Labels are one of the most confusing parts of starting your food business. You have to design them, make sure you have the right content on all three panels, decide on a label material, find a printer, and figure out how to apply them to your product. Heck, I even […]
This is the blog post you need to calculate your food product cost and make sure you’re making money, too. I’ll walk everything included in your cost of goods sold and how to calculate it. Then we’ll walk through how to price your product in different sales channels like grocery stores […]
It seems to always come down to money when you want to start a specialty food business. But why?
Because money is a tough subject.
Every time financials come up, you’re bound for a super headache. It’s hard to know how much you need, where it’s going to […]
Retail stores are one of the best ways to expand your distribution channel and grow your business. They provide for the right location at the right time for your customers to purchase your product. Plus, I’ve found a lot of people want to buy my products in-store – not online […]
In June 2010, I produced my first large run with a co-packer. It went smoothly until I determined the net weight on my labels was not the actual net weight of what was in the jar.
That’s what inspired me to write today’s post — all about food labeling requirements. What […]