February 28, 2013
Cotton Tree Chocolate Company Ltd. is a profitable 5 year old chocolate company located in Punta Gorda, Belize, that has a well-established customer base. Punta Gorda is also home to the Toledo Cacao Growers Association (source of cocoa beans) and the annual Toledo Cacao-Fest.
Cotton Tree Chocolate is a unique small-batch bean to bar chocolate company. Cotton Tree Chocolate works with the local community and farmers toward environmental, economic, and social sustainability.
Cotton Tree Chocolate is also a popular tourist destination that offers free tours and is mentioned in guide books (including Lonely Planet, the Rough Guide and Fodor's) and a variety of other media.
Cotton Tree Chocolate makes a variety of bars as well as a full line of cacao based products in its in-house gift shop. All of Cotton Tree Chocolate wholesale and retail sales are currently only in Belize, with no web sales or shipping outside of Belize (despite repeated requests). This popular brand is poised for growth and a great opportunity.
With machines, a dedicated and trained staff, inventory, packaging and customers in place, this is a turn-key operation.
Potential buyers will have the opportunity to tour the business, review business details, and have a question and answer session with the owner March 14th through 18th. Offers will be accepted through March 31st and should state the offer price and any additional requirements, such as timing of the sale, financing, etc. The sale price will be in the six figures and will be and be enumerated in US dollars.
To schedule a tour March 14th through 18th, please contact AnnePattison@gmail.com. Serious inquiries only.