Gnaw Chocolate

The Business

One of the UK’s leading independent chocolate manufacturers, offering a diverse product range to retailers and consumers.

Premium hand crafted products with excellent brand.

Track record of achieving significant year on year sales and EBITDA growth.

The Situation

Company had reached an important point in its life-cycle and the director shareholders wanted to understand the range of growth options open to them.

Requirement for a clear, defined strategy to unlock future growth and crystallise the vast potential.

Value Add

Evaluated the Company’s current position, assessed the key value drivers and reviewed the range of other options.

Worked with management team to create a comprehensive three year Business Plan with financial forecasts that stood up to third party scrutiny.

Presented and appraised the range of funding options, comprising both debt and equity.

Allowed the director shareholders to make an informed decision on how best to unlock future growth.


Norfolk, UK


Consumer – Food and Beverage


Strategic Review and Planning

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JDC took the time to understand the objectives of the shareholders and quickly saw the potential of the company, presenting a range of growth options to consider.  Adam and Ryan defined a clear three year strategy, one that we are now implementing and we can already see the value that their advice has brought.

Matt Legon Gnaw Chocolate