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1811, 2022

Pros VS Cons: Starting a Home-Based Food Business (5 reasons not to)

November 18th, 2022|Categories: Getting Started|0 Comments

Want to sell these? Starting a home-based food business has highs and lows - read on to find out if it's the right decision for you. **I know many of you aren't able to start a food business out of your home. However, for those who can, it's a great time to be your own boss** Starting your home-based food business can be one of the most daunting times in your life. I've written about it before here. If you've never started a business before, there's a lot on your plate: coming up with a name, business licensing, finding [...]

711, 2022

Custom Built Mobile Spay, Neuter and Adoption Units for Sale in Florida

November 7th, 2022|Categories: Specialty Vehicles|0 Comments

According to American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) 920,000 shelter animals are euthanized each year. Pet owners can save the life's of many of these animals by taking them in as pets through adoption. One way a shelter or non-profit can find more of these pets home is by investing in a mobile spay, neuter and adoption unit. What is a mobile spay, neuter and adoption unit? How much does it cost for a mobile spay, neuter and adoption unit? What equipment can you install on this type of unit? What types of services can you [...]

2910, 2022

The Pros and Cons of Re-branding Your Food Business

October 29th, 2022|Categories: Getting Started|0 Comments

Thinking about rebranding your food business? Branding is the essence of your company. It answers the who, what, where, and most importantly, the why behind your company. It sets your products apart from others on the shelf, and it creates a reason for being. But sometimes you need to make a total rebrand. If you operate a food truck this rethinking of your business will often include transforming the menu, getting a new wrap, update social media profiles, and installing new kitchen equipment. It's been three years since I've changed my packaging. Sure, I've screwed up some labels [...]

2810, 2022

The Pros & Cons of Switching Your Case-Pack Size

October 28th, 2022|Categories: Getting Started|0 Comments

Switching your case pack size. I'm knee deep in a decision to switch my case-pack from 12 jars to 6 jars. And like I've done before, I'm going to write my thoughts down on "paper." As with most decisions in a food business there are advantages and disadvantages to making this sort of change. When you start your food business, you're pretty much focused on getting something in the jar or box and slapping a label on it. You want your minimum viable food product on the shelf. You'll refine the look later and get your food product [...]

2510, 2022

Top 5 Things You Need to Know Before You Produce in Your House

October 25th, 2022|Categories: Getting Started|0 Comments

Want to start selling your Grandma's famous triple butter chocolate lava cakes to friends, family, and local retailers? Thinking about cranking them out in your home oven? If that's you - give this post a thorough read. For many of you it may not be that easy. In the majority of states, health departments have placed stringent requirements on food produced in your home. And that's only part of the problem. Let's take a look at a couple of other issues that may arise when you start producing for public consumption from your home kitchen. 1. State and Federal Health [...]

3009, 2022

10 Steps to Blazing Fast In-Store Research for Food Businesses

September 30th, 2022|Categories: Getting Started|0 Comments

Are you in the research phase of your food business? Here's the approach I like to use whether you're planning to open a food truck, restaurant, or food product. Research has helped everyone, from Einstein to Mendel, and of course today’s scientists. Now, it’s going to help you. Doing research allows you to test the market, do your planning, and enter the market with a product that, people not only love, but is priced right, and there’s tremendous value. Researching the food business. Here’s three quick reasons why research will save your life: 1. Market Size & Number [...]

1909, 2022

Custom-Built Mobile Lung Cancer Screening Units for Sale

September 19th, 2022|Categories: Specialty Vehicles|0 Comments

Lung cancer screening units are facilities that carry out a known and trusted test to check those who have a moderate to high risk of acquiring lung cancer. Due to the screening test's ability to detect lung cancer before any symptoms appear, it can be detectable early on when it is simpler to treat and frequently curable. Lung cancer may already be spreading when a person first has symptoms. By leveraging a mobile lung cancer screening unit in your business, you can help more people in your community identify health issues earlier. If you would like to discuss a custom-built [...]

1409, 2022

Custom Mobile Compounding Pharmacy and Clean Room Trailers for Sale

September 14th, 2022|Categories: Specialty Vehicles|0 Comments

Mobile pharmacy units can serve patients as standalone operational units or integrated into an existing facility. With this flexibility, healthcare providers can use the device to offer patient outreach as well as pharmacy services. These mobile cleanrooms also offer a faster alternative that integrates a customizable and preconfigured solution by supplying a turnkey cleanroom. The need for portable and customizable cleanrooms can be quickly deployed in the event of a natural disaster like storms and earthquakes or to bring healthcare services to at-risk communities. If you considering an investment in a mobile medical unit like this, don't hesitate to reach [...]

3008, 2022

How to decide if you should expand your food product line

August 30th, 2022|Categories: Getting Started|0 Comments

Sometimes it's easier just to crank out new flavors, but is it the right business decision? If you make one flavor of salsa (or jam, or brownies, or sausage), then you know how tempting it is to add on a second flavor to expand your product line. You've got a sweet salsa, but it just takes a couple peppers and you have a hot salsa. It's that simple. But, should you expand your product line? Food businesses of all sizes struggle with this problem. Expanding your product line is a business decision. On one hand, you want more shelf space. But, [...]

1908, 2022

Why I turned down $288,000 in food product sales

August 19th, 2022|Categories: Getting Started|0 Comments

Do you have the ability to produce 75,000 2 oz portion cups a month for an airline food service distributor in Chicago?" I received this email a few weeks ago. It started with my appearance in my alma mater's alumni magazine. I had a nice spread (page 10) if you'd like to read it. The article was about entrepreneurship - living the dream - and how Bryant is having great success with their own program. College promotion aside, let's get back to the email. It was from an alumni of Bryant University. He has worked as a broker to the [...]

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