also be increased by new stores opening, new product lines being added and simple inflation.

Can I finance the route?

Third-party related financing may be available assuming buyer meets the lending criteria. As of December 2021, term lengths for 3 / 5 / 7/ 10 years are available. Interest rates are set by the lender and conducive with the market. All routes require a down payment at minimum of 10-15%. This required amount would need to be paid prior to closing. This information, and the terms of the route loan program, is subject to change.

Why are Pepperidge Farm Cookie Routes priced higher than all the others?

You are purchasing not only a solid business, but a lifestyle: 1) You work about half the hours compared to a typical bread route. 2) You are purchasing the rights to the trademark, as well as the rights to a distributorship and a “protected territory.” 3) Product has much longer codes and requires less maintenance. 4) You are paid full commission regardless of the sale price. 5) Company recognizes the high value of its business model and is willing to finance 70-80% of the cost. Make no mistake; there is NOT a more prestige company in route sales than Pepperidge Farm.

What are my expenses and overhead?

Expenses include, but are not limited to: route payment (if applicable), fuel, and insurance (Note: route payments vary for each distributor, depending on how much money you put down verses how much you finance through the company). Seller estimates $146 per week or $7,608 per year in operating expenses (Note: Expenses represent a cash purchase and do not account for finance payments if requiring a loan to purchase). Note: Pepperidge Farm supplies all display material, and computer paper at NO cost to you.

What type of insurance do I need?

Typically a single owner operator of a route distributorship will need commercial insurance for their delivery vehicle and business liability insurance. Owners with multiple employees will need a multiple vehicle policy and workers’ compensation. Routes For Sale now offers discounts on insurance! Through our size and volume, we have partnered with some of the largest insurance brokers in the nation to offer the best rates. Request Your Free Insurance Quote Here.

What type of vehicle do I need?

There is no vehicle included in the purchase. Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are box trucks or trailers. If you are considering purchasing, leasing or financing a vehicle you can review additional information here.

What is the Gross vs the Net income?

The gross income for the route is $94,827 per year, minus your yearly expenses of $7,608 as mentioned above gives you an estimated $87,220 in net income or cash flow.

How does the selling price of the route get determined?

All route sales are determined by a ratio based on a weekly sales average. The selling price of this route is $419,000 based on a weekly sales average of $9,118; you come up with a selling ratio of approximately 46:1.

Do I have to sign a contract?

Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a contract to represent Pepperidge Farm. The contract is to protect both the company and its distributors.

Pepperidge Farm Cookie Route

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.

Who is responsible for damaged or out of date product?

Pepperidge Farm offers an allowance for stale and damaged product. HUGE!

Why is the distributor selling?

The seller is relocating.

How many accounts does the route have and where is the warehouse located?

Currently there are 7 accounts that include popular chain and grocery stores. Locations of accounts and warehouse will be disclosed upon execution of an NDA.

Do I get paid full commission when something goes on sale?

Yes, this is one of the rare companies that will pay you full commission on the sale price of an item regardless of the discount it is being promoted at. In other words if an item goes “Buy One, Get One Free”, you are NOT working for half commission.

How long has the seller owned the business?

The current owners have owned the route and territory for 13 years.

How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?

The current distributor works as needed to service customers. Service hours for most accounts range from 3am-9am. New buyers may be required to submit a business plan outlining service levels.

What about vacation time or personal days?

As an independent distributor/business owner you are responsible for servicing the route. It is our recommendation that you hire or train someone for additional time needed off. Additionally, you can network and hire distributors with previous route experience at  Route Relief Drivers is a nationwide network that allows independent route distributors and vacation relief drivers to connect with each other. Each party negotiates its own terms and compensation.

What is required in order to qualify for purchase?

Typically, most company routes or distributorships will require you to attend an interview for approval from the company, background check, and form an entity such as an LLC or Corporation. This not only protects the company, but also ensures protection of your business. If you need help forming this, we recommend that you Form A Corporation Here.

What else should I know?

Pepperidge Farm is an aggressive company and is motivated to improving sales year after year! Priced to sell at $419,000! Hurry these routes are in demand, rarely available, and are the most coveted routes in the industry… You will not find a distributorship with a more SOLID contract! Contact Us About This Route Here!

How can I learn more about these type of routes?

In order to provide New Buyers with as much information as possible we have put together a quick overview of the industry. Learn More About Pepperidge Farm Routes 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 Seller’s 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.

Pepperidge Farm Cookie
New Jersey
Millburn United States