Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Online Operation? No
Starting a business that creates chocolate candies and treats is agreat new enterprise to initiate, and the business can easily be formedas a joint venture with an established catering service or restaurant.
The purpose of forming the joint venture with an established businessis to greatly reduce the amount of startup capital required to get thebusiness rolling.
A joint venture can enable you to utilize thepartner’s commercial kitchen, and in some cases the existing employeeand customer base. Additionally, be sure to investigate the potentialfor forming alliances with charity groups, schools and organizations asthe students, volunteers or members can be enlisted to sell packagedchocolate candies with partial proceeds going back to support communitycharities and programs.
The chocolate candies and treats can be sold to specialty retailers ona wholesale basis, or directly to chocolate loving consumers via asales kiosk or factory direct outlet.