Price: $14,750,000

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Industry: Food Manufacturing

This is a huge opportunity to get involved in food production, but based solely on an organic farming as well as organic manufacturing process. Global demand for organic products continues to grow, with sales increasing by over $5 billion a year, according to The World of Organic Agriculture: Statistics & Emerging Trends 2008. It cited Organic Monitor estimates that international sales reached $38.6 billion dollars in 2006, which had doubled from only as far back as 2000. Source: The World of Organic Agriculture: Statistics & Emerging Trends 2008

U.S. sales of organic products, both food and non-food, reached $24.6 billion by the end of 2008, growing an impressive 17.1 percent over 2007 sales despite tough economic times, according to OTA, which made available the final results from its 2009 Organic Industry Survey. Organic food sales now account for approximately 3.5 percent of all U.S. food product sales. Source: OTA’s 2009 Organic Industry Survey

This business opportunity provides the option for one or more individuals to become very involved in this Illinois based LLC as a silent or active party. While this is a domestic based business currently, the   expansion potential can reach into Mexico and other countries. This business model is based on organic food production, processing, and the exporting of such products. While this is currently still in the infant stage, many of the critical aspects of the business plan have already been set in motion. The founder of the business has injected the initial start-up equity and has on-going relationships with production facilities as well as the staff at those facilities. As mentioned, the companies’ founders have already arranged for the land and the potential involvement from various governmental entities at the site of the farming.

This company wants to sell a substantial portion of the ownership; with an option to act as a silent partner or to take part in the administration aspect of the company. The founders are looking for a total equity injection or a combination of bank financing to equal $14,750,000.

Many options are available and the founders are very happy to meet and discuss all details of an arrangement that makes sense for an individual equity partner or multiple partners.

Listing Details

Reason For Sale:

Partner Expansion.

Training & Support:

As needed.