Rosie Ginday, Managing Director, approached BCRS Business Loans after struggling to raise finance from traditional and social lenders.
Miss Macaroon is a social enterprise business that specialises in producing distinctive macaroons. But there is more to Miss Macaroon than meets the eye, as the company aims to help young offenders, care leavers and the unemployed by reinvesting its profits in providing training and employment through the hand baking of French macaroons.
How the loan helped
“Miss Macaroon has grown from producing 500 macaroons per day to over 7,000 per day at present. The loan was used to expand into retail. We opened our first store in Birmingham’s Great Western Arcade in October 2016 and plan to open a second shop in Leeds in the coming year. I wouldn’t have been able to progress with these plans without the business loan.”
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