• Business & Economics

Homemade for Sale

How to Set Up and Market a Food Business from Your Home Kitchen
Author: John D. Ivanko,Lisa Kivirist
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550925822
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
View: 5337
The authoritative guide for launching a successful home-based food enterprise, from idea and recipe to final product.

    • Business & Economics

Homemade for Sale

How to Set Up and Market a Food Business from Your Home Kitchen
Author: John D. Ivanko,Lisa Kivirist
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865717862
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
View: 5140
Provides entrepreneurs with advice on all aspects of launching a home-based food business, covering product development and testing, marketing, structuring a business, managing regulations, and planning for the future. --Publisher's description.

    • Business & Economics

Cooking Up a Business

Lessons from Food Lovers Who Turned Their Passion into a Career -- and How You C an, Too
Author: Rachel Hofstetter
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101596910
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
View: 4567
Stories and advice for creating a business out of the food you love. Do you have a passion for delicious food and want to create your own business out of it, but have no idea where to start? Cooking Up a Business is essential reading for aspiring entrepreneurs and gives you a real-world, up-close-and-personal preview of the exciting journey. Through profiles and interviews with nationally known food entrepreneurs from Popchips, Vosges Haut-Chocolat, Hint Water, Mary’s Gone Crackers, Love Grown Foods, Kopali Organics, Tasty, Evol, Justin’s Nut Butters, Cameron Hughes Wine, and more, you will gain applicable, practical guidance that teaches you how to succeed today: • How to create a national brand—with no connections or experience • The secret to getting meetings with grocery store buyers • The number one thing you need to know about food safety regulations • Why a grassroots budget might actually help you succeed • Specific advice for gluten-free, organic, wine, and beverage companies • What every entrepreneur wishes someone had told them at the beginning • Why doing what you love is always a good idea

    • Business & Economics

Start & Run a Home-Based Food Business


Author: Mimi Shotland Fix
Publisher: Self-Counsel Press
ISBN: 1770407324
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 176
View: 6414
Are you one of the many people who dream of making a profit selling your own homemade foods? Now, with this one-of-a-kind, easy-to-follow guide, you can realize your home-based food business dreams! With over 30 years' experience, author Mimi Shotland Fix takes you step-by-step through the process of starting and running a food business.Whether you've always envisioned yourself with a home-based food business, need a second source of income or want to stay at home and be your own boss, Start & Run a Home-Based Food Business offers dozens of tips, examples and advice for you to run a profitable business from your own kitchen! The bonus download kit features resources and forms in PDF and MS Word formats. This includes: lists of books, websites and trade magazines, national and regional suppliers, sample contracts, invoices and accounting forms, tried-and-true recipes, and more!

    • Business & Economics

Good Food, Great Business

How to Take Your Artisan Food Idea from Concept to Marketplace
Author: Susie Wyshak
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452129657
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 224
View: 8166
For those ready to follow their foodie dreams (or at least start thinking about it) Good Food, Great Business is the place to get organized and decide whether creating a specialty food business is really possible. Whether the goal is selling a single product online or developing a line of gourmet foods to be sold in grocery chains, this working handbook helps readers become food entrepreneurs—from concept to production to sales to marketing. Using real life examples from more than 75 individuals and businesses that have already joined the ranks of successful enterprises, the book walks readers through the good, the bad, and the ugly of starting a food business.

    • Business & Economics

Soil Sisters

A Toolkit for Women Farmers
Author: Lisa Kivirist
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550926020
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
View: 915

    • Business & Economics

Starting a Part-Time Food Business

Everything You Need to Know to Turn Your Love for Food Into a Successful Business Without Necessarily Quitting Your Day Job
Author: Jennifer Lewis
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780615437644
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 146
View: 9672
Each chapter takes the reader step-by-step through everything needed to get a small food business up and running including: business plans; obtaining licenses and registering the business; understanding costs and pricing; marketing and branding; and developing business tools to track finances.

