Hilton Smythe are pleased to have been given the opportunity to manage the sale of The Butcher, Baker Farm Shop which is a well-established farm shop with butchery that has a renowned reputation amongst local residents. This is a superb opportunity to take on a high turnover local business in an area teeming with customers.
The business was founded by the current owners in 2007 and has been a real labour of love for them, accruing an impressive number of regular customers along with a fantastic reputation for quality, pricing and customer service.
The business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with heavy hearts only due to the vendors wish to enjoy a well earned retirement, they are keen to see their beloved farm shop pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner (s) who can take this already thriving business to the next level.
The Butcher, Baker Farm Shop is immaculately presented and well stocked and offers an extensive range of products including;
Freshly butchered meats
Home made pies
Delicious cakes and pastries
Condiments, pickles and cooking sauces
Fresh fruit & vegetables
Home made gourmet selections
Fine foods and wines
The business prides itself on the quality of its products and is ethical and aims to support local farmers and reduce food miles. The business sources most of its meat from within the National Forest, pork is free range from Packington as are some of their chickens. Using a mix of native breeds ensures the beef and lamb is aged to give it tenderness and flavour. Most of the pies are freshly made on the premises and range from family meat pies to individual gourmet pies for all occasions.
The business is proud of its five star hygiene rating.
The sale will include the company website (---.--------------------.--.--) and Facebook page and the business enjoys great visibility on the internet along with wonderful reviews such as;
“Good quality meats, plenty of variety, very pleasant and polite staff”
“Excellent range of tasty meat, pies and all sorts of treats”
“Always excellent. Wide range of meat and pies to suit all tastes. Plus a large area of food and cakes, well stocked with goodies. Worth travelling just to shop here”
“Best pies ever. Also the choice and quality of the sausage is amazing. The staff are very helpful”
Scope to Improve
Advertising and marketing campaign
Maximise the use of social media particularly Twitter and Instagram
Update the existing website ideally adding an e-commerce facility
Introduce a customer loyalty card / Scheme
Develop a wholesale arm to the business to supply local pubs, restaurants, care homes, schools etc.
Reasons to buy
A well established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers
Current owners happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success
All fixtures, fittings and equipment included making this a real Turnkey business opportunity
Prime trading position in a popular tourist destination with loads of footfall
Ideal owner managed or partnership business
Perfect bolt on to an existing butchers or grocery business
Priced to facilitate a quick sale
All fixtures, fittings and equipment included in the sale making this a real Turnkey business opportunity. An asset list can be supplied upon request.
Very rarely do farm shops of this calibre come to the open market so early enquiry is highly recommended. This lovely business is likely to attract considerable interest.
We are advised the business generated a turnover of circa £900,000 as of 2021, further financial information can be made available upon request.