For Sale: Kombucha company in Quebec, Canada
The owners of Vox Kombucha in Wakefield, Quebec, Canada have put their business up for sale.
Owners Evan and Ryan state:
After much soul searching and a difficult few years, we have made the decision to move on from our beloved business. This will be our last summer operating Vox.
Having operated for seven wonderful years, we’re extremely proud of the work we’ve done, the products we’ve created, and the successful brand we’ve built. Operating a small business is thrilling, all-consuming, exhausting, vulnerable, difficult, and gratifying, and we’ve truly given it our all. Now, we’re ready for the next adventure.
We’re beyond thankful for the support of our incredible community in Wakefield and beyond. The connections and friendships we’ve been blessed with will remain, and the countless lessons and memories have left an indelible mark on our lives. Our small business community here in the hills is a beautiful network of brilliant, hardworking, big-hearted people. We urge you to continue to support them as much as you can.
They claim to have a well loved and recognized regional kombucha brand, with loads of growth potential. The brand has attracted the attention of distributors. It is currently sold in cans and bottles at 30+ retailers in the Wakefield/Chelsea/Gatineau/Ottawa region.
The owners are willing to assist in the facilitation of a smooth transition and will train the buyer. For any further information, a non-disclosure document is required in order to have access to financial data, etc.
The specifics of the sale are:
- Asking Price: $282,000 (CAD) $214K (US)
- Revenue: $100K – $250K (CAD) $75-190K (US)
- Cash Flow: $50K – $100K (CAD) $38-76K (US)
The sale includes all branding and packaging design, recipes, methods, and processes, as well as client list. The sale also includes an extensive line of nearly new equipment, available at far less than replacement cost. The brewery is currently operating at only 10-15% of capacity. Full capacity is about 200k cans annually.
- 4 x 1000, 2 x 300 and 3 x 200L fermenters for a total capacity of 5,200L.
- 2 x 300L kettles.
- 2 x 700L brite tanks, and compatible glycol chiller.
- 1 semi automatic canning machine
- 1 filter, 2 pumps
- 1 counter-pressure bottle filler
- 17 Kegs and kegging equipment
- 1 kegerator
- 8×10 walk-in fridge
- Sinks, worktables, and other applicable kitchen equipment.