    • Health & Fitness

The Planet Friendly Diet

Your 21-Day Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss and Optimal Health
Author: Cat Smiley
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1771421924
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 256
View: 8293
Would you like to lose weight, feel great, and minimize the impact of your eating habits on the environment? The Planet Friendly Diet is a unique, all-inclusive blueprint for a greener lifestyle based on responsible dietary choices. Jump start your journey to optimum health with the all-inclusive twenty-one day meal plan, and then apply the information in the accompanying nutrition guide to transform short-term success into long-term, sustainable results. Leading body-transformation expert and former professional skier Cat Smiley shares her simple step-by-step program for a complete detox and reboot. The diet is meat, dairy, wheat and gluten-free, and comes with a weekly shopping list to ensure zero-waste. All single-portion recipes: Use fresh, every day ingredients Cost less than $5.00 Are under 500 calories Take no more than twenty minutes to prepare Whether you want to give your eating patterns a complete makeover or just kick start a change towards a healthier life, The Planet Friendly Diet will motivate, educate and empower you. Fully-illustrated with mouthwatering images of each internationally inspired recipe, it's like having your very own nutrition coach and personal chef. And not only will yopu lose weight, get fit, and feel great - you'll be contributing to a wider humanitarian cause. Cat Smiley is an award-winning body transformation specialist and owner of Canada's premiere weight-loss retreat for women, Whistler Fitness Vacations. A former world-class skier, she is a philanthropist, nutritionist, and master trainer.

    • Business & Economics

How to Show & Sell Your Crafts

How to Build Your Craft Business at Home, Online, and in the Marketplace
Author: Torie Jayne
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250044723
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 144
View: 855
Filled with visual, step-by-step tutorials, this excellent resource for readers who want to take their craft business to the next level provides branding, selling and merchandising tips along with profiles of some of the world's most successful crafters. Original.

    • Crafts & Hobbies

Handmade to Sell

Hello Craft's Guide to Owning, Running, and Growing Your Crafty Biz
Author: Kelly Rand,Christine Ernest,Sara Dick,Kimberly Dorn
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0307587118
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 176
View: 3132
Business advice for enterprising crafters, by crafters No one knows more about helping handmade businesses than Hello Craft, the nonprofit trade association for crafty entrepreneurs. Written by the directors of Hello Craft, Handmade to Sell is the most complete, up-to-date, and authoritative guide for DIYers seeking to learn every aspect of selling, marketing, and branding. Based on the Summit of Awesome, Hello Craft’s annual business conference, this book covers topics including: • Developing successful product lines • Copyrights and trademarks • Taking perfect product shots • Using analytics to boost your online sales • Selling at fairs, shows, and other retail outlets • Diversifying income through licensing and teaching • Hiring and outsourcing Throughout, you’ll find expert tips and invaluable strategies and advice from some of the most successful indie crafters and artisans. Whether you’ve only contemplated selling your crafts or want to grow an existing handmade business, Handmade to Sell offers essential guidance for anyone who has ever dreamed of making a living from what they create.

    • Business & Economics

Grow Your Handmade Business

How to Envision, Develop, and Sustain a Successful Creative Business
Author: Kari Chapin
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603429891
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 271
View: 1771
Addresses all aspects of turning a creative interest into a profitable business, covering business planning, licensing, budgeting, time management, and legal issues.

    • House & Home

Farmstead Chef


Author: John Ivanko,Lisa Kivirist
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550924915
Category: House & Home
Page: 240
View: 5324
Recipes and stories to nourish and inspire

    • Business & Economics

Start Your Own Specialty Food Business

Your Step-By-Step Startup Guide to Success
Author: The Staff of Entrepreneur Media,Cheryl Kimball
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 1613083335
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 224
View: 8979
Bring Your Fresh Ideas to Market and Profit Fueled by growing consumer demand for new tastes, cleaner ingredients, health benefits, and more convenient ways to shop and eat, the business of specialty food is taking off at full speed. This step-by-step guide arms entrepreneurial foodies like yourself with an industry overview, the hottest trends, important research and statistics, and insight from practicing specialty food business owners on key growth drivers, opportunities, and how you can differentiate from other food businesses. Discover how to: Find the right avenue for your specialty food business: home-based, retail shop, production, wholesale, or distribution Create a solid business plan, get funded, and get the essential equipment Get the right licenses, codes, permits, insurance for your operations Gain a competitive edge using market and product research Find a profitable location, partnerships, and in-store shelf space Promote your business, products, and services online and offline Attract new and loyal customers using social media platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, and Pinterest Manage daily operations, costs, and employees Plus, get valuable resource lists, sample business plans, checklists, and worksheets

