The Grown Up Chocolate Company

The Grown Up Chocolate Company has made it their rather delicious mission to create the most indulgent and decadent chocolates. Everything is handmade in the UK and distributed worldwide. The company’s unique, quirky branding and superb quality has meant it has secured business with the likes of Virgin Atlantic, Ocado and Booths.

Back in September 2011, founder James woke one morning with an idea he had for a chocolate business.  The idea was so strong that he felt encouraged to start producing it from his very own kitchen table, with practically no investment but with a large dollop of enthusiasm. James’s story is truly entrepreneurial and propelled very quickly from there on.  The company now produce up to 80,000 bars of chocolate a week and have gone from 2 people to a team of 30 employees in just 6 years; it’s quite the story of success. 

Flexible Invoice Finance

Aldermore partnered with James and The Grown Up Chocolate Company in August 2016 with a flexible Invoice Finance facility and Asset Finance, to help support the business in its expansion and growth ambitions. The Grown Up Chocolate Company needed to ensure that they could continue to build the business, whilst maintaining a healthy cash flow, allowing them to meet their customers’ requirements and increasing volume of orders. Aldermore are proud to be a partner with The Grown Up Chocolate Company. It’s a truly an exciting and dynamic brand to be working alongside.

"I’ve been with three different invoice discounting companies so far. Aldermore just offer a really flexible product at a very fair price. I’ve nothing but good things to say about them." 

James Ecclestone, Founder at The Grown Up Chocolate Company

"Aldermore and The Grown Up Company are a great match. They are an exciting, dynamic company; passionate about their product which their customers already love. It's exactly the sort of business that we want to support" 

Pete Birch, Relationship Manager at Aldermore 

You run it, we help keep it running

Could the right funding facility help your business grow and achieve its goals?  Aldermore Invoice Finance can give you the flexibility you need to embrace new opportunities as they happen, just like The Grown Up Chocolate Company have. Find out how we can help support your business.