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Oakhouse Foods Franchise In Skipton For Sale

Skipton, North Yorkshire, UK
Asking Price:
£1M - £5M
Net Profit:
£100K - £250K

Oakhouse Foods is one of the leading providers of quality frozen meals and desserts, delivered direct to the customers’ home. Over 65s account for nearly a fifth of the UK population and are the fastest growing consumer group. An ageing population equals an increase in age-related conditions requiring help on a daily basis and an increase in the demand for services to help the ageing population which, in turn, increases the demand for private provisions.
To facilitate the explosive growth, the home care and related services markets are currently estimated at £5.2 billion and are only going to grow to keep up with the unprecedented demand.
Oakhouse Foods has been established for over 25 years and operates a proven franchise business model which is loved by customers for its extensive range of quality food and friendly, personal service.

This is a unique opportunity to buy into a proven & successful business and to trade profitably from day one.
The Pennines franchise has been established for 18 years and has a solid, loyal and expanding customer base.
With economies of scale, this established business will provide any buyer with a lucrative return on their investment. Business Assets to be negotiated seperately: 5 x Freezer Vans, Walk in coldstore (installed in current premises), 30+ chest freezers, Office Equipment etc. (value min £125k) Full details available upon request. Stock at valuation.

Property Information


The franchise is located in Skipton

Premises Details:

3000sq ft, Leasehold. New lease available

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

The current turnover from this franchise is £1m +. You will get out what you put in; hard work = results & increased turnover

Competition / Market:

Our main competition is just Wiltshire Farm Foods but the market potential is more than big enough for both companies to operate successfully in.

Reasons for selling:

The current owners feel the time is now right for someone else to take the business to the next level, benefitting from the investment and full support of the global Kerry Group. They now wish to pursue semi-retirement and other interests.

Trading hours:

5 Days per week 9 Hrs per day. The operation runs from 7am - 5pm although the Drivers may well start earlier and finish earlier depending on the rounds. We are open all bank holidays excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

3 x Drivers 4 x F/T Telesales/Warehouse/Pickers - more may be needed as you increase your turnover.
Years established:
Oakhouse Foods (previously Home Farm Foods) has been established for 25 years

Franchise Information

Franchise opportunity:

Franchise Resale

Franchise terms:

The successful applicant will sign a new 5 year agreement with the Franchisor

Other Information

Support & training:

Our training and support is comprehensive and designed to fast track you through all the operating procedures.

We provide support services to help you further your business aims and objectives, in addition to developing the business as a whole as part of our ongoing development.

This initial training programme includes:
- Background to Oakhouse Foods Franchise, its services and structure.
- Market knowledge.
- Company procedures.
- Health & safety responsibilities.
- Identifying potential customers
- Territory planning.
On-Going Support includes:
- Regular meetings with Franchise Support Manager.
- Quarterly review with Head Office.
- Annual conference with all UK Franchisees.
- E-mail and web based information, ideas and news channel.
- Head Office helpline.
- Sales & Marketing support & advice.

Financing available:

Typically all four high street banks are usually happy to lend up to 70% of the franchise fee and working capital but Oakhouse Foods can assist you if you find it difficult to secure a lender as they have an arrangement with Lloyds bank

This business can be relocated.

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