    • Business & Economics

How to Start a Home-based Fashion Design Business


Author: Angela Wolf
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762792612
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
View: 9858
This book will be a priceless resource for those considering adventuring into the fashion industry, yet not knowing how or where to start. Comprised of detailed information, How to Start a Home-based Fashion Design Business will be a guide for the aspiring designer to plan and execute a successful home based business. This material will not only provide a fashion realm, but will show how to create additional revenue streams in the sewing field. This book will be the "one stop shop" for the small designer.

    • Business & Economics

How to Start a Home-based Professional Organizing Business


Author: Dawn Noble
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762768533
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 192
View: 5255
From estimating start-up costs and finding clients to how to stay profitable even in slow economic climates, this book takes you through every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based professional organizing business. Whether you’re just starting to explore your options for a home-based business or are an organizing wizard looking to be your own boss, each chapter will guide you on how to build your own successful organizing business. Look for useful charts and worksheets throughout the book, including: Start-Up Costs Checklist Client Intake Form Assessment Visit/Working Agreement Sample Invoice Marketing Plan Worksheet

    • Business & Economics

From Kitchen to Market

Selling Your Gourmet Food Specialty
Author: Stephen F. Hall
Publisher: Dearborn Trade Publishing
ISBN: 9781574101386
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
View: 2883
"A thorough guide on food marketing that is sure to help food entrepreneurs at all levels. Extensive appendices are an added plus to an already strong and well-written guide. Strongly recommended." Library Journal Specialty and gourmet foods can sell as great as they taste. To grab a slice of the action, here are the proven methods for successfully launching a gourmet food product into the specialty foods marketplace. The only book of its kind that outlines every food marketing opportunity and then supports entrepreneurial action with detailed guidance, From Kitchen to Market shows food entrepreneurs how to: * Identify a winning product and its most appropriatemarkets. * Achieve visual "sizzle" with packaging and labeling. * Establish a variety of distribution channels. * Optimize the Internet.

    • Agriculture

Country Gentleman


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Agriculture
Page: N.A
View: 6646

    • Business & Economics

Getting Your Specialty Food Product Onto Store Shelves: The Ultimate Wholesale How-To Guide for Artisan Food Companies


Author: Jennifer Lewis
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780692213285
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 164
View: 9930
Many small food business owners dream of seeing their products on store shelves, but how to get onto those shelves is a mystery. Focused specifically on specialty food businesses that don't have millions of marketing dollars at their disposal, this book unravels that mystery for food entrepreneurs, offering tactical tips, insight, and short stories of entrepreneurs who have been in your place and succeeded. Topics include: * Understanding the wholesale industry and the roles that brokers and distributors play * Pricing products appropriately so that you can grow and make money * In-depth insight into a variety of wholesale food channels, covering what you need to know and how you should approach specialty stores, supermarkets, club stores, and even food service and hospitality * How and why you should support your retailers to ensure you stay on the shelf * Information on labeling regulations and packaging guidelines to ensure your product gets noticed by customers and conforms with FDA requirements * Definitions and explanations of common wholesale and promotional terminology * Creating sales sheets that help your product sell-and samples to help guide you * The role trade shows play and how to make the most of them

    • Agriculture

The Country Gentleman


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Agriculture
Page: N.A
View: 3220

    • Crafts & Hobbies

Marketing and Selling Your Handmade Jewelry


Author: Viki Lareau
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781596680241
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 96
View: 3059
Straight from a jewelry-business mentor, this guide to entering the bauble business compiles expert knowledge and wide experiences for those looking to take their hobby to the next level. Aspiring businesspeople will gain the advantage of experience from the numerous case studies and engaging personal stories. Starting with the basics of assessing style, time commitment, and target market, the sections progress through business licenses and tax numbers, developing a cohesive presentation for a business, and the fine art of pricing for a profit. Helpful appendices on display suppliers, business and government agencies, and recommended reading complete the handbook, making it a valuable companion for entrepreneurs.