Inspiral

Acquisition Opportunity

Hilco Streambank is seeking offers to acquire the intellectual property assets of inSpiral, an innovative snack manufacturer in the vegan foods market.

inSpiral

Background

inSpiral is a unique company specialising in the manufacturing and sale of healthy, vegan snacks. The Company supplies its own-branded products to specialist health food stores and major high street retailers in the UK, including Marks and Spencer, Pret a Manger, MyProtein, Veganz, and Heimatgut. In addition, inSpiral sells its products directly to consumers via the Company’s newly-designed ecommerce website, hosted at inspiral.co. The Company’s snacks are made from the finest organic ingredients, and are manufactured in inSpiral’s factory in London. inSpiral generated £2.4m in revenue in 2018, comprising £1.14m domestic and £1.23m international sales.

Available Assets

Website Content

The inSpiral website is e-commerce enabled, with a user login portal. Professionally designed to enhance the customer experience, the website was recently re-launched. It features an active blog and attractive imagery.


Domain


Social Media Assets

  • facebook logo 20K page likes

  • twitter logo 8K followers

  • instagram logo 10K followers


Brand

The inSpiral brand was established in 2011 and recently relaunched in 2018 with a professionally designed website and marketing collateral. The brand is associated with innovative vegan products made with healthy, natural ingredients. The inSpiral brand has amassed a loyal customer base within a niche but growing market, with the Company boasting over 38k followers across its various social media channels.


Trademarks

The inSpiral brand is protected by a registered logo in Europe (013063871) and a registered word mark in the UK (UK00002655024), both of which are registered in the appropriate trade mark classes.


Customer Data

The Company maintains a CRM database that contains details of around 2,000 companies and 4,300 individuals. 


Designs

inSpiral has created a number of unique designs for the packaging of its different product lines, featuring bright, colourful and professionally designed imagery.
packaging


Stockist Data

inSpiral utilises a specialist stockist network throughout the UK and overseas for the distribution of its products.

SALSA Certification

inSpiral is certified by SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Approval), a leading British food standard, and is likely to possess a variety of compliance documentation detailing the Company’s food preparation standards.

Product Recipes

inSpiral has developed a number of innovative, bespoke recipes for healthy vegan snacks. The Company offers a variety of product lines, including Protein Clusters, Kale Chips, Coconut Chips, Crackits, Powerblends, and inSpiral’s Classic Snack Range. Each product range comes in a selection of different flavours. In total, the Company has 84 bespoke recipes for different products.

Technology

inSpiral has invested significantly into bespoke dehydration technology for the manufacturing of its snacks, and the world’s first compostable crisp packaging.

Manufacturing Knowledge

inSpiral is likely in possession of documentation outlining the manufacturing process behind the Company’s snacks.

Supply Agreements

inSpiral has supply agreements in place with a number of major retailers, including Pret a Manger, Veganz, MyProtein, and Heimatgut.

Sale Process

Please contact Hilco Streambank to obtain an NDA and information regarding the sale process.

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Contact Us

For further information about the sale process and access to diligence materials please contact the following Hilco Streambank representative:

Jack Gillespie
Office: +44(0)141 4718 629
Email: jgillespie@hilcoglobal.eu