Are you contemplating a dessert-related business like the women we've profiled this week?
Need some fresh ideas for your current business?
Here are some important facts and trends you can savor as you cook-up your business plan.
Dessert Trends for Summer 2017 include OUTRAGEOUS ice cream, healthier alternatives, mini
Is it time to open a bricks-and-mortar location?
If you're in any product business these days, you have a lot to consider before opening a retail location. Food businesses require equipment (sometimes specialized and code-compliant equipment), community approvals, staffing, signage, and so much more.
Although a storefront may be
Hiring employee #1 is a big step in any business.
It's an even bigger step when it's YOUR business and every penny of the person's salary is coming out of your pocket. Yesterday, I happened to visit a Farmers Market and an enthusiastic young woman sold
Founder of Seacoast Sweets Kirstyn Pearl started selling her grandfather's peppermint patties out of her dorm before she started selling treats year-round and across the country in 2015, with a revenue stream of nearly $100K last year. Up until this January she kept her full-time job as a financial analyst, clocking
Ingredients: A sensible business plan, a large target market, controlled spending, and a little bit of good karma
Celine Ikeler owns Karma Baker, a vegan and gluten-free bakery in the Los Angeles area that serves up just about anything you can think of (ALWAYS gluten-, egg- and
Sweets weekend begins!
Be sure to sample our real life stories of women of the dessert world this month. If you're looking for a light treat, taste these movies featuring foodie founders who bake, cook, and support themselves and others. (If you're a film buff, check out
How can you find funds to cook up those sweet ideas?
Starting a new business is always financially challenging. You need money for ingredients, packaging, marketing, access to a commercial kitchen
Sprinkles and technicolor desserts were predicted to be the rage in 2017 by the James Beard Foundation.
And then it was so! Today, Cheesecake Factory announced its new Funfetti dessert. I guess with all the serious stuff going on in the world, kids of all ages
In 1984, July was declared National Ice Cream Month.
In honor of that cool date, we're dedicating the days leading up to July 16th (National Ice Cream Day 2017) with stories of women who turn their passion for treats into their entrepreneurial ventures.
Food businesses are tough