Jean's Tofu Delight

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Company Summary

Jean's Tofu Delight's has built a reputation on offering the most delicious, nutritious, tofu pate products. 

2.1 Company History

Jean's Tofu Delight had its humble beginnings in the kitchen of Jean Simmons.  It was in her kitchen that she first created the tofu pates that would soon become the basis for Jean's Tofu Delight. 

Initially, the tofu pates were sold in Jean's Tofu Delight Restaurant and in just a few stores in Richmond.  They proved to be so popular that Jean's Tofu Delight soon could be found in almost every supermarket in Richmond.  Over the next three years, Jean's Tofu Delight has become one of the city's most visible signs of a healthy lifestyle.

Jean's Tofu Delight's operations has expanded dramatically over the past three years.  Currently, the company has a staff of ten in production, delivery, and sales.

The following table and chart illustrates the rapid sales success of Jean's Tofu Delight. 

Past Performance
1999 2000 2001
Sales $450,000 $520,000 $580,000
Gross Margin $315,000 $364,000 $406,000
Gross Margin % 70.00% 70.00% 70.00%
Operating Expenses $200,000 $240,000 $280,000
Collection Period (days) 0 49 57
Inventory Turnover 52.00 52.00 52.00
Balance Sheet
1999 2000 2001
Current Assets
Cash $20,000 $30,000 $40,000
Accounts Receivable $49,000 $58,000 $80,000
Inventory $10,000 $10,000 $10,000
Other Current Assets $5,000 $5,000 $5,000
Total Current Assets $84,000 $103,000 $135,000
Long-term Assets
Long-term Assets $70,000 $50,000 $50,000
Accumulated Depreciation $4,000 $8,000 $12,000
Total Long-term Assets $66,000 $42,000 $38,000
Total Assets $150,000 $145,000 $173,000
Current Liabilities
Accounts Payable $30,000 $20,000 $20,000
Current Borrowing $0 $0 $0
Other Current Liabilities (interest free) $0 $0 $0
Total Current Liabilities $30,000 $20,000 $20,000
Long-term Liabilities $60,000 $40,000 $40,000
Total Liabilities $90,000 $60,000 $60,000
Paid-in Capital $30,000 $40,000 $80,000
Retained Earnings $18,000 $30,000 $9,000
Earnings $12,000 $15,000 $24,000
Total Capital $60,000 $85,000 $113,000
Total Capital and Liabilities $150,000 $145,000 $173,000
Other Inputs
Payment Days 12 12 12
Sales on Credit $0 $400,000 $440,000
Receivables Turnover 0.00 6.90 5.50

2.2 Company Ownership

Jean's Tofu Delight is owned by Jean Simmons.

2.3 Company Locations and Facilities

Jean's Tofu Delight is located on 1234 Main St.