Tag: food business

Sandra Brown: Starting a Baked Goods Business

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sandra Brown: Starting a Baked Goods Business

Sandra Brown started a business doing what she does best: baking. After years of receiving compliments from family and friends about her baked goodies, Sandra decided to turn her passion into a business. Learn how Sandra is starting her baked goods business, the challenges she is facing, and the difficulties of starting a business part-time:

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How to Start a Home-Based Baked Goods Business

| August 4, 2011 | 1 Comment
How to Start a Home-Based Baked Goods Business

Are you a whizz in the oven? Do you make the most delicious cupcakes, breads, cookies or pies or other baked goods? If you are, you may want to consider starting a home-baked goods business from home.

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Amy’s Kitchen: From Home-Based to Multi-Million Frozen Food Business

| March 14, 2011 | 4 Comments
Amy’s Kitchen: From Home-Based to Multi-Million Frozen Food Business

Learn how California couple Andy and Rachel Berliner started Amy’s Kitchen, the natural and organic frozen food brand, and turned this home-based business into a multi-million success.

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How to Start a Mobile Food Truck Business

| January 25, 2011 | 2 Comments
How to Start a Mobile Food Truck Business

The mobile food industry has seen a massive resurgence, especially in big urban areas such as Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Miami and San Francisco. If you are looking to start your own mobile food truck business, here are 10 things to consider.

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CurbsideCupcakes.com: Success in Using Social Media

| March 31, 2010 | 7 Comments
CurbsideCupcakes.com: Success in Using Social Media

Some businesses “get” social media, but many still don’t. But for those who understand how to use social media for their marketing, the results can be quite impressive. One home business that gets social media is CurbsideCupcakes.com, a mobile vendor of gourmet cupcakes in the Washington D.C. area. Learn how CurbsideCupcakes.com is growing their business through one tweet and one Facebook friend at a time.

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Jill Donenfeld: Success In The Personal Chef Business

| September 28, 2009 | 0 Comments
Jill Donenfeld: Success In The Personal Chef Business

For a growing number of families, the question, What’s for dinner? is best answered with a phone call to a personal chef. Personal chefs offer an affordable and great-tasting solution to families with little or no time to cook. Learn about Jill Donenfeld, who is making a name for herself in the personal chef business with her The Dish’s Dishes in Manhattan.

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Erin McKenna: Finding Success with a Vegan Bakery Business

| August 10, 2009 | 3 Comments
Erin McKenna: Finding Success with a Vegan Bakery Business

While working in the fashion business, Erin McKenna was diagnosed as allergic to wheat and dairies. Not wanting to totally give up on sugar and sweets, she then tried baking and trying recipes for mouthwatering deserts that she can tolerate. Knowing that she has a winning lineup of goodies convinced her to open her vegan bakery, BabyCakes NYC.

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Candace Nelson: Sweet Success with Cupcakes

| April 15, 2009 | 13 Comments
Candace Nelson: Sweet Success with Cupcakes

Sometimes success can be found only after changing career directions.
Candace Nelson was a former investment banker who realized, after losing her job in the dot-com bust, that her life’s passion is baking. Candace then traded her suits to a baker’s uniform and found culinary success with her cupcakes.

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Nicole Simons: Home Business Success Story with Fortunuts

| August 16, 2008 | 0 Comments
Nicole Simons: Home Business Success Story with Fortunuts

Nicole Simons sold out again and again her special walnuts — which she describes as, “a little bit of sugar, a dab of salt and a whole lota love” — at The Santa Monica Farmers Market, in Los Angeles. The nuts came in Chinese take-out boxes, with fortune messages, and they were a huge success. Learn how Nicole is steering her gourmet nuts business Fortunuts to success.

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Kim & Scott Holstein: Success with Gourmet Pretzels

| July 1, 2008 | 2 Comments
Kim & Scott Holstein: Success with Gourmet Pretzels

The most successful businesses are those that are able to spot opportunities — even in the seemingly ordinary things in our every day life. Kim and Scott Holstein were in a supermarket in Wilmette, Chicago looking for unique flavored pretzels. However, all that was offered in the frozen food ailes section was plain salted pretzel. […]

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